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LDS-BSA 4th Quarter Call

A conference call involving General Authorities responsible for the Young Men’s programs and Church Activities, led by Mark R. Francis, LDS-BSA Relationships Director and  Elder Brough of the General Young Men Presidency that occurred Wed 11/14/2018. To listen to a digital recording of the call, dial 877-471-6587 and enter program ID 398-903-969-089 #.
Particularly, Church units are required to maintain updated BSA rosters: Please refer to the link Updating BSA rosters.
Points specifically from the call:
  • Stay engaged. Get trained. Complete YPT 2.0 (my.scouting.org)
  • Assistant District Commissioners (High Council) and District Commissioners (Young Men’s Presidency) should be diligently visiting Scout meetings and logging those visits.
  • Follow youth protection guidelines, two-deep leadership, take reasonable measures to protect our children.
  • Update our rosters, we are not required to recharter, but we must have accurate rosters for our youth and our Adult leaders.
  • Guidelines and timeline for LDS Units were proposed for transitioning LDS youth to traditional units.
    • LDS Buildings should not be used for Scout unit recruiting events.
    • Promotional materials must be properly approved prior to posting in Church buildings.
    • Church buildings may not be used for Scouting Events after Dec 31, 2019
  • Recording Unit Contacts and Detailed Assessments
Church Guidance (LDS.org & LDS-BSA Links)   Special Thanks to Contributor: James Talyor, Venturing District Commissioner from Laguna Niguel Stake