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Youth Protection Training

By | 2018-11-08T06:43:06+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Scouting Safely, Training|

Did Your Know?  Youth Protection Training is required for all registered adult Scouting volunteers.  Youth Protection Training (YPT) must be completed every two (2) years.   You can complete YPT Training online or in-person.  To take the online course, please visit http://my.scouting.org

SAFETY MOMENT – October is Fire Safety Month

By | 2018-10-11T17:29:11+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Scouting Safely|

October is Fire Safety Month. Take time for a safety moment and reflect on how you can use charcoal and other cooking methods without the burn. Link: https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/safety-moments/charcoal-safety/

BSA recalls Cub Scout neckerchief slides

By | 2018-10-02T06:01:42+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Council News, Scouting Safely|

The Boy Scouts of America on Thursday announced a voluntary recall of Cub Scout neckerchief slides sold between February 2018 and August 2018. The affected products include the yellow Lion, red Wolf, green Bear and blue Webelos slides. The $6 slides were sold at local Scout Shops, authorized BSA distributors and online at scoutshop.org. About 110,000 slides are [...]

Youth Protection Training Completed by October 1, 2018

By | 2018-09-22T06:17:00+00:00 September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Scouting Safely, Training|Tags: |

All registered Scouters (volunteers and professionals), including any adult who will be present at a Scouting activity for 72 total hours or more.  The updated course debuted in February 2018; if you took Youth Protection training prior to that, you’ll need to complete the updated course by Oct. 1, 2018.  For more information visit scouting.org/youthprotection.  [...]

Updated Guide to Safe Scouting

By | 2018-09-14T07:26:06+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Categories: Council News, Program Updates, Scouting Safely|

The online version of the Guide to Safe Scouting in now updated. Note the effective date for the new leader policy: October 1, 2018. https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/gss/toc/ Download the print-friendly version here.  This is the full PDF version that contains updates as of May 2018. Please refer to the online version for the most updated information. [...]

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.