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Northern Star Council

Boy Scouts of America Annalisa Huge Emily Collins Milena Mase Kate Shropshire Chelsea Denissen Kiara Buford Kat Kelley


Scout's Oath On my honor, I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country; To obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep my self physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.


Northern Star Council Mission To prepare young people to be leaders and individuals of strong character by helping them discover the principles of Scouting. Vision Northern Star Council is a positive influence in the lives of 100% of the young people in the communities we serve. Leadership Principles • Inclusiveness • Diversity • Policy


Four Focus Areas • • • •

Programs/Services Talent Management Organizational Management Fiscal Management

• These focuses ensure the branded image of Northern Star


8 Pillars 1. Stabilize and Grow Membership 2. Dynamic and Relevant Program 3. Strong Leadership 4. Marketing/Building Our Brand 5. Responsive Innovation 6. Leading Through Technology 7. Effective Governance – Maximize Finances and Resources


United Way • • • •

One of the main constituencies Funds 12% of Boy Scouts of America Has similar interest to the Boy Scouts Organization (leadership and support org.) 1,800 United Ways in 45 countries

Goals & Key Message: • United Way envisions a world that promotes individual and family potential through education, income stability, & healthy lives. o Their mission is to improve lives by mobilizing caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good • In 2008, the United Way developed a 10- year program (Common Good Report) to achieve their goals o Cut # of high school dropouts o Get 1.9 million working families from lower- income positions to stability. o Promote health and help avoid risky behavior o Volunteering, advocacy, and donations • Interesting anti- discrimination act case


Scouts • • • •

Boys who are between 10 and 18 years old Total Youth Served: 114,304,329 Eagle Scout Awards: 2,043,375 Scouts who have becom

Goals & Key Message: • The continued operation of the BSA organization through support and participation of youth • Encourage leadership skills and the positive growth of youth while having fun! Eagle Scout Awards: Scouts who have become astronauts:

2,043,375 181


Volunteers • Core competency - Potential volunteers and existing volunteers • 22,000 volunteers • Parents of children involved in Boy Scouts, community members • Varying positions and time commitments    Goals & Key Message: • Goal is to recruit quality volunteers to grow the organization  o 2 ways to volunteer • Goal is to continue to develop existing volunteers  o Training programs, library • Key messages:  o Encourage people to donate their time to scouting o Help current leaders to be the best possible influence on


Northern Star Council & The Media -Positive stories -Visual media -Crisis communications -No live interviews


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