Effective Sept. 1, 2023, there are two big program changes for Scouting: Pack Camping is now 2 nights Cub Scout packs who are conducting their own overnight camping activity may now camp up to two consecutive nights. Cub Scout packs who are conducting their own overnight camping activities must continue to have at least one…Details
By Michael Freeman From Aaron on Scouting While volunteering with the Messengers of Hope Mission, Jackson D. noticed a need. The Florida-based food pantry would ask its volunteers to load up canned goods and frozen food, and drive it all to a parking lot for low-income families and those experiencing homelessness to pick up. “Since…Details
Annual Membership Fee Change, Reminder and Update New Annual Membership Fee Process Announced – BSA Will No Longer Prorate Fees for New Members beginning August 1, 2023. Beginning August 1, 2023, all new youth and adult members who join Scouting will be enrolled in a 12-month membership cycle, and BSA will cease prorating fees. Both…Details
Get ready for an action-packed Summer of Scouting! Join Paul McClogan, the Flaming Arrow Program Director, as he details some of our most exciting summer events. Don’t WAIT. To register or gather more information about these incredible experiences, visit the council calendar by clicking here!
Effective August 1, 2023, the BSA will implement the following national membership fees which were approved by the Volunteer National Executive Committee: $80 for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouting participants ($5 increase) $60 for all adult volunteers ($15 increase to provide general liability insurance and enhanced background checks) $25 one-time joining fee…Details
Join us for a month full of exciting Council and District events, as highlighted by Council Board Member Dr. Ed Dadez. You can find more information on our calendar! Happy Scouting!
Scout Jackson D. of Troop 77, Suncoast District, has just been awarded the prestigious NESA Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year.
Congratulations to Jackson D. on Winning the National Glenn and Melinda Adams Award! This award is given to a select few Eagle Scouts who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service through their Eagle Scout project. Jackson’s project was to build a mobile food pantry to help fight local food insecurity. This project is a testament…Details
What does it take to build a dynamic and resilient Scouting program filled with adventure and learning? How do you create a program that keeps youth, leaders, and families engaged and energized to keep coming back for more? Find out at Philmont Training Center (PTC) this summer. PTC has something for all Scouters. You’ll be…Details
Day Camp Committee Chair Stephanie Sheridan talks about some of the Council’s most exciting activities this summer for you and your scout(s)!