Announcements

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15 Year Award

In 2021 Outdoor Service Guides, formerly BPSA, quietly celebrated our 15th year in existence. Considering the challenges of the pandemic and our renaming process, we seek to now celebrate those who participated in our programs in 2021 with a special recognition. This new badge is available for scouts who scouted […]

National Newsletter, Fall 2021

Welcome to our Fall Newsletter!  There’s so much to share how we are growing and changing – news from our ReNaming Committee, updates to our handbooks and Scout Law, and even some in-person training opportunities! I’m looking forward to a great year full of great connections with all of you.

National Newsletter, Spring 2021

Welcome to our Spring Newsletter!  There’s so much to share how we are growing and changing – news from our ReNaming Committee, updates to our handbooks and Scout Law, and even some in-person training opportunities! I’m looking forward to a great year full of great connections with all of you.

Virtual Onboarding & Leadership Training

The BPSA-US Training Committee members are proud to host the Winter 2021 Virtual Onboarding & Leadership Training. VOLT is the BPSA-US answer to the problem of social distancing and simultaneously expanding our organization. New GSMs and Adult leaders who cannot attend a Brownsea Training Camp (BTC-3) at this time due […]

National Newsletter, Winter 2021

Welcome to our first National Newsletter! We hope to continue this quarterly. There’s so much to share – our equity initiatives on registration, what scouts around the country are up to, online training opportunities, the results from the survey so many of you answered so thoughtfully, and most of all, […]

Dear Scouts,

It’s such a privilege to write that – Dear Scouts – because scouts, and especially the Rover Scouts of the BPSA, are some of the finest people I know. I haven’t met each and every one of you yet, but I know how much I would enjoy hiking and swapping […]

Covid Update from HQ, June 2020

With many areas re-opening and different levels of Covid risk across the country, please follow your local guidelines in deciding when and how your scouting in groups might resume.  As a baseline, the CDC has helpful guidelines here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/activities.html In addition to following local guidelines, please also consider different people’s […]