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Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Council News

Camp Local…Summer Camp 2018

Camp Local…Summer Camp 2018

Summer Camp 2018   Camp La-No-Che offers an amazing summer for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers!  Camp up to 6 nights at the finest camp in Florida!  Choose the option below that is right for you:   CUB SCOUT RESIDENT CAMP: July 20 – July 23 & July 27 – July 30; $155 per youth 4 days, 3 nights of tent camping for Cub Scouts from Tigers through Webelos.  Focused on Advancement programs; includes shooting, aquatics, nature study. [LINK TO https://scoutingevent.com/083-CubScoutResidentCamp]   CUB SCOUT DAY CAMP: Various dates in June & July; $120 per youth 5 days of fun for Cub Scouts of all ages.  No overnights.  Focus on small group activities with some advancement. [LINK TO https://cflscouting.org/council/cubactivities/cub-scout-day-camp-2/]   BOY SCOUT RESIDENT CAMP: 6 Weeks in June & July; $320 per youth 6 days, 5 nights of Summer Camp for Boy Scouts and Venturers.  Heavy focus on Merit Badge study; climbing, shooting, aquatics, high adventure, etc. are offered all weeks.  Most experiences/activities included in Camp Fee. [LINK TO...

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Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Council News

2018 Central Florida Council Recognition Banquet

2018 Central Florida Council Recognition Banquet

One thousand people are expected to attend our 2018 Central Florida Council Recognition Banquet. This year’s honorees are; for the 440 members of the 2017 Eagle Class, Mr. Gene Lent and for the 2018 Silver Beaver Class Sheriff Jerry Demings . Our Annual Council Recognition Banquet brings together scouts, parents, scouters and top corporate and community leaders throughout Central Florida.  Each year we join to honor our Eagle Scouts for achieving the highest rank in Scouting. We also recognize Community leaders who are Eagle Scouts with the National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award plus 14 outstanding adult Scouters, from across the council, for their contributions to our Scouting program with the Silver Beaver Award.  The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. When:    June 1, 2018 5:00pm Eagle Scout Check-In/Eagle Scout Photo with live Bald Eagle 6:00pm Check-In/Reception 7:00pm Dinner Where:    Rosen Centre Hotel – 9840 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 Attire:    Scouting Field Uniform/Business Attire Banquet guest ticket cost: $35 (save $5 per guest by registering before May...

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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

Youth Protection and Preparing for Fall Recharter This is the time of year that council goes through the re-chartering process.  The Council Advancement Committee would like to strongly encourage anyone holding a district or council level position including Merit Badge Counselor, Nova Counselor, and Super-Nova Mentor to update your youth protection training to the training before 30 June 2018.  As has been advertised by the Council Youth Protection Advocate, National has mandated that everyone must has taken the new training ON or BEFORE 30 September 2018.  By completing the update early, you will help the council recharter process and avoid the potential of having your membership expired due to your Youth Protection Training inadvertently expiring.  The training can be accessed at the https://my.scouting.org/ link and then clicking on the Youth Protection Training icon on the right-hand side of the screen.  You will need your my.Scouting.org username and password.  By completing the new YPT early, you will help the council recharter process go more smoothly and avoid the potential of...

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Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Council News, Featured

Cub Scout Day Camp 2018

Cub Scout Day Camp 2018

Cub Scouts throughout Central Florida Council are gearing up for their very own “Passport to Adventure” this summer at 15 different Day Camps throughout our great council. While attending these Day Camps Cub Scouts will have the opportunity to learn about cultures near and far, while along the way doing the Scouting activities that they all love and enjoy. Each of our camps throughout the council will feature shooting sports, STEM activities, art and crafts, special guests, and the opportunity to complete several adventure loops. Each camp offer something special that makes it great, so by all means attend more than one if you Scout is up for an added adventure!   Our Day Camps are taking place in the months of June and July, and it is not too late to register, and take part in a fun filled week. Camps run Monday-Friday, and each district features a camp that is convenient for you! The cost is only $120 for the entire week, and includes your uniform, your...

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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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