BSA has introduced, and exciting online contact and recruiting portal for all Scouting units from Cub Scouts, to Boy Scouts, and Venturers and Sea Scouts. has replaced the Ship Locator.  The core information for is maintained by local councils with the assistance of unit leaders.  Local unit contact information and other features are maitained by the unit and offer a variety of helpful recruiting features.  The process is as easy as 1-2-3-4:

  1. Unit leaders publish information about their unit to a pin icon on a Google map.
  2. Parents go to the Web site, submit their address, and find units in their neighborhood.
  3. Leaders gather information from visits to their pins and compile “leads” that they can manage through MyScouting.
  4. Councils view lead activity and status on MyBSA.

Learn more about this valuable tool by visiting the Resources page.  There you will find helpful presentations, fact sheets, and training aids to help your unit implement this important program.  If you aexperience difficulties setting up your presence, or have additional questions, contact your local council.