Three Harbors Council E-Newsletter: Friday, April 14, 2017

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Upcoming Events


On To Eagle - Scouting Around the World

Join the fun at this council-wide camporee! You'll experience a display of Scouting skills, participate in new activities, while taking in the sights of beautiful Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta.
  • Open to all Scouts.
  • General admission $20.00 per person.
  • BB Guns will be featured this year for an additional cost of $3.00 (limited to 250 registrants).
  • Register online: On to Eagle website.

Cub Scout Summer Camp - Early Bird Specials

Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta and Indian Mound Scout Reservation have some truly exciting new features and we can’t wait for you to experience them with us. Traditional day, weekend and resident camps are available, but as an added bonus, we are offering plenty of specialty camps to appeal to the interests of almost any Cub Scout!


Merit Badge Clinics - Great Opportunities


Spring Popcorn Pick-up

Don't forget to schedule your time to pick-up your unit's popcorn!

  • April 27, 2017 at CH Coakley N54 W13901 Woodale Drive, Menomonee Falls.
  • April 28, 2017 at Leman USA 1860 Renaissance Drive, Sturtevant.
  • Questions email Popcorn@ThreeHarborsScouting.org

Learning for Life After Business Hours Mixer & Fun-Raiser!

You're invited to the Learning for Life networking gathering.
  • Food - Fun - Music - Networking.
  • Friday, April 28, 2017.
  • Club 502 Garfield located at 502 W. Garfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Contact host Willie Johnson, Jr. or Robbie Haynes for more information. 

Scouting the Zoo - Activities for All Ages

  • Competitions for Boy Scouts and Ventures include:
    • Axe Man Competitions: This is a team-based Boy Scout and Venturing event that will challenge Scouts to a series of tasks involving woods tools. Scouts are encouraged to sign-up in teams of four and awards will be presented at the event awards ceremony.
    • “The Founder’s Feud” Game: This is a “Family Feud” type trivia game played with teams of youth versus adults. Pre-registration will be required for this event which will be held on Saturday afternoon.
    • Challenge Course Competition: This event is an evening activity for Boy Scouts and Venturers. This is a team-based obstacle course beginning after the event closing ceremony and provides a fun addition for older Boy Scouts and Venturers.
  • Competitions for Cub Scouts include:
    • Pinewood Derby: Bring your car because all interested Cub Scouts are invited to race on Saturday afternoon. Participants are limited to those Scouts who are completing kindergarten through fifth grade as of the race on Saturday.
    • Cubmobile: The Cubmobile race is a team activity for Cub Scout participants where they race a pre-built car. All Scouts will race Saturday morning regardless of age.
    • Tiger Cub-annapolis: A cardboard box race, bring your car to race with us! Any new Tiger Cub Scout (Lion for 2016-2017 school year) is welcome to participate.
  • See event guides for more details and rules on each of the competitions (all items subject to change). 
  • Find more information or to register visit our website.

Stampede for Scouting 5K Run/Walk at the Milwaukee County Zoo!

  • Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Milwaukee County Zoo.
  • Show your support with Scouting colors and enter to win $100 for your Pack, Troop, Crew or Post!
  • Participation fee includes: parking, admission to the zoo, race t-shirt, the 5K Run/Walk entry, medals for division winners and a pancake breakfast. 
  • Visit our Stampede for Scouting website for more information.
  • Get your family and friends to "Stampede" with us!

Youth Protection Training is Mandatory for all Leaders

Beginning January 1, 2018 all leaders in the Three Harbors Council will be required to possess a current Youth Protection Training validation in order to recharter. Two in-person courses are offered at the Milwaukee Service Center or online training is available.
  • Saturday, April 21, 2017 - Staplecamp Cabin, Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta, 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Milwaukee Service Center, 6:30 p.m.
  • All Youth Protection Training is valid for 2 years.
  • Click here for more information on online training.

STEM Scholarship

Three Harbors Council STEM Scholarship is once again being offered through the generosity of the Priebe Family Foundation. 

  • Must be an Eagle Scout and plan to attend a secondary education program in a STEM related field.
  • Application deadline is April 30, 2017.
  • Application available for download here.

Sports for Scouts


23rd Annual Ken Smith Golf Classic

A full day of excitement including 18 holes of golf at prestigious Geneva National Resort with awards and prizes! Join us on July 11, 2017 for all the fun.

  • 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 provide a sponsorship, go to the link below.
  • Register on our Ken Smith Golf Classic website.

Scout Shop Updates?

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

Raingutter Regatta & Rockets: Set Sail or Blast Off the Milwaukee Scout Shop had what you need for a great event.

Get ready for CAMP: Gear up for camp at the Milwaukee Scout Shop.  Raingear, flashlights water bottles and more!

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 ScoutStuff.org. *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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