Wednesday, June 27, 2018

This Is How Scouts Honored Memorial Day Around the Nation



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VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTERMay 31, 2018
This Is How Scouts Honored Memorial Day Around the Nation
Scouts in communities throughout the United States helped honor our country's heroes.
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Boy Scouts of America Reaffirms Duty to God in Resolution
A Scout is Reverent, meaning Scouts are faithful in their religious duties and respect the beliefs of others.
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Meet the Two New Volunteers on the BSA's National Key 3
The Boy Scouts of America's national board last week elected two new volunteers to join our National Key 3.
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The Order of the Arrow Will Be Updating Its Unit Elections
Beginning on Feb. 1, 2019, unit elections will be updated. Here's what is changing and what is not changing.
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When His Professor Collapsed, This Eagle Scout Performed CPR
He put his Scout skills and first-aid training to the test – actions that very likely saved the professor's life.
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Prepared. For Life.
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The Latest on the Fire at Philmont Scout Ranch and Updates for Trek Participants



Scouting Wire - The Official Voice of the Scouting Movement
VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTERJune 6, 2018
The Latest on the Fire at Philmont Scout Ranch and Updates for Trek Participants
All staff are safe, and details are being circulated on updates for participants scheduled to trek at the property this summer.
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With One of Their Own Hospitalized, Pack Brings the Bridging Ceremony to Him
When Chris L. was hospitalized with pneumonia last week, his packmates were there for him.
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10 Scouters Receive 2018 Silver Buffalo Award, Scouting's Top Honor for Volunteers
Combined, these 10 outstanding volunteers have given nearly 400 years of service to Scouting.
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This Can Take National Youth Leadership Training to the Next Level
The NYLT Leadership Academy is designed for youth who staff their home council's NYLT course.
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A Unique Eagle Scout Project Creates a Better Home for Zoo Animals
He spearheaded an Eagle Scout project that constructed hammocks out of discarded fire hoses.
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Prepared. For Life.
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How Fishing in the City Can Get Kids Hooked on Scouting



Scouting Wire - The Official Voice of the Scouting Movement
VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTERJune 27, 2018
How Fishing in the City Can Get Kids Hooked on Scouting
Think you can't catch fish in the city? Think again!
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These are the Definitive Sources of Information about Family Scouting
The scouting.org/familyscouting site has been recently updated and contains all of the latest details.
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Dates are Set for Jamboree-on-the-Air and Jamboree-on-the-Internet
Last year, JOTA and JOTI events had more than 1.5 million Scout participants from more than 160 countries.
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Earning the Merit Badge Sparked Eagle Scout's Welding Career Choice
As he looked for a new career path, he remembered the joy he felt earning the Welding merit badge.
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Square Knot Rankings: What are the Most- and Least-awarded Knots?
Despite being one of the smallest patches in Scouting, square knots can tell an interesting story.
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Prepared. For Life.
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Boy Scouts of America
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Irving, TX 75038


Reminder LHC Operations Workshop


Dear Robert,
Since the first workshop invitation went out there have even more exciting changes in the Scouting movement. It is still an exciting time to be a part of the Boy Scouts of America! Despite what you may hear or read, we are still the Boy Scouts of America!
Please join the Longhorn Council Executive Committee, Saturday, June 2 for our annual district workshop. This annual workshop is for all district volunteers. Whether a new or returning member of the district committee, we want you to be a part of this workshop.
The workshop agenda includes Family Scouting, Journey to Excellence and special strategic planning breakouts for finance, membership and program conducted by council executive officers. 
The operations workshop will be held at the LHC Hurst Service Center, 850 Cannon Dr, Hurst, 76054. The doors open at 8:30 AM and the workshop will begin at 9:00 AM. We will conclude the general portion of the workshop after lunch. Some council operating committees may meet in the afternoon with an additional agenda.
Please reply to this email if we can count you in for the workshop and lunch. Our executive staff will whip up a delicious grilled lunch.
I look forward to seeing you on Saturday, June 2 at the Hurst Service Center.
Yours in Scouting,
Joe Schneider
Joe Schneider
Vice-President Administration
Longhorn Council, BSA

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