BSA LeaderSHIFT 2015
For more than a century, the Boy Scouts of America has been a leader in conservation education and environmental stewardship. In fact, you might say we were green when green was just a color. Today, we are moving from green to deep green, working across the organization to make sustainability both something we teach and something we live. This website represents the hub of our sustainability efforts—a place to celebrate what we have accomplished and to learn how you can make your council or camp more sustainable.
LeaderSHIFT 2015 (view the Session 1 replay here and Session 2 here), the BSA’s virtual sustainability summit, brought together councils from across the country to learn more about sustainability and about the triple bottom line of people, planet, and prosperity. Click back to view videos and other resources from LeaderSHIFT.
Council Sustainability Guide: PDF
GET INVOLVED: We want to hear from you. Whether you’ve scored major successes in sustainability or are just looking for ways to get started, plug into our growing network …
PATH TO SUCCESS: The most powerful lesson is a good example. In this section of the website, you’ll find a growing library of success stories and best practices.
OUR DNA: Sustainability is in the BSA’s DNA, although we haven’t always used that term. Robert Baden-Powell, who founded Scouting, said Scouts should leave behind…