2016 Reminders from the Council Program Director
For a list of details on important dates, deadlines and projects please click here
Cub Scout Camping
Family Camp at Camp Woodland
Family camp provides an opportunity for the whole family to experience the outdoors together. From archery to fishing to camping under the stars, have fun together! Spring and Fall family camps will feature belt loop programs:
Fall Family Camp October 15-16 will feature
BB Gun Shooting
Medical Health Forms Part A & B are required for all camps. Part C is also required for overnight camps
To register please fill out the reservation form and fax or email it to the council office.
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.
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.
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.
Facebook and Twitter
The Onondaga District is now on Facebook and Twitter! See the latest scouting news in real time! Also located on the site are videos and photos from previous events! Be sure to like us and follow us @Onondaga_Dist! Follow @Onondaga_Dist
Longhouse Council Training:
Please click here to link to all Council and online training programs
Onondaga District Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events please check out our district calendar.