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
Now we'll have two groups of "scouts"....Real Christian Scouts and gay/mormon/Harry Reid/Marxist scouts !
My first thought, too. What are they going to do differently from the BSA that's going to ensure that Christian principles are adhered to without the government or "rights" groups from intervening? Don't get me wrong, this is a wonderful idea. The BSA is an old institution that's had a good run and did some good work, but it's time to retire it in this brave new world. Just as this group is doing, take the pure principles and leave the broken machinery behind. Just an idea....perhaps it would be best if this new group met in private houses at first to easily deflect any I-have-a-right-to-joiners...???