Members of the community and local Scouters will gather this upcoming February at the largest local fundraiser for local Scout youth. It is the pinnacle of the Friends of Scouting Campaign where 1,000’s of local volunteers efforts help to raise dollars to support local youth Scouting programs. The Good Scout Award Luncheon will also honor the Jeff Wyler Automotive Group with the Good Scout Award for its community efforts in supporting local youth. Learn more or how you can help to get involved at
The Cub Camp Program Preview is January 21st, and is the official kick-off to the Cub Scout Camping Program. Come learn about many of the camping programs available to your Scouts this coming year, including Summer Camp, Cuboree, Spook-O-Ree, and more.
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The Dan Beard Council will honor the 2015 Class of Eagle Scouts in front of families and friends at a very special commemorative event on February 6, 2016. Over 320 proud Eagle Scouts earned the Eagle rank in 2015. Each Eagle Scout in attendance will be individually honored by Council CEO, Tom Dugger and other local company CEO’s. The event is free to attend for Eagle Scouts and their families, and each Eagle Scout in attendance also receives commemorative items thanks to the special contributions of many local supporters. Learn more at
The Life to Eagle Seminar clears up any confusion Scouts, Parents and Leaders might have about the process of earning Eagle. Life to Eagle seminar topics covered include: “How to pick an Eagle Project, what makes a good Eagle Project” and much more!
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As a part of the dedication ceremony for the statue of Dan Beard, members of the Second Century Society gathered for a pre-event luncheon. State Representative Margy Conditt presented proclamations to both Bob Griffin and the Dan Beard Council. Margy provided proclamations from the Governor, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
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.
Many districts hold a winter campout or Klondike for local Scouts. All Boy Scout Troops and Venturing Crews are invited for a FANTASTIC weekend of fun, excitement, competition, winter sports, fellowship, and to test your cold weather camping skills at the Klondike Derby or winter campout! Some locations also have an opportunity for 2nd year webelos to participate. For more information about various locations around the council, go to
The National Jamboree truly is a once in a lifetime experience for a Scout, just listen to Matt Moniz, a Scout who will tell you all about it in
this short video. Scouts will meet hundreds of thousands of other Scouts from around the country while participating in some of the most unique and exhilarating activities that Scouting has to offer. Registration for the Dan Beard Council contingent is currently open and spots are already filling up.