Prepared. For Life.
The Boy Scouts of America, through its Research & Evaluation Team, produces major studies to assist in telling the story of how Scouting contributes to the lives of youth and volunteers and to their communities. This information includes statistically valid results of program outcomes. Click the title for downloadable documents.
Strategic Plan Research
Values of Americans
Volunteer Outcomes Study
Summer Camp Outcomes Study
A Year in the Life
Research from Secondary Sources
The Environmental Scan [PDF] A tool to assist councils with the development of strategic plans, marketing, fund-raising, recruiting, and presentations. It includes an indexed summary of societal trends affecting the BSA.
PowerPoint Presentation ― Generation X [PPT] Characteristics of Generation X
PowerPoint Presentation ― Millennials [PPT] Characteristics of the Millennial Generation
PowerPoint Presentation ― Generational Diversity in the Workplace [PPT]