Pages Menu
Categories Menu

Most recent articles

Scoutbook Lite to Replace Internet Advancement in the Second Quarter of 2018

Posted by on in Council News

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is excited to roll out a new solution in the second quarter of 2018 that will leverage core components of the Scoutbook platform. The current Internet Advancement platform will be retired and replaced by a new online tool called Scoutbook Lite. This new application is being developed now from the ground up so that unit leaders can quickly key in advancement and other key data. It will sport a slick new user interface optimized for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. The BSA has found that less than 10% of units use the CSV (comma – separated values) data file import feature in Internet...

How to Find a Training Course on the Council Calendar

Posted by on in Council News

How to Find a Training Course on the Council Calendar Go to Council Website: 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...

From the Central Florida Council President

Posted by on in Council News

  2017 was a great year for scouting in Central Florida Council!  440 Scouts earned the Eagle Rank, our units logged over 118,000 hours of community service, we welcomed over 7,500 new families to scouting, and we have over 20,000 youth participating in scouting programs across seven counties.   Some of the most memorable scouting experiences can occur in the summer, where longer term activities are possible.  As you plan unparalleled summer adventure, be sure to consider Camp Lanoche, one of the finest scout camps in the south.  I recommend visiting the completely revamped website:  to learn about the impressive list of exciting programs.  Some key points:  ...

5 Friends from Central Florida Council receive their Eagle Scout at one Ceremony

Posted by on in Council News

Achieving the rank of eagle is never easy, but it is always a lot better when you can achieve it along with 4 of your buddies. Troop 608 in Oviedo, FL had 5 gentlemen do that as they all shared the spot light for a single Court of Honor to recognize all of them. Connor D. completed his Eagle Board of Review on January 9, 2018.  He crossed over from Cub Scouts to Troop 608 in 2011.  He held several leadership positions over the past years including Senior Patrol Leader and Bugler.  For his Eagle Scout Project, Conner restored about 35 tombstones at the Geneva Cemetery that were in...