Performance Recognition Program SHIP. What is Scouting’s Journey to Excellence?. Journey to Excellence is the new performance assessment, communication and recognition program for Councils, Districts and Units. Journey to Excellence Task Force.
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Journey to Excellence is the new performance assessment, communication and recognition program for Councils, Districts and Units.
Fun, Adventure, Excitement, New Opportunities
Chance to be a leader, Get to be with and know adults
What do you probably want from your Ship?
Fun, Rewarding, Chance to help youth, Chance for service
Efficient, Help from others, not take too much of your time, be and feel successful
What do your Sea Scouts’ parents want from your Ship?
Growth, improved character, Sea Scout has fun and is happy
Safe, Well Organized, not too expensive, doesn’t take too much time, opportunity for youth to do service
What does Scouting want from your Ship?
Serve youth, use BSA methods and policies, be strong, healthy and growing
In each area, your youth leaders and Advisors 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
Activities: The Ship has regular activities throughout the year reflecting the interests of the youth members.
Bronze – Have carried out at least four activities. 100 points
Silver – Have carried out at least five activities. – 200 points
Gold – Have carried out at least six activities. – 400 points
Youth leadership: The Ship has elected youth leaders who are leading the Ship activities.
Bronze – Have an elected president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer, and they are leading the activities of the Ship. 75 points
Silver – 50% of the youth participate in Introduction to Leadership Skills for Ships (ILSC)course. 150 points
Gold – 70% of youth participate in Introduction to Leadership Skills for Ships course. 300 points
Gold, Silver, Bronze or no rating (no points)
For 2011 troops: Gold is 1600, Silver is 1000, Bronze is 700
Bronze Silver Gold
SUM 325 400 400
Bronze is earned because the Ship achieved at least 9 of 11 requirements. Total of 1125 points. Since Silver is 1000 and Gold is 1600, this Ship qualifies for the Silver award
Measuring our Continuous Improvement
Recognizing and Publicizing Outstanding Performance
Identifying Potential Problems so they can be addressed and corrected
Encouraging Mutual Assistance and Support
Supporting the Local Council’s Balanced Scorecard
Building Better Scouting for More Scouts
Contact us at JTE@Scouting.org
All material can be found at www.scouting.org/Volunteer and click on Scouting’s Journey to Excellence found under Quicklinks