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Camp Master Training 8/17/2019

posted Feb 16, 2019, 1:24 PM by Amanda Seigler


Cub Scout Resident Camp

posted Feb 16, 2019, 1:14 PM by Amanda Seigler

July 10th – July 14th 2018  Webelos / AOL Resident Camp
July 11th – July 14th 2018  Cub Scout Resident Camp
  • Webelos / AOL Resident camp is a 4 day / 4 night, overnight council organized resident camp and Cub Scout Resident camp is a 3 day/3 night, overnight council organized resident camp, giving Cub Scouts the opportunity to experience Tanah Keeta Summer Camp! Webelos / AOL also have the option of attending the 3 day / 3 night program.  (NOTE: Webelos are also able to come for the 3 day / 3 night option. If choosing this option register for Cub Scout Resident Camp.
  • All Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, and Arrow of Light Scouts are invited! Scouts should register as the rank which they will be at the end of the 2018-2019 school year (i.e., Tiger Cubs this year will usually be a Wolf by Resident Camp).
  • Cub Scouts will get to experience all the FUN and ADVENTURE of Boy Scout Summer Camp with a program tailored to meet the needs and advancement of the Cub Scout Program.
  • Campers will be divided into Dens based on their rank to complete the various adventures.
  • Campers will complete a variety of Adventures relating to their respective Cub Scout Rank over the course of the camp.
  • Activities range from BB Guns, Archery, Slingshots, Climbing and Rappelling, Arts & Crafts, Ecology, Canoeing, Swimming, and so MUCH MORE!
  • NEW this year!!! There will be some free time activity areas in the afternoon so scouts can have a choice in what they would like to do.
  • Arrow of Light Scouts will take part in the famous “Overnighter” allowing them a little more of a preview into what they can expect as Boy Scouts!
  • Scouts will be able to accomplish most requirements for the various Cub Scout Shooting Sports Award.
  • Scouts will have the opportunity to earn the Cub Scout Camping Award.
  • Scouts will eat in the TK Dining Hall, sleep in our Summer Camp A-Frame Tents on our Summer Camp Cots, in campsites specifically set up for TK Summer Camp!
  • Our award-winning staff is solely centered on providing your scouts a summer time experience they will not soon forget!
  • Our Summer Camp Staff is Nationally Accredited and fully trained in the Boy Scouts of America Resident Camp Program and is additionally trained specifically in Cub Scout Resident Camp!
  • We promise this is an event that your Cub Scout will not soon forget! Cub Scout Resident Camp creates memories, fosters leadership, and produces model scouts for years to come! 
  • REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.
https://www.gulfstreamcouncil.org/cub-resident

Scouts BSA Summer Camp 06/16-07/10/2019. Split into week sessions

posted Feb 16, 2019, 1:04 PM by Amanda Seigler   [ updated Feb 16, 2019, 1:05 PM ]


Why Tanah Keeta Summer Camp? Sure, we are a BSA Nationally Accredited Camp! Sure we have Archery, Rifle and Shotgun. And COPE and Climbing. Aquatics activities? Of course! But what makes Tanah Keeta different from other camps?

  • Not only do we have an olympic size pool and a spring fed lake, but we have also have direct ocean access via the Loxahatchee River. With this we have an excellent and affordable multi-level SCUBA program which provides ocean dives. We also have two additional high adventure programs that celebrate our marine environment including Angler Adventure and Ocean Adventure.
  • NEW this year - Master Chef: Scout Edition by Chef David Pantone in Week 3 and Board Shapers Adventure in Week 2. Ages 13+.
  • We have small, well taught classes. By utilizing the block system, we are able to invite experts such as Firefighters, Police Officers, Lawyers, Auto Mechanics to teach a variety of specialty and technical merit badges.
  • NEW this year - lots of new merit badges including Exploration, Scouting Heritage, Public Health, Medicine, Geology and more!!!!!
  • We have plenty for adults to do at camp, including classes, fun activities, special meals, and a leaders' cruise of the Loxahatchee River.
  • We have new computers and robotics kits in our Digi-Tech area.
  • We have SUPER FUN theme days with fun activities and evening program designed to make each day at camp a unique experience.
  • We have a dynamic, patrol based first year program taught by outstanding and engaging staff.
  • While we understand that advancement at camp is important we also believe wholeheartedly that summer camp needs to be FUN, FUN, FUN!!! Each evening is packed with activities that develop troop unity, but also celebrate the fun and adventure of summertime and being outdoors with friends. We have plenty of play elements around camp including a brand new basketball court, gaga pit, giant chess, 4 square and more. 
  • Finally, at Tanah Keeta Summer Camp, you are not simply a camper, you are a member of our family. We pride ourselves in making every camper feel welcome and at home. Our staff is hands down, one of the best summer camp staffs you will find. They are passionate about summer camp and dedicated to making sure that every camper leaves with the spirit of summer camp in their hearts!

Camp Oklawaha Clean up 05/18/2019

posted Feb 16, 2019, 12:56 PM by Amanda Seigler

Come join us in cleaning up Oklawaha after a season of Camping.  There is always much to do and the more hands the easier the task.  Hours are from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.  Bring a water bottle, gloves and a good attitude.

Comissioners College 05/18/2019

posted Feb 16, 2019, 12:52 PM by Amanda Seigler

Where: Tanah Keeta

When: May 18 8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Cost $20.

You may pay either online or at the door.

Lunch is included

Archery Level I Training

posted Feb 16, 2019, 12:45 PM by Amanda Seigler

When : May 11, 2019
Where: Tanah Keeta

Level 1 Archery Certification. Cost $65. Class starts 8 am. Plan to be there until 4 pm.

C: Stan Oblaczynski, Shooting Sports

E: stano.scouts2@gmail.com

P: (561) 262-1614

2019 Mentoring Day

posted Feb 16, 2019, 12:40 PM by Amanda Seigler   [ updated Feb 16, 2019, 12:42 PM ]

Mentoring Day is an opportunity for new scouts to get a head start on their rank advancements and learn about the scouting program. Our goal is to get some rank advancement done as well as have a good time to give scouts a taste of the scout spirit and all of the fun and learning they can experience through scouting.

This event is sonsored by Aal-Pa-Tah Lodge (The Order of the Arrow).

Location: Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM May 11, 2019.

Cost is $7.50 for participants, $5.00 for staff.

2019 Everglades District Pinewood Derby

posted Feb 16, 2019, 11:49 AM by Amanda Seigler   [ updated Feb 16, 2019, 11:51 AM ]

May 4, 8:00-1:45 PM


St. Paul Lutheran Church and School
701 W Palmetto Park Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Location Phone: (561) 395-8548

Everglades District Pinewood Derby Challenge- inviting all our Pack Unit Winners in each Den- Lions through Webelos!  Your best First, Second and Third Place winners in each Den are eligible for this Challenging District Race.

Add the FUN at your Unit Level.  All Units are encouraged to participate!!!  

Flyer and information will follow.

2019 Eagle Scout Banquet

posted Feb 16, 2019, 11:36 AM by Amanda Seigler


This year’s Eagle Scout Banquet will be held at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott Hotel, 4000 RCA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL--just east of I-95 off PGA Blvd.

The banquet is Wednesday, April 10th. Registration starts at 5:30 PM, gathering is from 6 to 6:45 PM and the opening ceremony begins at 7:00 PM. Our guest speaker is LT. COL. Christopher Grasso, USMC. 

LAST DAY TO REGISTER IS MARCH 27th.

Please give your support to the Banquet and the Eagle Scout Scholarship program.

To make a donation directly to the scholarship fund, click HERE.

Bill Snow
Gulf Stream Council NESA Chairman


Scouts Honor Golf Classic 2019

posted Feb 16, 2019, 11:20 AM by Amanda Seigler


Spend the afternoon at the prestigious Old Palm Golf Club with some of Palm Beach County’s industry leaders.  This event continues to impress participants year after year as they golf to keep Scouting available for all youth in the Gulf Stream Council's seven-county area.  

Support of this vital event will provide funding to deliver programs designed to accomplish the aims of character development, citizenship training, health and safety, and career exploration.  Items needed include new tents, canoes, pool and kitchen maintenance, and supplies for summer camp and year round youth activities.

Particpation in the Scouts Honor Golf Classic includes lunch and beverages, 18 holes, golf cart, caddy, on-course challenges, reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, and chances to win valuable prizes.  This is a great way to treat your customers and clients!

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