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Cub Scout Day Camp Registration Extended

Hi Cub Scout Parents – Cub Scout Day Camp is just around the corner! Your son will enjoy shooting BB guns, Archery, Arts and Craft and much, much more! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for your son to … Continue reading

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Order of the Arrow 2018 Membership Update

Announced today on the Order of the Arrow website at https://oa-bsa.org/article/2018-membership-update: Earlier today, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved some exciting updates to the Order of the Arrow program. Beginning February 1, 2019, unit elections will be permitted … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Shakedown

TO ALL FAMILIES IN YOUR UNIT ATTENDING SUMMER CAMP: Want to be able to skip the long lines for swim checks on the first day of Summer Camp? Looking for an affordable health check by a doctor? Join the Southwest … Continue reading

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BSA Media Coverage

Dear Southwest Florida Council Scouters, With the recent announcement of a new name change in one of the BSA programs, below is information that accurately clarifies what you may have seen reported in news media outlets. The Boys Scouts of … Continue reading

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Updated Youth Protection Training Overview

The Big Rock topics at Roundtable last night was on the updated Youth Protection Training. For those that were not able to be there, or those that want a recap, click on the image below for the slides that Mark … Continue reading

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Urgent: Pack 191 missing flags

ALL SCOUTERS: It has come to my attention that Pack 191 is missing both its unit flag and American Flag. The unit was in attendance at LECOM Park for Scout Night and prior to departure, the flags turned up missing. … Continue reading

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May Roundtable

All: The May Roundtable will take place at our regular meeting place/time on Thursday, May 3rd. After last month’s hiatus due to the Adult Recognition Dinner (Thanks to all who came, by the way.), there is a lot to cover. … Continue reading

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2018 Manatee District Pinewood Derby Winners

A HUGE round of thanks to Shari Kurutz and her team for organizing and running this year’s Pinewood Derby. Besides the races, activities included corn hole, tower building (toothpicks and marshmallows), and knot-tying. Ren Carotti ran the software to keep … Continue reading

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Den Chief Training Opportunity

TO: All Boy Scouts signed up for Manatee District Day Camp 2018, All Boy Scouts who want to become a Trained Den Chief, All Cub Scout Leaders who want to enhance their program with Den Chief involvement, All Boy Scout … Continue reading

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College of Commissioner Science Registration is Open

All: Do you happen to know who your Unit Commissioner is? What is his/her purpose? Would you like to know more about the commissioner program and the services that your commissioner can provide? Are you interested in learning more about … Continue reading

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