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Popcorn 2018

Popcorn 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Popcorn Sale (Page updates are always occurring – continue to check often for new items.) NOTE: There are NEW and MORE STREAMLINED procedures in 2018. Locate the RED text below AND in the Kernel Guidebook.   Get Started –  Remember the sale starts September 22.  A Scout is Trustworthy.  Don’t start early! 2017 Quantities Sold for

Holiday 50 Miler 2018

Event Name Holiday 50 Miler Event Dates and Times Begin: December 26, 2018 at 4pm End: December 31, 2018 at 7am Location Yates Place Uwharrie National Forest 700 Dusty Level Road Troy, NC  27371 Cost $40 until December 25, 2018 $50 on December 26, 2018 Contact Greg “Packman” Carpenter Registration Page Kintera Registration Flyer Download

Sea Scout Youth Training and Education

Sea Scouts, BSA offers a wide variety of training and education programs designed to enhance your Sea Scout experience. More Information Introduction to Leadership Skills for Ships (ILSS) This course was introduced in the fall of 2012 to replace Crew Officers Orientation and the Venturing Leadership Skills Course. This course is specific to Sea Scouts

Sea Scout Training and Education

Sea Scouts, BSA offers a wide variety of training and education programs designed to enhance your Sea Scout experience.  Click on the program logos below to learn more about these opportunities. Sea Scout Fast Start Intended to be taken by ship leaders, as well as unit commissioners and chartered organization representatives immediately following the acceptance

Lion Program

              Lions Program Quick Facts: The Lions is a pilot program of the Boy Scouts for Kindergarten-age boys. Lions must be 5 yrs old by September 30th to join. Since it is a pilot program, there are only a few units currently available to join, see the listing below.

Council FAQs

FAQs: Name of Council:  Occoneechee Location of Council: 3231 Atlantic Ave, Raleigh, NC  27604 Phone Number of Council: 919.872.4884 Hours of Operation of Council:  8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday Name of Scout Executive:  John Akerman Name of District:  There are multiple districts, ask you unit leader the name of your district. Location

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: 

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

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