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BSA Insurance

Posted by on January 14, 2014 at 10:42 am

One of the most frequently asked questions at roundtable tends to be about insurance ~ who carries it and what it covers. It’s hard to search on the web for this information because it is very likely that different councils may have different coverages or plans. My own units are encountering an increasing number of […]

Trainers EDGE

Posted by on January 6, 2014 at 2:27 pm

The Trainer’s EDGE replaces the Trainer Development Conference (BSA 500) as the required train?the?trainer course for Wood Badge and NYLT staffs. The purpose of the Trainer’s EDGE course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer. It is meant to supplement the practice offered through Wood Badge and NYLT staff development, […]

Program Updates

Posted by on December 31, 2013 at 10:18 am

Keeping everyone up to date is hard. Three Harbors Council is trying something new – asking for units to help update the council’s records with current email addresses of leaders and interested parties in your unit. These lists will ONLY be used to send out e-Newsletters for all Scouts, and will not be shared with […]

Klondike Early Bird Approaching

Posted by on December 31, 2013 at 9:59 am

Early bird registration for the Fox River District Klondike ends on Friday January 3rd, 2014. After that point registration goes up by $2, so beat the increase and mail your registration TODAY! This year’s Klondike is going to be ALL NEW with a return to the origins of the Klondike Derby, with a new planning […]

Every Boy Deserves a Trained Leader

Posted by on December 29, 2013 at 11:25 pm

Are the adults in your Pack “trained” for their positions? Leaders must receive training for Tiger, Cub Scout, Webelos, Committee and Cubmaster positions, meaning they may have to take a refresher course every other year or so. Two local and in-person opportunities are fast approaching – Saturday January 25th at River Bend Nature Center in […]