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Cub Scout Advancement Changes

Cub Scout Den Leaders

Immediate attention!

The Boy Scouts of America has newly announced in December 2016, changes to Cub Scouting advancement intended to make the program more flexible for busy parents, den leaders and Cubmasters.

BSA has described these program changes in the following blog posts from Scouting Magazine:

http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2016/11/30/cub-scout-modifications/

 

http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2016/12/03/answers-to-your-questions-about-the-cub-scout-modifications/

 

These changes are included as a booklet with the purchase of each new

Cub Scout Handbook.

Remember, these program changes are in effect immediately for your program use.

 
New Cub Scout Leader Training Site
BSA has implementing a new training management system that is attached to the my.scouting.org site (not myscouting.org). This new training management system will slowly replace all of the existing online training. As of this writing, the new training management system is only for Cub Scout leader training. 

Please see the attached documentation for instructions on how to use the new system.

 
Life to Eagle Seminar Presentations Now Available

Two presentations from the May 12th, 2016 Life to Eagle Seminar are now available for your use.

PowerPoint #1

PowerPoint #2

 
Greg Marthaler Campership Endowment

Greg Marthaler Campership Endowment

The Greg Marthaler Campership Endowment is a fund being created to provide annual camperships to help cover the camp costs of scouts from North Star District. Contributions are being sought to build the endowment. Please see attached brochure for information on how you can contribute.

Greg Marthaler Campership Endowment

 
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