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Simon Kenton Council OSU Ushering – 90 Years of Service!

Simon Kenton Council’s football ushering civic service project requires youth and adults of the highest caliber. Our success depends upon the best leadership and people skills we can provide. This project serves three purposes: (1) to maintain the visibility of Scouting in the public domain, (2) to maintain the visibility of The Ohio State University…

2014 Wood Badge Course is SOLD OUT!

We are thrilled to announce that Simon Kenton Councils 2014 Wood Badge Course is SOLD OUT! 56 Scouters are signed up to get an incredible leadership training experience this summer and fall. Wood Badge is the BSA’s ultimate leadership training for adults; it offers a six day immersion in the theory, practice, and experience of…

Home-Schooled Student to Build on Scouting, Volunteer Work at West Point

Jonathan Dombrowski, who will be attending the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, said that the leadership opportunities and experiences provided him by the Boy Scouts, including his work on Adena Mansion & Gardens’ flag pole pictured behind Dombrowski that was his Eagle Scout project, were key in preparing him for his future. CHILLICOTHE —…

Wood Badge Recruiting Youth Staff

Woodbadge C4-441-14 is now recruiting for youth staff. If you having any youth (14-20) interested in serving as youth staff for the premier adult training course in the council, have them complete and return this form to address on the form by July 1st. To find form, Click Here Please contact Patty Hisey (Patricia.Hisey@dla.mil) if you…

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…