Three Harbors Council - ContentPublicationsWinter 2014 Trailblazer's Compass
Learning for Life and Exploring
The Three Harbors Council Learning for Life team partners with 35 local groups who provide character-based education more than 10,000 students that they might not get anywhere else. They also partner with 29 local businesses to provide actual career experience to 606 teenagers in the Exploring program. Together, the ensure that local students will have a chance to build positive character traits while setting goals and exploring various career opportunities. Younger students learn about eating a proper diet, respecting others, how to deal with bullies and why service in their community is important.
Exploring is a program for teenagers that focuses on leadership skills, how to be responsible adults and good citizens.  Students also receive career training, resume-building advice and job interview skills. Each team-building activity and project the students complete is designed to focus on nine Learning for Life Core Values: Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Trust, Courage, Perseverance, Caring and Fairness, Citizenship, Life Skills and Self-Discipline. Learning For Life has joined with United Way of Greater Milwaukee to accomplish a singular goal: investing in Education, Income and Health to improve the quality of life in local communities.
• 71% of clients served by Learning for Life reside in the nine ZIP codes within the lowest levels of income inside of the city of Milwaukee.
• 98% of youth ages 9-11 believe that it matters to do well in school.
• 94% of teenagers in Learning for Life improved their understanding of the importance of staying in school.

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Scouting for Food Collection
This is the 27th year for Scouting for Food in which Scouts have collected food for the hungry in our council. Once again we will partner with Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Racine County Food Bank, Shalom Center of Kenosha and other local food pantries in Racine and Kenosha Counties who will distribute the collected food to those in need at no cost. Roundy’s will provide the bags and provide barrels in the Pick 'n Save Stores to collect food in areas in which we don’t have a Scout unit to cover. As a leader, take this opportunity to teach our youth members what it means to “Help other people at all times” by participating in this community wide good turn. 
  • Bag Distribution – March 15, 2014
  • Food Collection – March 22, 2014
  • Select a unit chairperson to coordinate your unit’s participation
  • Each unit receives an area to distribute bags and collect food from
  • Questions: Contact your District Executive or Margaret Williams, Council Programs at



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