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How Scouting is Making a Difference for My Son

A feel good moment to share this Friday afternoon. Check out a clip from the BSA National Annual Meeting where local Scout parent Bill Kiefaber shared his story about how Scouting is making a difference in the life of his son.  

Summer Fun- Safety Tips

Warm weather, longer days, and school is out. These can only mean one thing: summer fun is on its way! Before your children run out the door, we wanted to share some safety tips* to keep everyone safe, healthy, and happy this summer. For exciting summer camp information, check out this link. Here are some basic reminders…

Support Scouts while Shopping!

You can now donate to Simon Kenton Council just by shopping! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Simon Kenton Council every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you will find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with…

Register for 2015 World Scout Jamboree

Registration is now finally available for the 2015 World Scout Jamboree. Japan will host the 23rd World Scout Jamboree, Tuesday, July 28th through Saturday, August 8th 2015. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a World Jamboree! Location: Kira-hama, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan The Jamboree is located on Kirahama or Kirara Beach in Yamaguchi Prefecture….

Cub Scout Camp Discount

Earn a 50% camp discount for your Scout and a friend when you add a new Scout to your Pack. To be eligible for the discount, both Scouts must register for either a SKC Day Camp or Resident Camp. Both your Scout and the new recruit must register by Friday, May 9, 2014 for both…

Time is Running Out!

Be sure to register for Thunderbase!  With more than 50 activities, there is something for every Scout to enjoy. You can register as a unit or an individual, which means WEBELOS II who have yet to cross over don’t need to wait to pick their troop in order to register. Register Now! Don’t miss your chance to…

Your Facebook Votes Can Equal $5,000 for SKC!

Southern Ohio Medical Center is giving away $5,000 to one local organization and you have the power to make sure Simon Kenton Council, Tecumseh District is that organization! All you need to do is go to https://www.facebook.com/SouthernOhioMedicalCenter, “like” their page and vote daily. Please be sure to share on Facebook and encourage friends and families to…

Maple Syrup Festival Featured in Local Media

The Maple Syrup Festival was featured in This Week Community News, check out the link below for the article and stop by Camp Lazarus this Saturday for another great weekend of fun and food! Pictures from the event will be posted soon. http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/2014/02/27/Camp-Lazarus-to-tap-syrup-makers-expertise.html

Maple Syrup Festival- You Should Be There!

Get outdoors with your family and Scout(s) and enjoy Simon Kenton Council’s Maple Syrup Festival on March 8th at Camp Lazarus. Enjoy free parking at Columbus State Community College, 5100 Cornerstone Dr, Delaware, Ohio, just south of Camp Lazarus with complimentary shuttles transporting you to and from the camp. For only $5 per person, you can…

Eagle Scout Earns a Medal at Winter Olympics

Have you heard Eagle Scout Steven Holcomb and his two-man bobsled team won bronze at the Sochi Games? This win ended a 62-year drought for the American teams in this event. He and his team also won a medal in 2010 bringing home a medal in four-man bobsledding for the first time in 62 years. According…