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Longhouse Council - Pathways - February 12, 2021
Vol. #3 Issue #5
Council Klondike To Fit Your Units Needs
Unfortunately, 2021 has started with some units unable to meet for their annual Klondike Derby, But, some units can. So, to try and accommodate all units with what they are allowed to do, Longhouse Council with the help of Crossroads, Towpath & Tri-Rivers District are offering opportunities for Scouts to complete in events within their units or attend limited day events at Woodland.
The virtual Klondike hosted by Tri-Rivers District will run from January 15th till March 15th
The first Day Event hosted by Crossroads District will be February 6th at Woodland.
The second Day Event hosted by Towpath District will be February 20th at Woodland.
Re-Charter Info
A quick reminder, that this year to ease the financial challenges and to bring the Council’s re-charter cycle in alinement with the National cycle, we will be short chartering all our units. So, what does this mean? If your unit normally re-charters in February, instead of re-chartering for 12 months you will re-charter for 10 months at a cost of $85.00 per Scout and $65.00 per adult. If your unit normally re-charters in March, instead of re-chartering for 12 months you will re-charter for nine months at a cost of $76.50 per Scout and $58.50 per adult. Your unit will still re-charter in February or March for 2021, but for your 2022 charter your unit will re-charter in December 2021.
Plus, be aware that the re-charter website will still ask you to re-charter for 12 months. Please disregard that and use one of the attached fee charts to figure out what you owe. Than write a check or call the Council office (315)-463-0201 and we will take a credit card over the phone.
Silver Beaver Nominations Due
The Deadline for Silver Beaver nominations and all supporting materials should be submitted to the Council Service Center by close of business on Friday of March 26th, Electronic submissions should be sent to [email protected]

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.
Named after Mitchell Sabattis, our camp offers the premier wilderness camping experience in the northeast United States, situated on 2,000 acres in the central Adirondack Park. Sabattis Scout Reservation is a traditional full-featured patrol cooking camp with immediate access to 6,000,000+ acres of state land for hiking and canoeing, fully accredited by the NYS Department of Health and the Boy Scouts of America.
The Longhouse Council will offer 4 Weeks of Scouts BSA Day Camp, held at Camp Woodland. Save the dates!! 
Week 1: Scouting 101 - July 19-23, 2021 (Details)
Week 2: Eagle Quest - August 2-6, 2021 (Details)
Week 3: Skilled Trades - August 16-20, 2021 (Details)
Week 4: Great Outdoors - August 23-27, 2021 (Details)
Cost: $225 per Scout per week. Program details coming soon with registration opening on February 1st.  
This year, our focus is “weird science”. By participating in day camp, the scouts will learn about the scientific process and how science is used in everyday life. They will have the opportunity to explore beyond the mundane, and perform wacky and fascinating experiments, while at the same time having fun, exploring our natural world, and fostering lasting friendships.
Scout Shop Hours:
Monday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 2:00pm
(Closed every weekday from 1:30-2:00)
Is your unit is doing a Pinewood Derby, virtually or in person? We can help with lights, sounds, decorations, weights, colored wheels, graphite, and more. Feel free to stop in and check out what we have to make your Derby car fun. You can also just buy another car kit and make more cars to have fun at home. 
We will have 20% off Select Eagle Scout Gifts February 8-20. The Syracuse Scout Shop facebook page ( will show some of the great sale items. 
Check out the Scout Shop Facebook page for weekly sales 
You do not need an appointment to shop at the Scout Shop. 
You are welcome to come in anytime. 
Also check out our new tool that can help you shop. 
You can have your order shipped, pick up in store, or curbside pick-up. We are more than happy to help you shop in any way that makes you feel comfortable.
For more information on events, training opportunities, and other activities happening in your district, visit your district webpage:

Other Dates of Interest
Office Closed- every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
Office Closed - Monday, February 15th
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