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BSA Chief answers your questions about welcoming girls into BSA programs

The full article can be found on Bryan On Scouting at https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2017/11/21/bsa-chief-answers-your-questions-about-welcoming-girls-into-bsa-programs/ Advertisements

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OA – Winter Fellowship and Banquet

Arrowmen, This is a reminder that this the last day to register for Winter Fellowship!  The event will be taking place December 8th-10th, at Camp Miles. Cost $25.00 per Arrowmen $10.00 per Saturday Banquet Only Late fee After 11/22/2017 a … Continue reading

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Range Master Training this Saturday, 1pm at Camp Miles

No online registration. Come to training with exact fee, I will issue receipts. Click Here to view the flyer Justine Gonzalez Finance Secretary BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Southwest Florida Council, Inc. #088

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November Popcorn Incentive

We are doing one final push to motivate our Scouts to get out and support our Military on Veterans Day and boost your online sales! Click on the image below for the details. Also, I want to encourage you to … Continue reading

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Wood Badge, because every scout deserves a TRAINED leader!

Wood Badge is the advanced leadership training program for adult leaders of the Boy Scouts of America. Building on the past, understanding the present, and looking to the future, Wood Badge stands ready to provide leadership for Scouting and leadership … Continue reading

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New Cub Scout Leader Survival Training

On THURSDAY, Nov. 2nd at the Manatee District Roundtable meeting, we will be holding another New Cub Scout Leader Survival 101 training. If you missed the first one or have new leaders in your pack, please plan to attend and … Continue reading

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Registration for BALOO training is now OPEN on the Council Website

Online registration for BALOO Training is now open. To Register, Click Here. Please share with your pack leaders so everyone who wants to attend has the opportunity. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A LOCATION CHANGE. IT WILL BE HELD AT: 53rd … Continue reading

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Don’t miss BALOO training on November 4th

Manatee District’s BALOO training has been rescheduled to a new date and location. It is not open for online registration as yet, but please let your leaders know it will be held on Nov. 4. This training will be available … Continue reading

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Final CFE Camp Hurricane Work Day

Dear Scouters, Many thanks to all volunteers who participated in both camp Hurricane Clean-Up Days. A great deal of work was done and we are on schedule for reopening with both camps. We need one more effort this weekend at … Continue reading

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New BSA Program Expansion for Girls

Dear Scout Supporters – Today, the Boy Scouts of America National Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance … Continue reading

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