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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

News from Tipisa Lodge, Order of the Arrow

News from Tipisa Lodge, Order of the Arrow

Tipisa Lodge will be attending the S4 Section conference April 13 – 15, at Camp Miles. The next lodge event will be Lodge service weekend May 18 – 20th; so be prepared for a weekend you won’t want to miss! Service Weekend is a time for Tipisa to provide meaningful service to Camp La-no-che as we enter the summer camp season. But just as Tipisa works hard, we play hard too! Look forward to movies, swimming, patch trading, and a whole lot more! And don’t forget, Lodge Elections! On Saturday night there will be a show followed by a party at the pool! Brotherhood will be offered for those eligible (Ordeal members of 10 months or more). Seal your membership in the Order of the Arrow and complete your induction! For those who were elected into the Order of the Arrow and haven’t had their opportunity take their ordeal; this will be offer at this weekend as well.   To register for this weekend; click on this link: https://scoutingevent.com/083-serviceweekend...

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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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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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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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