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bulletAug./Sept, 2017 Leader Newsletter  "The Old North State News"

bulletA Busy Fall Season for Scouting is Here! Make Sure Your Unit Updates its BeAScout Pin Today So Families Can Find You!
Today’s parents want, and expect, to learn more about the BSA through a simple-to-use, nicely designed website. is that website. It is the first thing many prospective Scouting families see about the BSA, and it tells them what Scouting is, why it’s a good fit for their family and where they can find a pack, troop, crew or ship near them. Find instructions on how to update the BeAScout Pin & more info. here...

bulletBSA New Member Coordinator Position: Attract new families (youth and adult volunteers!) to your Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, or Venturing Crew!
Sustaining strong membership in a unit depends not only on having new members join, but also on engaging youth and their families in the unit experiences so that they feel Welcomed and want to stay. The role of the New Member Coordinator is to ensure that both keys to success take place.
The new, New Member Coordinator unit-level volunteer position has moved into high-speed launch throughout the BSA. This game-changing position can revitalize your unit and support membership growth throughout the Old North State Council. Visit the NMC webpage for helpful information.

bulletScouts who join between Aug. 1 - Oct. 31 that earn their Bobcat before Oct. 31 could win their Pack a Pizza Party and a $100 ONSC Scout Shop Gift Card!
  Click here for details...

bulletThe Old North State Council is excited to announce a Cub Scout age-appropriate program for kindergarten age boys!  The Lion Pilot Program is coming this Fall.  Learn more about the Lion Adventure... 
Find Pack Requirements to participate in the Lions Program here...
Find a list of Packs that qualify for the Lions Club Program here...

bulletExciting new system to welcome and register new Scouting youth on-line!  Click here for Unit Resources for the online registration system to register new scouts

bulletScoutbook To Link Up With Scoutnet
The National BSA has announced that Scoutbook's advancement records will be linked with those in Scoutnet, removing the need to export your unit's records into a file that is then uploaded into Internet Advancement. Units who subscribe to Scoutbook will automatically be activated to synch with Scoutnet. Documentation will be distributed to each unit's Key 3. Questions should be directed to the BSA's Member Care Center at (972) 580-2489.

bullet2017 OA Dues are $15.  Click here to pay your 2017 OA Dues...

bulletCurious about the 2019 World Jamboree?
Click here for more information!






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Recognize an Eagle Scout by purchasing an engraved brick for our Court of Eagles at Cherokee Scout Reservation. 
If you are an Eagle and would like to purchase a brick or you would like to honor a new Eagle Scout, contact Jim Allegretto at the Scout office at 336.378.9166 or  or click here to purchase one online.  Bricks are $100 each.


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