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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 01 October 2013 21:00
|The Charter Renewal Process|
|Attend Charter Renewal Training|
|Conduct Charter Renewal Planning Meeting|
|Conduct a Unit Inventory|
|Update Online Charter|
|Prepare the Packet|
|Turn It In|
4. Conduct a Unit Inventory before November 1st
Ensure all youth included on the Council Unit Roster match youth on the unit maintained roster for 2013 and 2013.
If new youth are found, turn in completed and signed youth applications to the council office as soon as possible to ensure the youth have insurance and get advancement credit as earned.
Lapsed youth should be contacted to determine why they are not active and their plans for 2013.
Identify and confirm all: Den Leaders, Assistant; Scoutmasters, Coaches, Advisors
Ensure all Adult and Youth contact information is correct, especially email.
Determine adult and youth that are in multiple units and ensure primary position is known to avoid double payment.
Begin collecting dues. Set the unit due date for no later than 11/30/13 to ensure you have time to complete the charter by the Council due date on Dec 13th
The current structure of the Annual Banquet will be discontinued as a stand-alone event in lieu of the Silver Beaver recognition activities described below:
Silver Beaver Award Recognition Updates
The Dan Beard Council Program and Activities Committees are thrilled to announce some new opportunities and enhancements around the distinguished Silver Beaver Award. We recognize the significance of this notable award. With the feedback and help of several Silver Beavers, we have developed an exciting new process to recognize deserving volunteers and expand the influence and impact of these distinguished individuals by uniting them together.
In 2014, we will begin celebrating our Silver Beaver recipients much like we currently recognize our new Eagle Scouts. This will be accomplished in a two-step process:
This is a process that has worked well and there is a level of symbolism and significance in emulating this ceremony. We strongly believe that this new process will:
*Update on the Council Annual Banquet : The current structure of the Annual Banquet will be discontinued as a stand-alone event in lieu of the Silver Beaver recognition activities described below.
Steve Ditty Dave Bruno
Council Activities Chair Vice President of Program