Latest from the National Office: the Boy Scouts of America strongly advises that in-person meetings, activities, events, & gatherings be suspended through April. For more information, go here .

Important Update: All-Hands Meeting will be going virtual! All-Hands is a quarterly meeting between volunteers and staff. All Scouters are invited. It is the best way to get Council-level updates and have a say in everything that goes on in the Council. Click on your breakout below to register today!
April Roundtable is going virtual! Tune into the Great Rivers Council Facebook Page next Wednesday, April 8 at 7pm!

Get the latest on Scout Shop hours, summer camp & events, rescheduled & upcoming events, camp cards, & more!

All Scouts
Scout On T-Shirts
Help support Scouting! All proceeds will go to support online programming, camperships, & ScoutReach. The sale will last from April 3rd until April 17th. Orders will be picked up or shipped after April 17th.

Online Chess Tournament
Registrations are open for the Online Boy Scouts of America Chess Tournament! Tournament date is TBD. Click on the link below to get more information and register.

Thank you again to the Saint Louis Chess Club for sponsoring this tournament!

Cub Scouts
Adventure of the Week

Each week will be featuring some of our favorite Cub Scout Adventures. Click on the Requirement Sheets to get started on the adventure today!
Tiger Cubs: Tiger Tag
Playing active games is an easy way to get exercise. Staying active is important to living a healthy lifestyle. In this adventure, you will play active games with your family. You will also learn what it means to be a good sport. Have a ball!

Day Camp 2020 Registrations are Open!
Day Camp is still on for summer 2020. This year's theme is "Down on the Farm". So get ready for some unique, farm-themed activities! From Invention Labs to Archery, Day Camp is one of the best ways to prepare Cub Scouts for camping and Life!

Digital Den Meeting-SCOUT ON!
This is the final week to register for the Digital Den Meetings put on by the Cascade Pacific Council. Each weekly meeting will help complete items for multiple ranks and use common household items for activities to be done at home.

Scouts BSA
Online Merit Badge Opportunities

The list of online merit badges offered is updated every Friday at 4 pm Central Time. Please go to Scouting @ Home to view the latest updates. Classes will be taught through  Zoom . There is no cost for Scouts to register. To assure quality instruction, classes will be capped at 20 Scouts total. Once registered, Scouts will receive login information no less than 24 hours before the start of the class.

Click on the merit badges for more information and get registered today:

All counselors are registered members of the BSA and have completed Youth Protection Training. Two deep leadership will be enforced in all online merit badge classes. Additionally, parents are encouraged to sit alongside their Scouts for the duration of the class(es).

If you are interested in being a merit badge counselor, please contact Activities & Program Director, Thomas Yang at .
Scout Skills & Rank Advancement
The Great Rivers Council is excited to announce the 30 Day Brownsea Challenge to help Scouts keep up with their skills & rank advancement. This challenge is open to the ranks of Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, & First Class. The challenge will start April 10th and last until May 9th.

Complete the challenge and earn the special, limited Scout On Patch! To be eligible to earn the patch, you must be registered. Registrations will be open from April 3rd at 4 pm until April 9th at 11:55 pm.
Advancement during COVID-19: Official details about Eagle extensions and more
Checkout the official statement from the National Office regarding Advancement: Eagle Extensions and more!

Did you know that BSA offers numerous online training with the BSA Learn Center? Check it at .
Support Scouting
The Friends of Scouting fundraising campaign allows us to provide programs, unit support, training opportunities, maintain our camp, membership assistance and so much more for our Scouts, leaders and families.

Please consider a monthly recurring gift to help us continue the mission of Scouting.
Online Resources
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