Resources & References: MENTORING

Mentoring Information Troop Meetings Main Event

Brounstein, Marty. Coaching and Mentoring for Dummies. For Dummies, 2000.
Maxwell, John C. Mentoring 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know. Thomas Nelson, 2008.
Megginson, David and David Clutterbuck. Mentoring In Action: A Practical Guide for Managers, 3rd ed. Kogan Page, 2006.
Probst, Kristie. Mentoring for Meaningful Results: Asset-Building Tips, Tools, and Activities for Youth and Adults. Search Institute Press, 2006.
Whitmore, John. Coaching for Performance: GROWing Human Potential and Purpose—The Principles and Practice of Coaching and Leadership, 4th ed. Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2009.

Initiative Game Resources
Newstrom, John, and Edward Scannell. The Big Book of Team Building Games: Trust-Building Activities, Team Spirit Exercises, and Other Fun Things to Do. McGraw-Hill, 1997.
Rohnke, Karl, and Steve Butler. Quicksilver: Adventure Games, Initiative Problems, Trust Activities and a Guide to Effective Leadership.
Kendall Hunt Publishing, 1995.
Snow, Harrison. Indoor/Outdoor Team Building Games For Trainers: Powerful Activities From the World of Adventure-Based Team Building & Ropes Courses. McGraw-Hill, 1997.

The Trainer’s EDGE
National Mentoring Month
Scouting Games
Small Group Games

Related Program Features
Communication, Ethics, Project Planning

Photo and Illustration Credits
(BSA file),( ©Volt Collection, courtesy),  (, courtesy: hand, ©John David Bigl III; scissors,
©nikolae; paper, ©Pensiri; rock, ©Natsmith1;lizard, ©Jamesbin)

We are grateful to Brent Uberty, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2011-2012 Western Region Venturing president; Kendra Virgin, Vancouver, Washington; and Jim Virgin, Vancouver, Washington, BSA Youth
Development Committee member, for helping to develop the Mentoring program feature.

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