The Mingo Trails District Dinner will be held on May 10, 2014 , location to be announced. There are a lot of deserving people in our District that deserve recognition- Ray Holmes is looking for nominations for Footsteps of the Founder, Mr. & Mrs., District Award of Merit, Silver Beaver, District Honor, Scouter’s Wife and “custom” awards. Contact Ray at 724-941-1599 RWHolmes84@MSN.com
Twin Arrow is The Laurel Highlands Council’s National Youth Leadership Training Program. The course improves on the skills and the fun! Scouts will learn some state of the art evaluation and planning skills, as well as scoutcraft and outdoor skills. Camping, cooking, patrol leadership, hiking, geocaching, pioneering and interpatrol competitions are part of the fun.
Twin Arrow will take place at Camp Twin Echo from June 15 – 21 , 2014. Applications will be available at the January and February Roundtable to Scoutmasters only. Don’t miss out!
Registration is open at www.lhc-bsa.org under the Training tab. There is a $25.00 fee to register. Cost is $200.00 before May 14 and $220.00 after May 14 (deposit included). To attend a Scout must be First Class and 13 years of age. All Venturers may attend. Registration will be open until May 29, 2014 or until the course is full.
Any questions, contact Amanda Smith 412-325-7974 email@example.com or Dave Anderson 724-225-7326
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Wood Badge N4-527-14 will be held at Camp Twin Echo over two three day weekends in September. September 5-7 and September 26-28. Cost is $225.00 if paid in full by August 1st. To register, send a $50.00 deposit to:
Laurel Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America
ATTN.: Wood Badge N4-527-14
Flag Plaza Scout Center, 1275 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3699
If you register on or before April 1, there will be a $20.00 Early Bird discount. Once you complete the course, an additional $35.00 fee will apply to the neckerchief, woggle and beads.
More information is available at www.lhc-bsa.org/program/training/Wood Badge
Laurel Highlands Council is offering one scholarship per District. LHC will pay $125.00 toward the course. Contact Dave Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org 724-225-7326 , Brian Krizner email@example.com, Brandi Butler firstname.lastname@example.org or Amanda Smith email@example.com if you or you know of someone that might be interested in taking advantage of the scholarship. Only one scholarship will be awarded. The Program Committee will review all applicants and forward recommendations to the District Key 3 for approval.
The University of Scouting is a fun-filled, hands-on, experience-laden opportunity to network with other Scouters and is truly a learning adventure. This one-day supplemental training event is designed for all Commissioners, District Volunteers, Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity, and Venturing Leaders regardless of previous experience.
Our goal is to provide quality opportunities for leaders to improve skills, advance knowledge, and increase confidence in delivering a quality Scouting program to the youth we all strive to serve. Bring the whole Pack, Troop, or Crew because there is something for EVERYONE!