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Battlefield District

 

District Calendar:  click here

Commissioner Meeting and Roundtable  NOTICE:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Commissioner Meeting and Roundtable Location for October:

New Hanover Presbyterian Church

10058 Chamberlayne Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Upcoming District Events:

2016 Battlefield District Boy Scout Fall Merit Badge Camporee

October 7th - 9th, 2016 at the VFW Post 9808, Mechanicsville, VA

 

The 2016 Fall Camporee and Merit Badge Weekend is being coordinated by Chapter 5 (Nagatamen) of Nawakwa Lodge of the Order of the Arrow. This is done in accordance with the founding principles of the Order of the Arrow – to promote camping and to develop youth leadership.

Goal – To provide opportunities to scouts of all ages and experience levels by giving ample exposure to the development and application of such scouting and life skills as leadership, responsibility, and vocational skills taught in Merit Badges, as well as helping Scouts advance in their quest for the Eagle Rank.

 

Merit Badge Listing:

Battlefield Fall Camporee 2016 MB List.pdf

Leaders Guide:

Battlefield OA Camporee 2016 Leaders Guide E.pdf

(You must complete Doubleknot and the appropriate Google form below to be completely registered. Failure to due both will result in you not being fully registered. Please if you have any problems or questions please contact us at battlefieldscouting602@gmail.com)

 

2016 District Dinner: Saturday, November 5, 2016

http://scoutingvirginia.doubleknot.com/event/1813386

Recognition of the Battlefield District Award of Merit recipients and current years Eagle Scouts. Bring two dishes to share that feeds 8-12 people or one dish that feeds 16 people. District provides meat, drinks & bread. All are welcome, please plan on attending and bring your family and anybody that is interested in Scouting.

Cost: $6.00 per person

Location: 6930 Cold Harbor Road Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111

Would you like to give feedback regarding new Scouting programs and proposed changes to existing Scouting programs? If you are a youth member 14 years of age or older, a volunteer, or a parent of a Cub Scout or Boy Scout, click on the link below to become a member of a Scouting research panel and receive surveys (no more than three per year) on a variety of topics related to Scouting programs.

For more information, please visit:www.scouting.org/about/research/ResearchPanel.aspx

Do you have questions about a district event? Please contact us at battlefieldscouting602@gmail.com.

Looking for a Scouting unit to join? Click Here.

Stay Informed:

The Battlefield District is also on Twitter! Just search for @battlefield602

We will use Twitter along with Facebook and e-mail as means of communications to keep you and your unit informed of what is going on in the Battlefield District.

If you want to sign up, change your e-mail address or be removed from the district e-mail list. Please go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YkoP9vKPWcIUdqDGk-emXHwD348f69ZSIIjDolLAXLs/viewform and it will be taken care of.

Please let us know what we can do for you. We are here to serve you and your unit.

Please visit the Offical Battlefield District Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/BattlefieldDistrictInTheHeartOfVirginiaCouncilBsa

Resources:

Troop Program Resources:

http://www.programresources.org/

Membership Recruitment Resources:

http://www.scouting.org/Home/Membership/Youth_Recruitment.aspx

Annual Health and Medical Record

STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

http://www.scouting.org/stem.aspx

My.Scouting.org

http://www.my.scouting.org/

Scouting Forms

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Media/forms.aspx

Journey to Excellence Resources and Service Hours Login Page Link.

(2016 JTE Scorecards, Guidebooks & Tracking Workbooks now available).

(2017 JTE Scorecards now available, Guidebooks & Tracking Workbooks Coming Soon).

Advancement Resources including the 2016 printing of the Eagle Rank Application and the October 2015 Printing Eagle Scout Project Workbook.

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/resources.aspx

2014-2016 Program Update Information: Including information on the 2016 Boy Scout Requirements update.

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/programupdates.aspx