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Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Council News

2018 Travel, Sports and Entertainment Auction- Auction Items Wanted

2018 Travel, Sports and Entertainment Auction- Auction Items Wanted

The Central Florida Council will be holding our 22nd Annual Travel, Sports and Entertainment Auction on Friday, August 17 at the Marriott Orlando Downtown. Do you have an item that you would like to donate to our Auction?  Would you like to be a Table Vendor Sponsor and display your business or services that you provide to our Central Florida Community and drive attendance to your business? Please contact Tia Pendleton at Tia.Pendleton@scouuting.org or 407-703-0245 for additional information.  All donations are 100% tax deductible and support our local Scouting program! 2018 Auction Request Form...

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Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Council News

2018 Camp Cards are a Huge Success

2018 Camp Cards are a Huge Success

Welcome to the 2018 Camp Card Sale!   Selling Camp Cards is an easy no risk way to teach Scouts the value of earning their way. Going to camp is the highlight of every Scout’s year. Shouldn’t they understand the value of that experience?   This sale plays an essential role in allowing you to generate the funds for your Unit, and to send your Scouts to camp this summer.   Imagine being able to pay for a MAJOR portion of what your Unit does for an entire year with Camp Card profits. Trips…camp outs…trainings…advancements…blue & gold banquets…courts of honor…trailers…uniforms…day camp…resident camp…summer camp!   Last year, Scouts in the Central Florida Council earned close to $280,000 to fund their Scouting adventure.   Our goal is to give each Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturer the opportunity to earn the money needed to have the best unparalleled Scouting summer ever!   What are Camp Cards? Camp Cards are discount cards to various businesses in our Central Florida Council service area. ...

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Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Council News

New Youth Protection Training…

New Youth Protection Training…

The National Key 3 has announced the implementation of the new Youth Protection training. From now on it will be referred to as YPT2. The prior version of the BSA’s Youth Protection trainings are no longer available. YPT2 replaces other Youth Protection trainings and is required for ALL BSA programs. By October 1, 2018, all new and currently registered leaders will be required to complete the updated training. The enhanced and updated content will allow leaders and councils to comply with all current legal requirements. While this may be inconvenient for some, it reflects the BSA’s commitment to the safety of all youth. · Adults accompanying units on activities who are present at the activity for 72 hours or more, must also take Youth Protection Training. The 72 hours need not be consecutive. · New leaders are required to take Youth Protection Training prior to completing the registration process. · Units cannot re-charter unless all unit leaders have completed YPT within two years. · Adult Youth Protection Training is...

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Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in Council News, Featured

2018 Family Friends of Scouting

2018 Family Friends of Scouting

Family Friends of Scouting The Central Florida Council serves over 20,000 youth members in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Volusia, Lake and Flagler Counties.  Financial resources are needed to provide the facilities at our camp and our service center, support materials for our volunteers, programs and activities for our Scouts and Scouters, and professional leadership for our communities.   The annual Family Friends of Scouting Campaign focuses on raising a significant portion of this budget through families who participate in Scouting. Funds are raised by coordinated presentations made by volunteers to families of Scouts at a special unit event such as a Cub Scout Pack Blue & Gold Banquet or Boy Scout Troop Court of Honor.   Please click here to make your pledge   Please click here to make your pledge     Thank you for your support of...

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Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in Council News

Join Scouts and Scouters at the Annual Council Recognition Banquet…

Join Scouts and Scouters at the Annual Council Recognition Banquet…

Join Scouts and scouters from around the Central Florida Council at the Annual Council Recognition Banquet honoring the 2017 Gene Lent Eagle Scout Class and 2018 Sheriff Jerry Demings Silver Beaver Class. The Annual Council Recognition Banquet brings together top corporate and community leaders throughout Central Florida each year to honor our Eagle Scouts for achieving the highest rank in Scouting and also 14 outstanding adult Scouters for their contributions to the 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 Center 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 1st 2018!) 2017 Eagle Scouts, 2018 Silver Beaver Award Recipients and 2018 National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award Recipients dinner (ticket) is complimentary and additional reservations for family and friends may be purchased online only. The hotel has extended...

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