Schools and Scouting. Scouting Supports Academic Success Scouting reinforces concepts and behaviors parents desire. The goals of Scouting and the goals

  • Published on
    01-Apr-2015

  • View
    213

  • Download
    1

Embed Size (px)

Transcript

  • Slide 1

Schools and Scouting Slide 2 Scouting Supports Academic Success Scouting reinforces concepts and behaviors parents desire. The goals of Scouting and the goals of education are the same - to help youth learn and grow so that they are productive, engaged members of the community. Slide 3 Scouting Is a Partner in Education Men who were Scouts five or more years are more likely to: Graduate from high school (98% vs. 83%) and, Graduate from college (40% vs. 16%) Slide 4 Scouting Is a Partner in Education Research into the Scouting program shows that: Scouts with five or more years tenure are more likely than non-Scouts to: Assume leadership roles in organizations Put the needs of others before themselves Make the most honest, not the easiest, decisions Value education and the environment Slide 5 Scouting Is a Partner in Education To reinforce the importance of parental interaction with children and building family ties To provide alternate learning experiences that support learning taking place in home schooling Slide 6 Scouting Is a Partner in Education To develop non-academic competencies and characteristics that support learning readiness To enhance a young persons attachment to their community and the feeling that they are valued by their community