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Ideal Year of Scouting Resources

Providing a year-round, quality Scouting program should be the goal of every Scouting unit. The Ideal Year of Scouting (IYOS) helps you develop an annual program plan, a budget to go along with that plan, and a fundraising plan to reach your program goals. The result is a well-managed, well-financed Scouting unit. Use the resources below to start your Ideal Year of Scouting today.

Program Resources

Below are general resources to help create a plan for those in all Scouting programs.

Funding Resources

Below are resources to help create a budget for those in all Scouting programs.

Helpful Links

Below are helpful links for those in all Scouting programs.

2020 Kickoff

Join us online for one of our 2020 IYOS kickoff meetings seen below:

After you register, an email will be sent to the provided email address within 24 hours of the actual meeting time and will contain information on how to join the Zoom meeting. Please watch your inbox for details.

Submit Your Plan

Once your unit has finalized their plan, please fill out the form below.

Kickoff Videos

Did you miss our 2020 IYOS kickoff meetings? Watch the videos below.

Providing a year-round, quality Scouting program should be the goal of every Scouting unit. The Ideal Year of Scouting helps you develop an annual program plan, a budget to go along with that plan, and a fundraising plan to reach your program goals. The result is a well-managed, well-financed Scouting unit. Use the resources below to start your Ideal Year of Scouting today

2020 IYOS Online Meetings:

Join us for 2020 IYOS Online meetings, on one of the following dates/times:

April 21, 2020 from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
April 23, 2020 from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
April 28, 2020 from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
April 29, 2020 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
April 30, 2020 from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. 

When you register for this activity, you will receive an email to the email address provided that includes a Zoom meeting invitation within 24 hours of the actual meeting time.  Please watch your inbox for details.


 

Ideal Year of Scouting Resources

Cub Scouting

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Prepared for packs, the 2019 Ideal Year of Cub Scouting Planning Guide includes resources to help you provide a year-round, quality Scouting program. 

Download Cub Scout IYOS Guide Book

ResourcesFundingGrowing
Community ActivitiesPopcorn SaleFamily Talent Survey 
Cub Scout CampingProgram Budget Planner Pack Recruitment Resources 
Cub Scouts 123 CurriculumUnit BudgetParent Orientation Guide
Den Plans2020-2021 Unit CalendarSchool Night Guide
2020 JTE Form  
Learning Library  
Pack Meeting Plans   
Pack Succession Planning Worksheet   
Program Planning Conference Guide   
Succession Planning Presentation  
The Cub Hub  
Scouts BSA

Scouts BSA (formerly Boy Scouting)

Prepared for troops, the 2019 Ideal Year of Scouting Scouts BSA Planning Guide includes resources to help you provide a year-round, quality Scouting program.

Download Scouts BSA IYOS Guide Book

ResourcesFundingGrowing
Scouts BSA CampingPopcorn SaleFamily Talent Survey
Community ActivitiesProgram Budget PlannerHigh Adventure Survey
2020 JTE FormUnit BudgetTroops Open House
Program Planning Conference Guide2020 -2021 Unit CalendarWebelos-Scout Transition 
Succession Planning Presentation  
Troop Succession Planning Worksheet   
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