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UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS

Boy Scouts of America National Aviation Scholarship Awarded to Local Scout Explorer

Reagan Alley, of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, was awarded a $5,000 National Aviation Exploring Scholarship Award by the Boy Scouts of America's National Aviation Exploring Committee. Two years ago, Reagan joined the Aviation Explorer post of the Dan Beard Council, which he found was a great way to stay in Scouting and focus on his career path.

Philmont Program Announcement — Ute Park Fire

The safety of our youth participants, volunteers and staff is a priority at Philmont Scout Ranch and the Boy Scouts of America. While efforts continue to extinguish the fire, the anticipated damage and inability to access the affected areas makes it impossible to host back country programs. Until the fire is extinguished, it is impossible to definitively state when those programs will resume.

Dan Beard Council's Family Scouting Webinar on Monday, May 21st at 7:00pm

Tune into our Family Scouting webinar broadcast Monday, May 21st at 7pm. This will be a great opportunity to familiarize those interested with the resources that are available as we prepare for Family Scouting this fall. We will showcase resources, provide some policy guidance for program operations, highlight next steps, preview marketing materials for Join Scout Night and review questions.

Preparing America's Patriots featuring The Eyes of Freedom: Lima Company Memorial on May 11th

The "Preparing America's Patriots" fundraiser for Hopewell District (Warren County) is designed to increase scouting awareness, provide outreach services for those at-risk youth and continue to improve our communities through our community service projects. New this year is the Eyes of Freedom Memorial tribute to USMC; a once in a lifetime opportunity to support the BSA and our veterans.

BSA Launches 'Scout Me In' Campaign, Announces Older Youth Program Name

The BSA is making history: We are unveiling the new “Scout Me In” campaign featuring girls, as well as boys, in our iconic Cub Scout program for the first time. The campaign speaks to kids and their friends by putting them in the middle of the action. This also engages parents who are looking for ways to make the most of the time they have with their kids and help them to be Prepared. For Life.

Scouting honors Sheriff Jones, Rebecca and Todd Wilber at Spirit of Scouting event on May 3rd.

The Spirit of Scouting Breakfast is an event which recognizes community leaders that exemplifies servant leadership, scouting values and serves as a role model to young people. This event increases awareness and support in the community. Donations support local programming and outreach services for youth through the Boy Scouts of America Program.

Dan Beard Council Good Scout Award Luncheon Raises $500,0000

More than 1,100 people gathered for the annual Dan Beard Council Good Scout Award Luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments of Chris Cole and raise $500,000 for Boy Scout programs.

Summer Camp Merit Badge Registration

Merit Badge registration for Boy Scout summer camp starts March 3rd. If you need assistance with merit badge registration, please contact Rachel Ball at 513-577-7708 or at Rachel.ball@scouting.org. Log into your unit account to update registered scouts schedules. Visit www.danbeard.org/Camp/boyscoutcamp/MeritBadges for information and tutorials.

11/21/2017 BSA Chief answers Questions About Welcoming Girls Into BSA Programs

Watch the full interview of the BSA Chief answering your Questions About welcoming girls into BSA programs.

10/23/2017 National Key 3 Reponds To Recent BSA Decision

A Message from the National Key 3 on BSA's decision to accept girls into the Boy Scouts.

10/11/2017 National Scouting News

BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle Scout.

National Scouting News

The BSA membership fee will increase from $24 to $33 for all registered youth and adult leaders, effective December 1, 2017.

National Youth Leadership Training

This unique youth leadership training camp helps to teach youth the critical skills in leadership development.

Merit Badge Challenge 2018

Merit Badge Challenge is available to all registered Boy and Venturing Scouts. This popular event improves advancement for all attending troops/crews and provides our youth the opportunity to explore vocations and new hobbies. The event provides a convenient location to pair Merit Badge Counselors with Scouts interested in those badges.

Scouting U

Scouting U (University of Scouting) is a one-day leader training program designed for YOU, the volunteers and leaders in Scouting. The day provides ideas and resources in areas to benefit your Pack, Troop, Team or Crew. The University of Scouting is offered once a year to assist ALL Scout volunteers in their Scouting positions.

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