Media & Press

Contacts:

Charles Mead, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
office: 512-617-8624
cell: 512-966-1586
charles.mead@scouting.org

Resources for Press Members:

Fact sheet for Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Photo gallery for Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Social media channels for Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America


BSA National Media Center
(This links to the national Boy Scouts of America media center, containing fact sheets, press releases and a media kit. This resource contains information about the national Boy Scouts of America organization, including our programs, activities, major events and history.)

BSA Youth Protection
(This site was built to be a resource for Scouting volunteers, parents and the general public to learn about Scouting's Ineligible Volunteer files, how they fit into Scouting's overall Youth Protection guidelines and information about how the files have proven to be a successful tool in making the Scouting program safer.)

Youth Protection Guidelines
(This links to the section of the Guide to Safe Scouting that specifically addresses the youth protection policies of the Boy Scouts of America.)

Youth Protection Training
(This links to the section on the national Boy Scouts of America website concerning youth protection guidelines and training requirements for all registered adult members of the Boy Scouts of America. Available in English and Spanish.)

Guide to Safe Scouting
(This links to the Guide to Safe Scouting on the national Boy Scouts of America website. These policies and guidelines were established because of the need to protect members from known hazards identified through 100 years of experience.)

Resources for Scout Units and Volunteers:

BSA Marketing and Membership Hub
(This links to the single source collection of information from BSA's national marketing and communications team regarding branding, collateral material, social media guidelines, membership/promotional support, and more.)

Additional promotional tips from our council