Monday, November 20, 2017

November 2017 Camping Roundtable Info

Cub Scout Camping
   >Polar Cubs Registration is now OPEN!
      -All day experience offering snow tubing,
broomball, games, winter animal study, tomahawk throwing, sled chute, hot chocolate and more
      -All weekends January 6th - March 4th, 2018
      -Perfect family event for all Cubs. Siblings under the age of 5 are free!
      -Register at www.nsbsa.org/cubcamp
   >All Packs should "Save the Date" for 2018 Cub Summer Camp

Boy Scout Camping
   >Troops need to select and promote a date to attend Boy Scout Winter Camp. Both North Wind (Stearns) & Snow Base (Tomahawk) operate all weekend's in January and February
   >Registration opened on September 15th at noon - online!

 

District Recharter Training

This year, the Recharter Training is at Cabela's, Oct. 25th from 6:00pm - 8:30pm. Cabela's on 8400 Hudson Road, Woodbury 55125

 

Commissioners Meeting

All Commissioners are encouraged to attend! Prior to Roundtable, they're held at the Chruch of Latter Day Saints - Oakdale.

  • November 2, 2017 | 6:00pm – 6:50pm
  • January 4, 2018 | 6:00pm – 6:50pm
  • April 5, 2018 | 6:00pm – 6:50pm
 

Climbing Merit Badge at Vertical Endeavors
  • Saturday  Dec.  9th  8:00am-1:00pm
  • $40/Scout
  • A five-hour class in which Scouts can meet all of the requirements for the BSA Climbing Merit Badge. Badge requirements include belaying, rappelling, knot tying, rope management and other general safety requirements. We recommend that scouts be at least 12 years old Scouts without the First Aid Merit Badge cannot earn the Climbing Merit Badge. This class is open to both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, however the requirements met are only that of the BSA Climbing Merit Badge.
  • For more info you need to scroll down on the weblink; https://www.verticalendeavors.com/indoor-lessons/
 

2018 Silver Beaver Award
This completed form and all supporting letters must be sent to jzeman@nsbsa.org on or before Thursday, November 30, 2017.

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council. To prevent embarrassment, the candidate should not be notified of this nomination read more ...

December’s Roundtable 2017:

December’s Roundtable will feature the following in the Cub Leader Breakouts:  

Boy Scout Leaders: Why is advancement important and on-line advancement

Cubmasters: Helpful – Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Pack Administration: Kind - Pinewood Derby Planning, Blue and Gold Program Planning

Den Leaders: How to Make it fun

 

We meet at the LDS Church located at 2140 Hadley Ave in Oak Dale on the first Thursday of every month during the school year.

 

We start at 7:00 PM with breakouts for the Boy Scout Leaders and Cub Leaders and General Announcements at 8:00.

 

WHAT IS ROUNDTABLE?  The objective of roundtable is to provide leaders with program ideas; information on policy and events; and training opportunities. It is a forum for sharing experiences and enjoying fun and fellowship with other Scout leaders. By attending roundtable we hope that your experience will inspire, motivate, and enable you to provide a stronger program for your Scouts.

 

Roundtable Plan for the rest of the year

 

January’s Roundtable will feature the following in the Cub Leader Breakouts:

Cubmasters: Cheerful – Abracadabra!

Pack Administration: Helpful - Blue and Gold Ceremonies - AoL Award vs. Cross-over, Friends of Scouting - How to be effective

Den Leaders: Utilizing Den Chief and the Denner System

 

February’s Roundtable will feature the following in the Cub Leader Breakouts:

Cubmasters: Trustworthy – Cub Scout Investigators

Pack Administration: Cheerful - Spring Fundraisers - How to get new Scouts selling, Summer Camp Signup - How to retain Scouts over the summer

Den Leaders: Put the outing in Scouting

March Roundtable will feature the following in the Cub Leader Breakouts:

Cubmasters: Loyal – Cubs in the Future

Pack Administration: Trustworthy - Scouting for Food, Open Issues

Den Leaders: Cooking with Cub Scouts

 

April’s Roundtable will feature the following in the Cub Leader Breakouts:

Cubmasters: Friendly – Treasure Hunters

Pack Administration: