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Longhouse Council - Pathways - April 3, 2020
Vol. #2 Issue #11
Scouting at Home
Nothing can stop us. We are Scouts. 
Jamboree on the Internet
Join Scouts from around the world on April 3-5 for a Scouting experience like no other! Many Scout activities have been cancelled. School’s out. We miss our friends. Our community needs our help. But Scouting never stops.

This special edition of our largest digital jamboree will allow you to connect to others, learn new skills, bring Scouting online, and build new friendships during this challenging time. We’ll foster teamwork and intercultural interaction while enhancing safe social engagement and well being.
A Virtual Camporee
This is an unprecedented time for our country and council. With the extension of social distancing till the end of April and the uncertainty of possible further extensions, we have decided that it is in the best interest of everyone to cancel all District Camporees. 
While we are all practicing social distancing, we also live in a time that enables us to remain closely connected, like never before.
We want to take advantage of that and put on a online Camporee for everyone to keep Scouting happening even in these strange days. While we can’t physically gather together for a Camporee, it does not mean we can’t participate in Scouting activities together.
The activities in this Camporee are open to all levels of Scouts and Scouters.
We expect there may be some technical glitches along the way as this is a new concept and will be a work in progress throughout the event.

Please stay tuned for further announcements as we develop this one of kind event.
Summer Camp
Many people are wondering will Summer Camp still happen? The answer is absolutely it will. There is nothing that will make us all feel better, than getting back to normal and going to summer camp. We have a team of dedicated volunteers and professionals busily planning and preparing for some really spectacular Summer Camp programs. Please check out our website for more info.
Virtual Resources
Scouting can continue while we are all spending extra time at home. Here are several websites that will help you develop programs and find resources that can keep youth of all ages engaged. Some of these programs are great for school work as well.
Got Time On Your Hands?
How About Some Online Training.
There is a day soon that we will be back to business as usual and Scouting will start up as if no time has past at all. What better way to be prepared for the return of your Scouting program than to complete some online training. There are plenty of resources and informative training modules that can help you to get ready for the return of Scouting.
We Still Need Your Support
Boy Scouts of America, Longhouse Council has partnered with Give Lively to securely process your online donation. 
Any donation amount helps further the reach and impact of Scouting. Your generosity will enable us to provide a great Scouting program to more youth, and will help prepare youth for the rest of their lives.
Silver Beaver Nominations Deadline, Extended!
The Deadline for nominations and all supporting materials has been extended and should be submitted to the Council Service Center by close of business on Friday of April 15th, Electronic submissions should be sent to .
Please use the nomination form at silver-beaver-longhouse-nomination-form
The Silver Beaver is a national award presented by the Longhouse Council. It is among the highest honors that can be bestowed on a volunteer leader by a local council.
The Silver Beaver is presented for noteworthy service of exceptional character by councils to registered adult volunteers within the territory under the jurisdiction of a local council.
For more information on events, training opportunities, and other activities happening in your district, visit your district webpage:

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5/25/20 Memorial Day (Office Closed)

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