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Grant Awarded to CCCBSA and PARC

Dinniman Secures $45,000
in State Funding for
Chester County Boy Scouts
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NER Area 6 Venturing Connect 2k17
October 21-22 at Camp Ware

NER Area 6 Venturing Connect 2017
October 21 - 22
Camp Ware, Chester County Council
Click here for more details and to get registration info!

Connect is the Northeast Region Area 6's training event, and some of the types of topics that will be offered include what a Venturing Officer's Association is, how the different levels work, communication skills for recruitment and promotion, advancement trainings like time management and goal setting, etc. The event is open to all Venturers on the Crew/District/Council levels and above. There will also be fun games and more that is still in the making under planning at the moment, but more information will come out as we get closer to the event!
Check out more details about Connect on our Facebook page!

Spook-O-Ree - Fall Camporee
October 27-29, 2017

October 27-29, 2017 at Camp Horseshoe

Join us for a unique, all-nighter, patrol based event with Halloween themed activities.

Friday overnight camping is optional with
event starting at 1pm on Saturday
and ending at 8am on Sunday.

Event is limited to 250 participants.
Click here to register.

View the event flyer

BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation
November 4 - 8am - 4pm

BALOO Course on November 4th, 2017
Click Here to Register

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a one-day training event that introduces parents and leaders to the skills needed to plan and conduct pack outdoor activities, particularly pack camping, that are safe, meaningful, and fun.


  • Understand the focus of the CUb Scout level of the BSA outdoor program.
  • Gain the skills needed to plan and carry out a succesfful Cub Scout-level overnight activity.
  • Learn more about the resources available from the BSA for carrying out this activity.

This training is required for any adult who is in charge of planning a pack campout.

Location: Troop 191 Cabin - 700 Pomeroy Avenue, Avondale, PA 19311

Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm

$5 Fee includes lunch.

OC Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
November 4 - 5, 2017

IOLS - Introduction to
Outdoor Leader Skills

November 4 - 5, 2017
pre-course meeting
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Troop 191 Cabin
700 Pomeroy Avenue, Avondale, PA 19311

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills is the required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters & Assistant Scoutmasters. IOLS also provides great training for Webelos Leaders and Crew Advisors.

Click Here for more information and to sign up.

2017 Veterans Day Breakfast
Thursday, November 9th, 2017

2017 Veterans Recognition Breakfast

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

The Great Hall at Immaculata University
1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA 19345

This year's speaker will be
Major General Douglas V. O'Dell, USMCR (ret.)

Click here for more details.

2018 NYLT Staff Interview
November 11th, 2017 at Camp Ware

Attention Former NYLT Youth Staff
as well as
All Interested
NYLT Trained Scouts & Venturers

In order to be considered for Youth Staff at Spring 2018 NYLT, please complete this application and submit to Chris Mulhall, NYLT Scoutmaster, by October 27th, 2017.

On Saturday, November 11th, we'll be doing an "interview" at Camp Ware for those who are interested in joining the team. Applicants will be asked to prepare, ahead of time, a five minute presentation on a Scouting related topic using a three ring binder as a stand. Applicants will also be put through team building exercises and asked to prepare a presentation on site.

This is a one day event, start and end time to be determined. Please bring a lunch.

Life-to-Eagle Seminar

Life-to-Eagle Seminar
Stetson Middle School
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
7:30pm-9pm (registration starts at 7:00)

Every Life Scout who might start an Eagle Scout project in the next 18 months should be there. Pass the word! For more information click here.  

An important Life-to-Eagle Seminar will be offered to all Scouts in Chester County Council interested in becoming Eagle Scouts. Learn about the requirements, process, and paperwork required at this seminar. It is open to all Scouts in the council. Not only Scouts and their parents, but Scoutmasters, Eagle Project Coaches, and Eagle Advisers are encouraged to attend. Even if you have been to a Life-to-Eagle seminar before, there is always more you can learn about the current process and details. No pre-registration is required.

2017 Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner
November 15th, 2017

The Chester County Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to honor
Greg Bentley
CEO at Bentley Systems, Inc.

 at the 2017 Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
at The Mendenhall Inn.
Click here for more information.

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