2017 COORDINATED DISTRICT KLONDIKE
Saturday, January 21st at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Center
All Boy Scouts and WEBELOS are invited to attend the 2017 Coordinated District Klondike taking place at the Ice Age Center in New Auburn, WI. This event is open to all units of the Council.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Joe Larson at Joseph.Larson@Scouting.org
TALL OAKS MERIT BADGE CLINIC
Saturday, January 28th at Elk Mound High School
Register Online at: TO Merit Badge Clinic
CUB SCOUT RANK UPDATE -
The National Boy Scouts of America recently shared an update providing for some increased flexibility with Adventures for Cub Scout dens. Effective Nov. 30th, some adventure requirements that were previously mandatory will become optional. Units can choose to complete the now optional requirements as they would have previously. Units can also choose to adopt the new requirements which allow Adventures to be completed in approximately two meetings per month. The goal is to make advancement achievable by all Cub Scouts. The new requirements will be posted in a free addendum available at:
For more information visit a lengthier article here:
Units can contact the Scout Service Center (715-832-6671) for a printed copy of the new requirements or with further questions.
ANNUAL CALENDAR & PROGRAM GUIDEBOOKS
Planning resources for the upcoming year of Scouting are now available. These include:
*2016-2017 Council Calendar
: lists upcoming events such as trainings, camporees, key summer camp dates, banquets.
*Cub Scout Calendar
: simplified version of the Council Calendar which shows just the items pertinent to Cub Scout Packs such as trainings, popcorn sale dates, Cub World camp dates, and Cub Scout activities.
*Cub Scout Guidebook
contains information on unit planning, the Journey to Excellence program, Cub World summer camp, adult leader training, School Night for Scouting, and much more.
*Boy Scout Guidebook
contains information on unit planning, the Journey to Excellence program, Boy Scout camp, high adventure and much more.
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