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Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Council News

Upcoming training events happening in the Central Florida Council

Upcoming training events happening in the Central Florida Council

Upcoming Trainings Throughout the Central Florida Council:     How to Find a Training Course on the Council Calendar Go to Council Website: http://cflscouting.org/ Select the “Calendar” tab located at the top center of the home page. You will see the current month calendar for the Council In the upper left of the blue area, select “Categories” At the bottom of the left-hand column, select “Training” (check mark appears in box next to it) Select “Apply Filter” button You will now see all training courses scheduled in the Council If you wish to see only one particular district’s course offerings, select “Districts” Select district you want to see (check mark appears in box next to it) Select “Apply Filter” button Only Council-wide and District-specific training will appear in the calendar   Chip Vanture – Council Training Committee Chairman Kevin Ronayne – Council Training Committee Staff...

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Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Council News

Advancement News

Advancement News

The Central Florida Council Advancement Committee would like to remind all that Merit Badge Counselors, NOVA Counselors, and SuperNova Mentors (including Cub Scout and Webelos level awards) need to be registered PRIOR to starting to work with the youth on Merit Badges or the STEM awards.  Registration is not difficult – It requires: Adult Application for the appropriate position code (42 – Merit Badge Counselor, 52 – SuperNova Mentor, 58 – Nova Counselor). Unit level signatures are NOT required as this is a District level position. Signed Criminal Background Check Form (part of Adult Application) Proof of Current Youth Protection Training Completed Merit Badge Counselor Information, SuperNova Mentor Information, or Nova STEM Counselor Information Form, as appropriate These are to be provided to your DISTRICT Advancement Chair for review / approval.  The District Advancement Chair will then provide thee completed forms to Lynette for verification of the Background Check and recording in the system that you are an approved Counselor / Mentor.  Lynette notifies the District Advancement Chair when...

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Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Council News

Cub Scout Day Camp 2018

Cub Scout Day Camp 2018

Planning for our 2018 Day Camps are underway by our volunteer committee, and we are excited that you are considering sending your Scout to a week of camp with us this year! If you didn’t know this year Camp is open to all boys and girls entering the 1st -5th grade in August of 2018. Our Webelos Day Camps specifically cater to 4th and 5th graders and begin to prepare Scouts for Scouting programs after Cub Scouts. Many of our camps even offer a lunch option for your Scout for the entire week, which is at no additional charge from the basic camp price (participating camps only). Over 100+ Scouts have already registered for Day Camp! The time is now to lock in your spot, and begin planning your own “Passport to Adventure”! Cub Scout Day Camp is the highlight event of the summer for all Cub Scouts and this year’s theme is “Passport to Adventure”. Scouts who attend camp will get the opportunity to meet new friends, learn...

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Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Council News

Central Florida Council Eagle Scout’s Project gives the gift of comfort…

Central Florida Council Eagle Scout’s Project gives the gift of comfort…

Central Florida Council Eagle Scout Avery F. is making a difference in his community. Avery worked for a year to raise funds to create 400 teddy bears for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office So, why would deputies need teddy bears?  When a child witnesses a traumatic event at a crime scene or a car crash, they need comforting and reassurance.  That’s where the teddy bears come into play.  “I thought it was really neat to help kids,” Avery said.  Deputies said they will hand out teddy bears to children at such scenes who need consoling. “We commend this young man who is making a difference for the next generation,” the Orange County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post. Teddy Bears for Children in Crisis A story of compassion and caring: Avery Feucht saw a need to help children in distress and decided to take action. This Eagle Scout raised funds to create 400 teddy bears to be handed out by our deputies to any child they encounter in...

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Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in Council News

Orlando City Scout Night…April 8th

Orlando City Scout Night…April 8th

Join your fellow scouts and be a part of a sellout crowd that will cheer on Orlando City in their match against the Portland Timbers on Sunday April 8th at 4:00pm! A portion of every ticket purchased will benefit the Central Florida Council. Get your tickets today and we will secure you the best seats available… Click here to purchase your tickets      ...

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