OUTDOOR LEADER TRAINING BEING OFFERED
Two great courses are being offered May 17-19 at Camp Osborn. Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) and Outdoor Webelos Leader Training (OWLS). These courses offer participants the opportunity to fine tune some basic Scouting Skills. For more information, please click here.
BALOO TRAINING OFFERED
On Saturday, May 18th, Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) will be offered. For more information, please follow this link. BALOO is a great introduction to Cub Scout camping for leaders and adults. The cost for the training is $12 which includes lunch. Please RSVP through the Valdosta Service center by May 13.
CUB SCOUT DAY CAMP!
Day Camp is the camp that comes to the boy! And the Cub Scout year isn't complete without Cub Scout Day Camp. Applications have been mailed to all registered Cub Scouts in the 1st through 4th grades. Click here for an information sheet about Day Camp. All boys registered must also have an Annual Health and Medical Record (parts A and B) on file during day camp. The form is located here on the website under the resources tab.
2014 PHILMONT RESERVATIONS-STAND BY RESERVATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE
Are you interested in visiting the Jamboree or do you have a scout that will be attending and you want to see what all the hurrah is about! Visit this link, https://summit.scouting.org/en/Jamboree2013/Pages/Visitors.aspx for all the information on visiting the Summit and Jamboree.
ALBANY SCOUT SHOP
Effective Wednesday, April 24, the hours of the Albany Scout Shop will be 11:00-5:00 Monday-Thursday and closed on Friday. A common request during our recent survey was to have the office open during lunch and after tracking when people visit the store we hope this better meets the needs of those that utilize the Albany location. We will expand the hours as school resumes in August including Saturday hours!
Range Safety Officer Training
The National BSA Shooting Sports program now mandates that individuals working with Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts at the shooting ranges (Archery, BB Shooting, Rifle and Shotgun) have certification in Range Safety Officer Training.
This 8-hour course will be offered on Saturday, May 18 at Camp Patten. The course will begin at 9:00 am. A cost of $20 is necessary to cover training materials for each participate, the registration of participants who complete the course as Range Safety Officers and lunch.
Please RSVP to the council service center in Valdosta (229-242-2331) no later than Monday, May 13.
The Annual Georgia Southwestern/Kiwansis Club Merit Badge Camp will be coming up shortly! This partnership brings together a top notch faculty at various location. For more information and a sign up sheet, please click here and return to Dr. Cliett, not the council.
National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) is an intense training course for youth leaders. It will be held this November over the course of two weekends and is limited to 48 participants. For more information, please follow this link.
2013-2014 Program Kickoffs
Just when you think you might have a Scouting break – the 2013-2014 Program Kickoff hits the calendar!