This book by Mark Ray helps Scout leaders grow and develop Scouts BSA (Boy Scout) troops. It uses ideas based on the aims and methods of Scouting. Troops will learn how to have a dynamic program to grow their membership and retain current members.
Topics include annual planning, weekend outings, high-adventure trips – including Philmont, tips for traveling with Scouts, ideas for ceremonies and advancement, and the Patrol method. Units who are having issues with membership will benefit from the chapters covering recruiting and retaining youth members and adult leaders plus the tips on increasing parental involvement. The sections on safety, equipment, finances, communication methods, and other resources will be of interest to Committee members.