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Spring Camporee

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Written by Whitley Dubose Monday, 23 March 2015 21:25

Spring is here and warm weather is coming!  We know you are ready to break that cabin fever from the winter and get in the outdoors.  Is your unit signed up?  There are several District wide Camporees happening throughout the Council so there is sure to be one by you.

Spring Camporee Schedule:

To come

April 10 - 12 Creek MetroPark (Formerly Camp Hook) Hopewell District Register Now
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:39  

Fly Fishing Merit Badge Workshop

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 08 January 2014 01:47

Boy Scouts can work on their Fly Fishing Merit Badge or just learn what fly fishing is all about at the 2015 Greater Cincinnati Fly Fishing Show, hosted by the Buckeye United Fly Fishers.  A room dedicated just for Scouts will provide instructional classes on fly tying, fly fishing knots, fly rod setup, and casting practice at an indoor pond.  Here’s the details:

-          February 7th, 2015, show runs from 9am-4pm, at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland, Ohio.

-          Admission is free for Scouts in uniform.

-          Registration is required; contact Steve Alexander at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for an appointment time.

-         All Scouts should bring a completed Fly Fishing Merit Badge worksheet, a blue Merit Badge Application card, and a pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses.

-         Fly rods and all other supplies will be provided.

For those of you who do not wish to work on the Fly Fishing Merit Badge, you are also invited to attend the Fly Show to learn about the sport.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014 20:29  

Microsoft and Dan Beard Council Partnership

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Written by Administrator Monday, 07 January 2013 02:43

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The Dan Beard Council, BSA and the Cincinnati Microsoft Store have partnered together to provide local Scouts with the opportunity to earn advancements while having fun for FREE.  As of the start of the year, Dan Beard Council launched a new initiative with the brand new Microsoft Store in Kenwood to offer free classes teaching Cub Scout Belt Loops (Computer, Photography, and Video Games) and Boy Scout Merit Badges (Computer, Photography, or Cinematography). Scouts will complete the requirements to earn their advancements in a unique way while exploring the latest in new technology!

CUB SCOUT BELT LOOPS LEARN MORE >

BOY SCOUT MERIT BADGES LEARN MORE >

Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 15:44  
 

Merit Badge Challenge

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Written by Ken Brunner Monday, 06 February 2012 13:51

Merit Badge Challenge is available to all registered Boy Scouts. This popular event provides our youth the opportunity to explore vocations and new hobbies while earning merit badges over the course of 3 weekends. Each Scout can earn 3/4 badges.

Click here to view the Merit Badge Challenge page or to register...

4 Venue Locations to Choose from:
Fairfield High School (North/West)- January 31, February 14, & February 28, 2015 (Snow date 3/14)
Sycamore High School (Central) – February 7, February 21, & February 28, 2015 (Snow date 3/21)
Bethel High School (East)– February 28, March 7, & March 21, 2015 (Snow date 3/28)
Dixie Heights High School (South) - February 28, March 21, 2015

Schedule for Registration:
October 1, 2014: Merit Badge Class Schedule Matrix will be Published Here
November 1, 2014: All sites will open for registration at 6 pm
December 28, 2014: All site registrations will close

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 17:26  

Scout Ski Day at Perfect North Slopes

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Enjoy a fantastic Scout discount on a day of skiing or snow tubing at Perfect North Slopes. The two Scout ski days have been set for February 8th and 22nd, 2015. The cost is greatly reduced and includes your ski lift pass and rentals if you need them.

Please recall that the Guide to Safe Scouting requires the use of a protective helmet for winter sports. Helmets are also available for rent.

February 8, 2015 Scout Ski Day at Perfect North - 

February 22, 2015 Scout Ski Day at Perfect North -


See below for the paper registration form, and stay tuned for online registration! Questions? Please contact Sharon Hoffrogge at 513-577-7689 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

See you on the slopes!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 17:52  
 

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