July 2019
It's Not Too Late - Register Today for Challenge Camp! (July 8th -12th)

PNC Challenge Camp is open to all youth between the ages of 8 and 14. There is no cost to attend. At camp your child will participate in outdoor adventures, activities, and will develop new leadership skills through the Scouting program. Teamwork and positive character values are taught using fun, active learning opportunities in an outdoor setting. Camp activities include swimming, fishing, archery and much more. Each day, a nourishing lunch and snack are provided.

To sign up or for more information please click here .
Popcorn Enrollment Now Open!

Enrollment for the 2019 Popcorn Sale is Now Open! Sign-up your unit to get FREE Cincinnati Reds Game Vouchers provided by popcorn. Check out the website for additional details and to see more ways popcorn helps your unit with other free fun events for your Scouts!

Last year, several units were able to fund ALL of the Scouting fees for their Scouts, including registration, with popcorn!

Join Us for A Join Scout Night Training - A DO NOT MISS Event!

All Cub Scout Leaders! Please join us on one of five Join Scout Night Trainings this summer provided by our council and district volunteers and staff. Leaders will learn about the upcoming Join Scout Night Campaign and exciting new marketing strategies and materials in place to help reach our target audience of youth and parents.

See the NEW recruitment materials…this is a DO NOT MISS event! Refreshments will be provided and each unit will get to pick up their yard signs and all other recruitment materials that evening to get started.

We encourage more than one representative from each Pack attend to receive the greatest benefits.

Summer Camp is Right on Target this Summer as Scouts are having
a Blast!

Summer is here and Camp is happening as we speak! Scouts are at summer camp at Cub World and Camp Friedlander, and are participating in activities such as BB gun shooting, archery, swimming, nature hikes, games, sports, campfires, and much more!

For more information on camp, click here .
The Tzofim Friendship Caravan is coming to Camp Friedlander on Tuesday, July 16th!

This summer the Friendship Caravan is coming to Camp Friedlander to bring their message of friendship and make connections with Scouts and Scouters with a FREE concert on Tuesday, July 16th at 7:00pm. They will be here as part of a 4-day tour of Cincinnati area institutions with a community performance at the Mayerson JCC on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 2:30pm. The Caravan is brought to Cincinnati by the Israel Team at the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.

There is no need to register for this FREE concert! For details, visit here.
Spots Are Filling Quickly For Peterloon 2019 - Register Now!
(Campsites are first come, first served)

On October 4-6, 2019, come join 6,000 plus fellow Scouts for a weekend of a lifetime at Peterloon and celebrate 100 years of Camp Friedlander. The weekend will be packed with endless activities and memories to last a lifetime.

For more information and updates, visit the website by clicking here!

Also, follow Peterloon on Facebook for updates.
Safe Scouting: The Importance of Incident Reporting

Timely, clear, concise, and complete incident reports allow for an appropriate response and an opportunity for analysis. After ensuring everyone’s safety, it is important to gather the appropriate facts for reporting.

Learn more and find additional tools at:

More safety moment resources at:
Come Out and Enjoy the Festival of Fireworks on Mt. Adams for Riverfest this Labor Day!

You’re invited to come out and enjoy the Tri-State’s best view of the Riverfest Fireworks at the 29th Annual Festival of Fireworks. Event highlights include hassle-free parking, fine dining from Funky’s Catering, activities for all ages and, of course, a great view of the Fireworks! Whether you have a family with little ones who would like entertainment, or would like to be kid-free for the night, we have a space for you!

For more on the Festival of Fireworks , click here!

Check out the exclusive private viewing experience Festival of Fireworks - The View , by clicking here!
For details on the
Camp Friedlander Centennial, click here.
Scouters and their Families - Join Us At Camp Friedlander's Homecoming & Re-Dedication Weekend August 23-25!
Camp Edgar Friedlander was officially dedicated with a special ceremony on August 23, 1919. The camp will be open to all Scouters and their families as well as the entire Greater Cincinnati community for the weekend of August 23-25, 2019. This “homecoming” will feature family-style camping as well as Unit camping at Camp Friedlander with most every program area open for enjoyment. Capping the weekend will be a special re-dedication ceremony on Saturday evening.

Visit here for details and for registration.
Camp Friedlander Fun Fact

On June 23, 2019, Camp Friedlander celebrated another historic milestone. No, it wasn’t the beginning of Course 5 for NYLT or the start of Week #2 of Summer Camp. It was on that date, 100 years ago, that Camp Friedlander opened its doors to campers for the first time. Since then, thousands of campers, families, and staff each week, each year have enjoyed all that camp has to offer.
The Dan Beard Council brings you special activities for your Scouts through special Scout partnerships across the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area all year round! Be sure to visit the webpage often as events and special offers are added throughout the year.
Mark Your Calendars for these Great Scout It Out Events!
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay:
Special Scout Offer - $29.99 All summer long! To purchase passes, click here.

Dayton Dragon Scout Nights at the Ballpark:
July 12, 2019 and August 11, 2019. For more information and purchase tickets, click here.

Cincinnati Reds Overnight: September 21, 2019. For details, and to purchase tickets, click here.

Click here to visit the Scout It Out website for additional events for your Scouts!
Check Out These Featured Upcoming Scout It Out Partnerships Below:
An Event You Shouldn't Miss - Reds Scout Overnight on Sept. 21st!
*NEW - All you can eat option.

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to sleep under the stars on the same field that the Cincinnati Reds players play on? Well, dream no longer as the Reds take on the New York Mets. Using the special promotional code “20camp19” you will be able to purchase discounted tickets, “All You Can Eat” passes and enjoy a post-game movie and activities on the field and Kroger Fan Zone, plus the unique experience to camp on the field.

Click here for details and to purchase your tickets.
Check Out This New & Exciting Event: Scouts, BSA Night with the Cincinnati Pops on October 8th!

Join fellow Scouting units for a performance of America’s Wonders with the Cincinnati Pops on Friday, October 4th at 8pm!

From Time Square to the Golden Gate Bridge and redwood forests to the Grand Canyon, this is your ticket for an awe-inspiring experience of a 3-D journey of America’s wonders. Come early to try out instruments at the Music Lab and hear from Principal Clarinetist, Christopher Pell, on what it is like to be a professional musician!

Tickets go on sale July 30th. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for Scouts and includes a Pops patch. Use promo code “ SCOUTS online or by phone to purchase.

Contact: Michelle Lewandowski at 513.744.4023 or .
ROAD CLOSURE - How To Get To Summer Camp - Cub World Access

The Clermont County bridge on Price Road, to the south of the Cub World entrance, is closed. Access to camp from Milford is no longer an option and you will need to come down Price Road past Camp Craig to enter Cub World.

Please make note and make proper travel arrangements on getting to camp .

For detour information and updates, visit .
Spots Still Available - Register for Cub Camp Family Weekends

Summer Camp is right around the corner! Are you and your Cub Scouts ready to experience the Prehistoric Planet that has been found at Cub World? Register for Cub Camp Family Weekends: July 5-6 & August 2-3!

Cub Camp Family Adventures is open to all Cub Scouts, Parents, Siblings, Grandparents, aunts & uncles, and any other member of your family.

Register by clicking here!
Scouts, BSA: Spots Still Available for Summer Camp at Camp Friedlander!

Did your summer plans change? Do you want to have an excellent summer adventure? There are still spots available for Summer Camp at Camp Friedlander. Swim in the beautiful Lake Marge Schott, climb on our towering rock wall or earn that last merit badge for a rank advancement. There is something for everybody at Camp Friedlander and most importantly lots of fun to have!

If you have already starred in your own Summer Camp Adventure this year, consider doing a retake with our  Seconds Program ! You can participate in all the fun you already had for just half the cost!

Visit here for more information.
Calling All Registered Leaders: Sign Up For Wood Badge Today!

In 2019, Wood Badge will be celebrating the
100-year anniversary of the first ever Wood Badge course taught in England organized by Lord Robert Baden-Powell. The practical six-day experience consists of living the patrol method with a group of Scouters in a Scouting environment while being taught leadership and life skills applicable to Scouting, business, and family. Sign up today to secure your spot on this prestigious adult leader training. Space is limited!

For details, and to sign up today, visit here.
The Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council is a proud United Way Agency Partner