Bee Cave District Adult Leader Newsletter
September 2018 Bee Cave Buzz
Roundtable - Thursday, September 13 - 6:45 PM
Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church - 7127 Bee Caves Road
Join with your fellow Scouters as the new program year kicks into high gear. Our main focus this month will be Webelos Woods ! Boy Scout Troops should send their Webelos recruiting chairs, and Cub Scout Packs should send their Webelos Leaders to get the latest information. We'll see you there!
Cubmaster Coffee - Friday, September 28 - 7:30 AM
Los Pinos Restaurant - 11715 Bee Caves Rd in Bee Cave
Come on-time or late, stay as long as you want, but drop in and visit with your fellow Cubmasters and Cub Scout leaders. All are welcome the last Friday morning of every month for a Cub-focused gathering to address whatever you want to talk about!
Scouts BSA: Family Scouting
Saturday October 27 - 3:00 to 5:00 PM
Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church
The Boy Scouts of America is opening the opportunity for young women to learn the leadership skills, experience the outdoor fun, and earn the prestigious awards recognized by colleges and employers nationwide that have previously only been available to young men. If you and your daughter are interested in learning more about joining the Scouts BSA program in February 2019, please attend a special informational session from 3:00pm-5:00pm on Saturday, October 27, at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church. For more information, please contact Mike Hanley at mike.hanley@scouting.org.
Youth Protection: Major Changes are Here
YPT2 is required for all leaders before October 1
Earlier this year, a new, improved Youth Protection Training course was released. Also known as YPT2, this new training replaces all previous versions and all registered leaders must take it on or before September 30, 2018 . If your last YPT course was completed before February 2018, you cannot be registered as a leader at recharter time. PLEASE take the course now and help keep Scouting safe for our youth!

Bee Cave District MegaTraining
Saturday, September 22
Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church & Vicinity
Bee Cave District MegaTraining is back, and it's time to register to make sure the class you need is filled! Saturday, September 22 is the big day (overnight training will end Sunday AM). Scoutmaster, Cubmaster and Den Leader Training, BALOO and IOLS, Path to Eagle, Committee Challenge and more. Classroom training will be held at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, and outside/overnight training will be in the local area. To get more information and registration links, please visit our District training page.

Webelos Woods: Ready Scouter One!
Saturday, September 29 at Camp Mabry
Cub Scout Leaders: be sure all your Webelos Scouts and parents have this date penciled in on their calendar. This annual event is the easiest way for all our Webelos Scouts to check out the Boy Scout Troops in our District in one Scoutcraft-filled event! It's time to find out what youth-led adventure really means for the boys, and for Webelos parents to hobnob, nosh and visit with Troop leadership to help their child find the "right" Troop for them!

Online registration opens soon!

Save the Date: Cub Scout Rocket Day
Saturday, October 6 at Lake Hills Church
Join Cub Scout Packs from across the District on Saturday, October 6 at Lake Hills Church at 11521 Bee Cave Rd. (RM 2244) near Bee Cave for our District Cub Scout Rocket Day! This is the time for all your new Cub Scouts to come launch their rockets (and of course all your current Cub Scouts are invited to bring their [completed!] rockets as well).

Not Too Early to Think About Winter Camp!
School is just starting, but you can start making plans for the winter break! Winter Camp at Lost Pines Scout Reservation is a great opportunity to work on some merit badges and enjoy the outdoors - or to serve on staff! There are two sessions to chose from,
Dec. 27-31 and Jan. 2-6.