Category: Membership

New Member Coordinators – An Important Role

By: Denise Lesniak, Vice President of Membership MBC Membership Committee (Virtual) New Member Coordinators New Member Coordinators (NMC) have an important role in all of our units.  NMC’s assist with recruiting new scouts; and also help new families as they join your unit.  This may be taking place in person (following social distancing guidelines) or […]

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Spring into Recruiting Season

From MBC Membership Committee  February 2021   Spring is just around the corner and hopefully more group interactions for our Scouts.  It’s the perfect time for your unit to work on retention, recruiting and reach back.     Start by reviewing your program calendar.  How are virtual meetings going?  What are innovative ways to keep your scouts engaged?  These […]

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Don’t forget our Alumni

Don’t forget the cheese balls! (recognition to Coconut Kenny’s)  And certainly do not forget our Alumni!! Remember that neighbor lady who always buys popcorn from those nice Scouts who stand in front of the grocery store each fall selling popcorn?   How about the retired couple down the block who once was actively involved in your […]

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Membership Fee Announcement

Dear Scouting family,   The BSA is announcing today a small increase in annual membership fees. The Boy Scouts of America have worked to keep membership fees low, unfortunately operating costs have continued to rise and COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee to maintain the program. The national membership fees goes to […]

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Temporary Transition Rules for Girls Joining Troops

On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA. One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when you join, however long you stay, or the rank you attain, the Scouting experience prepares you for life. And for some, the pinnacle of their […]

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Online Registration is Live – What you need to know

Online registration is live for the Mount Baker Council. Prospective parents now have the ability to submit an application, and pay registration fees, online. Please review the guidelines in these slides to make sure you have everything ready for your recruiting events. Unit Key 3 positions – Cubmasters / Scoutmasters / Venture Advisors / Skippers […]

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Cub Scout Stampede

Join us on October 21st, for Cub Scout Stampede! What is Stampede: A fun day at Fire Mountain, open to all Cub Scouts. Activities include: archery, BB guns, fishing, hiking, crafts, field sports, bouldering, and much more. When: Saturday, October 21st. Camp opens at 9:00am and the day wraps up at 4:00pm. Come for an […]

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Online Registration – What you need to know

Things to know about Online Registration for the Mount Baker Council 1. The National BSA has selected the Mount Baker Council to be a part of Wave 1 for online registration.  This is no longer just a beta program that we participated in for Aug. 2016–This is for real and here to stay.  The Unit […]

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