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New Cub Scout Handbooks

The new Cub Scout handbooks for Scouts and leaders are now in the Simon Kenton Scout Shop. Handbook cost $12.99 – $18.99 depending on binding. Leader guides will cost $8.99. E books are also supposed to be available at Amazon but the price has not been released.

Policy Change: Use of Pre-2005 Vans

Effective September 1, there will be a change in the permittance of Pre-2005 Vans. 15-passenger vans that are not equipped with electronic stability control will no longer be permitted. 15-passenger vans manufactured in 2005 or later may be used, as long as they are equipped with Electronic Stability Control and seat belts for all passengers…

Cub Scout Program Changes

  Webcasts on the New Cub Scouting Program A new Cub Scouting program is launching June 1, 2015, that will be more fun and exciting for boys, and easier to implement for unit leaders. A number of webcasts were hosted on January 17 to outline the coming changes, how to prepare, and when resources will be available….

Shop AmazonSmile and Automatically Donate to SKC

You can donate to Simon Kenton Council, just by signing up and shopping! Be sure to go HERE and select Boy Scouts of America Council. Thanks in advance and happy shopping.When first visiting AmazonSmile, you are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile…

A Night Out for Scouting

You’re invited to join us this Friday, November 21st at 6:30 p.m. at Woodland’s Backyard as we enjoy an evening out to support Scouting!  Cost of admission is $50 and includes entrance, live music, two drink tickets, appetizers and a night of fun! Click Here for more information. Must be 21+

Service Hours Available at Winter Wonderland

Attention Boy Scout Troops & Venture Crews! How would you like to earn some service hours? We have several stations at Winter Wonderland that could use your talent and expertise! With activities including cookie decorating, Christmas crafts, rope making, bb shooting, archery, ice fishing, model railroad, tomahawk throw and more. To sign up to volunteer…

Apple Butter Festival

Registration is still open for the Apple Butter Festival at Camp Falling Rock this Saturday, November 1st.  Bring your friends and family (open to the public)  and join us from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for Fresh Hand-Made Apple Cider, Apple Butter for Sale, Archery, Branding, Tomahawk Throw, Flint & Steel Fire-Starting, Rope-Making, Frontiersman Living, Nature Exhibits and more!

Area 4 Training Conference

We encourage you to participate in this unique and important Area Training opportunity on Saturday, October 4th at the Ohio University in Zanesville, Ohio. The 2014 Conference will highlight continuing our journey to “Light a Fire” in the continuing effort to support Scouting in America. A wide variety of training sessions are available to prepare your Council and…

Share Your Scouting Story

We want to hear from you! Share with us your Scouting stories and you may see yours in the next issue of The Scouter. Whether your experience was a memorable camp out, hiking at Philmont, or your Scout creating lifelong friends…we want to know! You can even have your Scout send us an email explaining…