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Scoutmaster Podcast 217 – Resolving Differences

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers From time to time I receive email from Scouters who have some basic disagreement with the way the program is being presented in their unit. These disagreements aren’t over things that endanger Scouts, the disagreements are usually around the application of the patrol system or youth leadership. This can be very frustrating. What […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 216 – Peer Pressure

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers In this week’s podcast I discuss building positive peer pressure and answer email questions about direct donations to Scout Troops, immediate recognition and the Eagle Scout rank, and the appointment of youth positions of responsibility in a Scout Troop. Listen to Scoutmaster Podcast 216   Podcast Archive Podcast: Play in new […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 215- Reflection

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers Reflection is a powerful tool for developing character and leadership, in this podcast I share some thoughts on mastering the art of reflection. Listen to Scoutmaster Podcast 215   Podcast Archive Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Scoutmaster Podcast 214

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers What advice do you have for a Webelos Den leader who just crossed over with his Webelos into a Scout Troop? In this podcast I give my best answer. Also a number of email questions concerning a lost handbook, questions about “duty to God”, faith specific prayers and reflections, working with […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 213

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers In this podcast we talk about meeting the negative attitudes and behaviors we see in Scouts with the positives of Scouting and field a question about youth leader training events.This and your messages in the mailbag. Get the song I mention in  podcast 212 here All Time Favorite Boy Scout Listen to […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 212

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers In this podcast I catch up on a number of email questions that have accumulated over the past few weeks. Do Scouts need contracts? What’s the ideal Troop Size? How do we resolve problems between brothers? Can A Troop be welcoming and helpful no matter what limitations a Scout may have? […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 211

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers This podcast features our next installment of The Colorado Experiment, an interview with Arlen Ward; a new Scoutmaster with a new troop on the verge of celebrating their first anniversary. All this and your messages in the mailbag. Listen to Scoutmaster Podcast 211   Podcast Archive Podcast: Play in new window […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 210

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers This podcast features a an interview with Bess Elwell-Cook, leader of the Cambridge Garden Guides in Sydney Australia . All this and your messages in the mailbag. Listen to Scoutmaster Podcast 210   Podcast Archive Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Scoutmaster Podcast 209

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers This podcast features a discussion of the parallels between citizenship and leadership; you can’t be a Scout without being a leader. We answer an email question aobut what to do about an attitude problem with a District Advancement Chair (Elagle drama chapter 236!) All this and your messages in the mailbag. […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 208

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers Listen to Scoutmaster Podcast 208 This podcast features the second  and final installment of the two-part series started in podcast 207 discussing difficult behavior in Scouts. There’s also email questions about youth leaders roles and who decided how the program will be presented. All this and your messages in the mailbag. […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 207

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers Listen to Scoutmaster Podcast 207 What causes Scouts to behave poorly? Are they just being willful and disobedient or is there something else going on? In this podcast the first part of a two-part series looking into the reasons behind difficult behavior and how we can respond to it effectively. There’s […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 206

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers Scoutmaster Podcast 206 Listening is, perhaps, the single most important yet neglected skill any Scouter can use to better serve their Scouts. I talk about why and how we ought to listen to our Scouts. A listener asks if I support Scouting organizations other than my own. And another question bearing […]

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Scoutmaster Podcast 205

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Sponsored By ScoutmasterCG.com Backers Scoutmaster Podcast 205 Announcing the new Scoutmastercg.com site, new features roll out this week! What standards do we apply for evaluating leadership? Should we create a set of standards that define when a Scout has achieved the fulfillment of their ‘leadership’ requirements? How else can we encourage our Scouts to be […]