"A steady flow of youth into each scout unit is essential to maintaining the unit’s health. Plus, new
Scouts bring energy and enthusiasm to the program! To avoid the pitfall of shrinking membership, a unit
should add at least 10 new Scouts every year. Having a year-round growth plan in place will help attract new
SDIC Guide to Unit Membership Growth: Sustainable Membership Growth is an important duty of every scout
Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship & Post. This is accomplished when the unit committee creates an annual plan that
includes a New Member Coordinator and builds strong relationships with local schools and other community
is packed with many ideas and resources to help you succeed.
SDIC Unit Membership Plan Templates: This
will help scout units to get a start on creating their annual membership plan. Send a copy to the Council
ACC for Membership.