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The "Quality District" is the standard by which the effectiveness in delivering a quality Scouting program and operation is measured.

A National Quality District must achieve six of  eight
measured objectives to qualify.

Mandatory Requirements

  • More than 60% percent of total units in the District have achieved the Quality Unit Award.
     
  • Record 2% percent gain in traditional units and a net gain in total units.
     
  • Record balanced membership growth in total Cub Scouts, total Boy Scouts/Varsity Scouts, and total Ventures, with a gain in total membership, or record a 2% percent gain in total Cub Scout, Boy Scout/Varsity Scout, and Venturers.
     
  • Achieve finance goals (F.O.S) set by the Council.
     
  • Provide ratio of one unit commissioner for every three units or improve the ratio over prior year.


Additional Requirements

  • Achieve on-time unit re-registration goals
     
  • Each position in the District structure is filled with a registered and active volunteer.
     
  • Hold a conference with the head of each chartered organization annually.

  

The ScoutingBSA.org web site is a legacy site of the Viking Council BSA, now Northern Star Council.  
This site was the original council site and was active from 1996 to 2002 and run by volunteers.  As the web became more important to Scouting, the council took over with paid staff.  This site is no longer maintained but is an interesting snapshot of an early Scouting web site.    You can share your comments
using our on-line form or send a message to the Webmaster.   Thank you for visiting!

 

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