What is a Scoutmaster’s Minute

The history and purpose of the Scoutmaster’s Minute. The Scoutmaster’s Minute is a critical part of the education of young men. It teaches the application of the values and ideals of scouting in everyday life. It is a time for an adult who is respected by the scouts to give an interesting story, tale, or point-to-ponder that a Scout can identify with and internalize. …

The Challenge of a Scoutmaster

Scouts come from many backgrounds, beliefs, and family situations. Scouts deal with a large amount of diversity, challenge, aggression, passion, and change. Scouts are young men and young men look around them for people to emulate, good or bad. — Scoutmaster Kelly As a Scoutmaster I am, for many scouts, the most important example in the Troop. My behavior is watched …