The 2013 National Jamboree is just around the corner! To highlight this year’s event the Longhouse Council is offering a commemorative patch set themed after a local icon!
If you are interested in ordering a set please fill out the order form and send it to the Longhouse Council Service Center.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 7:00 PM
Syracuse Chiefs Vs. Pawtucket Red Sox
Tickets are available at the Longhouse Council Service Center.
Show your support for Scouting and the Syracuse Chiefs by attending this fun and free game! Bring the entire family and be sure to wear your uniform. Units that would like to participate in the opening ceremony and parade should bring an America Flag along with your unit flag and plan on lining up on the field at 6:30 PM. If you are a talented singer and would like to sing the National Anthem at the game please call Ray Eschenbach at the Council Office at 315-463-0201.
The Longhouse Council Camporee was held on May 17-18th at the Oswego County Fairgrounds in Sandy Creek. This event was open to Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Ventures and adult leaders with over 1500 scouts and scouters in attendance.
The camporee was Scouting Olympics with Boy Scouts competing in 3 different events. To find out results of the Boy Scout Olympic Competitions please click here.
Along with belt loops and a host of other cub scout activities, the cub scouts competed in a pinewood derby. The winners of the pinewood derby are:
1st Place – Jake P from Pack 156
2nd place – Joel B from Pack 830
3rd place – Joe P from Pack 156
Also at the event there was a we will hold a Dutch oven cook off. Musical entertainment was provided from a local band and to cap off the evening there was a spectacular fireworks display on Saturday night. This event only happens once every three years, so we hope to see you again in 2016!
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Camp Woodland, Constantia, New York
5:30 PM Reception
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Silver Beaver Recognition, Annual Business Meeting to follow
Cost: $20.00 per Person
Plan to join us for an evening of recognition and fellowship.
Council Annual Reports will be given as well as the election of Council Officers and Members at Large. The Silver Beaver Class of 2013 from throughout the Council will be honored.
This is a fun evening of celebration and a wonderful meal will be provided. Pre registration and payment MUST BE received by May 31, 2013. No walk ins allowed, food is preordered.
To register please complete and submit the reservation on the 2013 Annual Dinner Flyer.
Camp Cards are discount cards that provides the purchasers numerous discounts to restaurants and retailers all throughout Central and Northern New York. Each card is sold for $5.00. The deals on the card far exceed the amount. Scouts are encouraged to sell as many as they can. Your unit will earn 50% ($2.50 per card) of all sales!
There is no risk to your unit! All your unit needs to do is agree to participate in the 2013 Camp Card Program and request the number of cards your unit intends on selling. Once your unit has the 2013 Camp Cards you will issue them to your Scouts one bundle at a time which is 10 Cards or $50.00 worth of cards. At the end of the sale your unit will return all unsold cards and 50% of the sales to the Council Office. Your unit retains 50% of your total sales.
The 2013 Camp Card Sale will run from March 15, 2013 – May 31, 2013. To sign up your unit, just complete the commitment form below and submit it to the Longhouse Service Center by March 15th.
An expedition is being put together for Philmont in 2014. Estimated cost is $2,200.
If interested, take a look at the 2014 Longhouse Council Contingent Philmont Registration Form, the Participant Letter of Agreement, and the High Adventure health requirements/risk advisory.
Check out our video and find out more about our programs at Sabattis Scout Reservation. Check out our 2013 programs.
(Not ready for Sabattis? Check out our Cub Camp programs!)