Three Harbors Council E-Newsletter: Friday, August 4, 2017

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Upcoming Events

Council Service Centers Closed: September 4, 2017.

Fall District Kick-Offs

  • Learn about all the Council and District Programs.
  • Plan your Pack or Troop's Recruitment Program.
  • Learn the latest best practices on recruiting new Scouts.
  • Get information on all the fall activities.
  • Learn about the social media tools for recruitment.
  • Please see the attached list of kick-offs. You are welcome to attend another district's kickoff.

It's Popcorn and Wreath Sale Time

The trainings for the Fall Product Sales are coming up fast!

  • 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 Begin.
  • October 16, 2017 - The Popcorn and Wreath Sales End.

Be Prepared for Online Registration

The BSA is opening online registration for all youth programs. We are offering a training to help you prepare.

  • Each unit needs to complete several steps before using the online portal during the fall.
  • Online registration training is Tuesday, August 8, 2017.
  • Greendale High School (6800 Southway, room 103 & 105) at 6:30 p.m.
  • Register online or RSVP your attendance to

Making Scouting Accessible to Families Discussion

As one of America’s leading youth-serving organizations, we aim to bring the benefits of Scouting to the greatest number of youth possible – all while remaining true to our mission and core values, outlined in the Scout Oath and Law. As we think about the future, we are interested in gaining your perspective as a member of the Scouting community.  Please join us for a discussion as we continue the important conversation about how to make Scouting more accessible to today’s families.

Sporting Clays Classic Fundraiser

 Aim to be the best at the Sporting Clays Classic and participate in the Sporting Clays tournament, Ultimate Pistol Competition and more! Shooters of all skill levels are welcome.

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
  • Registration opens at 10:30 a.m.
  • Wern Valley Sportsmen's Club, Waukesha.
  • Participant and underwriting sponsorships available, register here.

Kanwa Tho Lodge & Wisconsin State Fair Parking

We need your help parking cars! Money raised goes directly into programming and summer camp scholarships..

  • Weekdays of the fair 5:00-9:00 p.m. August 3-13, 2017.
  • Any Scouter or Scout group of 4 or more(2 adults required when with youth).
  • Milwaukee Service Center Parking Lot, 330 S. 84th Street, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Show your cheerful spirit and sign up for a time slot, contact Karla Langoehr.

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.

Merit Badge Clinics this Fall

Sports Partnerships for Scouts

Local sports teams host special Scouting events with discounted rates and other special opportunities for Scouts!

Order of the Arrow Fall Conclave

Arrowmen, don't forget to register for the Fall Conclave!

  • Help us provide cheerful service at camp as we induct our new members.
  • September 8-10, 2017 at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta.
  • $20.00 for members, $40.00 for Brotherhood candidates. $35.00 for Ordeal candidates.
  • Register online.

Help Out Camp at the Fall Fix-It

If you or your Scouts are looking for service hours, then plan to attend the Fall Fix-It!

  • Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Indian Mound Scout Reservation.
  • Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Service begins promptly at 8:00 a.m.
  • Sponsored by Kanwa tho Lodge, Order of the Arrow (non-members are encouraged to attend).
  • Lunch will be provided by Kanwa tho Lodge for FREE, so register online in advance.

Marvel Universe Live

Age of Heroes brings the most popular Super Heroes and Villains to life with amazing stunts and a new, original story. The show blends thrilling live action with immersive 3-D video projection!

  • Friday, November 24 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m.
  • BMO Harris Bradley Center
  • Tickets are available to Scouts for $17.00
  • Download the flyer and register.

2017 STEM Scholarship Recipient

We are proud to announce Ryan Davis, of Troop 398, as this year’s recipient of Three Harbors Council’s STEM Scholarship sponsored by the Priebe Family Foundation. After meeting the eligibility requirements and demonstrating how his experience in leadership, citizenship, character education and Scouting has prepared him for the road ahead, Ryan has been awarded $10,000 towards his continued education. Next year’s application will be available after January 1, 2018; stay tuned to the E-Newsletter for updates.

Scout Shop Updates

  • Join us for our Family Camping Event on September 23, 2017!
  • New Cub Scouts rank tees just $9.99.
  • Hiring Part-Time Sales Associate: Pick up an application at the Milwaukee Scout Shop to apply today.
  • Check out our Webpage.
  • Find us on Facebook: Search for "Milwaukee Scout Shop".





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