Performance Recognition Program Pack. What is Scouting’s Journey to Excellence?. Journey to Excellence is the new performance assessment, communication and recognition program for Councils, Districts and Units. This is the new “strategic plan” for Longs Peak Council Units.
Journey to Excellence is the new performance assessment, communication and recognition program for Councils, Districts and Units.
This is the new “strategic plan” for
Longs Peak Council Units
Journey to Excellence uses aBalanced Scorecard
Quality, growth, and sustainability must all be in balance for success to be truly achieved.
Fun, Adventure, Excitement, New Opportunities
What do you want from your Pack?
Fun, Rewarding, Chance to help youth, Chance for service
Efficient, Help from others, not take too much of your time, be successful
What do your Cub Scout’s parents want from your Pack?
Improved character, Cub Scout has fun and is happy
Safe, Well Organized, not too expensive, doesn’t take too much time
What does Scouting want from your Pack?
Serve youth, use BSA methods and policies, be healthy and growing
In each area, you rate your performance against specific standards
Gold, Silver, Bronze or did not meet minimum standard
And did you show improvement?
You make your rating as part of your charter renewal
Continuous Improvement is a Goal
Either way, you can qualify for the standard
Advancement – Increase the percentage of Cub Scouts earning rank advancements.
Bronze – Have 55% of Cub Scouts advance one rank OR have a 2 percentage points increase – 100 points
Silver – Have 75% of Cub Scouts advance OR 55% advance, and have a 2 percentage points increase. - 200 points
Gold – Have 90% of Cub Scouts advance, or 75% and have a 2 percentage points increase. – 400 points
Outdoor activities- The pack has activities in the outdoors.
Bronze – Have three outdoor activities during the year. 75 pts
Silver – Have four outdoor activities during the year. 150 pts
Gold – Have five outdoor activities during the year 300 pts
Gold, Silver, Bronze or no rating (no points)
For 2011 Packs: Bronze is 700 plus complete 10 of 13 requirements, Silver is 1000 plus Bronze, Gold is 1600 plus Silver and Bronze
Bronze Silver Gold
SUM 300 450 400
Bronze is earned because the Pack achieved 10 of 13 requirements. Total of 1150 points. Since Silver is 1000 and Gold is 1600, this pack qualifies for the Silver award.
Measuring our Continuous Improvement
Recognizing and Publicizing Outstanding Performance
Identifying Potential Problems so they can be addressed and corrected
Building Better Scouting for More Scouts
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All material can be found at www.scouting.org/Volunteer and click on Scouting’s Journey to Excellence found under Quicklinks