District Announcements

Mystery House Clues
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 1 console or GoPro camera! 
 
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 near a body of water whose name translated in Mohawk means ‘crossing’.
 
2.You might be able to see ‘The Dome’ from where this prize is hiding.
 
3. A prize is hiding near where the Battle of the Thousand Islands was fought in 1760.
 
4.There is a prize hiding close to a city that has an island in the middle of it. 
 
5.Near a place whose original settlers called “Little Ireland”, there is a prize.
 
6. Close to a place Grover Cleveland called home, you will find a prize.
 
7. There are a few prizes hiding near the place Jerry Seinfeld started college.
 
8. There are a few more prizes hiding near where the most millionaires per capita lived in the beginning of the 20th century. 
 
For more information on the mystery house prize program and a list of available prizes, please visit www.cnyscouts.org/popcorn

$600 Club
Congratulations to our first round of $600 Club drawing winners!
Noah Kalin Troop 107- Smithsonian Science Kit
Ronnie Reome Troop 41 – Estes Rocket Kit
Isaac Bishop Pack 173 – Ugly Stick Fishing Combo Kit
 
This Friday, September 19th will be our second $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. 

 

Reminders
We will not be sending out Order Forms for Take Order. If you need order forms, please contact your popcorn kernel, district executive, or contact the Longhouse Council Service Center. 


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

Halloween Spooktacular Returns to Camp Woodland

From the Longhouse Council website: The Cub Scout Family Weekend Halloween Spooktacular at Camp Woodland returns with a variety of activities for Cub Scouts and their families.

Set for Oct. 18-19 at Camp Woodland, Constantia, the weekend includes archery, BB guns, fishing, campfires and fun for the whole family. Spend the night at Camp Woodland gazing at stars, singing songs, telling ghost stories and roasting s’mores. For complete information and registration: Halloween Cub Family Weekend Flyer

Brotherhood Camporee 2014 Registration Extended

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.

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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