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Longs Peak Council

Boy Scouts of America

ScoutMail Policies PO Box

* General Guidelines
  • Scoutmail must be directly related to Scouting in our Council/Districts
  • Send information most recipients would want to know about, and target the area / program level.
  • Use sparingly for non-trivial information.
  • Ask council webmaster if you're not sure about the kinds of things we should send.
  • Council Approval (District webmasters - ask your DE when in doubt)
  • Verify information / dates are correct before sending.
  • Check your email to see if someone else has already sent the info.
  • Keep messages short - reference packet, web page or mailings for details.
  • Follow YP (first name + last initial only, no contact info).
  • Follow member privacy policies (permission for contact info).
  • Do not send repeated reminders about the same event (one early/initially and one before deadline OK).
  • Avoid giving the impression of spam.
  • Use normal sentence capitalization (ALL CAPS is rejected by some spam filters).
  • More Details
* Examples
Updates / Changes
  • Changes to previously published dates/times/details
  • Roundtable, topics, what to bring
  • FOS, Popcorn Kickoffs
  • Registration Deadlines
  • Award Nominations
Opportunities? - Use discretion!
  • Program-related opportunities
  • Community service - help needed
  • Opportunities for Unit fundraising (non-commercial)
* NOT For
  • Advertising for particular Unit's Fundraiser
  • Advertising for Fundraisers or Events of other Organizations
  • Commercial Ads or Endorsements
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Last Updated Wednesday, 17-Oct-2012 07:45:34 CDT