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Chainsaw Safety Training
March 4, 2017 at Camp Ware

Chainsaw Safety Training
Saturday, March 4
Camp Ware
239 Jubilee Road, Peach Bottom, PA 17563

Please note: It is now mandatory for any person who operates a chainsaw on the Horseshoe Scout Reservation to have successfully completed the Chainsaw Safety Training Program as per the Boy Scouts of America and the Chester County Council.

Session class sizes are limited.
Pre-registration is required.
Please click here to see the full details on our website and to register.

Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: HSR Training Facility – Magua Lodge (House on the left prior to going down into Camp Ware)
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be in good physical condition
Must be registered with the Boy Scouts of America

Program cost: Free
Course Length: Approximately 3 – 4 hours (depending on class size)

The HSR program will incorporate safe chainsaw operation and tree felling procedures as outlined by the U.S. Forest Service and the BSA National Camp School Ranger section. The next course will be offered Saturday, April 1, 2017.

2017 Horseshoe Trail Community Breakfast
March 28, 2017

2nd Annual Horseshoe Trail Community Breakfast
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn
720 Eagleview Blvd, Exton, PA 19341

     Patrick McDonnell, Acting Secretary of the PA Department of Environmental Protection, will be the keynote speaker for this event. Mr. McDonnell has spent 13 years with the DEP, most recently as the director of policy, where he oversaw the agency's regulation and policy development processes. In addition, he also ran the State Energy Office and was charged with coordination of renewable energy and energy efficiency issues.

More information and an online registration link will be available soon.

2017 Diamond Rock Community Breakfast
April 5, 2017

2nd Annual Diamond Rock Community Breakfast
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Westminster Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall
10 W. Pleasant Grove Road, West Chester, PA 19382

     Thomas P. Hogan, Chester County District Attorney, will be the keynote speaker for this event.

More information and online registration will be available soon.

Chester County Catholic Committee on Scouting - Scout Mass
April 22 at The Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, Philadelphia, PA

Scout Mass Observance
Chester County Catholic Committee on Scouting
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 11:00am 

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul
18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

In order to receive emblems at the Mass,
please submit recognition requests, including payment by March 1st, 2017.

Religious knots are available for purchase at the Council Trading Post.

Click here for more information.

ILST/C - Intro to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at Camp Ware

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops and Crews

Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/ILSC) is the first course in the series of leadership training offered to Boy Scouts and Venturers. Completion of ILST/ILSC is a prerequisite for Boy Scouts and Venturers to participate in NYLT and NAYLE.

Scouts are asked to be in Class "A" uniforms and bring a bag lunch.

Cost is $10 per person. Click here to register.

Horseshoe Trail District Pinewood Derby
April 29th at Exton Square Mall

Horseshoe Trail District Pinewood Derby

Exton Square Mall, 260 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341, United States
9 am to 12 noon

The top three finishers from each pack in Horseshoe Trail can compete in this district wide runoff event!

Click Here to sign up!

Questions? Contact pinewood@cccbsa.org

2017 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
May 5-7 & May 12-14 2017

NYLT is a youth-led conference that focuses on providing youth leaders the skills to run successful youth-led units.  The NYLT skills are also lifelong leadership skills that will distinguish participants from their peers. The event fee includes meals and materials for the event. The course is designed for youth that are 13 years of age and older or have completed the 7th grade.  Scouts must be First Class or above in rank. Click here to Register for NYLT.

WHEN: This event includes 2 weekends 5/5 - 5/7 and 5/12 - 5/14

WHERE: Camp John H. Ware III
Arrival on Friday each weekend is by 5:30 pm. (Please eat before arrival.)
Departure is at 3 pm on Sunday.

NOTE:   Registrations can not be accepted for participants who cannot attend the full, two weekend session.

All participants must complete Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops/Crews (ILST/C). It is recommended that all troops offer this program as a unit activity. A day course will be offered on 4/22 at Camp Ware. Click Here to Register for ILST/C.

A limited number of camperships are available. To inquire about a campership, please email nylt@cccbsa.org

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