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Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in A Cub Scouting Event, Council News, Cub Scouting, Featured, Rocket in to Scouting

Adventure is waiting…Rocket into Scouting

Adventure is waiting…Rocket into Scouting

Please click here to learn how to sign your son up for Scouting… About the Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America The Central Florida Council is one of the largest youth serving agencies in Central Florida instilling timeless values of character, citizenship and leadership in each young man who enters the Scouting program. The Central Florida Council provides educational-based skills and activities. Currently, there are over 20,000 Scouts and more than 6,000 volunteer leaders. The Central Florida Council also owns and operates the Leonard & Marjorie Williams Family Scout Reservation and provides an outstanding outdoor experience for youth and adults. Vision of the Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America To provide unparalleled experiences for more youth. Please click here to learn how to sign your son up for Scouting… Promise to Parents Parents will say Scouting in Central Florida Council offers their family fun and adventurous things to do. This fun and adventure will help their son or daughter develop leadership skills and values important to good citizenship and service to others. Please click here to learn how to sign your son up...

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

CubCast  July 2017 – Cub Scouts and Outdoor Ethics

CubCast July 2017 – Cub Scouts and Outdoor Ethics

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...

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Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Boy Scouting

May 2017 – Something EDGE-y

May 2017 – Something EDGE-y

The May/June issue of Scouting magazine features a story by our very own ScoutCast host, Bryan Wendell as he accompanied Troop 7031 of Flagstaff, Arizona on a pretty exciting canoeing adventure to Yellowstone National Park. He witnessed the incredible leadership of Matt Nichols, the Assistant Scoutmaster as he brought the Teaching EDGE to life. So please join us as Bryan and Lee chat with Matt in greater detail about that trip and the finer points of EDGE. Source: Boy Scout Cast National News   Podcast link   Listen Here if Player is Not...

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Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Cub Scouting

May 2017 – 10 Reasons for Day Camp

One good reason should be enough to get your Cub Scouts to day camp, but Jennifer Mooney, the Camping Director for the Cascade-Pacific Council in Portland, Oregon, shares with us 10, that’s right, 10 reasons why day camp strengthens the Cub Scouting experience. Source: CubCast National...

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Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Cub Scouting

April 2017 – Tell Us More About Wood Badge

@cubcast follower Joe@bosshoss1031 sent us this tweet: I would like to hear about Wood Badge. I hear it’s a great course, but what is the course? Well, Joe, we had a chat with Wood Badge expert Mark Nelson, who shares with us everything (the who, what, when, where, and why) you need to know about this advanced leadership training course. We bet you’ll be registered for a course before the show is over. Source: CubCast National...

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Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Boy Scouting

April 2017 – Building the Budget

OK, listeners, let’s talk budgets. Sure, the best things in life are free, but everything else costs money and practically every entity runs on a budget: the government, businesses, households. Even your troop needs to budget for all those fun activities and trips. We checked in with a few Scoutmasters who told us that sometimes, they just let the Troop Committee handle the budget because it can be a bit overwhelming. So we got some help on that for you. Charlie Garwood, who joined us in September to talk about working with the troop committee, has come back to ScoutCast to show us how your troop or crew can plan the budget. Source: Boy Scout Cast National...

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