Three Harbors Council E-Newsletter: Friday, April 13, 2018
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Early Bird Discount Ending: Cub Scout Summer Camp 

Camping season is just around the corner and our early bird discount ends on May 1st this year, don't miss out! Campership forms deadline has been extended to May 1st.


Decades of Scouting - On To Eagle 2018

  • Join us April 20-22, 2018 for a council-wide camporee where Scouts rule!
  • This even focuses on youth enriching youth!
  • Bear thru Arrow of Light youth are welcome to attend with a sponsored troop.
  • Camping sites are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Don't miss out on SM/ASM training during the weekend as well.
  • Register online for On to Eagle.

BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation

Designed to introduce all the Cub Scout leaders to the opportunities for pack overnight camping.

  • April 28, 2018: Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta - 3363 Dyer Lake Rd Burlington, WI.
  • Check in 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Training 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Adults leading a pack or den overnighter must attend this training.
  • www.ThreeHarborsScouting.org/Training

Cub Scout Activities at Scouting the Zoo

Join us June 1-3, 2018 at the Milwaukee County Zoo for a unique camping experience as we showcase Scouting to the public of Southeastern Wisconsin.

  • Cub Scouts of all ages are welcome to attend Scouting the Zoo on Saturday, June 2nd!
    • Dens can build their own Cubmobiles and race them in the morning. Trophies will be awarded in three categories.
    • Pinewood Derby: Two divisions: Champion for top pack racers and Exhibition for all.
    • Tiger Cub Scouts can participate in the Tiger Cub-annapolis race!

More information and register online www.ThreeHarborsScouting.org/Zoo. Follow Scouting the Zoo on Facebook

 

Heart of Milwaukee Derby Day

It's a time for hats, spats, and hors d'oeuvres at the Heart of Milwaukee Derby Day. Come celebrate and view the Run for the Roses while experiencing the “Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” all for a great cause! 

  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Wisconsin Country Club in Milwaukee.
  • 4:30 p.m. Fellowship, Hors d'oeuvres, Mint Juleps, Cognac and Cigars. 5:34 p.m. Race.
  • Tickets and sponsorship levels are available.
  • Register online: www.ThreeHarborsScouting.org/DerbyDay

Kanwa tho Lodge Hosts Spring Cleaning Events at Camps

Scouts and Scouters are invited to serve our two camps this spring by helping get them ready for the summer season! Two spring events will provide much-needed service to help repair and maintain our beautiful camp properties and get them ready to host hundreds of campers this summer.

  • May 5, 2018: Spring Fix-It/Clean-Up Day at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta. All are welcome to attend, you do not need to be an OA member. 
  • May 11-13, 2018: Spring Conclave/Fellowship at Indian Mound Scout Reservation. OA members are invited. This is the first of two opportunities for newly-elected Ordeal Candidates to complete their Ordeal.
  • Register online at www.Kanwatho.org.

Volunteers Needed for Character Camp

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.

Eagle Scout Class Recognition

New this year, this stand-alone event includes an opportunity to meet mentors in your career field of interest.

  • Sunday, May 20, 2018: Reception at 2:00 p.m. Program at 3:00 p.m.
  • Milwaukee County War Memorial - 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee.
  • Attendees $10.00. Children 12 & under $5.00. 2017 Eagle Scouts are free.
  • Eagles and leaders are encouraged to wear uniforms
  • Save the date, more information online.

Wanted: Eagle Scout Project Pictures

  • We would like to showcase projects for Eagle Class of 2017.
  • Please send pictures of Eagle Scout projects to be displayed at the recognition event.
  • Email photos to Jennifer Earhart

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!


Kenosha Kingfish Scouting Alumni Night??


Milwaukee Brewers Scout Day

  • June 16, 2018: Brewers vs. Phillies 3:10 p.m.
  • Scouts and their families can enjoy a special evening at the game. 
  • Uniformed Scouts and adults can participate in the pregame parade and receive a patch! Participants meet by 1:30 p.m. at the pedestrian bridge over I-41.
  • Tickets are available first come, first serve until June 1, 2018. 

Adult Leader Registration Change for Summer Camp

  • The National Council has enacted a new policy as it relates to adults attending summer camp. 
  • Effective for the 2018 BSA summer camp season, any adult accompanying a Boy Scout troop to a resident camp or other Scouting activity lasting 72 hours or more must be registered as a leader, including completion of a CBC and YPT, even if they are the parent of a youth on the trip. 
  • Contact the camp you are attending for clarification on how this change is implemented or read more

Explorer Firefighter Agility Challenge

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

  • Saturday, June 2, 2018. Bayshore Town Center, Glendale.
  • Explorers 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!

Ken Smith Golf Classic

  • Join us Tuesday, June 26, 2018 for a full-day of excitement! Players of all skill levels are invited to take part in friendly competition.
  • NEW LOCATION: Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, WI.
  • Golf, awards, prizes and a dinner banquet... this is also a great networking opportunity!
  • Sponsorships still available, register online.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

NYLT is a week-long camp designed by youth, for youth to learn and practice valuable leaderships skills. This course is intended for experienced Scouts and Venturers and is youth led, advised by experienced adult leaders.

  • June 17- 23, 2018: Indian Mound Scout Reservation, Oconomowoc, WI
  • Boy Scouts must be 13 years old and First Class. Venturer Crew participants must be at least 14. 
  • First Program Rally: April 14 at 9:00 a.m. at Ascension Hospital 10101 S. 27th Street, Franklin.
  • Pre-Course Orientation: May 20 at 6:00 p.m. at Ascension Hospital 10101 S. 27th Street, Franklin.
  • Course fee is $300.  $275.00 if paid in full before April 14, 2018. Register now!

Wood Badge Registration

  • August 17-19, 2018 at Indian Mound and September 14-16, 2018 at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta (both required).
  • Participants will be presented with the opportunity to strengthen skills.
  • Hands-on activities, games and lectures.
  • Course Fees: $275 if paid in full before July 2. $250 if paid in full before June 4.
  • Questions: Nikki Moseby or Mike Dubis 414.801.5182.

Scout Shop - Milwaukee?

  • Spring time camping – Stop in to see all the new gear we have (Klymit, Leatherman, and more).
  • Get Ready for Camp – Sale will be May 19, save the date!
  • The new Boy Scout hand book is now available.
  • Check our new website ScoutShop.org!
  • Great clearance deals throughout the store and if you don't already, follow us on Facebook!

 
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