Monday, March 28, 2011

New Merit Badge: Robotics

The new Robotics Merit Badge will launch 12 APR 2011 at National Robotics Week.

Boys' Life website to launch the Robotics resource center on the same date. is offering a robotic bug kit, too.

Who will be the first Scout in the Shenandoah Area Council to earn it?

Need more information?  Coming soon...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Save the Date: 06-08 MAY 60th Venture Weekend

Who: All Venturing Crews (including from outside the council!)
What:  60th Venture Weekend
When:  06-08 MAY 2011
Where:  Camp Rock Enon

Calling All Crews!  
Come join in the fun at Camp Rock Enon in Gore, VA where the Shenandoah Area Council’s Venturing Program will be hosting our 60th Venture Weekend.  
There will be many activities including Crew competitions, shooting sports, climbing/rappelling, knots/lashing, “scavenging”, advancement opportunities, and other exciting activities.***Cameras are a MUST for the scavenger hunt***  
You may choose cabin, first come first serve, or tent camping. Tents need to be brought to camp. 
Costs will include a patch, T-shirt, food for the weekend, awards and a fun filled program!  
Cabin Camping: $45 per person for the weekend Tent Camping: $35 per person for the weekend  
You need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, sleeping pad, toiletries, extra clothing, tour plan, medical forms A and C filled out, any medications you’re taking, a camera, a smile, and a GREAT attitude!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011

Save the Date: 14-15 MAY Fun with Son Camp

Who: Cub Scouts and an Adult Partner
What:  Fun with Son Camp
When:  14-15 MAY (Registration due 15 APR--late fee after that!  No walk-ins!)
Where:  Beautiful Camp Rock Enon!
How:  Complete registration form and make payment prior to 15 APR!

Archery, BB's, Craft, Fishing, Rubber Duck Races, Raingutter Regatta, Sailing Activities Bazaar
All meals provided!

Questions:  Marc Houde (contact information on the registration form)

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Save the Date: 14 MAR High Adventure Promotion Night

Who:  All Boy Scouts and Venturers, Scouters and Parents
What:  High Adventure Promotion Night
When:  14 MAR 2011 at 7PM
Where:  Zion Episcopal Church, 221 E. Washington Street, Charles Town WV


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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Save the Date: 02 APR Scouting Heritage Merit Badge

Who:  All Boy Scouts
What:  Scouting Heritage Merit Badge
When:  02 APR 2011 8:45AM-11AM
Where:  Handley Library, Winchester VA
How:  Registration in advance $3--no walk-ins!  Space is limited--call the Scout Office 540-662-2551

  • Blue card
  • Field ("Class A") Uniform
  • Paper
  • Pen or Pencil
"A team of Veteran Scouters including Lord Baden-Powell himself will be on hand to make the History of Scouting come alive. There will be two requirements to finish on your own. A list of counselors will be available."


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