Annual Council Webelos-Ree
From the Longhouse Council webpage: When: Sep 12 – 13, 2015
Description: Hosted by Lowanne Nimat Lodge:
Get your fall Webelos program off to a fast start by joining us at the Third Annual Webelos-Ree, a weekend of learning scout skills from Boy Scouts and Arrowmen. All Webelos are invited. This camporee-style event is for Webelos Scouts, with events and activities planned for their ability level, according to age-appropriate guidelines for Cub Scouts.
For more information on the 2105 Popcorn Sale please click on the information below. Please direct any questions to your District Executive.
Council-Wide Meal & Kitchen Committee Volunteers Needed
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to serve on the new Council-Wide Meal & Kitchen Committee. All skill levels welcome, requires only a desire to help with one or more function of meal and kitchen tasks for Boy Scout or Order of the Arrow events. Tasks include, meal planning, shopping, help transporting food, kitchen prep, cooking, serving, clean-up crew. We always have lots of fun in the kitchen.
Also, recruiting volunteers who will serve as Coordinator/ Manager for specific events to coordinate and manage meal service for that event. Previous food service experience is helpful for this position. With an enthusiastic number of volunteers, we can set up teams for rotational service for different events.
Please contact Richard Fields to volunteer.
(315) 681-6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact by July 19th, so we can schedule a committee meeting.
Scouting the Mall in 2016
From Brian Ahsmann: Scouting the Mall will be held March 12, 2016. The one change I know of is the only overnight option will be Wonderworks for an additional fee. There will not be the option of spending the night on the 6th floor. There are no additional details at this time. Make sure to check here and the Council website for updates.
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.
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 email@example.com or Ron Mills (315) 882-4484, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
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Onondaga District Upcoming Events
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