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Scouting Blog

This is the time of year when most units recruit new members. With new scouts come new parents. This new blood will help your unit stay healthy, vibrant and successful. Such a unit will continue to thrive and be there for the next generation of scouts to come.

All of us in the scouting program were recruited by someone and we have benefited because of their efforts. It’s only proper that we pass on the benefit of scouting by recruiting new members. Read more

Training Opportunities

Cub Scout Leader Specific training, Cubmaster, Den Leader, Committee member and more. 
Saturday, 2014, September 20 (All day)

This course for adult leaders in Boy Scout units. Leaders who work directly with boys in a unit should attend. The class meets 3 times.
Backcountry Advanced Training, Classroom Meets twice, 10/23/2014 and 10/30/2014.
Registration now available! Deadline 10/10/2014
(updated date)
Boy Scout Outdoor Leader Skills Training. Learn by participating in a scout campout.
This course is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos activity badges. This course can be taught as a stand-alone experience but is often presented in conjunction with Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS).
This one day course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for those leaders who are interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO is an instructor-led course which is conducted at the Council level. BSA's Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful camping experience.
Oak Leaf is a junior leader experience designed to supplement Troop level training and prepare Scouts for NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training).


Our first big event of the year is Northern Trail to Adventure (NT2A), which takes place at Camp Wisdom. Our volunteer staff is putting together a great program, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there!
School Night For Scouting (SNFS) is already upon us. As the summer winds down, we’re now gearing up for the fall, and our School Night for Scouting team has been hard at work making sure we offer all we can to you, the leaders, for your School Night efforts.
Many of us have faced challenges in convining our scouts that summer camp is fun! Circle Ten has produced some videos to help showoff our camps. Here are some videos to help you sell scouting.

Online Scouting Resources

Need some ideas for a scouting event?  Check out Google, Bing etc.  Use good judgment, not all the material  is appropriate, but there is a world of information out there on the web. 


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