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Council Service Center & Scout Shop Closed per State of North Carolina and Covid-19 & Our plan to support you and local Scouting

The State of North Carolina has issued a stay-at-home order for citizens and a shutdown of all non-essential businesses and government services. The Old North State Council Service & Scout Shop are closed CLOSED until at least April 30.  We remain committed to serving our local Scouting families. Below you will find a listing of Scouting services and the respective staff member assigned with his/her email address. We hope this information will assist you in contacting the appropriate staff person to respond to your request or question. Also, we encourage you to continue to follow us on Facebook to find numerous resources to keep Scouting active in your unit through videoconferencing and other free technology apps. Thank you for your commitment to safe, quality Scouting programming for all youth and families!

Summer camp (Webelos and Scouts BSA): Please email bud.harrelson@scouting.org

Order of the Arrow: Please email bud.harrelson@scouting.org

Cub Scout Day Camps and Twilight camps: Please email the District Executive in your geographic area. All are listed below.

Merit Badges (Counselors, general questions): Please email ann.jones@scouting.org

Eagle Scout applications: Please email kristin.smale@scouting.org

Youth Protection: Please email nita.grubbs@scouting.org

Annual re-registration/unit rechartering: Please email kristina.edmondson@scouting.org

Camps usage (Facility Use Forms): ALL CAMPS ARE CLOSED through April 30, 2020. General questions can be emailed to kristina.edmondson@scouting.org

Camp Card Sale & Fall Popcorn Sale: Please email matthew.lanouette@scouting.org

Philmont Treks in 2020 or 2021: Please email ann.jones@scouting.org

All other general Scouting questions about your Cub Pack, Scouts BSA Troop, Venturing Crew, or Sea Scout Ship or geographic district questions

  • Akela District (Scouting units/programs in High Point, Thomasville, Jamestown, Wallburg, Archdale, Trinity)
    Email matthew.lanouette@scouting.org

  • Alamance District (Supports Scouting programs in Alamance County) Email jason.powers@scouting.org

  • Cherokee District (Supports Scouting programs in Reidsville, Eden, Stoneville, Mayodan, Madison, Yanceyville, Roxboro, Timberlake, Ruffin, Pelham, Providence, Rougemont) Email jonathan.clapp@scouting.org

  • Guilford District (supports Scouting programs in Gibsonville, Julian, Pleasant Garden, Brown Summit, Colfax, Guilford College, Oak Ridge, Stokesdale, Summerfield, Northwestern Greensboro and Eastern Guilford County) Email john.mcphail@scouting.org

  • Uwharrie District (supports Scouting programs in Asheboro, Seagrove, Ramseur, Liberty, Randleman, Franklinville, Level Cross, Lexington, Mocksville, Midway, Advance, Davie Co., Linwood, Southmont, Denton, and Welcome) Email gary.stasco@scouting.org

Old North State Council Local Scouting Continues Without Change & BSA National Organization Officially Files Chapter 11

Read more here


Camp Cards Available

Camp Card sales is an easy, Old North State Council-approved fundraiser to help Scouts earn their way to a summer camp, high adventure activity, or any other BSA program or activity. Units can use their commissions from the sale of Camp Cards to support any Scouting-related function, activity, or program/supply need they deem necessary.

Camp Cards can be picked up at the Scout Office.

More information can be found on the Camp Cards page


Scouting programs going strong in our local Old North State Council & Update on BSA National reorganization:

The new year has begun and Scouting is off to great start for Cub Scout Packs, Scouts BSA Troops, Venturing Crews, Sea Scout Ships, and Exploring Posts throughout the eight-county service area of the Old North State Council. Thank you for your commitment to the positive development of our young people. Dedicated volunteers like you are the reason Scouting is one of the more impactful youth and family programs in America today!

Please take a moment to review the documents in the three links below for further information on local Scouting and an update from our BSA National organization.

Again, thank you for your commitment to local Scouting and all you are doing to deliver great program experiences to our youth!


Youth Protection and Training

All registered leaders must complete Youth Protection Training, submit to a mandatory criminal background check, follow policies on two-deep leadership and no one-on-one contact, and are required to report any signs of abuse as a mandatory reporter.  Also, Scouts and parents receive educational materials on youth protection in the first section of the Scout Handbook. Our latest Youth Protection guidelines are available at https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/

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If you have been a victim of abuse or have any information about suspected abuse, please reach out to our 24/7 Scouts First Hotline at 1-844-Scouts1 for immediate assistance. For more on what the BSA is doing to keep kids safe, please visit: https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/.

For more information on Youth Protection click Here

Addressing Recent Media Reports About Abuse in Scouting

BSA National Youth Protection Director shares details on how the organization keeps kids safe.

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Upcoming Events

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March

26

Distinguished Citizen Award and FOS Breakfast Canceled, Honoree Reception TBA

27

Cherokee IOLS Canceled

IFLY - Up and Away Canceled

28

Camp Physicals Clinic Canceled

Guilford Pinewood Derby Postponed TBA

April

3

Sea Badge Canceled

Wilderness First Aid Canceled

BALOO Canceled

4

Akela/Guilford Merit Badge College Canceled

10

Council Office Closed - Good Friday

17

OA Section Conclave Postponed TBA

18

Uwharrie Pinewood Derby Canceled

21

Unit STEM Coordinator Training Canceled

24

BSA/NRA Basic & Instructor Course Canceled

Mom & Me Postponed to June 5-7

30

Council Banquet Canceled - Silver Beaver & Eagles Reception TBA

 

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1405 Westover Terrace, Greensboro
Monday - Friday 9am-6pm

Saturday 10am-4pm
336.235-0977

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