Hayley Cordaro

Hayley Cordaro is a member of the Communications team at Boy Scouts of America. She loves sharing inspiring success stories and uncovering new ways volunteers and employees can make the most of their Scouting experience. If you have story ideas or questions, reach out to us at communications@scouting.org.

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How to Use Geofencing for Scout Recruitment

May 22, 2019 9:11 pm Published by

Story contributed by Wendy Kurten, Northeast Region Team Lead/National Alliances Director What if you could send parents an invitation to attend a Join Scouting event directly through Facebook? By creating an event on Facebook and ‘geofencing’ it, you


Tips and Tools for Preparing for Fall Recruitment

May 22, 2019 9:11 pm Published by

Story contributed by David Rico “Rico,” Southern Region – Membership Growth Coach In 1907, Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement, devised the Scout motto: Be Prepared. He wanted young people to have the tools to face challenges. With


Why Camp Visits Are Crucial for District Executives

May 22, 2019 9:10 pm Published by

Story contributed by Anthony Gonnello, district executive at the Heart of America Council From the smallest Lion Cub to the most seasoned commissioner, everyone knows that summer camp is where our program really shines. It is where Scouting


How District Executives Can Connect with the United Methodist Church Locally

May 22, 2019 9:10 pm Published by

Story contributed by Steven Scheid, Director of Scouting Ministries Scouting partners with a number of religious chartered organization across the nation. The BSA cherishes these strong relationships because they allow more and more families the opportunity to experience


How This District Showcased What Scouting Is All About to These All-Girl Troops

May 2, 2019 6:15 pm Published by

Story contributed by Laura Clay, district director, Catuenga, of the Western Los Angeles County Council In the fall of 2018, as our council’s family Scouting staff advisor, I was working with an organizer for what would become an


Are You Prepared for Your District Program Planning Kickoff?

April 22, 2019 2:52 pm Published by

Providing a quality, year-round Scouting program should be the goal of every Scouting unit. This program planning guide will help district executives develop an annual program plan, a budget to go along with that plan, and a fundraising


How School Principal Visits Can Be the Key to Membership Campaign Success

April 22, 2019 2:52 pm Published by

Story contributed by David Rico “Rico,” Southern Region – Membership Growth Coach As professionals, we face many challenges to meet our membership goals. While many pros have developed processes in the past, it’s a good idea to revisit


Why You Should Visit the Philmont Training Center

April 22, 2019 2:51 pm Published by

Are you looking for a training opportunity that will take your volunteering experience to the next level? District and unit volunteers are invited to visit the Philmont Training Center to explore unique ways to better serve their Scouting


Time Management Strategies for District Executives with a Camp Assignment

April 22, 2019 2:51 pm Published by

Story contributed by Andrew Allgeier, district executive from the Greater Wyoming Council My name is Andrew. I’m a district executive with a camp assignment, and I struggle managing my time. There, I said it out loud. It took


These Activities Get Scouts of All Ages Excited About Environmental Education

April 22, 2019 2:02 pm Published by

Boy Scouts of America has teamed with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and its award-winning environmental education program, Project Learning Tree (PLT). We’ve been working together to provide Scout leaders with ideas and outdoor, hands-on activities from PLT