Yearly Archives: 2014

Council Annual Business Meeting

All Executive Board members, Advisory Board members, council members-at-large, District Chairs, District Commissioners, and Chartered Organization Representatives of our partner organizations are encouraged to attend.

From 5pm-6pm, please join us for an Appreciation Reception in the Rotary/Messer Training Center Memorial Room for friendship and fellowship.

The Business Meeting will begin at 6pm, when we will elect our 2015 council officers and new board members and complete other council business. We hope to see you there!

Attendees should RSVP to Judy McKula two days prior to the meeting.

York District Fall Camporee update

Path to Advancement

York Fall Camporee Art

Join the York District Advancement Committee at the 2014 Fall Camporee on October 17 – 19 in Buxton, Maine.

Saturday Morning:  The morning activities at the Camporee will include a brief introduction to a variety of Merit Badges.  Scouts will not be earning these Merit Badges, but rather simply be exposed to them.

Saturday Afternoon Scouts will teach and work on Fly First Class level requirements as well as being exposed to the many special advancement awards available.  There will also be a Life to Eagle Program for seasoned Star and ALL Life Scouts.  Be sure to sign up for your Unit to teach an afternoon session.  Remember… Scouts learn… then teach!

All WEBELOS are invited to a special program starting at 1PM on the 18th and can camp overnight (with an adult) on Saturday night.

Boy Scouts can REGISTER HERE and Webelos can REGISTER HERE and as always, pre-registration is required.  Please email Rick Raynes at rick.raynes@yahoo.com with an estimate on how many scouts and adults you think will be attending the Fall Camporee.  Pre-Registration deadline is October 3rd.

York District Fall 2014 Merit Badge College

Register now for the Fall 2014 Merit Badge College.  Hosted by the York District Advancement Committee at Sanford High School (Sanford, ME) on the following Thursday evenings:  September 11October 9November 13, and December 11.

Offerings include Citizenship in the Nation, Environmental Science, Family Life, Personal Management, Emergency Preparedness, Cinematography, Public Speaking, Painting and Collections.

Pre-registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and is required in advance using the online form.  Some Merit Badge sessions are subject to cancellation at any time.  There is no cost to attend this Merit Badge College.  Questions may be sent to mbc2014@yorkdistrict.org.  Scouts should attend all sessions in complete Scout field uniform and Be Prepared with a notebook, pen/pencil and any Merit Badge books necessary for requirement fulfillment.

 

York District Fall 2014 Camporee

Path to Advancement

Join the York District Advancement Committee at the 2014 Fall Camporee on October 17 – 19 in Buxton, Maine.

The Camporee will include a brief introduction to a variety of Merit Badges. Scouts will also work on Fly First Class and be exposed to the many special advancement awards available.

Afternoon activities will include a Life to Eagle Workshop.

All WEBELOS are invited to a special program starting at 1PM on the 18th and can camp overnight (with an adult) on Saturday night.

Register today!

YD Spring Camporee 2014

Here is some info on the events at the Camporee.

Egg Drop – Can be done by Patrol or by Unit.

Paper Airplanes – Bring a custom paper airplane for “Best of Show” competition.  You will make paper airplanes (materials provided) for three other competitions.

Webelos Poster – Can be done by individual or by Den.

Orienteering – Pretty simple… bring a compass!

PBY Pull – Junior and Senior teams will be formed and compete against the clock to pull a 20,000 PBY Catalina airplane down the runway.

Helicopter Rides – Scouts MUST bring a signed BSA Activity Consent Form (attached) and $25 cash.  Weather permitting, rides will take place around 10:00 a.m.

See more details on these items on the YD Spring Camporee 2014 page.