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Longhouse Council - Pathways - March 6, 2020
Vol. #2 Issue #8
Sabattis Leaders Meeting
Saturday, March 21, 2020
All units attending Sabattis Scout Reservation in 2020 should send one or more adult leaders to discuss summer camp program and logistics with the camp administrative team. Youth leadership is welcome to attend as well. All leaders are encouraged to attend from 10 AM to 11 AM. The meeting will continue from 11 AM to 12 PM for leaders new to Sabattis to provide a more detailed orientation. The meeting will be held at the Scout Service Center at 2803 Brewerton Rd., Syracuse, NY 13211
Silver Beaver Nominations
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. Nominations and all supporting materials must be received at the Council Service Center by close of business on the last Friday of March each year. Electronic submissions should be sent to LonghouseAwardsandRecognitions@gmail.com .
Please use the nomination form at
Sabattis Summer Help Wanted
Looking for an adventure this summer? Then apply to work at Sabattis Scout Reservation this summer. The Adirondack Mountains are calling your name, get an application today!

Staff Applications
CIT Applications

Open interviews will be held at the Council Service Center on the following dates.
Saturday 4/4/20 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Wednesday 4/8/20 - 10 AM to Noon & 2 PM to 4 PM

michael.petitpas@scouting.org or call 315-463-0201 X 109 for more info
Merit Badge University
Are you looking for an opportunity for your Scouts to earn a couple of Merit Badge in one day? Well on Saturday, April 18, 2020 Longhouse Council will be holding a Merit Badge University where Scouts can earn up to Three merit badge in one day. The day will start at Immaculate Conception Church in Fayetteville at 8:30 AM. Registration will be available March 20th.
The best that Cub Scouting has to offer, close to home! Cub Scout Day Camp combines the most exciting things about being a Scout with summertime fun. Practice your aim at the BB gun or Archery ranges, create a masterpiece in Arts & Crafts, or learn a new knot in Scoutcraft. Swim, study local animals or test your skill on the sports field. Twilight Camp is an evening experience.
James “Marmaduke” Seton Trek Center
The James “Marmaduke” Seton Trek Center, located at Sabattis Scout Reservation, offers true high adventure opportunities. We are ready to fully equip your canoe or backpacking trip with canoes, tents, PFD’s, food, guides, and stoves/fuel. If high adventure is calling your older Scouts, let them answer it at the Seton Trek Center.

Can't get a crew together ask about the Week three provisional trek.
Training Dates
Scoutmaster Specific Training - 4/18/20 -
Camp Woodland
Commissioner Training - 4/18/20 - Christian Brothers Academy 
IOLS & BALOO Training - 5/2-5/3/20 - Camp Woodland
Leave No Trace Master Educator - 8/10-8/15/20 - Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
the Syracuse Scout Shop
Monday – Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm
(Closed from 1:30-2:00 for lunch)
Saturday 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
For more information on events, training opportunities, and other activities happening in your district, visit your district webpage:

Other Dates of Interest
3/8/20 Daylight Savings (Spring Forward)
4/10/20 Good Friday (Office Closed)
5/25/20 Memorial Day (Office Closed)

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