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Scouting Safely Resources

By |2019-07-02T06:39:00-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Youth Protection|

We want you to know that the safety of our youth, volunteers, staff, and employees is an important part of the Scouting experience. Youth develop traits of citizenship, character, fitness, and leadership during age-appropriate events when challenged to move beyond their normal comfort level, and discover their abilities. This is appropriate when risks are identified [...]

Nationally Accredited Camp – Camp Rotary

By |2019-07-01T07:15:36-04:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures|

Congratulations to Andrew Wright and the Camp Rotary Staff on achieving their NCAP accreditation.  Andrew and his team did an awesome job and are off to great start to the summer! Special thanks to NCAP Team Leader Jeff Neal and the SS FSC visitation team for their dedicated effort in helping to make sure our [...]

Nationally Accredited Camp – Cole Canoe Base

By |2019-06-30T14:30:27-04:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures|

Congratulations to Gus Chutorash and the Cole Canoe Base Staff on achieving their NCAP accreditation [Boy Scout Resident & High Adventure].  Gus and his team did an awesome job and are off to great summer! Special thanks to NCAP Team Leaders Jay Sherwood and Dick Hewitt and the SS FSC visitation team for their dedicated [...]

Nationally Accredited Camp – Gerber Scout Reservation

By |2019-07-01T07:16:47-04:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures|

Congratulations to Reservation Director Ryan Kriesch, Scouts BSA Camp Director Joe Singerling, Cub Scout Camp Director Andrew Brown and the Gerber Scouts BSA and Cub Scout Resident staffs on achieving their NCAP accreditation [Scouts BSA & Cub Scout Resident].  Ryan and his team did an awesome job and are off to great summer! Special thanks [...]

The Adventure Plan (TAP) Resource

By |2019-05-30T21:08:06-04:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Family Scouting, Outdoor Adventures, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Scouts BSA, Training, Venturing|

The Adventure Plan (TAP) is a tool to guide unit leaders—Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts— through all stages of Adventure planning. Outdoor adventure is a key element of youth development in the Boy Scouts of America programs. Just as young people grow, learn and mature in a continuing progression of experience so, too, do the [...]

The ABC’s about the Annual Health & Medical Record

By |2019-04-07T11:24:51-04:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures, Scouting Safely|

From the Annual Health and Medial Record website, a pre-participation physical is needed for resident campers (at summer or winter camps) and for Scouts and adult leaders attending events that last 72 hours or more. Why is an Annual Health and Medical Record required? Since at least the 1930s, the BSA has required the use of standardized health [...]

Summer Camp 2019

By |2019-02-17T06:56:29-04:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures, Scouts BSA|

Summer camp is just around the corner.  It's not too early to start thinking about your summer plans and adventures.  The Michigan Crossroads Council offers a variety of summer camp opportunities for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA and Venturers. 2019 Summer Camp opportunities: Cub Scout Day Camp Cub Scout Resident Camp Webelos Resident Camp Scouts BSA [...]

FREE Cub Scout Camp Placemats

By |2019-01-17T21:28:08-04:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Activities, Cub Scouts, Marketing, Outdoor Adventures|

It may be winter time -- but it's time to start thinking about summer and all the adventures ahead this summer for your Cub Scouts and families.  Order the 2019 Cub Scout Camp placemats to help you promote all of the fun and adventure that the Michigan Crossroads Council camps have in store for you. Order [...]

KAPVIK Pilot Program

By |2018-11-06T06:06:04-04:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Outdoor Adventures, Scouts BSA, Training, Venturing|

The Kapvik pilot program is an official Northern Tier program aimed at bringing world class winter camping opportunities to more scouts than ever before. Kapvik will be held at Gerber Scout Reservation and Owasippe Scout Reservation near Muskegon Michigan over four weekends including: Holiday Stay Dec 27, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019 Session 1 Jan [...]

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The Scout Oath

On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight.

AN UPDATE FROM THE COUNCILREAD MORE