Leatherstocking Council HQ will be closed on 6/10/21 from 1-4pm for staff training.
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June 15th is the deadline for campership applications, so don't wait and fill out a Campership Application today to apply for financial assistance to allow your Scouts to go to camp.

Sign up for Escape Camp by June 15th to allow the council to move forward with planning or plan for alternative future events. Unfortunately, due to lack of sign ups the council cannot run the second Escape Camp weekend (7/23/21-7/25/21) sustainably. For those who have turned in Campership Applications, you still need to register for the event to have the campership funding applied towards the event.
Leatherstocking Council will begin planning for summer camp on June 15th. If you plan on attending camp, please sign up before June 15th to allow us to plan for your attendance.

New Experiences can't be downloaded, but it can be found at our safe and exciting Camp Kingsley. With swimming, archery, BMX bikes and more, your not going to want to miss this year's Summer Camp. 🏕 Late fees have been waived, but sign up as soon as you can so you don't lose the chance to go to summer camp. SIGN UP TODAY!

Download the EVENT FLYER to hand out, send and post for all your unit to see so no one misses Summer Camp at Camp Kingsley!

Week 1: Canceled due to lack of sustainability. We are working hard to move units to weeks 2 and 3.
Week 2: 7/21/21 - 7/25/21
Week 3: 7/28/21 - 8/01/21
Cub Scout Investigation
Join our Cub Scout Investigation (CSI) team to try and crack the case as we investigate the natural world. Cub Scouts will use the Squad Room, Booking Lab, Evidence room and more to discover and learn about the natural world around them. Sign up for Powderhorn District's CSI Day Camp today!

CSI Day Camp 1
Canastota, NY
July 26 - July 28

CSI Day Camp 2
Camden, NY
August 9 - August 11

Download the EVENT FLYER and post it at your next meeting, hand it out or send it to your unit.
2021 Membership fees
Starting on August 1st, the following 2021 membership fees will begin being implemented.

$72 - Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venture Scouts, and Sea Scouts
$45 - Exploring (ages 10-20)
$45 - All registered adult volunteers in unit and non-unit positions

$25 - One-time new member fee for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venture Scouts, and Sea Scouts

$75 - Unit Recharter Fee
Silver Beaver Nominations
Have your Silver Beaver nominations in by July 23rd. See Silver Beaver application linked below for more information.
Susquehanna Headwaters District Award of Merit dinner
Susquehanna Headwaters District Award of Merit dinner honoring Curt Vansteele Wednesday June 16 at 6:30 Fortin Park, Oneonta

Dinner includes salad, chicken parmesan, pasta and dessert
$15 per person
Register on the Council website by June 13.

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Adirondack Foothills District Recognition BBQ
The Adirondack Foothills District invites you to join us on June 14th, 6pm at the East Herkimer Fish and Game Club for our District Recognition BBQ. We will be serving hamburgers and hotdogs while recognizing some of the amazing volunteers who make Scouting happen every day all across the Mohawk Valley. In addition to helping us recognize our volunteers, you will have an opportunity to learn about some of the many upcoming activities that we have planned for this coming year. I hope to see you on the 14th for some food and fellowship. (Meal will be a hamburgers, Hotdogs, chips and bottled water) Cost: Free

Your Adirondack Foothills District Executive,
Great Escape BSA DAY
June 13th is the Great Escape's BSA Day! Scout families all over Leatherstocking Council can visit the Great Escape theme park for a discounted rate when they use promo code "LSC" to purchase their tickets. Go to the website linked below, hit the "Enter promo" button at the top of the page, type in "LSC" and get your discount instantly!
Scout Menu Masters
Scouts BSA troops come to together to make 3 courses of food to be judged by our special guest judges. They must cook zero impact with no trace left behind. They will provide the ingredients required for their creations. Be the top cooking troop in ADK Foothills District! $5 per Scout for the patch. Leftovers will be donated to a local soup kitchen.
Six things to know about the positions of responsibility ...

A teenager's life is full of responsibilities. Get good grades! Take care of the family car! Show up on time for your summer job! Their life in Scouting is no different. Young people who want to earn the Star, Life or Eagle ranks in Scouts BSA...

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From Tiger to Eagle: Seven young men fulfill boyhood promise

One sentence is all it took. Soon after becoming Cub Scouts, seven boys listened as their Cubmaster told them this: "Only about 4% to 6% of Scouts earn the Eagle Scout Award."

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Make graduation even more special when you wear Eagle Scout cords with you cap and gown to represent your amazing Scouting accomplishments. Find your Eagle Scout graduation cords at the Council Trading Post for $9.99!

Call the Council Scout Store to make an appointment so we can have your order ready for you. (315) 735-4437

Scout Store hours:
Tuesday: 9am-5pm
Wednesday: 9am-5pm
Thursday: 9am-5pm
The Susquehanna Headwaters District Spring Fly Away Camporee was an exciting weekend filled helicopters, military equipment, merit badges and plenty more aeronautical fun. Scouts were able to stay at the Oneonta Municipal Airport and learn/experience the wonders of all kinds of aircraft.
“I didn't know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community.”

~ Lloyd Bentsen
Share your Scouting quotes and pictures with Connor so we can show the entire council what awesome Scouting you're doing.
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