Letter on Youth Membership Standards We understand last week's vote on the membership standards policy has generated many questions from our chartered organizations, volunteers, parents and supporters.
Innovation Challenge The Boy Scouts of America and Edison Nation invite you to think creatively, get inventing, and submit your ideas to the Boy Scouts of America Innovation Challenge.
NPS Scout Ranger Program A new NPS program for Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Venturers. Designed to increase scout visitation to national parks, educates young people about their responsibility in conserving our natural and cultural resources, and encourage volunteer service and promote good citizenship.
Clay Classic Results The 2011 Clay Classic is in the books. See the complete list of scores by clicking on the link above.
Internet Rechartering New this year the Yocona Area Council is offering Internet Rechartering for all units. Internet Recharting can be accesed starting in November. Contact your District Executive for more information.
Youth Application Adult applications and Spanish language applications can be found on the "Join Scouting" tab.
Distinguished Citizen Dinner For his outstanding achievements and bringing positive acclaim to the citizens of Mississippi, the Yocona Area Council is proud to recognize Sam Haskell, as the 2011 Distinguished Citizen.
Journey to Excellence "Scouting's Journey to Excellence" is the BSA's new council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and councils. It is replacing the Centennial Quality Awards Program as a means of encouraging excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA.
Jamboree on Facebook You can follow the YAC National Jamboree Contingent on Facebook with daily updates and pictures July 21st - August 5th.
Inventing Merit Badge The Boy Scouts of America, in partnership with the Lemelson-MIT Program, announces the introduction of the Inventing merit badge, designed to encourage Scouts to be inventive and solve real-world problems.
Back to the Pack With a Back to the Pack event you can increase unit retention, sign up returning Cub Scouts before school night and have a FUN exciting event to kick start your next scouting year! Download your Back to the Pack unit guide here.
Youth Protection Update To create even greater barriers to abuse than already exist today in Scouting, the Boy Scouts of America is implementing several important changes to further enhance its Youth Protection policies
Leave No Trace The Boy Scouts of America is pleased to partner with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors.
Annual Scout Recognition Banquet The Yocona Area Council invites Scouts, leaders, parents, former Scouts and friends to its Annual Boy Scout Banquet to honor our 2009 Eagle Scouts, Silver Palm and Religious Award Recipients. Donnie Brown, Board Member of the Yocona Area Council, has been selected as the Honoree for the 2009 Class of Eagles.
Adventure Base 100 Visitors to the AB100 had the chance to experience Scouting like never before as they got an exciting, hands-on view of the history and future of the Boy Scouts of America!
Daily Journal Boy Scout Feature In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the BSA the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal will be publishing a special Boy Scout keepsake section on Monday February 19th, 2010. You can honor your Boy Scout (or past Boy Scout) by including their picture in this special edition.
New Boy Scout Handbook NEW BOY SCOUT HANDBOOK IS 21ST CENTURY GUIDE FOR LIFE
it's green-friendly, it's online, and it has its own iPhone application