Welcome to the Southeast Louisiana Council's Recruiting Resources for Fall 2021! As we all know, the school year is going to  look very different from any other year. As Scouting parents and leaders we'll need to get creative in how we meet and do activities as well as in how we invite families to join Scouting. While there are challenges we also have a great opportunity to be here as a great activities for families. 

Below are resources for you to use in your recruiting efforts. Please reach out to our staff if you need help or have questions on anything here. We're eager to help you build your unit and offer Scouting to new families! 

The Basics:

Use this step-by-step guide to plan out your recruiting drive:

How to Have a Successful Fall Recruitment

National Registration Fees - Fall 2021

There are many ways to design a Join Scouting Night (JSN). Whether you're planning an in-person signup or a virtual event, getting the word out is critical. Use this document to see all of the ways you can promote your JSN. 

Fall Recruiting 2020 Marketing Options

Marketing Resources:

The biggest thing is to give yourself Time to properly market your Join Scouting Night! For instance geofencing should start 2 weeks out, with flyers and videos no less than 2 days before the Join Night. Make sure to reach out to our staff for help in customizing your marketing materials and to pick up things like flyers, cards, and yard signs. 

Organizing and Running your Join Scouting Night:

How to Run a Virtual Join Scouting Night

How to Run an In-person Join Scouting Night


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Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemine,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004

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 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday