Wednesday, February 4, 2015

W. D. Boyce Council

The W. D. Boyce Council Program Compass       "Helping you find your way to Council events"
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Table of Contents
·         Announcements
·         Events
·         Training Opportunities
·         Camp Updates

 

Attention: Scoutmasters NYLT recommendations are due February 28. 



 

Upcoming Scout Nights


Maker Night for Tiger and Bear at the Children’s Discovery Museum on Thursday, February 12, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Boys will use a variety of tools and materials in the Innovation Station Maker Space as they build a project of their own to take home. Cub Scouts require one adult for every Scout and $12 per Scout.

Maker Night for Wolf and Webelos at the Children’s Discovery Museum on Thursday, February 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This hands-on program is designed for boys to use woodworking tools to build their own birdhouse. Cub Scouts require one adult for every Scout and $12 per Scout.

Registration is now open for Merit Badge Day at Illinois State Univerisity! There are ten different badges to choose from this year so make sure to register early to secure a spot!

Upcoming Events


Wotamalo’s District Pinewood Derby is February 21 from 7:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. at Hopedale Grade School. Early Bird Pack registration is $10.00 per Scout until Friday, February 13 and is $12.00 per Scout until Friday, February 20. 

Lowaneu’s District Pinewood Derby is February 21st 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Peru at the Walmart Garden Center. Check in and Inspections is 45 minutes before the races start so make sure to check out our race time! Registration is $10.00 per scout.

Crossroads District Pinewood Derby is February 21st at Moose Family Center. Check In begins at 10:30 a.m. and awards will be presented at 1:45 p.m. There is no cost to participate but all registration information MUST be in by February 16, 2015.

Heartland’s District Pinewood Derby is February 28th at Redeemer Lutheran Church from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Early Bird registraion is $7.00 per scout and ends on Wednesday, February, 25th. Registration at the door will be $10.00 per scout.



                 

Wotamalo and Heartland 2015 Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training on February 14th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lowaneu’s 2015 Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster Leader Specific Training on March 14th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.



 

Don’t miss our 50th year at ISR! Check out what is still available and make your reservations before it is too late!

ISR Staff Applications are currently being accepted. Interviews will be held on February 12th from 4:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and February 17th from 4:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Reminder: Pre-Camp Leader’s Meetings will be the first week of March. Check the website for more information.

Start planning now for W. D. Boyce Council Adventure Camp (formerly Day Camp). Placemats displaying information on the 2015 Adventure Camp Programs are available upon request for your Blue and Gold Banquet at no additional charge.

                                 
Barb Murphy                                           Jessica Koonce
             Director of Camping                          Unit Serving Activities Executive
     309-673-6136 ext. 128                         309-673-6136 ext. 121
                       














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