District Announcements

10/24/2014 $600 Club Drawing Winners

Our 10/24/2014 Weekly Drawing winners from the $600 club are:

Jonathan P. – Pack 6 Ugly Stick Fishing Pole
Zack H. – Pack 117 Smithsonian Science Kit
Danny R. – Pack 165 Estes Rocket

Congratulations Scouts!

Don’t forget to turn in your $600 club entry forms before 12pm Friday!

This Friday, October 31 will be our LAST $600 club drawing, including a Grand Drawing for a Mountain Bike! Remember to submit your $600 Club entry form by Friday before noon! Here’s a great way to get out there and reach the $600 Club. Click here for the entry form.

Mystery House Prize Updates!

From the Longhouse Council website: This past weekend several Mystery House Prizes were found!

Tyler T. Pack 888 – Amazon Gift Card
Scouts from Pack 37 – XBox One
Luke B. – Pack 55 Gift Card
Matthew R – Troop 9 Gift Card



$600 Weekly Drawing Winners 10/10/2014

Our 10/10/2014 Weekly Drawing winners from the $600 club are:

William M. – Pack 156 Ugly Stick Fishing Pole
Patrick K. – Troop 117 Smithsonian Science Kit
David M. – Pack 117 Estes Rocket

Congratulations Scouts!

Don’t forget to turn in your $600 club entry forms before 12pm Friday!

This Friday, October 10 will be our fourth $600 club drawing. Remember to submit your $600 Club entry form by Friday before noon! Here’s a great way to get out there and reach the $600 Club. Click here for the entry form.

Here is an easy way to get to the $600 club in just one week!


Third Mystery House Prize Found!

Mystery House Announcement!!
Another prize was found last night!

Chaz S. – Troop 22 found the Lego set!

The XBox One and so many other prizes are still out there! Who will find them??


Scouting University

Saturday November 1, 2014
Paul V. Moore High School, Central Square

The University of Scouting is a multitude of specialty sessions to help you gain new skills and abilities to become the very best Scout Leader possible. Trained Scouters help the youth of our community to be better leaders and citizens.

It is the only time during the year where you can find the widest variety of training opportunities in all program areas, all in one place. Whether you are new to the Scouting program or a veteran Scouter, University of Scouting provides informative and hands-on courses in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing

Click here to download the University Catalog


Two Mystery House Prizes Found!!

Mystery House Announcement!!
Two scouts found prizes last night at Mystery Houses!

Patrick K. – Troop 117 found the Remote Control Helicopter!
Nick L- Troop 68 Found the GoPro!

Congratulations Scouts!

There are still several prizes waiting to be found -you could be the next winner!Pat Kinsella Nick Lando T 68

Fourth Mystery House Clues Announced!

Hidden at houses throughout the council are prizes for Scouts who are selling popcorn! If you are the first Scout to find a mystery house and sell them popcorn, you will win a fantastic prize! You could even win an Xbox One or a GoPro!

Each week new clues will be given to help you find the mystery houses. This week’s clues are:

1. There is a prize hiding on Rt.38A (E. Lake Rd).

2. A prize is a prize hiding on Steven Terrace Rd. in Syracuse.

3. There is a prize hiding on Pickering St. in Ogdensburg.

4. There is a prize hiding on Cottage St. in Potsdam.

5. A prize is hiding on Glencairn Ct. in Liverpool.

6. There is a prize hiding on Churchill Ln. in Fayetteville .

7. There is a prize hiding on Bridge St. in Oswego.

8. There is a prize hiding on Nellis St in Watertown.

9. There is a prize hiding on Pike St. in Brownsville.

For more information on the mystery house prize program and a list of available prizes, please visit www.cnyscouts.org/popcorn

2014 Scouting University Catalog

This is a great place to get your training done.  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Paul V. Moore High School.  This is the link to the Council’s page: http://www.cnyscouts.org/training/files/2012/08/2014-SCOUTING-UNIVERSITY-CATALOG-FALL.pdf

Boy Scout Geology Merit Badge Weekend Scheduled for October

The Herkimer Diamond Mines will be conducting a Boy Scout Jamboree Oct. 24-26. Cost is $23 per Boy Scout for program and mining fee. Adult and sibling cost is $7.50 per person for mining only fee. Reservations are required – for reservation forms and program information  please click here or can be obtained by calling 315.717.0175.

Philmont Presentations now Available

From the Longhouse Council webpage: Philmont National Scout Ranch is the largest youth camp in the world and is located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the Rocky Mountains of northeastern New Mexico.  The ranch encompasses 137,500 acres, or about 214 square miles. Philmont offers 34 staffed camps and 55 trail camps for your backpacking pleasure.

Want to know more?  To arrange a visit at Roundtables, Venturing Crew and Troop meetings contact Karen Heiss, Philmont Ambassador for the Longhouse Council, (315) 323-0185 or visit www.philmontscoutranch.org.

The 2015 Philmont contingent is forming and needs to know, now, if you are interested. Please tell your Scouts of the opportunity.  You never know who may want to take the challenge.

2015 Longhouse Council Philmont Trek

2015 Council Philmont Trek Registration

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