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November 2018 – The Lions Program

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 in National Cub Scout News

Loyal listener, @Howard_Chalmers had some questions about changes to the Lions program, now that it’s no longer a pilot program, but a bona fide, real-life program of the BSA. Christine McDanal the Council Lion Champion for the National Capital Area Council in Washington, DC. Will assist us with everything we need to know about the new Lions program. So, if you’re a Lions’ Den Leader or Cubmaster who now has Lion dens in your pack meeting, joins us for all the updates now that Lions have moved from pilot program to a full-fledged BSA program. Powered by...

Central Florida Council 2019 University of Scouting

Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Council News

Central Florida Council 2019 University of Scouting It’s time to save 26 January 2019 on your calendar for 2019 University of Scouting training event. This will be a great day of supplemental training to enrich your ability to offer a program that provides an “Unparalleled Experience for All Youth”. The day will offer over 150 courses in the areas of Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Venturing, General Studies and Commissioner Studies for adults and a full youth program for all Boy Scouts and Venturing Scouts. You can come for classes and grow your scouting knowledge or earn a degree (Associate through a PhD) in one of 5 College’s (Cub Scout...

AmazonSmile for the Central Florida Council

Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Council News

  If you are shopping with your Amazon or Amazon Prime account any time of the year, please consider giving painlessly to Central Florida Council by clicking on AmazonSmile and choosing Central Florida Council BSA as your charity of choice.  AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price for eligible purchases back to CFC. Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price.  Please consider asking your spouses and anyone else who orders in your household to do the...

Camp Card FUNdraiser is coming soon…

Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Council News

  Camp Card FUNdraiser is coming soon!   We are gearing up for our 2019 Camp Card FUNdraiser and need your assistance!   How you can help secure Vendors/Community Partners: Do you know of a Community Partner who could benefit from an increase in their sales in your community?  Do you know of a Community Partner who is well known or offers a service or product that the community loves and would be willing to purchase Camp Cards if this Community Partner was on our Camp Card?  Do you know of a Community Partner who would be willing to offer a great discount to your community for an entire...

October 2018 – Be Prepared for Your First Meeting

Posted by on Sep 27, 2018 in National Boy Scout News

OK, listeners, we’ve had discussions on new-unit development and recruiting youth and leaders, so now is the time to start planning those meetings and activities. But we don’t want to throw everything out there at once, so let’s figure out what you need to do to Be Prepared for that first meeting. To help us with that is Lorie McGraw, a Scouting volunteer for 23 years with the Indian Waters Council in Columbia, South Carolina, Somehow, she found time to also prepare to be an assistant Scoutmaster for a new all-girl troop that will start next year. Powered by...