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bulletWatch this video about the 5 most frequently asked questions by new Cub Scout families. 
The Old North State Council is excited to welcome girls into Cub Scouting this fall. The older Girl Troop program will begin February 1, 2019.  Resources about family scouting programs can be found here.

bulletStudents have until October 31, 2018, to apply for NESA Eagle Scout scholarships. The National Eagle Scout Association will award nearly $700,000 in scholarships to more than 150 Eagle Scouts based on their academic performance, Scouting background, college plans and financial need.  The window for the latest round of National Eagle Scout Association scholarships opened  Aug. 1, 2018. It will close for good on Oct. 31, 2018.

bulletyptYouth Protection Training Day has been rescheduled for Sat., Sept. 22
YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING:   All volunteers who took Youth Protection Training before February 1, 2018, when the new course was released, will be required to take the new course before October 1, 2018.  The new training course can be accessed through the online learning center at My.Scouting.org.   

bulletwoodbadgeWoodbadge dates announced!
Pre-course Orientation: Wednesday, April 10, 2019; 7:00 p.m. at Old North State Council Office, Greensboro, NC
Weekend #1: Fri., April 26; 8:00 a.m. -  Sun., April 28 5:30 p.m. at Cherokee Scout Reservation, Yanceyville, NC
Weekend #2  NOTE: Weekend #2 is MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND 
Sat., May 25, 8:00 a.m. - Mon., May 27, 5:30 p.m. Cherokee Scout Reservations, Yanceyville, NC
Cost is $185 and includes a course hat, neckerchief, printed materials, and food for the weekend #1.  Participants will purchase food for the weekend #2.
An $85 deposit is required to reserve your spot on the course, and the final payment due by April 1, 2019.
Course OverviewWood Badge is a course for all Registered Scout leaders from Packs, Troop, and Crews, as well as council and district leaders.  Its focus is on leadership, emphasizing modern leadership skills. Regardless of whether you are a new scout leader or a seasoned volunteer, you will learn to be a more effective leader in any position you hold in scouting.  It is required that Scout Leaders attending Woodbadge must have completed the specific trainings for their registered position.
Wood Badge is considered by many as a peak experience in their Scouting careers.  Wood Badge leaders have affected the lives of millions of America’s youth.  All units deserve the best-trained leaders.  The course is limited to 48 participants.  Sign up today! Click here to register online!

bulletCherokee Scout Reservation - Make Your 2019 Summer Camp Reservation Today!  If you haven’t yet made a decision for Summer Camp 2019 for your unit, Cherokee Scout Reservation signups have begun!  We have been making great strides over the last couple of years to improve our program, our instruction, and our ability to ensure every Scout and Leader has a memorable, positive experience at CSR.  We have interviewed a few of our participating unit leaders from this summer over our first three weeks and have included their thoughts in our video below:

2019 CSR Summer Camp availability

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We hope you will consider CSR for your Troop in 2019, and look forward to hearing from you.  Contact Camp Director Bud Harrelson at 336-694-6440 or bud.harrelson@scouting.org.

scoutbook bulletScoutbook  Just Announced: Beginning January 1, 2019, Scoutbook Subscriptions will be FREE!  Read more about it here... (includes Frequently Asked Questions)

bulletAll you need to know about your Unit Pin and Beascout 

bulletPay your 2018 OA Dues online... 

 

 


events

September
21 Guilford Cub Family Campout: 9/21--23
21 Popcorn Show and Sell Pickup: 9/21
22 Scout Leader Position Specific Training: 9/22
22 Duke Football Scout Day: 9/22
29 Wake Forest Football Scout Day: 9/29
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First Aid CPR/AED: 9/29 8:30 AM - 5 PM

October
5 Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills: 10/5 - 10/6
5 OA Fall Ordeal: 10/5 - 10/7
6 NRA Instructor Course Muzzleloader: 10/6 - 10/7
6 Family Camping Event at the Scout Shop: 10/6
12 Sporting Clays Classic: 10/12 & 10/13
12 COPE Weekend: 10/12 - 10/14
12 Akela Cub Family Encampment 10/12 - 14
13 First Aid CPR/AED: 10/13 8:30 AM - 5 PM
19 Cherokee Cub Family Campout: 10/19 - 21
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Uwharrie Cub Family Campout: 10/19 -21

20 Jamboree on the Internet: 10/20
26 Alamance Cub Family Campout: 10/26 - 28
27 NC Hunter Education Course: 10/27
27 First Aid CPR/AED: 10/27 8:30 AM - 5 PM
30 Popcorn Show & Sell Product Return & Settlement: 10/30


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2018 Health and Safety Training Dates 

american legionAmerican Legion & BSA Presents 2019 Scout Camporee
Open to all Scouts ages 10 1/2 - 20
Held at Cherokee Scout Reservation, Yanceyville, NC
Registration Opens Sept. 1 (online registration only)
Registration fee only $15, Earlybird fee is $10 if you register before Dec. 1
Find all the details here...

bullet2019 World Jamboree  to be hosted at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve in West Virginia, July 22- August, 2, 2019. Click here for details...

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The Council Ring at Cherokee Scout Reservation displays a “Court of Eagles”. This court surrounds the flagpole, which is constructed of engraved bricks that give names of Eagle Scouts and the date they earned the Eagle award.  If you are an Eagle Scout, or you would like to honor an Eagle Scout, you may make a gift of $100 to be a part of the Court of Eagles.  Click here to give.

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Read Scouting Stories from throughout the Old North State Council on our Blog. Hear first-hand from Scouts, Leaders and Parents about the impact Scouting has had on their lives.