Smarter, Strategic, and Sustainable Scouting

Between smartphones, social media, traveling, sports teams, and increasing homework loads, today’s Scouts live in a different world than previous generations. Yet countless troops thrive with post-Millennial youth. This conference will help you build a smart, strategic, sustainable troop that teaches timeless values in today’s environment. Topics of discussion will include strategic membership growth, improving advancement, effective youth and leadership dynamics, engaging youth with technology to your advantage, and retaining youth after the age of 18. Whether you are a Scoutmaster, assistant Scoutmaster, committee member, or parent, you will learn proven techniques for improving your troop’s program and operations.


Week 2: June 18-24


About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.