CURRENTS NEWSLETTER
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May 14, 2019

You are receiving this newsletter because you have been member of the Seneca Waterways Council, Boy Scouts of America. To stay current on Scouting news, please be sure to update the Council with any changes to your email address!
Sleeping Beauty
May 17-19

First Time in Rochester - One of Rochester City Ballet's masterpieces - Sleeping Beauty! Scout groups get a special discount to experience the magic of Sleeping Beauty at Nazareth Arts Center! Use special Scout Code RCB20 when ordering tickets . You'll save 20% when you go as a group.
Home Team Advantage
May 18th

Join us on May 18 th at Buffalo Wild Wings for a Community Raffle event and give Scouts the Home Team Advantage! There will be lots of raffles and fun eating wings. Raffles entries will be from 12-8:30 pm. Show the Teammate Card on the flyer to your server and 10% of your bill will be donated to Scouting. See you there!
Camp Cards Drawing
Last Drawing - May 21

Scouts who sell benefit from the Commission on every card sold. Well Here is another opportunity for your Scout and Unit to benefit as well! The Top Selling Scout will receive a free week of Camp at a Seneca Waterways Council Summer program! There will be check-in points, and the Top Selling Scout at those dates will receive Free Camp & keep the commission! Need More Incentive? Units who are registered to sell cards will be entered into 3 drawings for a free week of Camp at a Seneca Waterways Council Summer program! Our last drawing will take place on 05/21/19.
Me & My Shadow Camping
June 7-9

Me and My Shadow is a unique family camping experience where families can camp together at J.Warren Cutler reservation in the beautiful Bristol Hills near Naples, New York. While your family spends a weekend together camping, the volunteer staff will provide activities during the day that everyone can enjoy together. There are plenty of activities to do at Me and My Shadow like fishing, hiking, archery, crafts, board games and more that can be done at your own pace. While space is available register now! 
CPR/AED Certification Course
June 8

For those who need the CPR/AED certification for the upcoming Wilderness and Remote First Aid course, there will be a course offered at John Knox Presbyterian Church, Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1 :00 PM. The course is limited to 12 students and the cost is $25.00. JKPC is located at 3233 West Ridge Road in Greece. To sign up for the course, email Chuck Pettibone.
Philmont 2020 - Join the Contingent
June 4 at 7:30pm

Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America’s largest national High Adventure Base located in the Rocky Mountains in northern New Mexico. You and your crew will embark on a great outdoor Scouting experience hiking one of 32 treks. If you want to learn more about the Philmont contingents, come visit the Scout Service Center on June 4, 2019 at 7:30pm!
Wilderness First Aid
June 21-22 at Camp Babcock-Hovey

What do you do when medical care is more than an hour away? This Wilderness First Aid course is for you! Learn to understand and manage common medical illnesses and emergencies when more advanced care is not immediately available. The course combines presentations about common wilderness first aid situations with active hands-on skills practice in realistic settings and work in a team-based approach. This is required training for any unit going to Philmont, Seabase, or any High adventure program. Recommended for youth 14-17 (with leader recommendation), and Adult age 18 and older! Course fee is $120 per person, and covers all materials and meals. Space is limited.
Scout Shop Specials

Cub Scout Uniform Promotion – April 1 st – May 31 st !!
Take 25% off of any blue Cub Scout uniform shirt with the purchase of a blue Cub Scout uniform bottom! A great deal! Congratulations on your Cub Scout on achieving their new rank!
 
Our Get Ready for Camp Promotion is coming, May 13th – 18th!!
Join us at the Strong Scout Shop for a special, one-day-only event on May 18 th from 10-2pm where we’ll provide helpful demonstrations, insider tips, and discounted gear to help you Get Ready for Camp . Plus, from May 13-18, save from 10% to 20% (based on purchase total) on select camping gear at the Strong Scout Shop. Don’t miss your chance to shop these incredible savings!
 
Thorlo Sock Promotion is coming, May 5 th – June 1 st !!
Our semi-Annual Tholo sock promotion is returning! Purchase any two or more pairs of socks and receive 25% off all pairs! Three uniform approved styles to choose from, plus an additional style for the most rugged of hikes!
Youth Protection Course
As of March 1, 2019, the online Youth Protection Training Course was replaced with an updated version. If you have already completed the current Y01 Youth Protection Training you are not be affected. If you have't completed it you will need to start over and take the full course. Completions will not be recorded in  my.scouting.org  until you have completed all 3 modules and the certification test. To print your completion certificate, return to  my.scouting.org , select "Menu" then "My Dashboard." Your Youth Protection Training Certificate can be printed by selecting the printer icon in the "YPT Status" area.  Please cont act Chuck Arnold, Assistant Council Commissioner for Youth Protection at 585-469-1462 or scouter.chuckles@gmail.com  if you have any questions. 
SPECIAL SCOUT DISCOUNT OFFERS
Sat. June 15
Dave Cheney Memorial
Scout Night-Frontier Field
Job Opportunities
District Executive: Work directly with volunteers, the community and business leaders to provide Scouting's character and leadership development programs to all youth.  Click here for Job Description.

Summer Employment (Camp Staff and Counselor-In-Training) - Accepting summer employment applications for ALL three camping programs! Put your Scout experiences and love of the outdoors to the greatest challenge you will never regret! Click here for Job Description .

Click here to  Learn more about these positions and other opportunities in Scouting.
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