It is one day past the Cascade Pacific Council’s Program and Training Conference in Beaverton, OR and I am still on a natural high from the amazing day of training where Autism Empowerment for the second year was able to do training for our local council which includes districts in both WA and OR.
We will be doing a blog and radio show talking about the Conference but today we are going to give a review of the upcoming radio shows for this week. It will be an amazing week at Autism and Scouting Radio.
We have four shows on tap for this coming week and you will want to tune into them.
On a side note, we’re happy to say that units are asking to borrow our training slides (you are more than welcome to do so). Training will be presented this coming week at the Training Academy Three Fires Council at East Aurora HS in Aurora, IL.
If you have a story to tell, have a scout that would love to just have fun and talk about whatever they would like, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or on facebook at
Accept - The scout for who they are and if they are not ready for advancement that is okay. Scouting is not all about advancement. It is about learning life skills, gaining life experience and having fun along the way.
Enrich - The scout may be challenged to step outside of their comfort zone and expand their world.
Inspire - Make sure to inspire the scout with positive encouragement. A kind tone and positive words go a long way to increasing self-confidence. You will likely find yourself inspired by the scout as well.
Empower - By giving the scout the tools in advance to be successful, you are giving them the tools to do their best and to be empowered.
I also wanted to share our new Autism and Scouting graphic which incorporates the colors of Autism Empowerment’s four foundational pillars. Thank you so much to Danny Ayers for volunteering to help us out!