Try this: Identify potential Scout leaders with the Oreo Test

Love this method to identifying potential Scout leaders.

Bryan on Scouting

Wondering whether that parent on the other side of the meeting room would make a good Cub Scout, Boy Scout or Venturing leader?

Try the Oreo Test.

Don Lauer of Troop and Pack 9212 in Summerville, S.C., devised the method, and he said it hasn’t failed him yet.

“Just a simple thing,” he tells me. “Plus I like cookies.”

I think it’s brilliant. Here’s how it works … 

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The Power of 3 – Part 3

This is the third of three articles on Unit Adult Leadership for your popcorn sale. What 3 things should you not do when recruiting volunteers. Let’s see if this sounds familiar.  You know popcorn is the biggest fundraiser for your Unit.  However, no one is willing to step up and be in charge.  You have … Continue reading The Power of 3 – Part 3