This section is from the book "Scouting For Rural Boys. A Manual For Leaders", by Boy scouts of America. See also: Outdoor Adventure Manual: Essential Scouting Skills for the Great Outdoors.
1. Mimeograph or print a supply of blanks. Survey only one district at a time.
2. Develop one county or district at a time. (Do not let the "survey story" get old before you do something about it in the district which has been surveyed ).
3. Get cooperation of County or District School Superintendent.
4. Superintendent asks teachers to make survey during school session and have survey blanks returned promptly the same week.
5. Have Superintendent and some leading teachers study results.
6. Cooperate with Superintendent in tabulating and studying results, make reports available to teachers of county.
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7. Have conference with Rural Committee, School Superintendent, Organization Committee and the Commissioners to determine the action called for by the facts revealed. (See 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 below.)
8. Add men to the District (or County) Committee. The membership of the District Committee should be made up of representatives from each community of the county and as far as possible have all classes of people represented, including various organizations and churches.
9. Work with District Committee and Staff of Field Commissioners for each phase of the work, such as Cubbing, Lone Scouting, Neighborhood Patrols, Troop Scouting, Senior Scouting, plan for monthly conference of District Commissioner group on same evening when the District Committee meets.
10. Train the men of the Commissioner Staff for their jobs and relate them to the District Committee in a helpful way.
11. Start Scouting and organize Cubs, Lone Scouts, Neighborhood Patrols, Troops and Senior groups in in each community on the basis of the requests revealed by survey, which should be followed up promptly.
12. Recruit leaders, assign them to jobs, hold training conference for leaders; later follow up with a training school or session. Arrange district Scout activities, services, Court of Honor in each district. Make Scouting happen out in the district where the boys live.