Webelos Mall & Troop Expo (see flyer)
Come meet your future fellow Scouts! 10 October 2019, 7:00 PM. Calling all WeBeLos II, Arrow of Light Cub Scouts, Leaders and Parents to come and meet the current Scout Troops in our Powhatan District!
Webelos Academy (see flyer)
WEBELOS Academy 2019 on 12 October is now open for registration at: www.saintanselms.org/admissions/webelos-academy. This year we are offering four Activity Pins: First Responder, Adventures in Science, Engineer, and Sports.
Opportunity for Service Hours and Hornaday Unit Award
- Earn Hornaday Unit award
- Complete conservation service hours
- Complete FCPS service hours
- Help a fellow scout on his Hornaday Badge project
Outdoor Ethics Orientation courses
The course is suitable for scouters and mature scouts. We hope as many units as possible are able to send at least 2 scouts and 1 scouter; this will allow your unit to have youth & adult members qualified to lead Outdoor Ethics at all outdoor events and help your scouts & scouters complete some of the requirements to earn the Outdoor Ethics award for Scouts or NCAC award for Cub Scouts. The course is perfect for your unit’s Outdoor Ethics Guide (formerly LNT Trainer) or scouts who plan to take that leadership role.
Oct 23 in Fairfax
Nov 6 in Alexandria
Eagle Scout Scholarships Available from SAR
An essay scholarship contest is offered every year for Eagle Scouts with awards up to $10,000. The Fairfax Resolves chapter for SAR (responsible for the Fairfax/Loudoun county areas) is calling for the submission of applications for this year’s competition NLT than 12/15/19. Last year the Fairfax Resolves Chapter winner was Matthew Lawley who subsequently won the State wide competition and received that $1,000 State award (photo). The National awards are $10,000 for first place and $6,000 for second and $4,000 for third place. [ Read More ]
Scouts for Conservation
Two Eagle Scouts recently displayed their conservation projects as part of the Sustainable Garden Tour hosted by the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District. [ Read More ]
District Awards Ceremony
New Communications Resources Page
Trying to share the fun and excitement of your Troop, Pack or Crew’s adventures? Check out our communication resources page for help making the most of your unit’s communications! [ Read More ]
Scouts and Webelos Save the Date: 4-6 October 2019
Camporee: October 4-6, Lake Fairfax
Join Powhatan troops as they compete for the Powhatan Cup again at the Escape-o-Ree! Patrols will compete in various Escape Room-style challenges, have a chance to earn Merit Badges, and host Webelos in the evening.
Webelos-Ree: October 5-6, Lake Fairfax
Join Webelos from across the District at a fun-filled program where we will work on some Activity Pins, visit Boy Scout Troops, and have some fun!
More information is located here!
Welcoming Girls to BSA – Update
Cold Weather Camping
|Are you getting ready for some winter camping or other cold weather outdoor activities? Check out this post for some tips to help Scouts keep themselves warm! Read More…|
Polar Bears Unite!
|To encourage winter camping, and reward Scouts that brave the cold for an awsome winter adventure (while strengthening independence and ability to be prepared), NCAC has create a brand new Polar Bear Patch. Units can determine their own requirements for earning the Polar Bear and award their Scouts at the end of a campout, or at the next Court of Honor. [ Click Here ]|
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