The latest issue, September-October 2020, is online in a digital format, free to all adults registered with the BSA. Instead of waiting months for fresh content, the Scouting magazine app will be updated every day with something new. The Scouting magazine app is available now in the App Store and Google Play.Click on link below to read more
Over the decades, the Boy Scouts of America has been a leader in developing training and policies designed to keep young people safe. Over time, these policies have become standard with organizations across the nation. True youth protection can be achieved only through the focused commitment of everyone in Scouting. It is the mission of Youth Protection volunteers and professionals to work within the Boy Scouts of America to maintain a culture of Youth Protection awareness and safety at the national, regional, area, council, district, and unit levels.
We have heard your feedback and are now releasing updates to the mandatory online Youth Protection Training to include items such as:
• New mobile friendly design.
• Updates to the certification test to make questions less ambiguous.
We will communicate when this new release is available – the target date is June 1st, 2021. It is recommended that anyone who has started the online training prior to this date complete the training as the new versions will cause the loss of any progress in a module.
Secure Devices at Home and Work
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s second week focuses on steps individuals and organizations can take to secure Internet-connected devices for personal and professional use. This year has seen significant disruptions in the way we work, learn, and socialize, driving many of these activities online. With our homes, schools, and business more connected than ever, it’s vital to “Protect It” and #BeCyberSmart.
Securing BSA’s data is the responsibility of everyone in the organization. Working together, the BSA can create a culture that focuses on cybersecurity from the National Service Center to the local council. At the national level, we are providing education, training, and awareness to each national and local council employee.
We ask that you take a moment and review the attached document on how you can secure your devices at home. Feel free to share with your family.
Follow STOP.THINK.CLICK. on WorkPlace to get up-to-date information about Cybersecurity Awareness.
Share this week’s STOP.THINK.CLICK. WorkPlace post to show your support for National Cybersecurity Awareness.
Discuss as a team/department/council how you can help prevent successful cyber-attacks.
Don’t forget to complete your Cybersecurity Training by Oct. 31st.
Online Registration: The ability for parents and/or volunteers to transfer between councils using the online registration system went live this week
The Guide to Advancement has been updated with some pretty important changes.
Please read the following article for the highlights:
In Scouting, it’s said that feedback is a gift. It’s also a critical component of the Guide to Advancement, the BSA’s official trail map to the mechanics of advancement in Cub Scouts, Scouts ...