Three Harbors Council E-Newsletter: Friday, July 21, 2017

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Upcoming Events

Council Service Centers Closed: September 4, 2017.

Family Weekend Camp & Water Fun Weekend

We have some great programs left that are still available this summer! Squeeze in some family memories before school starts!

  • Family Weekend Camp is July 28-30 at Camp Oh-Da-Ko-Ta.
  • Water Fun Weekend is July 28-30 at Indian Mound Scout Reservation. 
  • View our Summer Camp Guide or register here.

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
  • All registered Boy Scouts, Explorers and Venturers are eligible to attend.
  • 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. 

STEM Tech Weekend for Boy Scouts

Two great STEM programs to choose from: Build a Robot, program it, complete challenges and tasks with Robot or develop an app for your smartphone! Limited spots available.

  • August 4-6, 2017. Open to all Boy Scouts
  • Check-in: Friday 5:00-7:00 p.m., Check-out: Sunday noon
  • Overnight: Scouts can sleep in a cabin or bring their tents.
  • Each program will be lead by an outside group of professionals.
  • Click here to register.

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.

Disability Awareness Merit Badge Clinic

  • Saturday, September 16, 2017.
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University Center, Room 275 A & B.
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. Event: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • Download the event flyer for more information or register here.

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.

Sports Partnerships for Scouts

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

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 be available at each district’s kick-off in August.
  • Download the 2017-2018 calendar.

State of Wisconsin Scouting Alumni License Plates

  • Available to everyone, choose from either an Eagle Scout or BSA logo.
  • $25.00 for each license plate sold is donated back to local Wisconsin BSA Councils.
  • Visit the dot website for more information.

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

Please welcome Pattie Whitstone the new Store Manager for the Milwaukee Scout Shop. Pattie joined Supply Group in 2011, as a sales associate, and worked her way up to Store Manager. She has effectively and efficiently lead the Potawatomi Scout Shop team for the last three years. Pattie would like to meet you and find out how she can help you in Scouting. Come visit the Milwaukee Scout Shop.

  • Great Buys: On Clearance now!
  • Camping Clearance Sale: Up to 60% off.
  • 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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