God and Me

Posted by on February 11, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Cross Lutheran Church is offering an opportunity for Scouts in grades 1 to 3 and an adult partner to earn the God and Me Award. Deadline to register is February 18th and all the details are on the attachment and below. Earn the God and Me award. The God and Me curriculum is designed to […]

Committee Training In Your Unit

Posted by on February 8, 2013 at 10:12 am

Are you a Committee Member or Commissioner looking for a way to help your adult volunteers better understand what the BSA’s current program is all about? Are you a Trainer, wondering how to put your own years of experience into today’s trainings and policies, which have changed greatly over the years? The BSA’s National Advancement […]

Unit Special Needs Coordinator

Posted by on February 8, 2013 at 9:27 am

Throughout my career in Scouting I’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of special needs Scouts. In our schools, Public Law 94-142 gave all children the right to a Free and Appropriate Public Education way back in 1975. But special needs children are not always welcome everywhere. Scouting, where every child can work […]

Fox River District Awards

Posted by on February 5, 2013 at 12:47 pm

Congratulations to the following volunteers for being nominated and selected by their peers for being the finest in the Fox River District. We’re very proud to have you! If you want to attend the District Dinner this Friday February 8th, we need to hear from you by 4:30PM TODAY! (Tuesday 2/5/13) You can call the […]

How wind chill makes you colder

Posted by on January 31, 2013 at 5:49 pm

When we’re outdoors, temperature means everything. Not just the temperature that our thermometers read and the weather forecasters say, but the temperature we actually feel. So, what is really going on when a strong gust of wind picks up out of nowhere and makes it feel like the the temperature dropped 10 degrees — even […]