Everglades District was established in August of 2013. Our District proudly encompasses the path of the legendary “Barefoot Mailman” as our boundaries extend from Southern Blvd. south to the Palm Beach County Line, from the Atlantic Ocean, west to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Habitat and the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. As virtually all of our communities having emerged from the Everglades, we respectfully heed our responsibility to help educate our Scouts about the special place known as the “River of Grass” and help preserve it for future generations.


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2016-2017 Save The Dates

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    2016-2017 Save The Dates 
  • 2017/01 through 2017/02/18 Pinewood Derby Days @ Lowes     The 2017 Dremel Pinewood Derby® Days Program, brought to you through Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores, aims to provide you, the Pinewood Derby® enthusiast, with a source for all of the materials and know-how you need to create a winning Pinewood Derby® car you can be proud of – regardless of your skill level.  Starting in early-January and running through mid-February, your local Lowe’s store will be hosting Pinewood Derby® car clinics to share their tips and tricks for making the fastest cars on race day. Everyone who attends an event will be given a:  •  How-to demonstration  •  Step-by-step instructions for building your car at home  •  Pinewood Derby® Days patchPlease see the calendar for ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2017, 7:33 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2017/02/11 Scout Shabbot DATE: 02/11TIME: TBDLOCATION: Gulf Stream Council Service Center - 8335 N. Military TrailCOST: TBDONLINE REGISTRATION: https://www.gulfstreamcouncil.org/scout_shabbot17CHAIR: TBDEMAIL: TBDUNIFORM: Class ADETAILS: A SCOUT IS REVERENTFebruary 5th is Scout Sunday. Does your unit have plans? Attached is helpful information for your unit to plan a service. Let's help our scouts show their "Duty to God".Also visit - http://www.evergladesdistrict.org/religious-emblems for more info.YIS,Debbie McCabeEverglades DistrictReligious Emblems Coordinator
    Posted Feb 1, 2017, 8:14 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2017/02/05 Scout Sunday DATE: 02/05TIME: TBDLOCATION: TBDCOST: TBDONLINE REGISTRATION: TBDCHAIR: TBDEMAIL: TBDUNIFORM: Class ADETAILS: A SCOUT IS REVERENTFebruary 5th is Scout Sunday. Does your unit have plans? Attached is helpful information for your unit to plan a service. Let's help our scouts show their "Duty to God".Also visit - http://www.evergladesdistrict.org/religious-emblems for more info.YIS,Debbie McCabeEverglades DistrictReligious Emblems Coordinator
    Posted Feb 1, 2017, 8:16 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2017/02/24 to 02/26 American Legion Cracker Trail DATE: 02/24 to 02/26TIME: 4 PM Friday to Noon Sunday or All Day on Saturday, Saturday night Camp FireLOCATION: Tanah Keeta Scout CampCOST: $30 if Registered by 12/15; $45 until 02/15 - Fee includes Camp free, event patch and dinner Saturday nightONLINE REGISTRATION: https://www.gulfstreamcouncil.org/Cracker_Trail17CHAIR: Elizabeth DouglasEMAIL:  edouglas@floridalegion.orgTo volunteer contact Pietra at pietra241@bellsouth.net.UNIFORM: Arrive in Class A, Class A for Scout Sunday Service DETAILS: A friendly Scout competition. Scout build covered wagons, then go from town to town and perform challenges such as knot and lashings, cooking etc.
    Posted Jul 24, 2016, 9:54 AM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2017/03/11 GSC TK Gator Grind hosted by GSC DATE: 03/11TIME: 8 AM - 6 PMLOCATION: Tanah Keeta Scout CampCOST: TBDONLINE REGISTRATION: https://www.gulfstreamcouncil.org/tkgatorgrind17CHAIR: Steve EshelmanEMAIL: Steve.Eshelman@scouting.orgUNIFORM: Clothes and shoes that you can get wet and muddy!DETAILS: http://tkgatorgrind.comIf you have materials or can volunteer man hours to help build obstacles, please contact Steve.Eshelman@scouting.org.
    Posted Jul 24, 2016, 9:23 AM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
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  • 2016-2017 Shooting Sports Merit Badge Weekend    Shooting Sports Merit Badge WeekendTake aim at the joys of shooting with the Shooting Sports Merit Badge Weekend. Each discipline is offered in limited supply so register early!Archery limited to 16 Scouts -- $25Rifle limited to 16 Scouts -- $25Shotgun limited to 8 Scouts -- $65Please bring a signed blue card, merit badge book, chair, cup, bag meals, etc. If adequate leadership is attending from your unit, you may opt to camp, but must provide your own personal camping gear and supplies. Otherwise, this is considered a day event only. (Please note in the comments if you are planning on camping.)Shooting Sports MB - September 2016September 10, 2016REGISTER TODAYShooting Sports Merit Badge Weekend - Feb 2017 ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2016, 8:52 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
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2016-2017 Leader Training Events

  • 2017 Wood Badge Limited Seats still AvailableWood Badge 2017Welcome to Wood Badge, the ultimate leadership training program for the adult leaders of the Boy Scouts of America. Experience Week #1 of 2 which reflects the best of nearly a century of Scouting experience. This course draws upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles, and successful outdoor leadership organizations throughout the country. Join us and discover the best of the traditions and experiences of Wood Badge and explore the latest in leadership theory and team development.C: Tom Sennott, Wood Badge Course DirectorE: tomsennott@gmail.comWood Badge SR-S4-85-17February 17, 2017 to February 19REGISTER TODAYFebruary 17-19, 2017Tanah Keeta ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2017, 7:51 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2016-2017 Cub Scout BB & Archery Certification Cub Scout BB & Archery CertificationDATES: 12/03/2016; 02/11/2017; 05/20/2017LOCATION: Tanah KeetaCOST: TBDCHAIR: Stan Oblaczynski stano-scouts@comcast.netGet Certificated and learn the new rules to the Cub Scout Shooting Sports programNew Cub Scout Shooting Sports AwardsHave you heard about the newCub Scout Shooting Sports Awards?  The requirements were recently released and posted onScouting’s program updates page.Because the BB gun and Archery belt loops and pins are no longer available, Cub Scouts needed a new way to be recognized for this shooting sports achievementsWhile the program is brand new, a couple of things haven’t changed.Shooting sports are only allowed at district or ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2016, 8:29 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2016-2017 Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) Basic Adult Leader OrientationRegister so you can take your pack camping! Starts at 9 at the Ponderosa campsite. Please bring a camp chair, pencil and paper, water bottle and sunscreen. Ends at 3 p.m.LOCATION: Tanah Keeta Scout Camp - Ponderosa Campsite (Tentitive)TIME: 9 AM to 3 PMCOST: TBDDATES: TBD - Usually offered twice a year during the Fall Family and Spring Family Camp Out
    Posted Jul 24, 2016, 8:10 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2016-2017 University of Scouting (UofS) University of ScoutingAre you ready for the challenge? Training for ALL levels of Scouting! Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venture leaders as well as youth opportunities. Don't miss this opportunity!$20 early bird rate begins May 1, and ends August 14, 2016.Register for only $30 until September 10.Lunch and a full day of training is included.Late registration is $40 per peson. (Lunch is not guaranteed and class selection is limited.)Watch for the University Scheduling Guide to appear here soon!https://www.gulfstreamcouncil.org/UoS2016C: Rhonda L Park, Council Training ChairE: rhondapark@yahoo.comP: (561) 358-4612 University of Scouting September 24, 2016REGISTER TODAY University of ScoutingSeptember 23, 2017Attached is ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2016, 4:42 AM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2016-2017 Fundamentals of Trianing Fundamentals of TrainingThe Fundamentals of Training is the BSA’s basic training course intended for youth and adult trainers. Designed to introduce Scouting trainers to the BSA teaching techniques and skills. Upon completion trainers will be able to apply the techniques learned across the BSA’s leadership programs, from unit-level youth leader training taught by youth for youth, to position-specific and supplemental training for adult leaders such as Wood Badge staff. Course content includes:Why and How We Train LeadersCharacteristics of Good TrainersHow People LearnFlip Chart & Power Point presentationsTraining Methods.Click Day Trainings to register for this training at the Gulf Stream Council Service Center.https://www.gulfstreamcouncil.org/fundamental8335 N. Military ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2016, 7:49 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
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Fundraising

  • Check here to see who is hosting a fundraiser!
    If you are hosting a fundraiser and would like to get it up on our website and Facebook page, click News, then Fundraising. Fill out the Unit Fundraising Application / Unit Money-Earning Application, get approval from our DE and then it can be posted!
  • Help Support Camp Tanah Keeta Dorm Flooring Project Help Support Camp Tanah Keeta Dorm Flooring ProjectGreetings to all of Gulfstream Council’s Troops, Packs and Crews.We are putting out the word to help fund the new ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2017, 7:44 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
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Pack & Troop News

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