From the Longhouse Council website: The registration period for Brotherhood Camporee 2014 has been extended until September 1st! Please fill out the 2014 Brotherhood Camporee Registration form and return it to council as soon as possible. The 2014 Brotherhood Camporee will be held Sept. 26 — 28 at Wellesley Island State Park, Wellesley, N.Y.
The following is from the Council website
The Longhouse house council is hosting its annual fall membership drive and popcorn sale picnic at two great locations. Please join us for a late summer picnic, followed by two informative sessions on this fall’s unit product sale and membership campaigns.Registration is free for the first two participants from each unit ($6 for each additional person) Payment will be collected at the door. Registration is required by August 1st. To register, please fill out the registration form below.
Northern Kickoff Southern Kickoff
August 7, 2014—6:00PM August 8, 2014—6:00PM
Brownville Parish Center, Watertown Camp Woodland, Constantia
Membership Breakout Topics
- Learn about this year’s campaign changes.
- See and pickup this year’s new marketing materials.
- Discover best practices and share some of your own!
Popcorn Breakout Topics
- Sample this year’s product lineup and learn about product and prize updates.
- Pick-up your popcorn sale materials.
- Learn how to grow your sale and fund your unit’s entire yearly program!
To Register please go to the Council website main page by clicking here
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.
Facebook and Twitter
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Longhouse Council Training:
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Onondaga District Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events please check out our district calendar.