Area Four Key Leadership Conference

Northeast Region Area Four Key Leadership Conference

“Building a Successful Future”

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Indiana, PA.

Who should attend? 

Council and District Key-3’s  Council officers and committee chairs 
Council marketing chairs Executive board members 
Council committee chairs District committee chairs
Members of the the following committees:
Finance Training
Membership Camping
Camp Directors Program Directors
Anyone interested in helping Scouting grow.  

Register for the Area Four Key Leadership Conference

Some highlights for the conference:

  • The theme for this year’s conference will be: Building a Successful Future
  • The one-day conference will be held at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) in Indiana, PA
  • The on-campus location will be the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (parking is available near the center in several different parking lots)..
  • Registration will open at 8:00 AM, the day will end at 4:00 PM
  • Eric Schultz, Northeast Region President, will get the conference going in the morning.
  • Other National Staff members and Area Committee Volunteers will be facilitating conference sessions.
  • The registration fee for the conference will be $24.50 /person and includes a light breakfast, morning and afternoon breaks, a box lunch, and facilities rental.

Schedule for the Day 

Area Four Key Leadership Conference
(Saturday, November 12, 2016)

8:00 AM

Registration and Gathering

8:45 AM

Welcome - Bill Rosner, President, NER Area Four

9:00 AM

Eric Schultz - President, Northeast Region  (PNC Conference Room)

9:30 - 9:40 AM


9:45 - 10:55 AM

Council and District Key-3's



Camp / Properties

Marketing  and

Building Executive Board and District Committees

Growing the "Build an Adventure" Recruiting Plan

Building a Successful Finance Campaign / Prospect and Evaluation

Positioning the Outdoor Program within the Market

Use of Social Media for Effective Promotion and Recruiting

11:00 - 12:10 PM

Volunteer and Professional Relationships


District Community and Family FOS Campaigns

The BSA Property Evaluation Project

Marketing - Using BSA Resources Effectively

12:15 - 12:45 PM

LUNCH (PNC Conference Room)

12:30 PM

2017 National Jamboree - Doug Schwab (PNC Conference Room)

12:50 - 2:00 PM

Inter-council Collaborative Initiatives

Venturing /
Building a Council VOA

Every Youth Deserves a Trained Leader

Strategic Trends for Council Camping Programs

Scoutbook and other Computer tools

2:00 - 2:10 PM


2:15 - 3:25 PM

Collaborative Initiatives

Building on the Exploring Explosion

Chartered Organization Relationships

(National Camp Accreditation Program)

Great Program is the Driver for Cub Scout Advancement (and Retention)

3:30 PM

Conference Wrap-up (PNC Conference Room)

4:00 PM


Indiana Area Hotels

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Map

Session Descriptions