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2016-2017 Program Planning Iinformation

Trained leader, unit budget plan, and a planned program are the keys to a successful Scouting unit. Click on the link and find the Council Calendar and Planning Guide for help in you unit's annula program planning conference.

Update Your Be A Scout Unit Pin Today!

BeAScout.org is a powerful tool for Youth and Parents IN YOUR AREA to use to find your Scout unit. Updating your unit’s Be A Scout Unit Pin will allow your unit to let potential youth and parents know details like contact information, when and where your unit meets, and even a link to your unit’s website, if you have one.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in any other situations demanding leadership of self and leadership of others.

Youth Protection Training Video Available for Units on the Council's You Tube Page

The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for our youth members. All adult volunteers are required to take Youth Protection Training. In order to help facilitate this training, we have made the Youth Protection Training video available over at the Council's You Tube page. Read the article for the link.

2017 National Jamboree

At the second jamboree to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, you’ll be able to explore the mystery, adventure, and beauty of a West Virginia summer, and the adventure of Scouting.

BSA to prohibit use of 15-passenger vans made before 2005

Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the use of 15-passenger vans manufactured before 2005 will no longer be allowed in connection with Scouting programs and activities.

Camp Orr High Adventure Base Leader's Guides Now Available

Looking for a Boy Scout summer camp home? Look no further, Camp Orr High Adventure Base offers one of the best merit badge based programs in the country, as well as an outstanding high adventure program. No matter what the age or skill level of the boys in your troop, we have a program for them.


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