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Spring Camporee

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Written by Whitley Dubose Monday, 23 March 2015 21:25

Spring is here and warm weather is coming!  We know you are ready to break that cabin fever from the winter and get in the outdoors.  Is your unit signed up?  There are several District wide Camporees happening throughout the Council so there is sure to be one by you.

Spring Camporee Schedule:

Find a convenient date and location to attend a Camporee near you!

April 10 - 12 Creek MetroPark (Formerly Camp Hook) Hopewell District Register Now
April 24-26 Cub World in Loveland, OH Blue Jacket District Register Now
April 24-26 Robinson's Whitewater River Campground Fort Hamilton Register Now
April 24-26 Williamsburg Community Park - Grassy Run US Grant Register Now
June 6 BB & Archery Acedemy at Camp Michaels Trailblazer See Event Details
Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 00:15  

Tiger Treks

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Written by Whitley Dubose Monday, 23 March 2015 21:25


Are you ready for Tiger Treks 2015?

What: An exciting event designed for Kindergarten graduates and their families as well as 1st grade Tigers recruited in the spring of 2015 and their families. Activities include BB guns, outdoor games, hiking and more.

Who: Participants must be registered Cub Scouts and have completed a youth application. You may register your son for Cub Scouts at the event. Siblings are invited and may participate in selected activities. Scouts and siblings must be accompanied by an adult.

Date: Saturday May 16th, 2015

Time: 8AM-12PM (Check in is 8AM-9AM)

Location: Cub World (6035 Price Rd. Loveland, OH 45140)

Cost: FREE!

Registration: Please contact Derrick Jones at 513-577-7701 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 13:05  

Fly Fishing Merit Badge Workshop

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 08 January 2014 01:47

Boy Scouts can work on their Fly Fishing Merit Badge or just learn what fly fishing is all about at the 2015 Greater Cincinnati Fly Fishing Show, hosted by the Buckeye United Fly Fishers.  A room dedicated just for Scouts will provide instructional classes on fly tying, fly fishing knots, fly rod setup, and casting practice at an indoor pond.  Here’s the details:

-          February 7th, 2015, show runs from 9am-4pm, at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland, Ohio.

-          Admission is free for Scouts in uniform.

-          Registration is required; contact Steve Alexander at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for an appointment time.

-         All Scouts should bring a completed Fly Fishing Merit Badge worksheet, a blue Merit Badge Application card, and a pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses.

-         Fly rods and all other supplies will be provided.

For those of you who do not wish to work on the Fly Fishing Merit Badge, you are also invited to attend the Fly Show to learn about the sport.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014 20:29  
 

Microsoft and Dan Beard Council Partnership

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Written by Administrator Monday, 07 January 2013 02:43

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The Dan Beard Council, BSA and the Cincinnati Microsoft Store have partnered together to provide local Scouts with the opportunity to earn advancements while having fun for FREE.  As of the start of the year, Dan Beard Council launched a new initiative with the brand new Microsoft Store in Kenwood to offer free classes teaching Cub Scout Belt Loops (Computer, Photography, and Video Games) and Boy Scout Merit Badges (Computer, Photography, or Cinematography). Scouts will complete the requirements to earn their advancements in a unique way while exploring the latest in new technology!

CUB SCOUT BELT LOOPS LEARN MORE >

BOY SCOUT MERIT BADGES LEARN MORE >

Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 15:44  

Merit Badge Challenge

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Written by Ken Brunner Monday, 06 February 2012 13:51

Merit Badge Challenge is available to all registered Boy Scouts. This popular event provides our youth the opportunity to explore vocations and new hobbies while earning merit badges over the course of 3 weekends. Each Scout can earn 3/4 badges.

Click here to view the Merit Badge Challenge page or to register...

4 Venue Locations to Choose from:
Fairfield High School (North/West)- 2016 TBD
Sycamore High School (Central) – 2016 TBD
Grant Career Center (East)– February 6, February 20, & March 5, 2016 (Snow date 3/19)
Dixie Heights High School (South) - 2016 TBD

Schedule for Registration:
October 1, 2014: Merit Badge Class Schedule Matrix will be Published Here
November 1, 2014: All sites will open for registration at 6 pm
December 28, 2014: All site registrations will close

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 June 2015 22:00  
 

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