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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...

May 2017 – Something EDGE-y

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Boy Scouting

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...

May 2017 – 10 Reasons for Day Camp

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Cub Scouting

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...

Council Recognition Banquet Registration Open

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in Council News

The annual Central Florida Council and Eagle Scout Recognition banquet is Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel on International Drive in Orlando. This is the time of year that we recognize the achievements of our Scouts and leaders, including the Bill Ruffier Class of 2016 Eagle Scouts who earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2016.  It is also the time that we recognize the 2016-2017 Giovanni Livera Class of Silver Beavers. The award is made for noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by registered Scouters within the council. More Information and Register Here June 9, 2017 The Rosen Plaza Hotel Eagle Scout Check in – 5:00PM...