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Central Florida Council Eagle Scout’s Project gives the gift of comfort…

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Central Florida Council Eagle Scout Avery F. is making a difference in his community. Avery worked for a year to raise funds to create 400 teddy bears for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office So, why would deputies need teddy bears?  When a child witnesses a traumatic event at a crime scene or a car crash, they need comforting and reassurance.  That’s where the teddy bears come into play.  “I thought it was really neat to help kids,” Avery said.  Deputies said they will hand out teddy bears to children at such scenes who need consoling. “We commend this young man who is making a difference for the next generation,”...

Orlando City Scout Night…April 8th

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Join your fellow scouts and be a part of a sellout crowd that will cheer on Orlando City in their match against the Portland Timbers on Sunday April 8th at 4:00pm! A portion of every ticket purchased will benefit the Central Florida Council. Get your tickets today and we will secure you the best seats available… Click here to purchase your tickets      ...

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

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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

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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...