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Spring Cub-O-Ree at Camp Flying Eagle

Join the Southwest Florida Council Activities Staff for a full weekend of fun!  Spring Cub-o-ree’s program will include Carnival Games, BB Shooting, Rock Climbing, Midway Exhibits, Fishing, Canoeing, Scout Skills Training, Bounce Houses, Adventure Rides, Nature Training, Friday Night movie … Continue reading

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Scoutbook Lite to Replace Internet Advancement

You may have seen this information a bit earlier… but it wasn’t officially released until January 6th. Scoutbook Lite to Replace Internet Advancement in Q2 of 2018 The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is excited to roll out a new … Continue reading

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“Good Turn for America” Community Service Month

“Good Turn for America” Community Service Month America is a nation built on service. From barn raisings to soup kitchens, ordinary Americans have always made an extraordinary difference in the lives of their neighbors and in their communities by lending … Continue reading

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Manatee/Two Rivers Camp Card Kickoff

Hello! Manatee District will be having it 2018 Camp Card Kickoff and Training on Thursday, January 18th 6:30pm at the Dining Hall at Camp Flying Eagle. You are requested to have at least one member of your unit present at … Continue reading

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Last chance to get new Youth Applications in for 2017

Attention all Committee Chairs of Packs, Troops and Crews, At the December meeting of the Manatee District Committee, we learned that we need six (6) more youth registrations to be turned in by December 29th, so our District can finish … Continue reading

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From USA TODAY – Eagle Scout among heroes in chaotic moments after Amtrak derailment

https://uw-media.usatoday.com/video/embed/108750870?placement=embed Worth watching. Every Eagle Scout should be proud of the Eagle fraternity. All the rest of us should be proud of what we do to train all Scouts to respond in this manner. Click Here to read the full … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Service Hours

On Wednesday (12/13) while attending a Chamber of Commerce event, I met Barbara Slater (Volunteer Program Manager for the Manatee County Habitat for Humanity). She mentioned that there will be a cleanup project in Washington Park on January 15th and … Continue reading

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This training is for everyone and anyone.

This is the first part of the three-part train-the-trainer continuum (T3, or T-Cubed) in the Boy Scouts of America. The course introduces teaching techniques and skills to new Scout trainers but is also designed to help all Scouters, regardless of … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Astronomy for December 2017

Sidewalk Astronomy at G.T. Bray Park Spend an evening observing the celestial wonders December 14, 2017 – The Local Group of Deep Sky Observers, a Bradenton/Sarasota group of astronomy enthusiasts, is pleased to announce their next Sidewalk Astronomy event. Weather … Continue reading

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Eagle Scout Project at Humane Society of Manatee County

Bradenton, FL – December 12, 2017 Joseph Lambert of Boy Scout Troop 8, First United Methodist Church of Bradenton, completed his Eagle Project, the Humane Society of Manatee County Beautification Project, on December 2, 2017. The front of the Second … Continue reading

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