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The Oneida District serves scouts primarily from the Liverpool and North Syracuse school districts and includes Liverpool, Clay, North Syracuse, Mattydale, Cicero, Bridgeport, and Brewerton

Click here for the 2016-2017 District calendar
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District Announcements

Oneida District 2017 First Aid-O-Ree

When: Thursday, January 12th, at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Salina Civic Center, 2826 Lemoyne Ave, Syracuse, NY.

Registration begins at 6:30 p.m.

The events will begin at 7:00 pm sharp

Click here for more information

2017 Oneida, Onondaga, and Interlakes Klondike Derby

Klondike 2017

When: February 4, 2017

Where: Camp Woodland

Cost: $10.00 per scout, leader and guests

Registration: Pre-registration by January 13, 2017 as materials for the activities will need to be ordered for the participating patrols.

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Webelos at the M.O.S.T.

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What is it?
• Saturday night “Camp In” at the M.O.S.T.
• WEBELOS and Arrow of Light with adult leaders only due to space limitations
• The MOST Staff will provide activities which include many of the requirements for the Scientist
WEBELOS and Arrow of Light Activity Badge.
• Includes a planetarium presentation, museum exhibits, limited edition souvenir patch, evening snack
And light breakfast
Where:
Museum of Science & Technology
500 South Franklin Street, Syracuse
When:
Saturday – January 7th, 2017
Saturday – January 14th, 2017
Saturday – February 4th, 2017
Registration Begins 11/15/2016 (watch Council Website for registration forms on 11/15/16)
• $38.00 per boy (includes Event Patch)
• $28.00 per adult
****** Note: Due to space limitations one adult per five boys is preferred*******

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The Longhouse Council’s Camp Card program is designed to help a Scout Unit earn $5 for every $10 card sold. The program helps Units to purchase needed equipment and assist with financial assistance.

New this year, when you purchase a SaveAround Camp Card, the purchaser automatically receives a Savings Pass Number, giving them access to hundreds of nationally recognized vendors with even more savings!

The Longhouse Council’s SaveAround Camp Card and SaveAround Perks offer hundreds in savings at area and national dining, fast food, sports, and service merchants. Coupons are valid January 2017 through December 31, 2017 unless specifically noted.

  • The top performing Unit that sells the most cards will be treated to a pizza party after the conclusion of the campaign.
  •  The top performing Scout that sells the most cards will be entitled to a complimentary campership for either Camp Woodland or Sabattis Scout Reservation.
  • For Unit Leaders, during the first 5 weeks of the campaign, a drawing will be held each week for a $25 Save Around book to be given to a Unit Leader whose Unit is participating in the campaign.

PROGRAM ENDS MAY 31, 2017

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Eagle Scout Service Project Coach

The Longhouse Council Advancement Committee is now recruiting Eagle Scout Service Project Coaches (Project Coach) from all Districts, and encourages you to review the duties of the position and seriously consider registering.

Brief Description:
The Project Coach is a relatively new position in Scouting, and is similar to, but different from the more traditional Eagle Advisor or Mentor. The Advisor is usually a Troop (Unit) adult who guides and works with Scouts throughout all aspects along their Eagle trail. The Project Coach becomes involved only after the District Committee approves the Project Proposal, and the Coach’s duties end with the preparation of the Project Final Report.

A Project Coach will be assigned to each Scout following their Project approval, and the Coach will ideally be from a different Unit. The idea is that the Coach will offer encouragement and guidance, as well as assist with the nuances of project execution including safety. This not only assists the Scout with successful project completion, but also exposes the Scout to another adult with whom to communicate and coordinate.

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Attention:  New Eagle Applications – Reference Letter Policy

To create a measure of consistency throughout the Council,  a new procedure is being implemented effective immediately, in accordance with the 2013 “Guide to Advancement”.  To view the  new reference letter policy from the Longhouse Council please click here.

2017 Jamboree Informational Meetings

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District Roundtable Information:

Roundtable is on the 2nd Thursday of every month except July & August. Roundtables are held at the Salina Civic Center. Roundtables are for all Scouters.

The link below is this year’s Roundtable Schedule

2016-17 Boy Scout roundtable draft


Journey to Excellence

Scoutings Journey to Excellence has updated forms for the 2016 Scouting Year.

The links below are the forms that need to be filled out and returned with your units charter in March 2016.

Cub Scout Pack Score Card

Boy Scout Troop Score Card

Venture Crew Score Card

Sea Scout Ship Score Card

Click here for a glossary and Definitions