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May 28, 2019

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Casting for Character
August 20th & 21st

 Have you ever caught a 20 pound lake trout? You might think it’s a fish tail but you can have the thrill of reeling in a 20lb king salmon right here on Lake Ontario. The 26 th annual Casting for Character Fishing event will be August 20 and 21 st in Rochester. There is still room available for teams to sign up and participate. Proceeds from the event go to benefit programs of the Seneca Waterways Council. Of note this year we already have 4 teams from different scout units where a company or donor has sponsored a group of scouts for the day. If you have a group of scouts or team that would like to participate you can get more information by contacting Stephen Hoitt at 585-241-8554.
High Adventure Awaits

Philmont Scout Ranch offers programs that feature the best of the Old West—horseback riding, burrow packing, gold panning, chuckwagon dinners, and interpretive history—with exciting challenges such as rock climbing, mountain biking, and sport shooting. It’s an unbeatable recipe for fast-paced fun in the outdoors. If you want to learn more about the Philmont contingents, come visit the Scout Service Center on June 4, 2019 at 7:30pm ! If you want to register now for 2020 Philmont contingent click button below!
Be Prepared. Save A Life.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) courses are intended for anyone planning a remote high adventure. Treatment skills are important, but so is educating Scouts and adult leaders to recognize illnesses early and minimize the potential for injury. The skills learned in a BSA-approved WFA course can save lives. WFA is not just for the backcountry. It is just as relevant in urban areas during hurricanes, floods, fires, or mass casualty events when emergency services might be strained. WFA knowledge can be lifesaving.
What's the Best Book You Will Read this Summer?
Boys' Life Reading Contest

 Get your Scouts hooked on reading with the 2019 Boys' Life Say Yes To Reading Contest, sponsored by Nat Geo Kids.  Summer is just around the corner — time to inspire kids to explore their world and avoid the summer slide. Find out how to enter and the prizes being awarded.
Scout Shop Specials - Ending Soon

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!
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't completed it you will need to take the full course. Completions will not be recorded in  until you have completed all 3 modules and the certification test.   Please cont act Chuck Arnold, Assistant Council Commissioner for Youth Protection at 585-469-1462 or  if you have any questions. 
Dave Cheney Memorial
Scout Night at Frontier Field
Sat. June 15, 2019

Order TIckets Now!
Seabreeze Scout Days
June 22 & 23 and June 26 - July 2
*not valid June 24*
$22 each ticket
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.

Part-Time Service Desk Representative - I m mediate opening for a professional, reliable, customer-oriented, part time service counter representative, 20-24 hours per week. Must be willing to work afternoons and Saturdays (4 hours). Successful candidate will perform customer service counter work such as greeting visitors, answering telephones and directing calls and/or visitors to the appropriate individual, processing payments, data entry, and reconciliation of accounts. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Christine Crittenden .

Camp Aquatics Director Opening - Cub Scout Adventure Camp is hiring for an Aquatics Director (Must be 21+, attend week long Camp School and have a current Lifeguard certification), and Lifeguards (must be 16+ and have a current lifeguard certification by June 30). If interested, contact Judy Williams Program Director.

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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