Yearly Archives: 2012

Don’t Lose us on Facebook!

With technology ever-changing, we try to find ways to apply quick or easy fixes to best serve you. Facebook has implemented changes that may prevent you from seeing us on your news feed, which means important dates, fun events, and vital

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MyBSA Temporarily Down

The System will not be available on Friday, November 16, at 7:00 PM, CST, through Sunday, November 18, at 6:00 PM, CST.  BSA volunteers will be unable during these hours to upload membership information to begin processing Internet Advancement and

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Scouts help honor our Veterans

About 220 volunteers fill luminarias for three separate illumination events November 10, 2012|By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com By Colleen McGrath/Staff Photographer  It might have been an effort to feed the masses. Hundreds, then thousands of small brown paper bags were

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In Sandy’s wake, BSA Chief relays call for help

A Message From the Chief Scout Executive To: All Scouts and Scouters, By Wayne Brock, BSA Chief Scout Executive As you can imagine, a number of our councils in the Northeast are still struggling mightily to recover from the devastation

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BSA Prepaid Discover Card Now Available

We’re proud to announce that the Boy Scouts of America Discover® prepaid card is now available! With the Scout prepaid card, parents will be teaching their Scout how to manage money wisely. This is NOT a credit card, but a

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Message Regarding Youth Protection

September 17, 2012 Dear Scouting Parent, We recognize you have entrusted to Scouting the development and safety of your child. We are honored by your faith in this organization and want you to know these are top priorities. In this

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Earn Red Ribbon Week Patch

Red Ribbon Week: October 23-31, 2012 The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) created a Red Ribbon Week patch to encourage and support Scouts who wish to learn about Red Ribbon and participate in local efforts to educate youth about the dangers of drug

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Charter Fee Increases – Changes Name for 2013

Effective Jan. 1, 2013, what is now known as the “unit charter fee” will be renamed the “unit liability insurance fee” and will increase in cost from $20 to $40 yearly. As a result, the new fee will begin with

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Have Fun While Supporting Simon Kenton Council!

Hi everyone! Simon, here! I hope you all enjoyed your weekend! Speaking of weekends, do you have any plans for this coming weekend? It’s going to be a hot one, with temperatures in the upper 80s. I have a great

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Maximize Making Memories at Camp

Good morning! Simon, here. I hope you are all enjoying this fantastic weather, which, might I add, is perfect for camping! It’s not too hot, not too cold, but just right. Speaking of camp, it’s that time again-we are free

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