The annual Council Recognition Dinner will be held on Friday  January 27, 2017 at the Mandalay Banquet Center. The Gathering will begin at 6 PM, with the program and dinner beginning at 6:30 PM.  We will recognize  the Rev. Robert J Thornton 2016 Eagle Scout class  and the outstanding work of all of our volunteers.  Highlights of the program will include Journey to Excellence recognitions, Commissioner Awards, National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award as well as the presentation of the Council's highest volunteer recognition, the Silver Beaver.  We hope to see everyone on January 27 th so register now .
Friends of Scouting
Providing a high quality Scouting program requires a significant investment and a key is scheduling your unit's Friends of Scouting presentation. Setting a date now allows for planning of presenters and materials. Please include a FOS presentation in your unit's plans between January and April. E-mail your proposed date and information to your district professional. Sunwatch Doug Nelson, Two Rivers: Matt Gettys, Wayne Trace: Dan Groth, and Wright Brothers: Jeanne Lawrie.
2017 Summer Camp
2017 Summer Camp Registration for Woodland Trails is now open!  Units can begin to register their youth for our great summer programs held at Woodland Trails Scout Reservation. Click Here to learn more.  

Scouting For Food
On March 11th and 18th, Scouts, Scouters and family members will take part in a 29 year old tradition community Service project...Scouting for Food.  Scouts, Units and families are all encouraged to do their part to help our friends and neighbors in need through this local food collection effort in every community across our council.  Visit the  Scouting for Food page for additional details and to request collection bags.  Thanks to Dayton Power and Light for their continued support of this program.
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The Buckskin Trail is the premier Webelos and Boy Scout Leader Training conducted in the council annually.  Participants who complete the Trail will be receive training for Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills, Leader Specific: Scoutmaster/Asst. Scoutmaster Training, Outdoor Webelos Leader Training (OWL), and Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO). Click Here for more information.  

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