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State of the District from the K3

COMMISSIONERS - COMMISSIONERS - COMMISSIONERS
Every unit should have a trained Unit Commissioner and as of now we have some units who need one, or we have Unit Commissioners who have several units and we’d like to spread the units around to make the duties manageable.
  • Who is the perfect candidate? A leader or parent that is crossing over from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts.
  • What does a unit commissioner do? A commissioner plays several roles, including friend, representative, unit "doctor," teacher, and counselor. A Unit Commissioner is simply a “Friend of the Unit” - one who is there to help the units follow the Scouting standards, helping the units achieve the highest possible JTE ranking, and basically provide that connection between unit and district. Read more about Commissioners Services on Scouting.org http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Commissioners/orientation.aspx
  • We’re looking for anyone to help out such as scouting parents, Webelos parents with scouts crossing over and extra time on their hands, or leaders who have a free evening they can spare to attend a unit meeting. Anyone who wants to help is welcome to join one of the most rewarding scouting positions. This is the one scouting position that is truly one hour a week. That one hour can benefit every scout in the unit immensely. 
  • If you are interested, please contact Evan Reif to get more details or to ask questions. Evan Reif 561.906.2192
These are not direct quotes from the district K3, this is simply my (Kimberly Schoolcraft, Technology Chair / Web Admin) observation from the meeting discussions.
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ATTENTION BOCA RATON UNITS

At this time unfortunately the council can’t issue Certificates of Insurance (COI's) for the City of Boca Raton due to differences in policies and procedures between them and BSA National.

Please note this does not affect the issuance of COI’s to other towns, cities, or county venues (parks, etc). However, any units planning a function in the near future that is scheduled at a City of Boca Raton property or facility that needs a COI, should make alternate arrangements until this issue is resolved.
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Didn't get Camp Cards or need more Camp Cards?
Come to March Roundtable on March 10th @
 Faith United Methodist Church, 6340 W. Boynton Beach Boulevard
Google Maps:
http://goo.gl/maps/22A6s

Need to pick up before then?
Marc Gerner is our Everglades District Camp Card Chair.
Marc Gerner - Gernergang@gmail.com or 561-578-9834
 

Eagle Project News

  • 2013-12 Ian Bathurst Eagle Project Delray high schooler adds bike racks to local parks Ian Bathurst installs new bike racks for Eagle Scout project            By Marisa Gottesman, Sun Sentinel 5:44 p.m. EST, December 5, 2013For many teenagers, turning 18 means buying a lotto ticket or placing a bet on a straight flush, but for Ian Bathurst it was about installing bike racks.As the Atlantic High senior counted down the last days of childhood, the pressure to get the installations done was on.The Eagle Scout was on deadline to finish the job, his Eagle Project, by the time he blew out his birthday candles on Tuesday                 He did. Bathurst officially crossed over to adulthood, ending his Boy Scout days and leaving ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2014, 12:27 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
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Council eNews

  • April 2014     Council eNews for April, 2014     CONTENT News Upcoming Events Upcoming Trainings ScoutShop Deals       Hope Camp Card Sales are going great! If you need Camp Cards, please contact your District Camp Card Chair. Their information is listed below. Just a reminder that we are going to be offering a top seller prize for each District. Make sure you keep track of your Scouts' individual sales because the TOP SELLER in each District will win an iPad Mini!     Individual sales results must be turned in with the final turn-in to your District Camp Card Chair at your May Roundtable. In order to qualify, the youth must sell a minimum of 100 cards and the unit must be paid in full by ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2014, 12:58 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
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Upcoming Fundraising Events

  • 2014-04-12 Troop 395 Spaghetti Dinner Troop 395 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Summer CampLocation: Holy Guardian Angels Church - 1325 Cardinal Lane in LantanaDate: April 12thTime: 6 PM to 9 PMCost: $20 / FAMILY OF 4!Dinner Includes: Spaghetti with Meatballs, Salad with Dressing, Roll with Butter, Dessert includedDrinks will be provided: Ice Tea, Lemonade and Coffee
    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 7:30 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2014-04-16 Chili's in Boynton Beach Supports T395 Chili's will donate 10% of the event day sales back to T395Location: Chili's - 2202 North Congress Ave in Boynton BeachDate: April 16thTime: 4pm to 11pm 
    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 7:13 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2014-04-19 Troop 711 Comedy Dinner Troop 711 Comedy Show & Spaghetti DinnerLocation: The Moose Lodge - 3600 RCA Blvd in PBGDate: April 19thTime: 6:00 PMCost $20 / Ticket  
    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 7:07 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
  • 2013/12/13 Friday - Support Pack 296 at GoYo Frozen Yogurt in Boynton Beach Help Support your fellow pack! Stop by and purchase a frozen yogurt from GoYo in Boynton Beach on Friday, Dec. 13th.    
    Posted Apr 10, 2014, 6:56 PM by Kimberly Schoolcraft
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