TUSCARORA COUNCIL NEWSLETTER
Mar. 6, 2020
Final Payment & Registration Deadline Next Week ! Spring Cub Family Weekends & Crossovers
Tuscarora Council | Camp Tuscarora
 
2020 Spring Cub Family Weekends & Crossover Celebrations  

2020 Spring Cub Family Weekends will be here before we know it and we can't wait for THE FUN to begin!

Just a few quick reminders regarding registration/payment details and deadlines, as well as instructions for those Packs wishing to take advantage of the early/express check-in option are listed below:

Payment/Registration Deadline & Details:

  • The deadline to complete registration and payment for either weekend and/or pre-order t-shirts is Friday, March 13, 2020.

  • When completing your online registration and payment, please don’t create a new registration. Go back in to your original “hold a site” registration link (if applicable) to make final payments, update participants and order t-shirts, etc.

  • If you’ve misplaced or can’t find the link to your original registration please let us know. We’ll be happy to look that up for you and it email it to you.

Express/Early Check-in Procedures:
 
Packs that wish to take advantage of the early/express check-in option should: (Early/express check-in is optional, but highly recommended!)

1 - Gather ALL completed, unexpired medical forms, (BSA Health & Medical Record 680-001, Parts A, B1, and B2. These forms may be found on page 14 of the event guide or at the following link:
 https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf . A completed form is required for every Scout, leader, adult and sibling that will be on camp during the Cub Weekends .

2 - Gather ALL completed and signed activity waivers, ( Page 13 of the event guide .) A completed and signed waiver is required for every Scout, leader, adult and sibling that will be on camp during the Cub Weekends.

3 - Complete the Crossover Form ( Page 18 of the event guide ) and collect a completed and signed BSA youth application for each youth that will be crossing over to a Troop during the Crossover Ceremony (if applicable).

4 - Log in to the Black Pug online registration and payment portal using the unique link you were provided in your payment confirmation email and enter ALL Participants names , demographic data, T-Shirt orders (if applicable), any outstanding payments, and Cub Scout ranks. (All data MUST BE ENTERED BY 03/13/2020. )

5 - Drop off or mail ( only mail if your unit is out of Council please) all early/express check-in paperwork for Spring Cub Weekends at the Tuscarora Council Service Center no later than March 20, 2020 for Cub Weekend One, and no later than March 27, 2020 for Cub Weekend Two.

Partial Paperwork Turn-In:

Don’t have all of your Pack’s paperwork by the submission deadline? That’s ok! If you have at least 75% of your paperwork to go along with your registration roster, you can still take advantage of express/early check-in and drop off what you have! Please follow the same procedures in the steps listed above.
 
PLEASE NOTE:
 
If dropping paperwork off in person at the Council Service Center, please make sure you leave your packet with a Council staff member, so they can secure them appropriately for our registration team to pick them up and review them. (Our office staff is not able to review or confirm unit paperwork while you wait.)

CAMPSITES :

Final campsite assignments will be confirmed after unit registration numbers have been completed so that we an be certain to utilize each site accordingly to accommodate all families camping with us for the weekends.

For additional information, contact Sarah Fernandez at Sarah.Fernandez@Scouting.org or 919-734-1714.    

THANK YOU!
Let's Go Racing! District Derby Races - Registration Now Open  
Boogity, Boogity, Boogity, Let's Go Racing!!
 
District Pinewood Derbies - March, 2020

Details Below:


2020 Coharie District Pinewood Derby

  • When: Sunday, March 22, 2020
  • Where: Performance Ford - 213 Southeast Blvd. Clinton, NC 28328
  • Time: Check-in is from 1 - 1:30 pm / Racing begins at 2:00 pm
  • Cost: $5 per Scout (Open to the top 3 fastest racers from each Pack)
  • Sign-up: Deadline to sign-up is Friday, March 13, 2020 by 5:00p.
  • Register: Registration is available online only at the following link:


With questions or for more information, please contact Greg Pistner ( gregory.pistner@scouting.org  or 919-734-1714)
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2020 Neusiok District Pinewood Derby

  • When: Saturday, March 21, 2020
  • Where: First Baptist Church - 202 S 4th Street, Smithfield NC 27577
  • Time: TBD
  • Cost: $8 per Scout (Open to the top 5 fastest and top 2 best in show racers from each Pack)
  • Sign-up: Deadline to sign-up is Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by 5:00p.
  • Register: Registration is available online only at the following link:


With questions or for more information, please contact Stefan Spruill ( stefan.spruill@scouting.org  or 919-734-1714)
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2020 Torhunta District Pinewood Derby

  • When: Saturday, March 21, 2020
  • Where: Wayne Preparatory Academy - 600 Tommy’s Rd. Goldsboro, NC
  • Time: Check-in begins at 7:30 am / Racing begins at 9:00 am
  • Cost: $8 per Scout (Open to the top 5 fastest and top 2 best in show racers from each Pack)
  • Sign-up: Deadline to sign-up is Wednesday, March 18, 2020 by 5:00p.
  • Register: Registration is available online only at the following link:


If you have any questions, please contact Kirk Mayes ( kirk.mayes@scouting.org  or 919-734-1714)

Registration Deadline Approaching: (03/27/2020)
2020 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
2020 National
Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
 
Camp Tuscarora 
965 Scout Rd. 
Four Oaks, NC 
 
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home Troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.
 
NYLT centers around the concepts of what a youth leader must BE, what a youth leader must KNOW, and what a youth leader must DO. The key elements are then taught with a clear focus on HOW TO. The skills come alive during the course as the patrol goes on a Quest for the Meaning of Leadership.
 
Course Dates:
 
Weekend One - 3:00pm Fri. April 24, 2020 to 5:00pm Sun. April 26, 2020
 
Weekend Two - 4:00pm Fri. May 15, 2020 to 5:00pm Sun. May 17, 2020
 
* Full participation for both weekends is required to complete the course.
 
(Please arrive on time to keep the program on schedule.)
 
Participant Fee:  $200.00
 
  •    $50.00 deposit due at time of registration
  • Full Payment due no later than March 27, 2020
 
Don't Delay - Insure Your Spot Today! There will be a wait list for all interested participants once the class roster is full.....
 
Registration for 2020 NYLT is open now and available online only at the following link:
 
 
For more information please contact:
 
Course Director - Charles Craft at cwcraft3@yahoo.com , or 910-590-5925  
OR

Staff Advisor - Sarah Fernandez at Sarah.Fernandez@Scouting.org or 919-734-1714.
BALOO - Basic Adult Leadership Outdoor Orientation  Training
BALOO  
(Basic Adult Leader
Outdoor Orientation) 
Training
 
Spring 2020
 
  • Who: Cub Scout Leaders & Webelos Leaders
  • What: Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
  • When: Saturday, May 2, 2020, 8:00am - Sunday, May 3, 2020, 11:00am
  • Where: Camp Tuscarora (965 Scout Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524)
  • Cost: $30 - includes all course materials and meals. 
 
Deadline to register and pay is Friday, April 17, 2020 by close of business. A $10.00 late fee will apply to any registration received after that date, and  absolutely no registrations will be accepted after noon on April 24, 2020 .

In order for a Pack to go camping, at least one leader, (two are highly recommended) must be BALOO trained and on site during the campout. 
 
PLEASE NOTE: BALOO training is now comprised of two components-an online component and a practical, hands-on component. Both components must be completed to qualify as a "TRAINED" Cub Scout outdoor leader.

PLEASE NOTE: BALOO training is now comprised of two components-an online component and a practical, hands-on component. Both components must be completed to qualify as a "TRAINED" Cub Scout outdoor leader. 
 
The online component must be completed prior to the practical component.  The online training contains introductory and basic information that will be built upon during the practical training.
 
Registration is currently open and is available online only at the following link:
 
Introduction To Outdoor Leader Skills
(IOLS) Training
Introduction 
To Outdoor Leader 
Skills Training
 
(IOLS)
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  • Who: Scouts BSA Leaders, and Venturing Leaders
  • What: Introduction to Leadership Skills (IOLS)
  • When: May 9 - 10, 2020 - 8:00am Saturday - 11:30am Sunday
  • Where: Camp Tuscarora (965 Scout Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524)
  • Cost: $40, includes course materials and meals.
 
Deadline to register is Friday, April 24, 2020 by close of business. A $10.00 late fee will apply to any registration received after that date, and  absolutely no registrations will be accepted after noon on May 1, 2020 .
 
This training is to understand how the Scouts BSA Outdoor Program works. A "Trained" Scoutmaster and/or Venture Crew Advisor needs this training and Position Specific training to be considered "Trained."
 
For supplies, you will need: a ground cloth, lantern (if you have one), compass, mess kit, tent, sleeping bag, personal toiletries. Food is provided during the weekend.

* Bonus Training Session on Friday, May 8, 2020 for any IOLS participants also in need of Scoutmaster Specific Indoor training:
 
Friday, May 8 - 6:00p. - 10:30p. (FREE to any registered IOLS participant who needs to complete this course. Please indicate this choice during your online registration if interested.
 
Registration is currently open and is available online only at the following link:
 
Boy Scouts of America
Tuscarora Council
Council Service Center - 172 NC Hwy 581 S.
Goldsboro, NC 27530

P 919.734.1714 F 919.734-6540
Tuscarora Scout Reservation
965 Scout Road
Four Oaks, NC 27524

919-934-9538