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New merit badge draws on youth’s sense of wonder about animation and design
While many people associate animation with cartoons or entertainment, kids today are becoming more engaged with what’s going on behind the screens. In response to this interest, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is launching a new merit badge to teach kids how to create these moving images. Created and developed by experts in the field, the animation merit badge is the 136th addition to the BSA’s bank of merit badge programs and is now available to Scouts nationwide. “Boy...

Council

Silver Beaver Picnic
The French Creek Council Silver Beaver Lodge is organizing their Annual Silver Beaver Picnic.  This year the picnic will be held on Thursday,. August 13th at 6:00 PM at Custaloga Town Scout Reservation in the lower field pavilion.  Cost is $12 per person and included choice of Steak or Salmon, Sweet Corn, Baked Potato, Salad, and Assorted vegetables.  Rolls, Coffee, Water and Bug Juice will also be provided.  All reservations are due by August 10, 2015 to the Scout Service...

Support Your Scouts

Cub Scout Recognition Items
The scout shop will be depleting its stock of recognition items that will be discontinued with the program changes.  We will order items for units, but will no longer take returns on these items.  

Camp

Summer Camp Leadership Requirments
State guidelines for summer camp adult leaders

State of PA camp leadership requirements

Wednesday, Aug 5th
Saturday, Aug 15th

District News & Events

Chief Kiondashawa

District Executive Vacancy

Immediate opening for a District Executive of Chief Kiondashawa District

Thursday, Aug 13th, 7:00pm
Thursday, Sep 10th, 7:00pm

Colonel Drake

City Slickers Horse Camp

Join us for a day of "learning the ropes" of the Horsemanship an Farm Mechanics merit badges!

Saturday, Sep 19th
Thursday, Aug 13th, 6:00pm

Oliver Perry

Special Offer
Special Offer to all of the Scouting Family: As part of a sponsorship agreement with Widget Financial throughout 2015 there is a special offer being made too all Scouts, Family Members, and even Friends of Scouting. For all new accounts opened at Widget Financial through this promotion the account holder will receive $50, and in addition, Widget Financial will donate $25 to French Creek Council! Widget Financial offers several options of accounts including Savings, Checking, and HD...
Thursday, Aug 6th, 7:00pm
Thursday, Aug 13th, 7:30pm

Washington Trail

4th Annual Sporting Clays for Scouting
NEW LOCATION
We are back again planning our 4th Annual Sporting Clays for Scouting Event.  This year we are at a new venue.  We are at the well known Critter Path Sporting Clays just outside of Waterford, PA.  Each year this event gets bigger and better and we are looking forward to another spectacular year.  So grab your favorite shotgun and at least 100 rounds of ammunition and join us for this fundraising event on August 15, 2015.  There will be prizes and lots of fun.  We...
Saturday, Aug 15th