Three Harbors Council E-Newsletter: Friday, June 23, 2017

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Upcoming Events

Water Fun Weekend & Four-Day Day Camps

Day camp is the perfect way for your Cub Scout, den or pack to play and stay active throughout the summer! Come prepared to get wet and maybe a bit muddy at Water Fun weekend.

  • 4-Day Day Camps run through June and July at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta. 
  • Water Fun Weekend is July 28-30 at Indian Mound Scout Reservation.
  • Visit our Summer Camp Guide to see all Cub Scout Summer Camp details.
  • Gain some great experiences and register now!

Learning for Life Wine Tasting & Fellowship Gathering

Come on out and enjoy wine sampling, food and great fellowship. This is a Learning for Life fundraising event to support character education and workforce development programs.

  • Next week Thursday, June 29, 2017.
  • Event Chair persons: Brian and Catherine Bell.
  • Water 2 Wine - 17135 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53005.
  • $35.00 per person.
  • Additional information here.

Ken Smith Golf Classic

The finest charity golf outing in southeastern Wisconsin! Play 18 holes at Lake Geneva National, one of Wisconsin's premier golf courses!

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
  • Enjoy a dinner banquet and an opportunity to network with other golfers.
  • A great way to enjoy golf and help support Scouting programs in Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee counties.
  • Don't like to golf? You can still support Scouting and provide a sponsorship, go to the link below.
  • Register on our Ken Smith Golf Classic website.

STEM Tech Week for Boy Scouts

Save the Date for all things STEM related! NOVA awards, STEM related merit badges.

  • July 31, 2017 thru August 6, 2017.
  • Week long activities will allow Boy Scouts to complete all four NOVA chapters.
  • Robotics, Coding, App Design, Aviation.
  • Calendar Event.

Milwaukee Brewers Scout Day

We have some great sports opportunities for Scouts. Many local sports teams host special Scouting events with discounted rates and other special opportunities.

Camp Ammon at Wisconsin State Fair

Camp Ammon is a distinctive service camp that runs during the Wisconsin State Fair. Camp Ammon allows you freedom, fun and the opportunity to explore new friendships. You can enjoy sand volleyball, dances, movies, an above ground swimming pool, computer games and Internet access. Focusing on service, you will gain a unique perspective of the Wisconsin State Fair — free access to concerts and main stage shows, interaction with fairgoers, the fair’s administration and more!

  • August 2-14, 2017 at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, WI
  • Eligible youth are boys or girls who are at least 13 years old and registered as a Boy Scout, Venturer or Explorer.
  • The camp fee is $60.00 and includes three daily meals, twelve days of lodging, a uniform shirt and hat!
  • Register online or email Lisa Held with questions. 

It's Popcorn and Wreath Sale Time

The trainings for the Fall Product Sales are coming up fast! Register online or email Patty with questions. 
  • August 22, 2017 -9:00 a.m. Milwaukee Service Center 330 S 84th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214.
  • August 23, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Milwaukee Service Center 330 S 84th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214.
  • August 24, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Gateway iMet Center Auditorium 2320 Renaissance Boulevard, Sturtevant, WI 53177.
  • September 15, 2017 - The Popcorn and Wreath Sales Begins.
  • October 16, 2017 - The Popcorn and Wreath Sales Ends.

Free Entry to Wisconsin State Fair

Each year the Wisconsin State Fair offers Scouting a booth to promote and show off our skills. If your unit is willing to take a day, you will receive free entry to the State Fair on the day you choose for your booth, free lunch provided by Camp Ammon, and free parking at Camp Ammon. Show off your first aid skills, knot tying skills, or just have information about how to join Scouting. Email Erin for more information.

Wood Badge Training

The purpose of the Wood Badge experience is to strengthen Scouting in our Units, Districts and local Council by strengthening our leaders, support staff, and professionals. The tools that you learn from this training will help you strengthen yourself in every aspect of life, from Scouting, to career, to personal relationships.

  • All-inclusive training takes part over the course of 6 days (two weekends). 
  • August 19-21, 2017 at Indian Mound Scout Reservation, Oconomowoc, WI.
  • September 15-17, 2017 at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta, Burlington, WI.
  • Download Wood Badge Training Brochure and register.

Clue: Scouting Edition

  • Clue board game played out in downtown Burlington, WI.
  • October 7, 2017. Check-in: 9:00 a.m.
  • $7.00 includes patch and Spinning Top Museum entrance.
  • Teams of 10 (up to 8 youth and at least 2 adults).
  • Visit 30 locations in downtown Burlington to find clues to solve your case.
  • Register to play Clue: Scouting Edition.

Council Calendar

  • The 2017-2018 new council calendar is currently on the home page of the council website. 
  • You can print it out or read it online to assist you with planning for the upcoming Scouting year. 
  • Printed copies will continue to be available at each district’s kick-off in August.
  • Download the 2017-2018 calendar.

Scout Shop Updates

American Tees: Hooray for the Red, White and Blue! Three new Tees, Just $7.99 each. Check out the selection!

Introducing CampMaid: NEW to the Scout Shop. Innovate your camp kitchen with CampMaid brand Dutch oven cooking gadgets.

2017 Jamboree: Adults, parents or youth 16+ that could not get into a contingent and that would like to go to the 2017 Jamboree can staff the Trading Post. Find out more about the Trading Post Nation at *Already Going? Stop in and pick up a Jamboree Packing List.

Hiring Part-Time Sales Associate: Pick up an application at the Milwaukee Scout Shop to apply today.

Find us on Facebook: Search for "Milwaukee Scout Shop".


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