2015 Annual Awards & Recognition Picnic and Scout Bucks Auction
All Scouters, Spouses, Family and Friends are invited to celebrate another good year of Scouting and honor recipients of the Silver Beaver, District Award of Merit, Lamplighter, Sparkplug and William Hillcourt Awards; induct any new Old Goats or Nanny Goats and have a good time. The picnic will be held Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 6:00pm at the Ellis Park Pavilion in East Syracuse. The cost will be $5.00 per person and the menu is Pot Luck. Reservations must be made no later than June 9, 2015. For more information on making your reservation, what to bring for the Pot Luck and other information please click here.
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.
Young Eagle Flights
Saturday June 6th, 2015
Airplane rides of about 20 minutes will be offered at no charge to Scouts of the Longhouse Council ages 7-17. Flights will commence from the Skaneateles Areodome on Benson Road.
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Area 3 Venturing eVent
Camp Card Sale Update
Welding Merit Badge to be Offered
Troops in the Longhouse Council have the opportunity to earn the Welding Merit Badge under the tutelage of Longhouse Council Welding Champions Joe Bouchey and Ron Mills The Boy Scouts of America believes that introducing youth to skilled trades is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible and productive society. In 2012 the BSA developed a new merit badge on welding. Lincoln Electric, who extends this opportunity to the Longhouse Council, is a proud sponsor of the BSA. To make arrangements for your Unit or Troop to participate in the Welding Merit Badge, contact Joe Bouchey (315) 323-1243, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Ron Mills (315) 882-4484, email email@example.com .
Philmont Presentations now Available
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.
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Onondaga District Upcoming Events
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