Venturing

Scout AirFest 2014

Posted by on September 22, 2013 at 10:35 am

Sponsored by Rainbow Council, Scout AirFest 2014 is a national aviation camporee open to all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Sea Scout, and Venturing units. The camporee will be held at the Lewis University Airport in Romeoville, IL the weekend of August 8-10, 2014. 2013′s inaugural event was a HUGE success! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwGmzwzP4BY#t=16 The first 100 units […]

Jamboree of the Air and Internet 2013

Posted by on September 12, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Jamboree-on-the-Air and Jamboree-on-the-Internet will be held October 19 and 20, 2013. JOTA and JOTI are annual World Scouting events that provide an opportunity for Scouts to communicate with other Scouts from around the world! Visit JOTA’s webpage, www.scouting.org/jota, and JOTI’s webpage, www.scouting.org/joti, for how to participate, download participation certificates, order this year’s patches, and MUCH […]

BSA Announces Membership Fee Increase for 2014

Posted by on September 12, 2013 at 3:26 pm

The BSA is increasing its membership fee from $15 to $24 per year for all registered Scouts and adults effective January 1, 2014. For those who join after the beginning of the year, the fee will be prorated at $2 per month. This does include units with a December 31, 2013, expiration date. [This will […]

Looking for Handouts?

Posted by on September 6, 2013 at 11:36 pm

Don’t forget to check the HANDOUTS tab at the top for the many, many flyers for events and more we’re starting this Scouting year with. Fundraising forms are also there, as are the Lowe’s Eagle Scout grants we talked about at Roundtable. You might also want to check out the Who’s Who and Program & […]

World Scout Scarf Day

Posted by on June 28, 2013 at 12:54 pm

The Boy Scouts of America is just a part of a larger movement of youth all around the world. Together, we represent the WOSM, or the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Throughout the year there are several very special celebrations of World Scouting – you may have heard of JOTA/JOTI or the Jamboree on […]