Scouting the Mall Comes to Destiny USA
From the Longhouse Council webpage: The O2 District and Longhouse Council present Scouting the Mall at Destiny USA Saturday, March 22 — Sunday, March 23.
The event, open to all Scouts, includes activities involving mall tenants, merit badge and belt loop classes. Belt loops being explored are bowling, chess, good manners, astronomy, collecting. Merit badges being explored include coin collecting, collections, computer, disability awareness and photography.
Cost for Scouting the Mall is $5 for event patches plus any entertainment fees. Check-in runs from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday on the Sky Deck. Overnight takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 23.
This event is open to Scouts of all ages; however the District Policy of a 1:1 ratio for Cub Scouts is in effect. Scouts can also participate without doing the “lock-in” part.
Contact Christine Olivadoti @ firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or if you’re interested in helping.
Silver Beaver Nominations Sought
From the Longhouse Council webpage: Nominations are being accepted for the Silver Beaver Award. This is a national award presented by the Longhouse Council. It is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a volunteer leader by a local council.
The Silver Beaver is awarded for noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by a registered Scouter within the territory under the jurisdiction of a local council.
The deadline for nominations is April 4. Nominations are due to the Council office on that date.
Register for 2014 Brotherhood Camporee
From the Longhouse Council webpage: The 2014 Brotherhood Camporee will be held Sept. 26 — 28 at Wellesley Island State Park, Wellesley, N.Y. Due to limited facilities and camping areas, the number of campers is limited to 3,500.
Pre-registration, on a first-come, first-served basis opens Feb. 1. Registration deadline is June 1. At that time, Troops that have been confirmed will receive additional information.
Mark your calendars now for you and your Scouts to attend.
Camp Card Update
Due to the severity of the winter weather this year, the Camp Card sale will be extended through April 30th. This will allow for more time to sell for the units who have been snowed-in and to get out and sell! Camp Card returns and payment for all units have been moved back and are now due on April 30th, 2014.
If your unit is running low on camp cards or would still like to get involved in the program, please download an order form from www.cnyscouts.org and send it to Sarah Whitehouse at email@example.com.
For questions on the sale or for further information, please contact William Albrecht at firstname.lastname@example.org or (315) 463-0201.
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