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Get Ready for Excitement, Prepare for the Challenge!

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE PETERLOON WEBSITE: WWW.DANBEARD.ORG/PETERLOON

2014 marks the return of Peterloon, the longest running Council Jamboree in the Nation and the  premier Scouting event in the region.  Join us in October for action and adventure and find out if  you are tougher than a Boy Scout!

Join 6,000 Scouts and Scouters and participate in over 40 activities for youth and interact with 50+ exhibitors in the midway.  Cap it all off with an all new arena show featuring YOUR talents and those of our toughest Scouts.

Also new in 2014, you and your Troop can enjoy the high-octane adventure at Camp Friedlander, the region's premier Scout Camp, by camping in Sub-Camp ZERO and participating in our new curriculum programs for only the toughest amongst you.  These programs will test you mentally and physically so begin preparing now!


Addition information is available at the Peterloon website: www.danbeard.org/peterloon.  Download our first flyer below to share with your unit as you prepare for Peterloon.

Registration opens at 9am on April 1st with camp sites assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  Early registrants will be placed closest to the Action Center at Lower Camp Craig or will have the best shot at getting into Sub-Camp ZERO at Camp Friedlander.  Cost is the same as 2012: $19 early discount, $26 regular fee.  Remember, registration closes 30-days out so make your plans today and we'll see YOU at Peterloon!


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2014 Fall Cub-O-Ree

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Written by Hannah Fiehrer Monday, 10 June 2013 20:47

2014 Dan Beard Council Fall Cub-O-Rees

The Cub-O-Ree is an overnight camping experience designed to give both new and existing Cub Scouts an exciting adventure at the start of a new school year.  While at the event, boys will get a taste of what Cub Scouting offers through camping, games, crafts, campfires and spending quality time with their family!

Cub scouting families can attend any of the Cub-O-Rees listed below!  The Cub-O-Ree is designed for the whole family.  Make it a family activity!

Please choose your District's Cub-O-Ree Location:

Register by clicking on your district for an overnighter of cub camping fun and excitement!

Date

District

Location

September (27-28) 2014

Hopewell

Cub World

September (27-28) 2014

William Henry Harrison

Mt. Airy Forest

October (3-4) 2014

Maketewa

Saint Rita’s School

October (3-4) 2014

Blue Jacket SESSION A

Cub World

October (4-5) 2014

Blue Jacket SESSION B

Cub World

October (4-5) 2014

Trailblazer

CVG Ball Fields

October (4-5) 2014

US Grant

Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Grounds

October (10-11) 2014

Ft. Hamilton

Camp Timberhill

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 19:11  

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)- January 31, February 14, & February 28, 2015 (Snow date 3/14)
Sycamore High School (Central) – February 7, February 21, & February 28, 2015 (Snow date 3/21)
Bethel High School (East)– February 28, March 7, & March 21, 2015 (Snow date 3/28)
Dixie Heights High School (South) - February 28, March 21, 2015

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 15, 2014: All site registrations will close

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014 17:54  

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Hike to the site where Scouting REALLY began...

A FREE family friendly event! Enjoy a 5 mile hike featuring a stop at Daniel Carter Beard's childhood home in Covington, Kentucky, the place where a young Dan Beard played in the woods developing a love of the outdoors that would one day become the foundation for the Boy Scouts of America.  Our hike will take you through 3 cities in 2 states and across 3 historic bridges over 2 major rivers!  Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Ohio River from the Roebling Bridge, Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove as you learn about the deep, rich history of our community.

Download the Trailguide & Map below.  Click "READ MORE" for details about the hike.

*NEW* - Souvenir bandana maps are available for purchase at the Scout Achievement Center for $5 each.  Proceeds will go to support the Dan Beard Hike.

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Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014 02:31

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