August - October Trail Signs
The latest council printed newsletter is in production and will be mailed soon; however, it is available for download here and now!
2018 Platinum Journey to Excellence Tracking
This recognition honors units that are the best of the best. Check out where your Scout unit stands, early and often, to help keep you on track to achieve PJTE.
Major Gifts Initiative
We have added content to our MGI webpage, including site plans, project spec sheets, building drawings, an MGI newsletter and more. Check it out. Scout units can participate in the investments in our camps, an Adopt a Campsite option has been made available, through which a Scout unit or individual can commit to a gift of support, payable over three years. Special recognition will be posted in the campsite. Presently four such shelters are being installed at MSR. Get more details on this opportunity.
Order of the Arrow Dues
Brothers in the OA can now pay their 2018 Lodge Dues conveniently here to remain in good standing in the Brotherhood of Cheerful Service.
Wood Badge 2018
In 1911, Baden-Powell took the first steps in training Scouting’s leaders by organizing a series of lectures and activities. Wood Badge provides the opportunity to: Understand Scouting as a family of interrelated, values-based programs providing age-appropriate activities for youth. Recognize contemporary leadership concepts and discover how they are relevant to the Scouting movement and life in general. Apply the skills learned as a member of a successful working team. Renew one’s commitment to Scouting by sharing in an inspirational experience that provides Scouting with revitalized leadership. And, Have FUN ! Many consider Wood Badge to be a peak experience of their Scouting careers. It has served as a source of training and inspiration to thousands. Download WB18 Flier, Register for the Course
Help Spread the Word About Scouting Podcasts
It goes without saying that Scouting's adult volunteers are busy. To help them stay current with the latest program and membership developments, the National Service Center has created two podcasts, Scout
Cast and CubCast, that can be enjoyed while exercising, commuting, or while multitasking at home.
To access both, as well as several years'-worth of past episodes, head to:
https://podcast.scouting.org. You also can subscribe on iTunes (search for "CubCast" or "ScoutCast