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Longhouse Council - Pathways - July 31, 2020
Vol. #2 Issue #25
BREAKING NEWS: Longhouse Council just concluded it's first ever Virtual Boypower event, raising over $500,000. It also announced it will be retiring the iconic Boypower brand name; going forward this 52-year legacy event will be "SCOUTPOWER."
Thank you to all whom contributed, watched, shared and bid. The Silent Auction is open until Sunday night - to watch a re-run, donate to the Send A Scout To Camp fund or view and bid in the auction please click the button below.
Recruitment Season is Just Around the Corner
Recruiting youth into our programs is never easy and this year it will be harder than ever. But, families and youth need Scouting more than ever. Starting in August we will be holding virtual events to give you the tools and the ideas to help you recruit and retain, not just youth but families into your programs. The first one will be on Thursday 8/6 at 7 PM, and will go over setting up and managing your Unit BAScout pin. Be on the look out for info on future webinars. Register below today.
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.
Two weeks of Day Camp programs have happened and the reviews are spectacular. We have one week left of Cub Scouts and one week of Scouts BSA still open. Don't miss out on your opportunity to enjoy some summer camp FUN and sign up Today.
We hope to see you at camp this summer.
Cub Twilight Camp in a Box
Wondering how you and your family can enjoy all the fun of Day Camp, but you just can't physically get there? How about Twilight Camp in a Box? Sign-up and receive a box full of activities and fun for the whole family. The box includes Advancements , NOVA program s, and lots of Family Engagement.
All offered virtually for everyone to enjoy safely from home.
Check Out Scouts BSA Day Camp
BSA Family Fun Fest
August 8th,2020
11:00 AM
If you like funny pets, rockets and astronauts, Pinewood Derby cars, movie makeup artists and backyard camping, then you’ll love Family Fun Fest! It’s outdoor adventure you can have online!

This very special online-only event is just for families like yours! There will be cool hands-on activities, interviews with amazing people, and opportunities to make your community better with a service project.

Join in on the fun with activities like designing a Pinewood Derby car and baking homemade treats for your pets with a trained chef. We’ll post items you’ll need for each activity, here and on Facebook, so you can build your own adventure!

If you’re already a Cub Scout, you’ll love it! If you’re not a Scout but want to find out about all the fun and cool things Scouts do – this is your chance! And, it’s always more fun with friends, so invite some of yours to join you online for the Family Fun Fest!
Virtual golf tournament
Support Scouting while social distancing, by enjoying a day of golf at
The cost to participate is $35.00 each or $125.00 for a Foursome  ( not including greens fees )
Each participant will receive a small token of our appreciation

Submit score   HERE  or email them to
All score cards must be submitted by the close of business on  Friday   Sept. 11, 2020.

There will be prize for the top three finishers.
GOLF ANYTIME on a Par 72 or higher course between
August 1st – September 7th

Not a golfer you say. Become a  hole sponsor  or event sponsor!
Contact Ron Hill at  or 315-463-0201 X115 for details.
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: 

New Hours

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 10 AM to 6 PM
Wednesday - 10 AM to 6 PM
Thursday - 10 AM to 6 PM
Friday - 10 AM to 6 PM
Saturday - 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday - Closed
closed daily for lunch 1:30 PM to 2 PM
For more information on events, training opportunities, and other activities happening in your district, visit your district webpage:

Other Dates of Interest
September 7th - Office Closed for Labor Day

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