Skip to comments.New Scouting Program: “Press Conference with New Interim Director”
Posted on 07/09/2013 1:55:18 PM PDT by MacNaughton
For Immediate Release
July 9, 2013
Good afternoon. My name is Rob Green. I am from Spartanburg, South Carolina and I will be the interim Executive Director of a new national youth character development program for boys.
On Saturday, June 29, 2013 a landmark meeting occurred in Louisville, Kentucky. Nearly 50 leaders from around the country came together, each with a strong interest in forming a new scouting-like organization for young men. We had veteran scout leaders, representatives from major faith denominations, and national organizations concerned with youth and families. From that meeting, held less than two weeks ago, the new organization we are announcing today was formed.
What is the new program?
Our vision is to be the premier national character development organization for young men which produces Godly and responsible husbands, fathers, and citizens.
The new program will be an exciting and motivating outdoor-based program focused on leadership and character development for boys, and founded on principles and values that reflect a Christian worldview.
It will be open to all boys irrespective of race, religion, ethnicity, or national origin. Parents from all faiths are welcome to place their children in the program. While boys may come from every religious background, adult leaders in the program from the National Board level to individual unit volunteers will adhere to a standard statement of Christian faith and values.
The program and themes will teach practical life skills, an appreciation for the outdoors, service to others, leadership, and character development.
The new organizations name is currently in development and undergoing an extensive process of legal research and trademark protection. The organizational structure and primary programs are also currently being developed.
Our mission is simple and clear: to guide generations of courageous young men to honor God, lead with integrity, serve others, and experience outdoor adventure.
National Convention & Launch
Our initial national convention will be held in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7, 2013.
At the convention the organizations name, logo and branding information will be unveiled along with other program details.
In late November of this year the registration process for chartering new units will be announced along with a transition plan for scouting units interested in the new organization. We will be distinctly different from the Boy Scouts although there will be some similarities. For instance, rank advancements earned within the BSA will be transferable.
In addition, the organizations membership policy will focus on sexual purity rather than sexual orientation. The policy will read, in part: the proper context for sexual relations is only between a man and a woman in the covenant of marriage.
The new organization will be ready to launch on January 1, 2014.
There are several national and regional groups working together as a coalition together to form the new organization. They include:
Faith Based Boys
Frontier Service Corps
The program will also be modeled after that of the American Heritage Girls. It is our goal to work closely with them to provide Godly, character building programs for our countrys young men and women. American Heritage Girls has been in existence for 18 years and offers a wealth of experience and structure which will help our new national boys organization grow and flourish.
Thank you for standing with us.
On my honor,
Founder of OnMyHonor.Net
Rob Green Interim Executive Director
And so it goes. Goodbye BSA—you were good for awhile.
good. i wish conservatives could get their act together for a third party as quickly.
I'll send them money.
I hope this new organization forms soon.
The only bummer is all the property the queers get to keep. Wonder if the feds will try and bar them from using national forests based on their values. Maybe some large donors will get together and buy a Philmont replacement.
It would be nice to get some alignment with Promise Keepers.
The homosexuals destroyed the Boy Scouts. Let’s see what else the homosexuals will wreck, besides each other’s lives.
You have a good memory.
5/28/1993 - Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt reinstated a National Park Service order prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the Service's Western Region. Under the order, BSA members could have been barred from volunteering in the National Parks. Subsequent public outrage over the Secretary's decision ensured that BSA members would not be barred from National Parks.
The speed of this is impressive. First meeting two weeks ago, nationwide launch by the end of the year. That’s really something. I’m sure God’s blessing will help.
Now we need something like this in the political sphere with the likes of Ted Cruz, Allen West and Sarah Palin leading the charge.
All the groundwork they have laid over the last 50 years is paying off for them.
Sounds just great!
It is one thing to recognize that some boys will exhibit homosexual interests, and to make sure they are welcome and not hurt or discriminated against as they work out their maturation. It is altogether another thing to officially approve of the “gay lifestyle” and invite it to be practiced or paraded openly by said youngsters, and by them to all the other boys in Scouting.
The idea of Scouting is to help boys grow up successfully, not to mis-lead them into dysfunctional lifestyles (which, admittedly, a few will still choose... but Scouting should not be seen as a facilitator or enabler of such a choice).
Thanks for the ping! This sounds good. Hope it succeeds as proposed!
Man, this is good to hear. I raised my share of hell in scouts, but I can’t begin to count the ways in which it influenced me in a positive way, despite my attempts at the time to screw around.
And maybe that’s the point. Few who enter as a Cub Scout will become an Eagle, but I would argue that every single boy will come out better than he would have if he hadn’t had the positive influence of the old traditional Boy Scouts. Whether you call it osmosis or just good role modeling, it worked for many years, and I’m delighted that some of these new organizations are picking up that mantel.
This article is worth an interim ping to the entire list. Any of you who are or were in BSA leadership, take note, investigate, and see if you can work with this group.
But then I saw it was a new organization...if they adhere to this mission statement and stand by their guns, I will support them.
nothing sexual should be allowed at all