4th Annual Day with the Dunedin Blue Jays

The game is on!   We’ve confirmed this fun-filled day at the ball park.  It’s great event for all unit and especially Packs looking BlueJays Logofor summertime activities.  We’ll have the flyer and registration info available any day now so keep checking back and mark your calendars for May 9th!

Click Here: Registration Flyer

Date:            May 9th, 2015
Time:           Gates Open at 5:30pm / Game Starts at 6:30pm
Cost:            $7 for Game Ticket and Scout Patch / Optional: $7 Ball Park Meal
Location:     Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave, Dunedin, FL 34698

SUPERHERO APPEARANCES * KIDS RUN THE BASES * JAYS WIN YOU WIN MOVIE TICKET

SCOUTS WEARING THEIR UNIFORM TO THE BASEBALL GAME WILL BE ENTERED INTO AN EXCLUSIVE RAFFLE TO WIN AUTOGRAPHED MERCHANDISE!

 

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May Roundtable

Roundtable GraphicGreat turnout at our April Roundtable.  Thanks to all the units and folks that came out!  The program got switched around a little but we have confirmed the May 13th topics:

May 13th, 7:00pm at Cares (4136 Barker Drive, New Port Richey)

Our Guest Speaker will be Bobby Deskins from Channel 10!

  • Topics: Hurricane Awareness

– Cub Scout Breakout – Cub Scout Program Changes
– Boy Scout Breakout – Severe Weather

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Training: Chartered Organization Rep (COR)

COR PatchChartered Organization Representative Training
When:  Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 9am to noon.
Where:  Camp Soule Dining Hall
Who:  Chartered Organization Representatives (CORs), Unit Commissioners, Committee Chairs, and anyone wants to learn more about the COR.

There is NO COST to attend this training, we only ask that you RSVP by email to Amanda Rice (aricescouting@gmail.com).

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Training: On the Water!

Get ready for summer with these great training courses:

Paddle Craft Safety – April 25th

BSA Lifeguard – April 29th, May 2nd, 6th, 9th and 16th

Swimming Water Rescue – May 2nd

Click the links for details on how to register!

Paddle Craft  BSA LifeguardWater Rescue

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Training: Scoutmaster & Outdoor Leadership

Trained PatchRegister for both of these opportunities online at www.wcfcbsa.org.

 SCOUTMASTER & ASSISTANT SCOUTMASTER

When: Wednesday, 4/22 – 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Wednesday, 4/29 – 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Where: Camp Soule
Cost:    $20 per participant – Registration Deadline: 4/20/2014

INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR LEADER SKILLS (IOLS)

When: Friday, 5/1 – 6:30pm to Sunday, 5/3 – 11:00am
Where: Camp Soule
Cost:    $35 per participant – Registration Deadline: 4/20/2015

For any questions on either training, please contact Anclote District Training Chair/Course Director, Richard Llanas (727) 207-5985 or 727ricnic@gmail.com.

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Largo Playing Unplugged

An Opportunity for Unit Growth!
LargoPlayingUnpluggedSaturday, April 18th (10am – 3pm) the City of Largo will be once again hosting “Largo Playing Unplugged.”  This event will transform Largo Central Park into a huge play space for kids to come together, use their imagination and play! The park will be filled with hands-on games, discovery stations, and recycled play environments, reinforcing the importance of open play and creativity in our youth.  There will be no video games, TV or computers at this event!  Disney will be there with events and talent, as will the founders of Facebook.  There will kayaks in the lake, archery, and Home Depot & Lowe’s will be helping kids build forts for water balloon wars. On display for all to see will be what Scouting is famous for: “Playing Unplugged with a Purpose” – Baden Powell had it first! Read more »

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District Award of Merit Recipients

We are delighted to announce that following the meeting of the district awards committee the following Scouters have been honored with the DAMDistrict Award of Merit. The awards were announced at the district dinner on March 6th.

  • Rick Llanas
  • Crystal O’Neil
  • Susan Riley

Please join us in congratulating the award recipients when you see them.

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Day Camp 2015 – Survivor Science

DayCamp 2015Locations and Dates:  Camp Soule;  June 8 – 12  and June 15 – 19, from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Grey Preserve, Pasco;   June 22 – 26, from 8:30am to 4:30pm

Pricing:

  • Early Bird Price: $100 Camp Soule and $90 Grey Preserve no later than April 30th!
  • Regular Price is $110 Camp Soule and $100 Grey Preserve by June 1st, NO T-shirt, cups or patches guaranteed after April 30th cut off.

Volunteers:
We are currently taking applications for full-time volunteers.  Full-time volunteers will receive a discount of 50% off their Scout’s fee! Volunteers MUST apply by March 15th to be eligible for this discount. Complete your application today at Council Website.

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Training: Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

DeservesGet the information you need to work with Cub Scouts. Learn to use the resources of your natural surroundings, the values Scouting’s outdoor program, and how to be safe while having fun with your Pack.  Educate Cub Scouts and their families in the development and growth of age appropriate skills for living outdoors. This training is recommended for all Pack Leaders, Committee Members, and parents!

WHEN:               Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.
WHERE:             Camp Soule – Flammer
COST:                   $15.00 per person  – Participants bring your folding chairs, and drinking cups please.

Registration Deadline: April 7, 2015
Register online at www.wcfcbsa.org by clicking on the link found in the Calendar at the top of the home page and the date of event.

Questions: Contact Anclote District Training Chair Richard Llanas at (727)207-5985 or 727ricnic@gmail.com.

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Get Your Camp Cards!

Card FrontCcontact Scout Executive Mark Sharman at 727-342-0605 to make arrangements to get your unit’s cards.

Units participating in the 2015 program will earn up to $4.30, on each $10 Scout Savings Card they sell.

Receive a full commission! Here’s how:

♦Close your account (turn in $5.65/each card sold, return any unsold cards) on time by June 1st 

♦For every card turned in by June 22nd deadline, receive a $3.00 commission on your sales Read more »

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