Tag Archive: Venture

Feb 06

February update: Fall 2012 Camporee

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As a patrol, Scouts will build a trebuchet using pioneering and lashing skills that will hurl a small pumpkin.   Design, build, and test your trebuchet prior to the camporee, but be prepared to reassemble it at the designated launch area at the Camporee. Many thanks to those from Troops 152, 349, and 1887 for their ideas for the competition. POC: …

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Jan 18

International Scouting

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Earn the International Activity Patch: The International Activity Badge is a three-inch diameter multi-colored patch to be worn on the right pocket of the uniform to recognize participation in unit, council, and world scouting international activities. The International Activity Badge was initiated in 1962 by the Transatlantic Council, BSA and General Bruce Clark. The patch …

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Jan 05

It’s Rechartering Time!


The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) requires each Scouting unit – whether Pack, Troop, Team, Crew, Ship, or Post – to renew its Charter annually. This assures that the Chartered Organization still is using Scouting’s programs to serve youth and assures that the unit roster is up to date at least once a year. We …

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Dec 14

OA – Venture Crew?


Did you know that a Scout is still considered a youth in the OA until he turns 21?  This is different from the aging out for Boy Scouts which is 18. Did you know that the District has a Venturing Crew for those Arrowmen who are aging out of Boy Scouts but still want to …

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Nov 05

2011 GM District Scouting for Food

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Click here to watch the video on this years Scouting for Food efforts. In the Law of the Pack, a cub scout gives good will and in the Boy Scout Promise, a boy scout promises to help other people at all times. By participating in a Scouting for Food program, scouts come a step closer …

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