June 2019
Join Us for a Youth Safety Fireside Chat Event June 4th - 13th!

Have you registered for our Fireside Chat: Our Commitment to Youth & Safety events yet? They will be June 4th - 13th at different locations around the Cincinnati/NKY area. We will be giving updates on recent Scouting topics, youth safety and resources for you and your unit, including a Youth Safety Kit. All parents and leaders are welcome to attend.

For details and to register, click here .
Our Goal is to Ensure All Youth can Participate and Benefit from Scouting with Challenge Camp!

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 .
Register for Cub Camp Family Weekend and get a FREE pass to Spook-O-Ree

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 Weekend and receive a FREE admission pass to Spook-O-Ree for every paid youth participant that attends one of our Cub Camp Family Adventures held in 2019 (June 29-30, July 5-6, & August 2-3)!

  • June 29-30, July 5-6 or August 2-3
  • Free pass with every Cub Scout Registered.
  • Offer Ends June 17th.

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!
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.
Be Prepared and Stock Up for Peterloon 2019 with Limited Gear!

Peterloon – Eras of Adventure is fast approaching. Have you bought your limited gear yet? If not, we have extended the discount code (Peterloon10) until June 31st .

Be sure to visit the Peterloon Shop for all of your Peterloon gear by clicking here .
Popcorn Enrollment Now Open!

Enrollment for the 2019 Popcorn Sale is Now Open! Our first 50 units to enroll will get FREE Cincinnati Reds Game Vouchers. See the website for more details.

Trying to Find Fun Activities to do with your Scouts this Year? Check out Scout It Out!

We bring you special activities for your Scouts from our partners such as the Cincinnati Reds, Newport Aquarium, Kings Island, Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay, Florence Freedom and more! Be sure to visit the Scout It Out page often as events and special offers are added throughout the year.

Take photos of your Scouts at these events and use the hashtag #ScoutItOut on social media to spread the word about these great Scouting activities!

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!
A Few Camp Staff Positions Still Available for this Summer!

There’s no better way to spend your summer! If you enjoy working with kids, believe in the Scouting program, and love camp, then the Dan Beard Scout Reservation is a great place to work and play.

Positions Available:

  • Trailblazer Director at Friedlander
  • Health Officer at Cub World
  • BB Director at Cub World
  • Dining Hall Steward

For more information and to apply, click here.
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 .
Scouts BSA Camp: Still Spots Available for Summer Camp at Camp Friedlander!

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 BRAND NEW rock climbing surface or earn that last merit badge for a rank advancement. There is something for everybody at Camp Friedlander and most importantly lots of fun! You can also attend a second week for half the cost through our  Seconds Program

Visit here for more information.
For details on the
Camp Friedlander Centennial, click here.
Join Us August 23-25 For Camp Friedlander's Homecoming & Re-Dedication Weekend!
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

For several years Camp Friedlander used Quonset huts as program buildings. None of these exist any longer, but this one saw many Scouts working on woodcarving, and other skills we now teach at the Handicraft Area.
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.
Last Chance to Register! Limited Spots Available - Sign Your Scout Up Today for NYLT!

National Youth Leadership Training registration is open, and the 5 weekly sessions are starting to fill up fast! NYLT is an exciting, action-packed week-long program designed to provide the youth of the Dan Beard Council the leadership skills and experiences necessary to lead themselves and their troop.

If you are a registered Scout aged 13 and up, are looking for more information about NYLT and signing up, visit here.
Reserve Your Place For Wood Badge This Fall!

Wood Badge is the opportunity of a lifetime open to all registered adult leaders to learn the skills that can positively influence not only your unit’s health but can impact your life outside of Scouting as well. Adult leaders are invited to sign up today to get in on one of the best training experiences Dan Beard Council has to offer!

If you are an Adult Leader looking for more details about Wood Badge, and to sign up, visit here.
The Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council is a proud United Way Agency Partner