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Fun Activities To Tell Your Scouts About That They Can Do Throughout The Year!

SCOUT IT OUT

The Dan Beard Council brings you special activities for your Scouts from our partners across the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area all year round! Be sure to visit this page often as events and special offers are added throughout the year. Take photos of your Scouts at these events and use the hashtag #ScoutItOut on social media to spread the word about these great Scouting activities in our area!

PREMIER EVENTS

PETERLOON | October 4-6, 2019

Once every two years the Dan Beard Council calls all Boy Scouts to the banks of the Little Miami River for a unique gathering – Peterloon, the longest continuously operating camporee in the history of Scouting – a council tradition since 1927.

SPOOK-O-REE | October 19, 2019 & October 26, 2019

The Spook-O-Ree is a family Halloween event for everyone! Take your pick of evenings and join the thousands of families that will venture out to Cub World for Halloween fun in a safe, family-friendly environment at a cost that fits just about any budget. The Spook-O-Ree is packed with activities including hayrides, storytelling, the haunted castle, midway games, the haunted trail, and more! Come as a pack, a den, or as a family. And everyone is invited, so bring your friends!

SUMMER CAMP | June 14 - August 1, 2020

Camp Friedlander is the premier Scouts, BSA Summer Camp program with a wide variety of merit badge options, activities for younger and older Scouts, training opportunities for adult leaders, and some of the best camping facilities in the country. Each summer, thousands of Scouts from across the nation (and the world) make Camp Friedlander their summer camp home for a fun week of learning, achievement, leadership, and Scouting at its best.

CUB CAMP | 2020 Dates Coming Soon!

Camping at the Cub Scout level introduces boys to the outdoors and helps them develop outdoor skills at an age-appropriate level that will be applied more thoroughly as a Scout in Scouts, BSA. As Cub Scouts progress, the opportunities for outdoor adventures become more challenging.

SPECIAL EVENTS COMING UP

CINCINNATI REDS | September 21, 2019

On Saturday, September 21, the Cincinnati Reds are excited to welcome the Scouts, their friends, and families to the 2019 Scout Night Campout! The on-field campout will occur after the Reds play the New York Mets, with the game starting at 4:10PM.

CINCINNATI POPS ORCHESTRA | October 4, 2019

Join fellow Scouting troops for a performance of America’s Wonders with the Pops on Friday, October 4th at 8 pm! From Times Square to the Golden Gate Bridge and redwood forests to the Grand Canyon, this is your ticket for an awe-inspiring experience. Enjoy familiar tunes while taking a 3D journey of America’s wonders. Come early to try out instruments at our Music Lab and hear from Principal Clarinetist, Christopher Pell, on what it is like to be a professional musician! To purchase tickets, contact Michelle Lewandowski at (513)744-4023 or groupsales@cincinnatisymphony.org. Use the promo code SCOUTS for the discount. Tickets on sale July 30, 2019.

NEWPORT AQUARIUM OVERNIGHTS | Nov. 1, 2019

More awe-inspiring than sleeping under the stars, Newport Aquarium's Private Overnight Adventure Programs allow your Scouts to spend the night with the most exotic and interesting creatures. Your Scouts will explore hidden treasures of the Aquarium and visit with unique animals from around the world before camping out among amazing sea life.

US Bank Arena Trolls

US BANK ARENA TROLLS LIVE! | December 7-8, 2019

Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch and all their Trolls friends come to life on stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour! Jam-packed with epic music, glitter, humor and happiness, Trolls LIVE! will visit U.S. Bank Arena, December 7 & 8 for five Trolls-tastic performances. The US Bank Arena celebrate children in our community that choose to participate in Scouting with the Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council. Special "Scout Rates" are available for Scouting groups when orders are made via one of the forms on their website, or through one of their sales representatives. This event has deadlines for orders, so be sure to submit your orders early to get the Scouting discounted ticket price!

CINCINNATI CYCLONES | Select Games | Dec. 13-14, 2019

The Cincinnati Cyclones celebrate children in our community that choose to participate in Scouting with the Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council. Select games during the 2019-2020 season are designated as "Scout Nights." They encourage people to come as groups & offer a special Cincinnati Cyclones Patch to anyone that orders via one of the forms on their website, or through one of their sales representatives. Each date has deadlines for orders, so be sure to submit your orders early to get your patch!

PERFECT NORTH SLOPES | February 9 & 23, 2020

Perfect North Slopes has a history of working with the following Boy Scouts of America Councils. These annual ski, snowboarding and snow tubing trips are a great way to enjoy winter fun with fellow scouts and family! This is a great way to earn your Snow Sports Merit Badge from your troop leader!

FLORENCE FREEDOM SCOUT CAMPOUT

Come out for a night of fun at the Florence Freedom Cub & Boy Scout Campout! This event is packed with activities for your Scout such as a pre-game parade, reserved tickets to the game, post-game autograph opportunity with select Freedom players and mascot, post-game movie and camp out on the field! This is a can't miss event. Be sure to reserve your spot right away!

KINGS ISLAND ENGINEERING DAY

Calling all Scouts, BSA! Kings Island is proud to announce our Inaugural Scouts, BSA Engineering Day! Bring your troop for an AMAZING day at Kings Island where you can meet other Scouts, enjoy world-class coasters and participate in Engineering Day. Join Jeff Gramke, our Manager of Construction, as he reveals how he designed and built The Beast! Scouts will gain a greater understanding of the field and learn what controls the thrills on their favorite rides. Includes an exclusive behind the scenes tour of The Beast. Reservations must be placed and pre-paid 14 days in advance to register for Scouts, BSA Engineering Day.

KENTUCKY KINGDOM & HURRICANE BAY | Select Days

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay is bigger, better and wetter than ever! Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay are providing all Dan Beard Council Scouts, family and friends special 80% discounted tickets for both parks ANY TIME during their 2019 Summer Season!

DAYTON DRAGONS SCOUT NIGHTS & CAMPOUTS | Select Games (See Below)

Break out your tents for the Scouts Overnight at Fifth Third Field. As a pack, troop or individual family, attend a Dragons game, watch a movie on the video board, and camp out on the field! Want even more fun? Come to Fifth Third Field for a Dayton Dragons Scout Night which includes a Scout Parade before every game, wacky mascots and more!

CONTACT US

Have a Scouting event you would like to share or interested in partnering with the Dan Beard Council? Contact Julie Whitaker, Marketing Executive, or Frank Burdsall, Program Executive, for details.