Training

Got TRAINED?

Posted by on April 21, 2015 at 1:11 pm

Are you aware there is a NEW Cub Scout Adventure Program? With the new program comes all new training! Please come join us and learn how to best use the new program. Sat, April 25 OR Sat, May 2 Position-Specific Training for……. Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos Den Leaders, Cubmaster & Pack Committee This training includes […]

Merit Badge Academy (PTA Council 2015)

Posted by on January 29, 2015 at 3:41 pm

The former Des Plaines Valley Council, part of the newly merged Pathway to Adventure Council, is hosting a Merit Badge Academy on March 14th, 2015 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM. It will be held at Elmwood Park High School, about an hour’s drive from most Fox River District units. They have a LOT of offerings, and […]

2014 District Award Winners

Posted by on January 27, 2015 at 10:38 am

Please join me and the rest of our district in congratulating the 2014 district award winners listed below. Their awards will presented at the district dinner, Thursday February 5th at 7 pm, at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 216 East Chandler Blvd, Burlington. Lean On Me Award: Diane Neihaus from Pack 335 and Troop […]

Mentoring for Venturing Crews

Posted by on January 15, 2015 at 11:52 am

You’re probably aware by now that the BSA is revamping all of its programs. Changes to the Boy Scout program are on the horizon for next year, many Cub Scout changes start taking place this year, and changes to Venturing have already taken place. For those of us already invested in Scouting, it can be […]

January Webcasts on the New Cub Scouting Program

Posted by on December 1, 2014 at 12:36 pm

As you know, a new Cub Scouting program is launching June 1, 2015 that will be more fun and exciting for boys, and easier to implement for unit leaders. To ensure units are ready to make the transition, a series of webcasts will be hosted in January. The webcasts will outline the coming changes, how […]