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Announcing 2019 University of Scouting

Save the date for November 16, 2019 for University of Scouting.  With over 90 different Scouting courses being offered there is something for everyone.  Check out all of this year’s great information.  Registration opens on September 1....

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Scout Day on Facebook

  We are excited about all of the Scouting adventures that wait for the 2019-20 Scouting year ahead and we are hope that you are too!  Summer is quickly coming to a close and we are entering the time of year when families are planning what activities that they will be involved with this fall...

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Exclusive Council Shoulder Patch Available for Wizard Safari Staff

Are you thinking about serving on staff for the upcoming Wizard Safari?  Here’s yet another great reason to serve on the Safari event staff. Full-weekend and part-weekend volunteer staff members at the Safari will be receiving this exclusive “Staff Only” Wizard Safari council shoulder patch.  The only way to receive this exclusive CSP will be...

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Internet Advancement 2.0

Internet Advancement 2.0 has been officially released for units that have not made the switch to Scoutbook.  The old Internet Advancement system has officially been retired for everyone except for Exploring units.  Internet Advancement 2.0 is the official name of Scoutbook Lite.  For those of you who have been following these upcoming changes, Internet Advancement...

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National Night Out…A time for your Pack to shine!

National Night Out…A time for your Pack to shine!  On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, communities across the country will celebrate National Night Out (NNO). NNO is an annual community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, and more caring places to live.  This is also a perfect opportunity for...

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What Leaders & Parents Think About Our Summer Camps – Listening Sessions 2018

In 2018, representatives from the Council Executive Board, Council Camping and Properties Committee, Camp Strategic Planning Committee, Commissioner Cabinet, and Council Unit Relations Taskforce embarked on engaging unit leaders and parents in discussions about their Scouting experiences in the New Birth of Freedom Council.  The objective of the group was to gather feedback in two...

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