Ward Scouting Secretary-Treasurer


Wherefore, now let every man learn his duty, and to act in the office in which he is appointed, in all diligence.
D&C 107:99

The Purpose of Your Calling:
Through your ward outlined Scouting Program, help the assigned young men in your ward to build desirable qualities of character, learn leadership skills, be aware of the responsibilities of citizenship, develop personal fitness, and help these young men honor their priesthood. To support the mission of the local BSA Council: It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to serve others by helping to instill values in young people, and other ways to prepare them to make ethical choices during their lifetime in achieving their full potential. The values we strive to instill are based on the Scout Oath and Law. The aims of Scouting are to develop in youth (1) a strong ethical character, (2) an active, participating citizenship, including leadership ability, and (3) personal fitness: physical, mental, emotional and moral.

Guidelines of your Stewardship
1. Register with the Boy Scouts of America.
2. Keep minutes of the Key Scout Committee meetings
3. Assist organized money-earning projects with leaders
4. Handle all unit funds following Church and BSA financial procedures.
5. Be responsible for accident insurance program
6. Help with all scout records, especially advancement histories.
7. Prepare a periodic parent newsletter

1. Attend the monthly ward Key Scout Leaders committee meeting portion.
2. Attend District Round Table each month at                                                                .
                                                                              (schedule and location)

Average amount of time spent in your calling per week: 4-6 hours

Handbooks or supplemental materials available to help you:
Scouting Handbook (LDS), Aaronic Priesthood Leadership Handbook (LDS), Boy Scout Handbook (BSA) Troop Committee Guidebook (BSA) , Utilize appropriate computer software to manage information if possible.

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