University of Scouting

March 18, 2017  At Ohio University – Zanesville

March 18, 2017 at Ohio University – Zanesville

You’re a new leader, or an experienced leader, or even a helpful parent;  you have questions, you want to learn more…  University of Scouting is a day full of informative, hands-on sessions designed to improve your Scouting skills, and make your job as leader easier and FUN!

As an added bonus, we will recognize volunteer leaders and present the Silver Beaver Awards during a lunchtime Celebration of Leadership!

Mark your calendar now, you won’t want to miss this exciting, informative day!

MARCH 18, 2017  AT OHIO UNIVERSITY – ZANESVILLE

MARCH 18, 2017 AT OHIO UNIVERSITY – ZANESVILLE

“On Track to Eagle”

Merit Badge Counselors Needed for the 2017 Merit Badge College

The Muskingum Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is pleased to announce planning is under way for the 2017 Merit Badge College.  The event will take place at:

Tri-Valley Middle School

1360 Main Street

Dresden, OH 43821

It will be held on the following Saturdays in 2017 from 8:30 AM to Noon:

  • Saturday, February 4, 2017
  • Saturday, March 11, 2017
  • Saturday, May 13, 2017

The council is seeking Merit Badge Counselors (current or new) to assist as volunteers with the event.  The theme of the event is “On Track to Eagle” and we hope to offer as many of the Eagle Required Merit Badges as the schedule and time will allow.  However, counselors for non-Eagle Required Merit Badges are still encouraged and welcome to volunteer to help with the program’s diversity of offerings.

If you are a current Merit Badge Counselor or interested in becoming a Merit Badge Counselor in order to volunteer with this event, please complete the volunteer interest form located at this link:   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd_OJ30lHtbXO35o6F3Il3y9DwFZ-lf8F_mFG5erZcDAtlrJQ/viewform

You will be contacted by the program coordinator, Victoria Beale, once your application is received.  Victoria can also be reached at 740-624-1647 or via email at vfavey@yahoo.com .

For more information on both Eagle and non-Eagle Required Merit Badges, including merit badge requirement worksheets, please visit http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page .

There is no cost to become a Merit Badge Counselor Volunteer, but please note all volunteers must successfully complete the following before being approved:

Don’t wait – volunteer today to help shape our leaders of tomorrow!

 

2017 National Scout Jamboree

Jamboree 2017Since the first National Scout Jamboree was held in the summer of 1937 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the jamboree has become Scouting’s flagship event. In the summer of 2013, the Summit Bechtel Family Reserve welcomed Scouts to a whole new jamboree experience with world-class facilities and a focus on outdoor action sports.  In 2017, SBR and the jamboree will be even better.

The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will take place July 19 – 28, 2017 at the Summit in the New River Gorge area of West Virginia and REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.  Want to find out more?  There’s a one-stop shop for registering, additional information, and all kinds of details at http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/
Leader selection will be taking place in the Fall of 2015.  Click here for a leadership interest form: Adult interest form
Youth who are interested in attending should fill out this form: Youth interest form
Please send completed forms to the Council Scouting Service Center