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Family Scouting

Learn more About Family Scouting The Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts/Scouts BSA programs are not co-ed. We knew that what we provided for young men was vital to America’s future, but we also felt that young women needed those same opportunities so we created a model that builds on the proven benefits of our single-gender

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Merit Badges You Can Complete at Home

Need something constructive to do? Click on the link above to see 58 merit badges that Scout can complete at home. Merit badges for social distancing: 58 badges Scouts can complete at home

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2020 Silver Beaver Recipients

Congratulations to the 2020 Silver Beaver Award recipients! Charles Davis William “Bill” Davis III Scott Fedorchak Lee P. Leonard Dawn Michelle Blake Leone Gregory Dean McGrew Robert “Bob” Shelton Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the Scouting movement.

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Outdoor Ethics

“On breaking camp, leave two things behind you: 1) Nothing.  2) Your thanks.“    – Lord Baden-Powell

Revisions to 2020 National Membership Fee

Dear Occoneechee Council Scouting Family, We pray that you and your families are safe and healthy during this pandemic. After extreme consideration, staff reductions and other operational changes over the past six months, last week, the executive board of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America approved a membership fee increase for all

Revisions to 2020 National Membership Fee

Dear Occoneechee Council Scouting Family, We pray that you and your families are safe and healthy during this pandemic. After extreme consideration, staff reductions and other operational changes over the past six months, last week, the executive board of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America approved a membership fee increase for all

Gifted and Physically disabled Scouts

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2020 Unit Popcorn Guidebook

This Resource Guide will provide Unit Kernels with the details to promote a strong and successful program.  In addition to this guide, the Occoneechee Council provides program information through weekly motivational emails, the Council popcorn webpage, trainings and District teams. Download Guidebook here: Download Presentation Slides here:

Revisions to 2020 National Membership Fee

Dear Occoneechee Council Scouting Family, We pray that you and your families are safe and healthy during this pandemic. After extreme consideration, staff reductions and other operational changes over the past six months, last week, the executive board of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America approved a membership fee increase for all

STEM

STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics STEM is part of an initiative the Boy Scouts of America has taken on to encourage the natural curiosity of youth members and their sense of wonder about these fields through existing programs. From archery to welding, Scouts can’t help but enjoy the wide range of STEM-related activities. To support

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COVID OSR Policies and Procedures

Mandatory policies and procedures for use of all Occoneechee Scout Reservation (OSR) camps.  Recommended for all unit and district camping that is not happening at OSR camps. Camp Use Guidelines during COVID-19 Pre-Camp Health Screening Check-Out procedures Temp Check Sheet Campsite Sanitation Instructions Campsite Cleaning Checklist Area Sanitizing Check Sheet  

The Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center

Occoneechee Council and and The Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center, located in Durham, NC,  are working together to count your Scouting hours toward THREE Award Programs through The Center.  The Center has been around since 1972 supporting nonprofit organizations.  Read more about them at www.thevolunteercenter.org. The Three Awards are Commissioner’s Award, Mayor’s Award and President’s Award: 

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SCOUTStrong and PALA Challenge

What is SCOUTStrong? The SCOUTStrong Healthy Living Initiative integrates active lifestyles, healthy eating, and emotional fitness into everything that the Boy Scouts of America do daily. What is PALA? PALA stands for the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award and designed to motivate youth and adults to be physically active on a regular basis. Why the Challenge? Promote good

2020 Unit Popcorn Guidebook

This Resource Guide will provide Unit Kernels with the details to promote a strong and successful program.  In addition to this guide, the Occoneechee Council provides program information through weekly motivational emails, the Council popcorn webpage, trainings and District teams. Download Guidebook here: Download Presentation Slides here:

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COVID OSR Policies and Procedures

Mandatory policies and procedures for use of all Occoneechee Scout Reservation (OSR) camps.  Recommended for all unit and district camping that is not happening at OSR camps. Camp Use Guidelines during COVID-19 Pre-Camp Health Screening Check-Out procedures Temp Check Sheet Campsite Sanitation Instructions Campsite Cleaning Checklist Area Sanitizing Check Sheet  

COVID OSR Policies and Procedures

Mandatory policies and procedures for use of all Occoneechee Scout Reservation (OSR) camps.  Recommended for all unit and district camping that is not happening at OSR camps. Camp Use Guidelines during COVID-19 Pre-Camp Health Screening Check-Out procedures Temp Check Sheet Campsite Sanitation Instructions Campsite Cleaning Checklist Area Sanitizing Check Sheet  

Camps

COVID OSR Policies and Procedures

Mandatory policies and procedures for use of all Occoneechee Scout Reservation (OSR) camps.  Recommended for all unit and district camping that is not happening at OSR camps. Camp Use Guidelines during COVID-19 Pre-Camp Health Screening Check-Out procedures Temp Check Sheet Campsite Sanitation Instructions Campsite Cleaning Checklist Area Sanitizing Check Sheet  

COVID OSR Policies and Procedures

Mandatory policies and procedures for use of all Occoneechee Scout Reservation (OSR) camps.  Recommended for all unit and district camping that is not happening at OSR camps. Camp Use Guidelines during COVID-19 Pre-Camp Health Screening Check-Out procedures Temp Check Sheet Campsite Sanitation Instructions Campsite Cleaning Checklist Area Sanitizing Check Sheet  

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Reserve A Campsite

Reserve A Campsite Collectively Camp Durant and Camp Reeves are known as the Occoneechee Scout Reservation (OSR) and are located in Carthage, NC. Units, Individuals, BSA Training, as well as other events may reserve areas/building/campsites/cabins through the Online link below. A Council employee monitors these requests and confirms via email. Also, we have Camp Campbell in

Summer Camp

Occoneechee’s Summer Camp program is held at the Occoneechee Scout Reservation on the Camp Durant property.

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