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September 2016
DAN BEARD COUNCIL HEADLINES
How do you measure a life? Many choose to look at the things that can be accumulated, such as a big house or an even larger bank account. But for Everett Sherron, his long life can be measured by his impact in Scouting.
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REGISTRATION CLOSES ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
Peterloon is back, and you don't want to miss it. September 9, 2016 is the last day to register for Peterloon. Complete your mission throughout the weekend, and enjoy exciting activities like shooting, welding, crate stacking and much more. Back by popular demand, the Arena Show will again feature a professional Fireworks Display.
 
For more information regarding costs, Peterloon t-shirts, campsite guidelines, activities and more, visit:
The Fort Hamilton district is proud to announce the 2016 Spirit of Scouting Award will be presented to John Boehner at the Spirit of Scouting Dinner on September 22, 2016. The event will take place at the Oscar Event Center in Fairfield. For more information or to attend, please contact Melissa Ford (Melissa.Ford@scouting.org) or visit www.danbeard.org/SpiritofScouting
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 Brittany.harrison@scouting.org

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Transport yourself to Africa during this brand new tented camp overnight experience at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! Built on the edge of the newly expanded Giraffe exhibit, Twiga Tented Camp offers an intimate, high-end, and authentic African adventure at the Zoo including special encounters with African animals, unique behind the scenes tours, comfortable cots in safari tents, a continental breakfast, and so much more!
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On Saturday, September 17, all scouts and their families are welcome to attend the 2016 Scout Night Campout! Campout Packages include your game ticket, post-game meal, movie, post-game activities, and an overnight campout on the field.

Register today:


The Spook-O-Ree is a family Halloween event for everyone! Take your pick of evenings and join the thousands of families that will venture out to Cub World for Halloween fun in a safe, family-friendly environment at a cost that fits just about any budget. The Spook-O-Ree is packed with activities including hayrides, storytelling, the haunted castle, midway games, the haunted trail, and more! Come as a pack, a den, or as a family.

E veryone is invited, sign up today:
This is a perfect fall family campout for your Pack and a great campout for those new Scouts you recruit this fall. This year come experience the jungle adventures theme, as well as, participate in BBs, bows and arrows and so much more!

Sign up for your Cub-O-Ree today: www.danbeard.org/cuboree

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.

Learn more at: www.danbeard.org/MBC
SCOUTING. DEVELOPING THE LEADER WITHIN
OTHER COUNCIL HEADLINES
Learn about the 2016 Join Scout Night Campaign and exciting new marketing strategies and materials in place to help reach our target audience of youth and parents.
 
Join us for the COPE and climbing sampler event on Saturday, September 17th from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm. During the OA Fall Fellowship, Boy Scouts and adults can come out to camp and tackle the tower, try for a new record in crate stacking, or enjoy the zipline! $10 per person.

Register today: www.danbeard.org/opentower

*A signed Consent/Hold Harmless is required to participate.
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: www.danbeard.org/outreachprogrammanager
Wood Badge is the ultimate leadership training program for the adult leaders that brings the vision of Scouting to life!  Anyone adult leader can take Wood Badge which utilizes contemporary leadership concepts that teach how to lead to make a difference, and leave a legacy!  www.danbeard.org/woodbadge

As a part of Scout Sunday in 2017, packs, troops and crews in the Dan Beard Council will be partnering with the international organization Soles4Souls to participate in a community-wide “Good-Turn” by collecting used shoes at their church. To learn more about this organization, click here to watch this exciting 2 minute video. 
 
To learn more about Soles4Souls, please visit: www.danbeard.org/soles4souls

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. Find out first hand just what it’s like to Live Scouting’s Adventure: www.danbeard.org/jamboree
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. 
 Learn more about Heimlich Heroes