August 2018
Check Out The Camp Friedlander Centennial Anniversary Section Below!
New Video Series: BSA Today
Check out and share this exciting video which helps to explain some of the recent moves to welcome the whole family into Scouting.

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Popcorn Funds Your Local Camps, Equipment, Facilities, and More!

Did you know that when your unit sells popcorn, Scouts not only help fund unit programming, but also help to make Scouting better for everyone through improved equipment and facilities. Just recently, popcorn helped to fund fishing equipment, new sailboats, and much more!

  • Earn your bonus 3% commission by attending a Popcorn Rally! RSVP now!

Enroll your unit for Popcorn now: Click here.

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Last chance to join us for Fall Recruitment and Join Scout Night !

School will be starting throughout Dan Beard Council over the next few weeks. As students head back to school, it also means its time to invite new families to participate in the Scouting program.

Hopefully your Pack has been represented at one of our Join Scout Night (JSN) Training sessions that have taken place over the past couple of weeks. If not, check out the final JSN Training:

  • Thursday, August 2, Monfort Heights United Methodist Church at 7 PM. Register here.

Learn more about Join Scout Night at www.danbeardcouncil/joinscoutnight

For more information & resources, click here.
Join us for the Life to Eagle Seminar on August 9th!

Join us for an evening of training & encouragement from those who have walked the same path before you. Calling all Life Scouts in Dan Beard Council to come for pizza and learning!

Topics include How to Choose the Right Eagle Project, Eagle Project Management Skills, the New Eagle Packet Details, Overcoming Outside Distractions to Attain Your Eagle and more!

To register click here.
Sign Up For Trade Skills Day At Camp Friedlander

Attend Trade Skills Day at Camp Friedlander on Saturday, August 25th to learn valuable skills that can become life-long careers! Meet and work with employees of local companies while having fun earning merit badges.

Merit badges include Automotive Maintenance, Electricity, Metalwork, Painting, Plumbing and Welding.

Camp Friedlander Centennial Anniversary
Celebrating 100 Years in 2019!
This section will be updated monthly with exciting Centennial updates.
Centennial Book to Feature Camp Friedlander Stories

Have you ever wondered what it was like to camp at Camp Friedlander in its early days? Or were you one of the Scouts who actually got to experience it? The Dan Beard Council Camp Staff Alumni Association is collecting stories from current and past campers at Camp Friedlander, and is publishing a history that will honor the 100 years of camping and Scouting heritage at Camp Friedlander. We have collected countless personal stories and interviewed campers from a number of years. If you have a personal experience at Camp Friedlander, we would love to hear from you.

You can submit your stories and pre-order your copy of the book at:
Sign Up Now for Wood Badge, the Ultimate Leadership Training Program

Did you have youth attend NYLT this summer? Did you know that Wood Badge is for any adult leader? Learn best practices, meet other leaders, and embark on one of the greatest trainings that Scouting offers from some of the best volunteers around!

Join us at Wood Badge September 14th - 16th!

Cub Scout Leader Training

Want to be the best adult leader possible? Join us at one of the many Cub Scout Leader training sessions offered. You will be provided with different training opportunities, ideas, and resources in areas that will benefit your Pack!

To learn more or register online, go to
Eagle Patch
Dan Beard Council Eagle Scout Association Awards Dinner

Save the Date!
Friday, September 21st
Scout Achievement Center

All Eagle Scouts in the area and their spouses are invited to this recognition dinner. The evening program will provide an update from the ESA, a chance to reconnect with local Eagles, and feature the presentation of the new Scout Master Award and three Outstanding Eagle Awards winners. Light appetizers starting at 6:30pm and dinner served at 7:00pm. Cost will be $25 per person.

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Cincinnati Reds Overnight

On Saturday, September 29th , the Dan Beard Council and the Cincinnati Reds are excited to welcome Scouts, their friends, and their families to the 2018 Scout Night Campout!  The on-field campout will occur after the Reds play the Pittsburgh Pirates, with the game starting at 4:10PM .

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Dan Beard Council's Upcoming Events - Save the Date!

The Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council is a proud United Way Agency Partner