C.O.R. Training Information
basic COR training.
and believe in the Scouting program. Share your experiences, fulfill the
responsibilities of the position, and have the perseverance to see the job
actively involved in the units of your chartered organization.
as liaison between the units and the organization.
Serving as the unit representative to the youth council, education board, or
other committee of the chartered organization will enable you to keep the
officers of the organization aware of its units’ programs and to see that
its policies are carried out by each unit.
the Chartered Partner Organization on the local Scout Council and District
a voting member, your voice is important. Serving on one of the district
operating committees in an area related to your own personal talents and
interests will be a rewarding experience and will allow you to keep your
organization informed of council and district scout services and activities.
well-planned programs. Youth
stay in Scouting because of the program. Use the Scout resources.
regular recruiting plan which includes contacting parents for additional
leadership will keep the unit growing as older youths outgrow the program.
Good Turns. Scouting
units can offer service to their chartered organization through Good Turns.
dialogue with the organization’s leaders.
Be sure that the head of your organization and all of its leaders understand
the unit program and are aware of its accomplishments.
the Scouting program with other programs in the chartered organization.
outdoor programs. Three
fourths of “Scouting” is “outing”. Youth members enjoy a vigorous
that a Scout is Reverent. Become
familiar with the religious aspects of the Scouting program. Whether or not
your chartered organization is a religious body, pay careful attention to
the religious emblems program of the various faiths. Advocate the observance
of Scout Sabbath & Scout Sunday each February.
recognition of leaders. Scout
leaders devote an enormous amount of time, effort, energy
and money in their service to youth. It’s vital that the chartered
organization stay aware of this and provide suitable recognition. Sometimes
a sincere “thank you” is all that’s needed; a plaque, certificate, or
other item is a tangible and much appreciated form of recognition.
ways to meet the needs of the units through the resources of chartered
You can make the difference in the lives of youth by being an effective
chartered organization representative.
For additional reading, the “Chartered Organization Representative Booklet” (#33117) is available from your Scout Service Center.
Last Update March 28, 2004