2019 Area 2 Spring Key Leadership Conference – 3/30/19

The Area Two Committee extends to you a most cordial invitation to attend the upcoming Area Key Leadership Conference – March 30th at Iona Prep in New Rochelle NY. This conference is designed to meet your needs in the important leadership position you hold with your council. The sessions that will be held include topics important to successful council and district operations. Additionally, this is a great opportunity to join in Scouting fellowship and network with other Area Two Scouters.

We will offer information, support tools, and know-how to help you be successful in your Scouting responsibilities.  Presenting the latest methods, materials and best practices will be various national, regional and local volunteers as well as BSA professionals.

We will be offering 23 separate “breakouts” so there is truly something for everyone!! Key topics will include:

  • Membership – Family Scouting, Scouts BSA and Exploring
  • Program – NCAP, Resident Camping, Training, Sea Scouting, Venturing and Order of the Arrow
    Commissioner Service
  • Leadership & Performance – Board Development & Engagement, JTE and District Operations
  • And many more!

We are also excited to welcome several guest speakers who will present at our opening session and during lunch.  Scott Berger, chairman of the National Scouts BSA Committee will serve as our keynote speaker. We will also be welcoming our Northeast Region president, Scott Christensen and Northeast Region director, John Mosby. Additionally, we are excited to have Dan Warren who serves as the BSA’s resident expert on youth development at the BSA National Service Center, to share his latest findings and trends, as well as Amy Hutcherson, who serves as our Northeast Region membership growth coach.

Please spread the word and hope to see you on March 30th !!

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019


8:30 am – 9:00 am – Registration, Breakfast and Fellowship

9:00 am – 2:30 pm – Conference Program

Location: Iona Preparatory School, 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Who Should Attend?

All Council and District level volunteers as well as our professional staff teams in Area 2. All other active key leaders are encouraged to attend as well. With a large variety of tracks and breakouts, we recommend each Council send a large contingent that way you can divide and conquer; sending your volunteers and staff teams to all of the sessions in order to take advantage of the variety of information that will be available through the conference.

Conference Cost: $30 – Includes a continental breakfast, lunch, commemorative recognition, and all conference materials.

Conference Attire: BSA Field Uniform or “Executive Casual” are appropriate. (No ties or jackets required)

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 25, 2019

Online Registration: CLICK HERE for the online event registration site

Event Document Package: CLICK HERE to view the event document package (detailed event information, conference agenda, etc.)

Getting to Iona Preparatory School:

Directions to Iona Preparatory School

View Iona Prep on Google Maps

Iona Preparatory School, 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Mass Transit: CLICK HERE to check current Metro North schedules and fares to the New Rochelle train station, a 10 minute taxi/UBER ride from Iona Prep.

Questions? Contact Area 2 or your Scout Executive