2018 Scout Shop Hours

Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm
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Upcoming Training's
NEW YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING

The Boy Scouts of America has released an updated Youth Protection training as of Jan 31, 2018. All current volunteers will be required to take the new youth protection training by October 1, 2018 on my.scouting.org.

All new adult volunteers will begin taking the new youth protection training immediately.

Please visit the National Youth Protection Training page for more information and resources. Click Here

More information to come at a future District Roundtable
District News
The Baden-Powell Council is comprised of four Districts. Click the links below to visit their webpages and Facebook pages for more information on activities, etc.

Chenango District:
(Serving Chenango & Northern Broome Counties)

Delahanna District:
(Serving Susquehanna County, PA)

Hiawatha District:
(Serving Tioga & Broome Counties)

Taughannock District:
(Serving Cortland & Tompkins Counties)

Annual Council Recognition Dinner

Saturday February 24, 2018
Registration Deadline February 15

First United Methodist Church of Chenango Bridge
740 River Rd, Binghamton NY


2017 Silver Beaver Recipients

Clay Converse
Anthony Crosby
Renee Denney
Mary Ann Wilcox
Cub Scout Associate Wanted!
 
Are you looking for a career focused on changing the lives of young people? The Baden-Powell Council is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to fill the Cub Scout Associate position serving Broome, Susquehanna and Tioga Counties help to grow Cub Scouting and support Cub Scout Packs.
 
The Cub Scout Associate provides support to Cub Scout Packs by:
-Providing guidance in best practices for running a Cub Scout Pack.
-Assisting Packs in creating annual calendars, budgets and unit leader selection plans.
-Promoting training opportunities for Cub Scout Leaders.
-Working with Packs to follow the Council Membership Plan to offer Scouting to more young people.
-Promoting Cub Adventure Weekends, Day Camp and Summer Resident Camp as well as working with 3 Day Camps during the summer.
-Ensure Units can fund their program by assisting them with popcorn sales as well as helping coordinating Family Friends of Scouting Presentations.
 
Cub Scout Associate is a full-time position with the benefits with competitive compensation and benefits offered. Bachelor’s Degree or comparable life experience is required. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Frankie Sears at franklin.sears@scouting.org.
Is your unit selling Spring Popcorn?

Please complete the form below and return to Frankie Sears.

Kickoff Training - February 22, 2018 at the Council Service Center.


Scoutbook Sync Delayed

Because of a delay in processing some charters, Scoutbook will move the sync activation due date to Feb 28, 2018.
Most units should still be able to activate the sync even if their recharter has not been processed. See the instructions here:
If you have any questions about the Sync please send an email to: Scoutbooksync@gmail.com .
2018 University of Scouting

March 17, 2018
Whitney Point High School
 
Attn: All leaders, parents, and older youth

Over 70 National and supplemental courses to choose from.


Fundamentals of Training

February 24, 2018
Council Service Center

2018 Cub Scout Day Camp Patch Design Contest

National Youth Leader Training

August 6th - August 11th

Tuscarora Scout Reservation

Open to all Venturers and Boy Scouts First Class or higher

2018 Summer Camp Staff Opportunities

Come and Join us for another fun and exciting Summer at Camp Barton and Tuscarora Scout Reservation and earn a little extra money as well. Accepting Staff applications for 2018.

Currently searching for Waterfront Director at Tuscarora Scout Reservation
Must be 21 years or older to apply for Waterfront Director

Due by April 1, 2018
Click above for form
Scouting Safety Summary and Resources
Baden-Powell Scout Shop

Get Ready for Pinewood Derby Season!

Stop in for all of your Pinewood Derby Needs Today!

Call - 607-648-7888 scout shop
Email - badenp@bsamail.org

2019 World Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree is the largest camping event organized by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), gathering as many as 50,000 Scouts and leaders from 169 National Scout Organizations. The 24th
World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is co‐hosted by Scouts Canada, Association de Scouts de Mexico and the Boy Scouts of America.

Dates: July 22 ‐ August 2, 2019 (USA Participants and Leaders will arrive on July 21, 2019)

Location: Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve


Wood Badge Course N3-373-18
Longhouse Council

August 17-19 and September 7-9, 2018

  The James E. West Fellowship- Exclusively for Gifts to Endowment

James E. West was the first Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, and he served in that position for more than three decades. The West Fellowship award is available for gifts of $1,000 and up in cash or marketable securities to a council endowment fund.

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