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Council
September
4: Training Comm
6: Popcorn Show & Sell Pick-up
8: South Roundtables
8: North Roundtables
12-14: Wood Badge Weekend #2
15: Executive Board
18: Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Training
19-21: Order of the Arrow Weekend at Durland
20: BALOO Training
23: OA Executive Comm
23: Council Operations
27: Fishing Derby
27: Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Training Full Day Course
October
2: Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Training #2 of 3
4: Climbing Merit Badge
6: South Roundtables
8: Catholic Scouting Committee
8: North Roundtables
9: Scoutmaster & Assistant Scoutmaster Training #3 of 3
13: Columbus Day
16: Training Comm
18-19: Durland & Read Closed
18-19: Thunderbird Games
20: Executive Comm
25: JCOS Comm
25-26: Boy Scout Leader Outdoor Skills Training
26: Popcorn Fundraiser Ends
28: OA Executive Comm
31-11/2: District Boy Scout Fall Events
Algonquin District
September
17: District Meeting
October
15: District Meeting
Manitoga District
September
16: District Meeting
October
14: District Meeting
Mohican District
September
17: District Meeting
October
15: District Meeting
Muscoot District
September
16: District Meeting
October
1: District Cmsrs
14: District Meeting
See Council Calendar for further events

Second Annual Ann Hammonds Fishing Derby
September 27, 2014
Camp Seton Reservation, 363 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT 06831

NEW THIS YEAR – Competitive Derby & Casting Competition!
Cub and Boy Scout Derby Championships and other Special Prizes will be awarded

$8 per Scout or Adult, includes Patch & Day of Fun!
Lunch will be available for sale from the Order of the Arrow
Please preregister by mail, fax or on the wpcbsa.org site by September 20th
(lunch ticket may be purchased at preregistration) Siblings 6 and under are guests of the District. Some live bait will be available for sale ($1 per package)

The goal of the Fishing Derby is to give all scouts the chance to experience and learn about the sport of fishing. All Cub Scouts will have the opportunity to earn the Cub Scout Fishing Belt Loop. Stations will be geared toward teaching the Boy Scout Fishing Merit Badge requirements.
Packs & Troops are encouraged to camp overnight on Friday and/or Saturday (unit-specific leadership regulations apply). Units will need to make their own arrangements with Camp Seton in advance and to pay the overnight camp fee directly to Camp Seton. Please contact Camp Seton at (203) 869-8424 x 105.

Personal Equipment: Dress for the season and remember that the temperature can vary a great deal throughout the day and at night. Be prepared! Bring extra socks and footgear, raingear, snacks, water, and bait, fishing rod and tackle if you have them.

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Climbing Merit Badge
October 4 & 11, 2014
9am-1pm
The Cliffs at Valhalla
(1 Commerce St., Valhalla, NY 10595)

Must attend both sessions in order to fully complete the merit badge
Parents please fill out the form from this link electronically. There is not need to print it out, however if must be filled out prior to October 4. Without this form, your Scout will not be able to climb. https://app.rockgympro.com/waiver/esign/thecliffsvalhalla/6ceed94e-7633-4b51-901b-340ab058de40
Cost $75

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Thunderbird Games XXII
October 18-19, 2014
Croton Point Park

Save the date for the annual Cub Scout favorite weekend!

All Tigers, Cubs and Webelos are invited
Come for just the day on Saturday or camp with your Pack on Saturday night
Over forty games and activities Saturday afternoon
Magician Saturday evening including a fireworks spectacular

Start the Cub Scout year right with this event that every boy in your Pack is sure to enjoy.

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Art Merit Badge
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Time: 2pm-6:30pm
Cost: $50
Where: Council Service Center

During this four hour workshop students will create 4 different art projects while experimenting with various art mediums and learning drawing and artistic concepts. Students will create a sea turtle drawing and painting, a print making masterpiece, a 3-D art rendering, and self-portrait using charcoal and authentic artist markers. The students will also get to meet a local clay artist and learn more about what the artist does in his workshop at the Clay Art Center. By completing the workshop the students will meet the standard necessary to receive an art merit badge.

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Webelos Artist Pin
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $50
Where: Council Service Center

During this four and a half hour workshop students will create 5 different art projects while experimenting with various art mediums and learning drawing and artistic concepts. Students will create a landscape drawing, a color wheel exercise, dragon sculpture, an animal print collage, and profile pictures of family members using charcoal. The workshop will commence with an art show that family and friends will be invited to attend. By completing the workshop the students will meet the standard necessary to receive a Belt Loop and Academic Pin.

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23rd World Scout Jamboree
Tuesday, July 28, to Saturday, August 8, 2015
Kirara-hama, Japan

Be a part of the BSA contingent to the 2015 World Scout Jamboree!

Adult Leader Applications Due By 2/15/2014

In 2015, more than 30,000 Scouts and leaders from 161 countries around the world will converge on Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree.

The event will provide opportunities to raise awareness about global issues, explore the environment, participate in community service, make friends from around the world, and deepen understanding of developments in science and technology. The world jamboree is a unique opportunity for participants to experience an exciting program of activities, including: Global Development Village, City of Science, Crossroads of Culture, and the Peace Program.

Participants will live and learn with fellow Scouts from around the world. They will be housed in tents along with the BSA contingent but will soon venture out to mingle with tens of thousands of people for two weeks of activities and adventure. That's right, a world fellowship exercise on an enormous scale!

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