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News from the Central Florida Council Advancement Committee..November 2018

News from the Central Florida Council Advancement Committee..November 2018

News from the Central Florida Council Advancement Committee   Conservation has always been a key element in the Boy Scouts of America program.  Ernest Thompson Seton, one of the founders of the BSA, was an author, wildlife artist, and founder of the Woodcraft Indians.  Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell.  The BSA has been a positive force in conservation and environmental efforts.  When planning service projects, units should strongly consider projects which benefit their sponsoring institution and projects which are conservation oriented.  The BSA offers a number of conservation awards to recognize youth and adult volunteers for their efforts.  These awards and the requirements for them can be found at https://www.scouting.org/outdoor-programs/conservation-and-environment/conservation-awards-and-recognitions/.   Reminder that Scoutbook will be free starting 1 January 2019.  From the November – December issue of Advancement News:   For more information, see November-December 2018 Advancement...

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Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Council News

Camp Card FUNdraiser is around the corner!

Camp Card FUNdraiser is around the corner!

Camp Card FUNdraiser is around the corner!  Pre-order your camp cards TODAY! Visit us at: campcard.cflscouting.org to place your order by November 15 to earn 10% commission! Our $5 camp card helps Scouts earn their way to camp!  Selling Camp Cards is an easy no risk way to teach Scouts the value of earning their way. Going to camp is the highlight of every Scout’s year. Shouldn’t they understand the value of that experience?   This sale plays an essential role in allowing you to generate the funds for your Unit, and to send your Scouts to camp this summer.   Benefits of selling camp cards Allows Scouts a spring fundraiser to generate funds in preparation for summer camps Relieves pressure for units to conduct a spaghetti dinner, car wash, pine straw sale, etc. The card sells for $5.00 and is a great point for someone to support Scouting Scouts can earn up to 40% commission, camp certificates AND more!   Order your camp cards today!  Units receive your...

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Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Council News

Central Florida Council 2019 University of Scouting

Central Florida Council 2019 University of Scouting

Central Florida Council 2019 University of Scouting It’s time to save 26 January 2019 on your calendar for 2019 University of Scouting training event. This will be a great day of supplemental training to enrich your ability to offer a program that provides an “Unparalleled Experience for All Youth”. The day will offer over 150 courses in the areas of Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, General Studies and Commissioner Studies for adults and a full youth program for all Boy Scouts and Venturing Scouts. You can come for classes and grow your scouting knowledge or earn a degree (Associate through a PhD) in one of 5 College’s (Cub Scout College, Boy Scouts College, Venturing College, General Studies or Youth College) that will enhance anyone’s skills and leadership abilities. Details on all aspects of the program will be in the catalog that will be available on line and at Roundtable starting in November. This year we will again be at Edgewater High School in Orlando and registration will open 15...

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Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Council News

AmazonSmile for the Central Florida Council

AmazonSmile for the Central Florida Council

  If you are shopping with your Amazon or Amazon Prime account any time of the year, please consider giving painlessly to Central Florida Council by clicking on AmazonSmile and choosing Central Florida Council BSA as your charity of choice.  AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price for eligible purchases back to CFC. Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price.  Please consider asking your spouses and anyone else who orders in your household to do the...

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Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Council News

Camp Card FUNdraiser is coming soon…

Camp Card FUNdraiser is coming soon…

  Camp Card FUNdraiser is coming soon!   We are gearing up for our 2019 Camp Card FUNdraiser and need your assistance!   How you can help secure Vendors/Community Partners: Do you know of a Community Partner who could benefit from an increase in their sales in your community?  Do you know of a Community Partner who is well known or offers a service or product that the community loves and would be willing to purchase Camp Cards if this Community Partner was on our Camp Card?  Do you know of a Community Partner who would be willing to offer a great discount to your community for an entire year?  If you answered YES to these questions we need your assistance to help recruit this Community Partner for our 2019 Camp Card in your area! Please email Tia.Pendleton@scouting.org so we can work on securing them to be a Vendor on our 2019 Camp Card!   Camp Card Overview Our $5 camp card helps Scouts earn their way to camp! ...

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