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Woodbage 2019 Course

In 1911, Baden-Powell took the first steps in training Scouting’s adult leaders by organizing a series of lectures for Scouters. He made great strides in the years that followed, culminating in 1919 with the establishment of Wood Badge training. Wood Badge recipients now number more than 100,000 Scouters around the world. Wood Badge for the […]

Camp Chawanakee Check-In Instructions

Hello Chawanakee Bound Units! Can you believe it’s almost time for you to arrive at Camp Chawanakee? We just wanted to make sure you are ready for a great week at Camp. To help your check-in go as smoothly as possible and there are a couple of things to prepare for. Check-in begins at the […]

Scouting Show and Tell: Sea Scout vessels

Ahoy there! It’s time for Show and Tell, where Scouters show their favorite photos and tell the story behind them. This time, we’d like to see your Sea Scouting ship’s vessel. It can be a kayak, canoe, sailboat or something quite larger. Not every ship needs to own a boat; some councils and other community organizations have paddlecraft and small boats that […]

Scout Baseball Nights

Don’t forget to grab your catchers mitt and be ready to cheer on your home team cause we have two exciting nights of Scouting and Baseball fun coming up. May 24 2019: Scout Night with the Rawhide Pre-Game Parade (must arrive @6PM in uniform) Each Scout will receive a commemorative Rawhide Patch A chance at […]

Camp Chawanakee April Update

Camp is just a few months away and we have a few things to talk to you about to help you get ready. First off we just had our Camp Leaders Meeting on April 3rd. We had quite a few people attend both in our office and online. If you missed it the recording of […]

Membership Cards & Charter Certificates

The BSA is committed to putting tools in the hands of our volunteers. For several years now, individuals and unit key 3 have had access to print membership cards through my.scouting.org, as well as having access to unit rosters and member ID numbers for their registrants.  New this year, members of the unit key 3 […]

Help with Camp Chawanakee Class Signups

Hello Everyone, It’s almost time for class signups to begin and we wanted to share a few last minute things with you. First a quick little reminder. In order to be able to sign up for classes you must have $200 per person (youth and adults) paid. Once that’s been met you will be able […]

Regarding Chapter 11 News Article

December 14, 2018 Dear Parents, Volunteers, and Donors: The purpose of this communication is to help you understand the position of the Sequoia Council, Boy Scouts of America and how it relates to the National Council, Boy Scouts of America. A recent story in the Wall Street Journal has been wide-spread. Below are some facts […]

Why your partially completed position-specific training won’t carry over into 2019

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, it won’t just mean the end of 2018. It’ll also mean the end of any partial progress made toward position-specific training for Cub Scout leaders and Boy Scout leaders. (These courses, and many more, are found at the BSA Learn Center on My.Scouting.org.) The courses are being […]