Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Eagle Scout Expo

For ALL you Life Scouts and Star Scouts soon to be Life, come to the next Eagle Expo and learn all the necessary details you need to complete to earn the elite rank "Eagle Scout” We'll cover all the paperwork needed including the application and eagle project workbook. The Eagle Expo will be held on Thursday, October 26, 7 - 8:30 pm, at Shephard of the Valley Church. For all Life and Star Scouts and one parent
Journey 2.0

Guidepost 4, all direct contact leaders are trained, is due October 31. Direct contact leaders includes Den Leaders, Webelos Leaders, Assistant Den and Webelos Leaders, Cub Masters, Scoutmasters, and Assistant Cub and Scoutmasters. Essentially anyone who has direct contact or involvement with youth. Check in with your Unit Commissioner on your unit’s training status. Remember, on time rechartering is also required to earn any level of Journey 2.0 recognition.
BALLO Training

The format for BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) is changing. The new format will include an outdoor overnight segment. The last chance to take BALOO training under the old oneday format will be at the University of Scouting, October 28, 2017. One BALOO trained leader is necessary for any Cub Scout Pack overnight outings.

Internet recharter training will be held at the October Roundtable following the opening announcements at 7 pm and the recharter packets. The contents of the recharter packets and the login code will also be sent to unit leaders (Cubmasters, Scout Masters, Advisors) and committee chairs electronically. You will not have to pick up your packet at roundtable. New to Internet Rechartering? you should attend the training. Charters will be due at the November Roundtable, November 9. On time rechartering is necessary to achieve any level of Journey 2.0. On time will mean November 9.
Youth Protection

All registered leaders must have completed Youth Protection Training (YPT). New leaders must complete YPT or they will not be allowed to register. Current leaders must also complete YPT. Youth Protection Training is available on-line, and watch for a live “in-person” training (recommended) to be scheduled soon. Youth Protection Training needs to repeated every 2 years. A new enhanced, longer training will be available soon that will include additional topics such as Cyber Bullying.
All parents, registered leaders and youth should complete the appropriate level of training. As of September 1, 2017 all adults on outings of 72 hours or more must be registered and have completed Youth Protection Training.

October Chatter

Rountable Update
OA Updates
School night for Scouting
Model Rocket Flight Day
Training Updates
and more...

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Unit Commissioners Needed
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Position Change Form (8kb)

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