Scouts-L Mail Archive for December of 1999: Re: "shaping tomorrow" program in the 1980s
Re: "shaping tomorrow" program in the 1980s
Fri, 17 Dec 1999 17:07:05 -0600
James Zotta asked:
>Does anyone have any information on a program called "Shaping Tomorrow" that
>was formed in the 1980s as a way to address the "issues" of the 80s?
Yep. I was one of the adults back then asked for input into the program; the
Shaping Tomorrow program brought us the improvements in Boy Scouting and Cub
Scouting and a "new Exploring Marketing" program among other things....
>The reason that I ask is that Tiger Cubs USA was one of the four programs that
>BSA launched as a result of that initiative. I'm really curious as to what
>specific goals that the Tiger Cubs USA program was addressing.
Well...it was actually the BSA's Foundations for Growth program which was
based upon the results from the Shaping Tomorrow study.
The four programs was Tiger Cubs, Bear Enrichment, Today's Family and
The specific goals that Tiger Cubs met was that of increasing Quality Units
(through an increase in youth and adult membership and number of Cub Scout
Packs) and Financial Resources (by inexpensively managing and creating Tiger
The Shaping Tomorrow goals were Lifetime Values, Quality Units, Human
Resources, and Financial Resources.
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
personal inquiries via firstname.lastname@example.org,
blackeagle@SCOUTER.net or email@example.com
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