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My name is David Atchley and I'm the acting Commissioner for the BPSA US. I got involved with the organization back in 2008 after leaving t…

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Jamboree On The Air (JOTA)

Being an amateur radio operator (HAM), it came to my attention that there's a yearly international event that encourages scouts around the…

Started by Keith Bedwell Jr.

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Reply by David Holden

Nat'l Staff

badge display and recruitment table

Here is what we had a recent information table:

Started by William Carter

16 on Sunday
Reply by Celeste Neiser

GSM

Creating a nonprofit

Hello Base Camp! I'm working with the 55th Cascadia to create an umbrella nonprofit that all duly chartered BPSA groups in Portland Oregon…

Started by Philip Bransford

23 Jun 17
Reply by William Carter

Introductions

My name is David Atchley and I'm the acting Commissioner for the BPSA US. I got involved with the organization back in 2008 after leaving t…

Started by David Atchley

166 May 31
Reply by Katie Rogers

Moot

Hello. I have read about a moot to be held in Britain in 2018. Can someone provide a link to it?

Started by Kirby Hill

3 May 13
Reply by Kirby Hill

GSM

Need a mentor

Hello all.  Will has gotten permission to do my Knighting remotely. However, I need a mentor to do the "mentoring" stuff. Would anyone be a…

Started by James Forman

1 May 9
Reply by William Carter

GSM

Difficulties with "two-deep" leadership

I understand that our BPSA policy is 2-deep leadership. That is, 2 leaders present at all times -- and mixed gender leaders with mixed-gend…

Started by Victoria Grimme

5 May 7
Reply by Gregory M Rainey

GSM

Parade Banners

31st River Valley is thinking of getting a parade banner. For those groups that have them, what size do you use? Could you share pictures h…

Started by David Coronado

12 May 2
Reply by Jeff Kopp

Nat'l Staff

Scouts' Own

Scouts' Own is a traditional scouting activity that focuses on the spiritual but should not be church per B-P. He stated that it is a "a vo…

Started by William Carter

4 Apr 17
Reply by William Carter

Nat'l Staff

WELCOME NEW ROVER KNIGHTS

On March 17, 2017 at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park in south Louisiana, Squires Kirby Hill (RESA Lone Scout) and James Edwards (BPSA-US 1st…

Started by William Carter

0 Apr 3

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Jamboree On The Air (JOTA)

Being an amateur radio operator (HAM), it came to my attention that there's a yearly international event that encourages scouts around the world to reach out over the airwaves to connect to one another, even if so briefly.I noticed that WFIS even…See More
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Oregon BTC at Oxbow Regional Park

September 29, 2017 at 9am to October 1, 2017 at 1pm
Named after the very first scout camp on England's Brownsea Island, Brownsea Training Camp (BTC) is the basic leader/Rover scout training for the Baden-Powell Service Association. When you attend a BTC weekend, you will come away with important…See More
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