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Important Online Cub Training Update

Important Online Cub Training Update

Important Online Cub Training Update Training for the new Cub Scout program is now available at my.Scouting.org.  Note the dot between “my” and “Scouting”.  It’s a completely different website from myscouting.org with tons of great resources for volunteers. Here are a few good things about this new Cub Leader training: Completely geared for the new…(more)

BSA License Plates

BSA License Plates

Delegate Randy Minchew from Leesburg, VA will be filing a bill in the Virginia House of Delegates for the upcoming 2017 Session to create a specialized license plate for Scouting.  Mr. Minchew is an Eagle Scout, former Scoutmaster and Silver Beaver Award winner.  He knows this project has been in the works for a few…(more)

Charter Renewal

Charter Renewal

Charter Renewal From: Lloyd Dunnavant, Council Commissioner Recharter is a term that we use to describe when Scouts, adult volunteers, and charter organizations renew their membership with the Boy Scouts of America and pay their annual registration fees.  All units in our council must complete and turn in their recharter no later than December 31,…(more)

Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver Award

Nominate a Deserving Scout Leader for the Silver Beaver Award

Nominate a deserving Scout leader for the Silver Beaver Award The Silver Beaver Award is the highest recognition a council can award a Scout leader.  Typically, a Scout leader is nominated by his or her peers for several years of service often including leading projects on the district or council level. The due date for…(more)

Welcome Parents of New Scouts

Welcome Parents of New Scouts

Scouting’s programs and outdoor adventures prepare youth for a lifetime of character and leadership. Welcome to Scouting!  If you are new to Scouting, chances are you are joining a Cub Scout Pack of boys in grades 1-5.  Packs operate best when families jump in and have fun together.  Everyone can help the Pack be successful…(more)

Leave No Trace Trainer Course

Leave No Trace Trainer Course

This course is limited to 14 participants, so register today! Click here to download the registration.

Now is the time to sign-up for Philmont 2016!

Now is the time to sign-up for Philmont 2016!

Philmont 2016 Council Contingent Explore the Philmont high-country on a 12-day backpacking expedition.  Experience the thrill of climbing mountains over two miles high!  Learn technical rock climbing, archeological excavation techniques, and blacksmithing.  Relive the by-gone days of the Old West as you ride a western saddle horse, learn the ways of the mountian man, pack…(more)