Three Harbors Council E-Newsletter: Friday, February 16, 2018
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Leadership Breakfast - Speaker Coach Bill Curry

You still have time to register! Join us as we welcome Coach Bill Curry, former Green Bay Packer, to our 45th Annual Leadership Breakfast. He will share his life experiences in and out of football on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. at the Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. Seating is limited, register today or contact Kira Nehmer for details.

Cub Scout Summer Camp

  • Featuring Webelos Weekend: Scouts complete advancements during this three-day, two-night camp that provides a glimpse into what it is like to be a Boy Scout! Activities are tailored for our older Scouts. Enjoy swimming, fishing and shooting sports. Meals will be provided. Week 1: July 6-8: Burlington (ODKT)
  • Additional Cub Scout Summer Camps: Take a look get signed up today!
  • FREE Placemats: available through the Camping Department for your Blue and Gold Banquet or for your pack meeting. Placemats are free, contact Lisa Held to place your order for pick up.

Gateway Merit Badge Tech

Join us March 3, 2018 for the Eighth Annual Gateway Merit Badge Tech! The event is sponsored by Gateway Technical College and features over eight Merit Badges including: Electronics, Energy, Home Repairs, Radio, Robotics, Soil and Water Conservation, Truck Transportation and Welding. Registration is now open and will end at 8:00 p.m. on February 24 or when all sessions have been filled.

Second Annual STEM Fair

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at Milwaukee School of Engineering in downtown Milwaukee.
  • Fun activities such as coding, ship building and building a Rube Goldberg machine.
  • For any Scout, boy or girl in second-fifth grades.
  • $15 includes all materials, lunch and a patch.
  • Register online now.

Scouting for Food Drive

  • Saturday, March 10, 2017: Bag distribution.
  • Saturday, March 17, 2017: Item collection.
  • Inform your district leadership of your unit's participation.
  • BSA uniform is required during distribution and collection. 

Summer Camp Positions Available

Are you doing anything truly rewarding this summer? Get paid for giving young people outdoor experiences that they will remember for a lifetime.

  • Join us for a fantastic summer working at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta and Indian Mound Scout Reservation.
  • There are only a few positions that remain open for this coming season: camp cook, health officer, program areas, lifeguards.

Volunteers Needed for Character Camp

Character Camp is a pivotal point in the character development of our children. It is a one-day camp experience for students involved with the Learning for Life program. Help with Field Sports, Team-building Activities, Craft Activities, Kitchen (staff lunch prep), Health Officer for the day, Camp Tours or Ship STEM. 

  • K4-K5 - May 8 & 9, 2018.
  • First - Third Grades May 15 - May 18, 2018.
  • Fourth & Fifth Grades May 21 & 22, 2018.
  • Sixth Grade - May 10 & 11, 2018.
  • Special Needs - May 23, 2018.
  • Contact Nikki Moseby 414-443-2856 or download the flyer.

Scouting the Zoo

  • Campsite Lottery & Information Meeting: Wednesday, March 14, 2018.
  • Lottery opens at 6:30 p.m. Informational meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. Drawing at 7:30 p.m.
  • Greendale High School: 6801 Southway, Greendale (Room 103/105).
  • Unit leaders will be asked to “stake a claim” for a campsite and receive one free parking pass for their group. Please come prepared with an approximate number of campers.

Eagle Coach Orientation Training

This training is for individuals pursuing to become an Eagle Coach and familiarize them with the changes to the new project workbook and understand the role of an Eagle Coach. Help us build our list of approved counselors to ensure that projects are consistently written and completed.

Join the Learning for Life/Exploring Speakers Bank

The Learning for Life program is currently going through a “Volunteer Explosion” and we would like you to be a part of it!

  • Share your expertise and introduce youth to your career field and character education.
  • Gives you and your company the opportunity to gain community involvement and recognition.
  • Curriculum is provided. View the Speakers Bank Flyer.
  • Only a minimum of 1-hour of your time, 1-2 times during the school year (before, during, or after school).

Please contact the Learning for Life office (414)-443-2860 and become a character/career mentor!

Bucks and Admirals Games for Scouts

Explorer Firefighter Agility Challenge

Test your fire skills, meet new people, win awards!

  • Saturday, June 2, 2018. Bayshore Town Center, Glendale.
  • Explorer will perform a five-station agility challenge for time and compete in relay teams.
  • Awards will be given to the five Explorers with the best individual times
  • Each department will be allowed to enter as many Explorers and teams of Explorers as they wish.
  • Learn more and register online!

Year-Round Camping Extended!

  • Indian Mound Scout Reservation will be open on select weekends in June and part of July.
  • Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta will open early this year for weekend camping on July 27, 2018.
  • Contact Lisa Held for more information and to make a reservation.

Scout Shop - Milwaukee

  • Donate to the World Friendship Fund during the month of February!
  • Great clearance deals though out store.
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