Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. They also oversee the unit charter renewal plan so that each unit re-registers on time with an optimum number of youth and adult members.
There are three types of commissioners:
Just as Cubs have their Cub Scout Promise, and Boy Scouts have the Scout Oath, Commissioner's have their Commissioner's Pledge. See the words that guide the Commissioners here.
Visit the 2014 Commissioner Conference page for photos and program materials.
Interested in the latest information on the NCAC adoption of Commissioner Tools (CT)? Check out the NCAC CT webpage.
Ever wonder what it takes to be an ideal commissioner. Take a look at this description and see how it compares to how you would accomplish these tasks.
Our new NCAC ACC for New Units page is now up and operational. Check out this resource for supporting service to new Scouting units.
Interested in the upcoming Commissioner IT Toolbox, check out this article.
Also, visit the commissioners pages at the National Council Website
"Scouting's Journey to Excellence" is the BSA's council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and councils. It has replaced the Centennial Quality Awards Program as a means of encouraging excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA.
Please access our Journey to Excellence page for the 2015 JTE forms. *New*
Read the "The Commissioner Newsletter" published by the National Council online, or download the Adobe pdf version here.
Check out our Commissioner Training page for more detailed information and resources.
Information on the Peg the Needle Initiative for commissioners to discuss the change in BSA Youth Membership Policy with their units is posted here. Please also read the NCAC Press Release on the subject.
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