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Longhouse Council - Pathways - July 3, 2020
Vol. #2 Issue #21
Would You Like to be a Internet STAR?
We are looking for 100 or more Scouts from across the Council to become internet Stars. As part of our marketing and media plans for this year we would like to have Scouting families send in a short video of your Cub Scout, Scouts BSA Scout, Venturing Scout, Sea Scout, or Explorer reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, Scout Law, or Scout Oath.
So, take ten minutes and video all of those aspiring movie stars in their Scout uniform and send them to TODAY.
Videos should be less than three minutes and please ensure that there is no identifying images or words to your scout in the video. Please send with your unit number and family info in the body of the email.
What's Popping?
Thank you to everyone that signed in to watch our June 27 Popcorn Extravaganza! We wanted to take this time to remind you of a few important things for this year's sale:

Online Direct selling is now LIVE!
This weekend Trails-End will also be
offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders!

First: Make sure that your unit is re gistered and committed to the sale on the Trails-End website! Current and correct contact information will help your unit earn 2% bonus commission!

Second: Become a member of the Longhouse Council Popcorn Swap Facebook group and join in the discussions. Trails-End has their own Popcorn Community as well, so join theirs, too!

Third: Bookmark - we'll be posting more information here with FAQs, helpful tools, and copies of our presentations and webinar recordings.

Finally, mark your calendars for local (District) popcorn rallies on July 30 (Camillus area), August 1 (Dexter), and August 3 (Camp Woodland). We'll go over finer details of the sale.

Additional messages will be sent directly to unit Key 3s and Popcorn Kernels, so be sure to commit to the sale as soon as possible to be put on the Popcorn-specific mailing list. If you have additional questions about the sale, please email to reach the council popcorn team!
Let's Re-Start Scouting
As the heat of summer increases many units are asking, 
(What can we do to get restarted?)
Here are a few things to take into account to help you decide what to do and to ensure it is safe.

First, before you do anything. Consult your Chartering Organization and discuss what they are comfortable allowing you to do. If they are comfortable with you holding a unit activity; then start planning.

Here are the steps to take to ensure a safe activity:

If you follow these steps and inform the parents, scouts, and leaders and they all feel comfortable to hold the activity; then you are all set.

Please contact the Council Service Center with any questions. or 315-463-0201
Check out the Video about Re-Starting Scouting Below
Looking for more info on how to start Den, Pack, Patrol, Troop, Crew, Ship, or Post meetings?
Please view our Unit Meeting & Camping webinar on
Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 PM.
DAY CAMP 2020 is a GO!
Day Camps are a GO and we can't wait to have Scouts from ages 7 to 17 attending one of our spectacular Day Camp programs.
There will of course be some changes to how we run our programs to ensure the safety of the Scouts and volunteers that run these programs. We will have detailed info coming out about these changes and precautions coming soon. But, till then check out our videos and website for more info or to sign up today. We are excited to be one of the few programs still available to Scouts and their families.
We hope to see you at camp this summer.
Check Out Cub Scout Day Camp
Check Out Scouts BSA Day Camp
Syracuse Scout Shop
We are a fully stocked Boy Scouts of America National Store conveniently located in the same building as the Longhouse Council Service Center in Syracuse. We ship daily and are standing by to help you begin, or continue your journey in Scouting!

Conveniently located off of I-81, south of the Mattydale exit in the Plaza!

Call The Scout Shop: 315-455-6540
Email The Scout Shop: 

For more information on events, training opportunities, and other activities happening in your district, visit your district webpage:

Other Dates of Interest
July 3rd, 2020 Office Closed

“I googled my symptoms… turned out I just need to go camping”