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2017 Boy Scout Travel, Sport & Entertainment Auction

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Council News, Featured

Join 600+ of your friends bidding on hundreds of items at the 21st Annual Boy Scout Travel, Sports and Entertainment Auction.  We have a variety of items including: airline tickets, including  airfare, sports merchandise, hotel & golf packages, restaurant certificates and several unique experiences you may not be able to find elsewhere.

One Voice – Matthew – Dallas Texas

Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in A Cub Scouting Event, Council News, Featured, One Voice

A new series of videos that features Scouters across the country sharing in their own words how Scouting has changed their lives for the better. Whether it’s the mom, the Scoutmaster, the Venturer, or the Cub Scout, you’re sure to find a story (or two) that touches your heart. Take a look at Matthew, a Cub Scout from Dallas, talking about why he loves Scouting:

HOW TO SHARE YOUR ECLIPSE EVENT PHOTOS AND VIDEOS WITH THE WHOLE COUNTRY

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Council News, Featured

How To Share Your Eclipse Event Photos and Videos With the Whole Country August 15, 2017 If you’re headed outdoors to see the eclipse on Monday (Aug. 21), we want to experience it along with you. And so does everyone in the Scouting community! Whether you’re planning a weekend-long campout, headed to a Scout camp viewing party, or scoping out the eclipse in your backyard with buddies, we’re challenging you to capture the best moments and share them on Instagram and Twitter using #BSAEclipse2017 (or you can email them to communications@Scouting.org). From there, you may see your photos on Boy Scouts of America‘s and Boys’ Life’s official social media channels. That’s right, the...

August 2017 – Boy Scouting e-Training

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Boy Scout Training, Boy Scouting

So, you’re a new Scouting volunteer. Thanks for joining us! You’re probably wondering right about now what you’ve got yourself into. But relax – this month’s episode is all about what is probably the best advice you’re ever going to get in Scouting and that is: Always ask who snores before picking a tent mate. No, wait! The best advice is actually TAKE. THE. TRAINING. Just click the Download button as Dan Maxfield, who served on the task force that created these online training courses, explains how the new online training modules will enable you to know exactly what to do and where resources can be found. Source: Boy...

2017 ScoutCast Transcripts and Episodes

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Scout Cast Podcasts

2017 ScoutCast August 2017 – Boy Scouting e-Training So, you’re a new Scouting volunteer. Thanks for joining us! You’re probably wondering right about now what you’ve got yourself into. But relax – this month’s episode is all about what is probably the best advice you’re ever going to get in Scouting and that is: Always ask who snores before picking a tent mate. No, wait! The best advice is actually TAKE. THE. TRAINING. Just click the Download button as Dan Maxfield, who served on the task force that created these online training courses, explains how the new online training modules will enable you to know exactly what to do...

Families Like Mine – Lydialice

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Council News, Families Like Mine

We strongly believe that Scouting can benefit all families, from all walks of life, and from all backgrounds. Scout mom Lydialice didn’t just sign her son up for a Cub Scout Pack – she started one. In this video she explains what inspired her and how it’s bettered her family.

ScoutCast July 2017 – Cultivating Volunteers

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Scout Cast Podcasts

t’s one thing to figure out what to do when your own child is having a temper tantrum and being disruptive, but what if one of the other Cub Scouts is having that tantrum? We know you have this question because real-life Cub Scout Leaders and CubCast hosts Amy and Aaron have come across this situation.

CubCast July 2017 – Cub Scouts and Outdoor Ethics

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Camping, Cub Scouting

The principles and concepts of outdoor ethics are not just for the campsite. They should apply to school grounds, parking lots, even your own backyard. So, how do you explain this to your group of 7- to- 10-year-old boys? Hosts Amy and Aaron share their dens’ experiences as they chat with Dennis Kampa, the National Camping School Task Force Chair and author of the BALOO Training as he shares his words of outdoor wisdom. Source: CubCast National News   Podcast link   LISTEN...

How to view the 2017-2018 Calendar

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in District News

All 2017-2018 district events have been added into the council Scouting Event Application which can be viewed and printed.  In addition the calendar can be exported in ics format for various other calendar applications.   Go to www.cflscouting.org and click on the calendar tab in the top menu or click on this button District Calendar There are three views, “grid”, “month”, “list”.  These instructions are for month view so click on month view if one of the others is displayed.  The default month is current month. Click on Districts just above calendar. Click on No Districts Click in box next to your district You will then see the current month...