Time is running out, but it’s not too late. Join over 30,000 Scouts from all over the country, as they enjoy 10,600 acres of fun at the Summit. Whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, and mountain biking are just a few of the activities offered at the Summit.
This popular event improves advancement and provides youth the opportunity to explore vocations and new hobbies while working on merit badges. Nearly 2,000 Scouts attend 4 convenient locations.

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University of Scouting | Sat. Dec 3
Join 500 fellow adult Scouters in a day of learning development, tools, and resources all in one place!  Pick your own sessions and learn from those around you. A delicious catered lunch is included with your registration.

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Help Make A Difference For Life! Camp Conservation Day - 11/12
Only through continued service can we ensure that the beautiful and natural areas of the Dan Beard Scout Reservation and Camp Michaels are preserved for future youth. Camp Conservation Days are an great way for boys to earn service hours while working to conserve our camp properties.

Units who plan on participating in the Council-Wide Soles4Souls Used Shoe Drive should plan to be at their district’s November Roundtable to learn more about this “Good-Turn” project.
The primary shoe collection day will be Scout Sunday, February 5, 2017 but non-religious Chartering Organizations can participate too.
Click here to see a locally produced video that can be shared with your Scouting families as well as the families within your Chartering Organization.

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This year Scouts can earn 50% commission selling Trails-End Popcorn online, this includes Scout’s whose units are not participating in the traditional store front and take order parts of the sale. For more information on how you can participate, please contact Brittany Harrison, 513-577-7683 or

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If your Scouts didn't get a chance to attend the inaugural STEM Saturday event last year, we have good news!  STEM Saturday at Camp Friedlander was so much fun that we decided to do it again. Click here to register
One of the core values of The Boy Scouts of America is to do your best to help other people at all times. Heimlich Heroes™ is the perfect way to train your Cub Scouts and Webelos to recognize and respond to a choking emergency. It only takes an hour and is easily facilitated by your Scout Master and older Boy Scouts. In the past 8 months four kids trained through Heimlich Heroes have saved lives of friends or family members who were choking. 
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Dan Beard Council is in search of outstanding individuals from all backgrounds, majors and career interests. If you think you are ready to shape the lives of students, build relationships with families, provide students with the skills and mindset to pursue their dreams and become successful leaders we invite you to apply: