June 2016
Meet the Rovito Family

"Our Son Elijah started scouting as a first grader in 2011 with Pack 3019 in Middletown, Ohio. Scouting allowed our family to spend more quality time together," said Todd Rovito. "We have made new friendships with other Scouts and their families that will last a life time!.."

Learn more about how Scouting has made an impact on the Rovito family:

An exciting event designed for Kindergarten graduates and their families as well as 1st grade Tigers recruited in the spring of 2015 and their families. Activities include BB guns, outdoor games, hiking and more!
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Catch a Reds game and help Cincinnati score big by helping to beautify the new parks around the banks.  The Scouts are teaming up with the Cincinnati Reds and the Cincinnati Parks for a day of Cincinnati baseball and community service. To learn more, please visit:

It’s not too late to sign up for Cub Scout Camp. We have lots of opportunities for fun and excitement. Cub Camp Adventures offers many different camping opportunities. There are 2 Day Family Camps, and 3 Day or 4 Day Resident Camps offering overnight adventures at Cub World. There are also Community Day and Twilight Camps that offer 5 days of program with an optional family overnight at locations close to you throughout the council.

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Celebrating Scout Dads on Father's Day
Help us recognize the Scout Dads of Dan Beard Council for Father's Day. If you could say something special about your Scout Dad, what would it be? We want to help share that message. Share a short story or a special message about your Scout Dad by visiting:

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PNC Challenge Camp, an extension of ScoutREACH, is one of the premiere camping outreach programs offered in our community. goal is to ensure that all youth can participate and benefit from Scouting.
Volunteer at Community Camp this Summer !
Are your Scouts going to Community Camp this summer?  Please consider spending a few days helping provide this experience to hundreds of Scouts.  Community Camp depends on volunteers like you to help make these weeks of camp an awesome experience.  Find here more information.  
Over the next month, the Dan Beard Council will be phasing out the use of Escrow Accounts and consolidating the funds held for your unit into your Unit Account. By consolidating these accounts, we believe this will simplify management of unit funds, provide better service and detail of your unit’s transactions, and increase the transparency of how the funds are used ...Read more
Did you know there is a Peterloon patch set made up of 4 different patches? Each one signifies the different ways a Scouter can participate in Peterloon. Also, Peterloon T-shirts are available for purchase. Please order as a Unit  New this year, we will be offering a full set of the four Peterloon patches for sale. Learn more about the patches, how to earn them, and all about Peterloon at:

As a part of Scout Sunday in 2017, packs, troops and crews in the Dan Beard Council will be partnering with the international organization Soles4Souls to participate in a community-wide “Good-Turn” by collecting used shoes at their church. To learn more about this organization, click here to watch this exciting 2 minute video. 
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This spring, over 500 hazard trees were removed from around the campsites and program areas of Camp Friedlander. Hundreds of hours were worked by our Ranger Staff, Troops and Packs, the Order of the Arrow, and other volunteers to clean up the campsites and other areas and get them ready for Summer Camp.  Thanks to these efforts, camp will be ready for summer on schedule...Read more

Preparations are underway for the 2017 National Jamboree and the grounds look immaculate.  Exciting new areas are planned and staff can look forward to some exciting new features as well: warmer showers, better on site transportation, and more. Get all of your updates at:
Wood Badge is the ultimate leadership training program for the adult leaders that brings the vision of Scouting to life!  Anyone adult leader can take Wood Badge which utilizes contemporary leadership concepts that teach how to lead to make a difference, and leave a legacy!
Responding To A Choking Emergency
Teach your Scouts to respond to a choking emergency. Every scout working on the Readyman badge needs to know the Heimlich Maneuver®. Register for free training today!
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