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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

John William Pope Family Eagle Scout Scholarship

The Occoneechee Council is now accepting applications for the 2019 John William Pope Family Eagle Scout Scholarship.  Please read and complete the requirements for submission. All applications must be submitted by mail and postmarked no later than midnight on February 8, 2019. Please click on the following link to download the application:  

Amazon Smile

Occoneechee Council has partnered with Amazon Smile to raise funds for local Scouting using the everyday purchases we all make online. You and your Unit can support Scouting programs by choosing Occoneechee Council your charity of choice and then shopping at smile.amazon.com. Amazon’s prices and shipping charges remain the same, but they will donate a portion

Tips to Maximize Your Tax Savings – Donors 70 1/2+

Most IRA owners know they are subject to required minimum distributions (RMDs) after age 70½. These RMDs are generally taxable income and continue for life. But this year, that taxable income has a good chance of being reduced or eliminated completely by using a qualified charitable distribution. A Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) is a direct

2019 Friends of Scouting Breakfast

The event GOAL is to bring more than 850 of our community’s top business leaders together to honor a wonderful corporate citizen and raise $1,500,000 to support local Scouting programs that develop character, citizenship, leadership, patriotism, self-reliance and personal fitness. Event funds help remove financial barriers for youth to participate in Scouting and allow for outreach

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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