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2014-2015 Program Preview
Lincoln Heritage Council
Boy Scouts of America
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Popcorn Sale 2014
FUND YOUR SCOUTING EXPERIENCE!
The annual popcorn sale is critical in the continued success of your council and to
many, many units across the Lincoln Heritage Council. The popcorn sale this
year is going to be even more critical for all of us and we need every unit to
participate! This year’s sale will offer NEW products, NEW prizes and NEW
incentives!
Questions? Contact Matt Abney (502-400-5367 or [email protected]).
DATE
AUGUST 11
AUGUST 21-23
AUGUST 23
OCTOBER 27-29
NOVEMBER 13-15
DECEMBER 8-10
ITEM
SHOW N SELL ORDERS DUE TO COUNCIL OFFICE
SHOW N SELL DISTRIBUTION*
POPCORN SALE BEGINS
TAKE ORDERS DUE/PRIZE ORDERS DUE/SHOW N
SELL RETURNS
TAKE ORDER DISTRIBUTION*
MONEY DUE/SETTLE ALL ACCOUNTS WITH SCOUT
OFFICE
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2014 OVER THE EDGE – SEPTEMBER 26TH
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, wait….it’s YOU! See what has everyone’s attention as you register to
rappel 18 stories from the roof of the Marriott Louisville Downtown!
HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?
•Sign up online: http://www.overtheedge-lhc.com/become-an-edger/
•Get your friends, family, co-workers and social media followers to make donations in your
name
•Promote the Over the Edge event and drive people to your online “Edger Page”
•Most importantly….HAVE FUN WHILE SUPPORTING A GREAT CAUSE!
Contact Matt Abney (502-400-5367) or [email protected] for more details
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Cub Fun Day
Freeman Lake October 4th
Starting at 9am EST
Ending at 2pm EST
Archery
BB Range
Fishing
Knife Safety
Marbles
Knot Tying
Nature
Crafts
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Fleur-de-lis Fling!
Friday, October 24th
More than an event…an Experience!!
High energy adult celebration with themed decor, amazing
food, live entertainment, live auction and more to benefit
at-risk Scouts! Make it a date night for a favorite cause!
Great couple & table pricing available. Register now at
www.fleurdelisfling.com as seating is limited.
Contact Cynthia Miles Brown, 502-400-5558,
[email protected] for details
Special thanks to Diamond Sponsor Hilliard Lyons! Event could sell out. Register now!
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Fall 2014 Wood Badge
First Weekend: September 11-13 - Camp Crooked Creek
Second Weekend: October 9-11– Tunnel Mill
Wood Badge is a world-class leadership development
program intended for all Scout leaders who have
completed the basic training for their position.
Sessions are all day and required.
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Operation: Bobwhite
September 26-28, 2014
Peabody Wildlife Management Area
This is a special camporee for Boy Scout Troops only
to help conduct a service project to build Bobwhite
habitat for the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Limited to the first 300 Scouts and Scouters who
register for this FREE event. Special fun activities
will also be planned. Registration forms available
soon at www.lhcbsa.org
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Haunted Woods 2014 & 2015
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Registration Begins at 11:00AM
Haunted Woods is a FUN event for Cub Scouts and
their families. Events include: BB guns, Archery,
sling shots, face painting, pumpkin painting, and
hiking. A limited space available for camping
Saturday.
Dress for the weather. Haunted Woods is held rain or shine.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
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Commissioner Service
Commissioners are the
communication conduit for unit
leaders to the Council.
Commissioners are experienced
Scouters who help units access all
the services that a local council
offers.
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Commissioner Key Dates 2014
August 8-9, 2014: Commissioners Retreat at
Tunnel Mill Scout Reservation
Saturday November 8, 2014:
Commissioners College at
Christ Church United Methodist, Louisville
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Fall Turkey Shoot
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Camp Crooked Creek
Multiple opportunities to win!
Prizes include hams and turkeys, plus a chance to win a 2014
Spring Turkey or 2013 Fall Deer hunt at Camp Crooked Creek
or Tunnel Mill Scout Reservation.
2015
Saturday, November 7, 2015
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Scouting For Food
Flyer Drop Off: November 15, 2014
Food Collection: November 22, 2014
Scouts throughout the Lincoln Heritage
Council will be participating in the annual
Scouting for Food project.
Flyer Drop Off: November 14, 2015
Food Collection: November 21, 2015
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Winter Camp 2014 at
Camp Roy C. Manchester
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December 27th-31st
A Unique Boy Scout Camping Experience
Opportunities to Earn Merit Badges
Special Training Opportunities for Scouts and
Leaders
Come as a Troop or as Provisionals
SAVE THE DATE FOR 2015
December 27th-31st
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Training
WHAT MAKES A TRAINED LEADER?
ADULT LEADER BASIC TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Youth Protection Training (YPT) (EL) - is a joining requirement for ALL leaders and
must be taken every two years. Venturing Leaders must take Venturing YPT (EL)
NOTE: Basic Training is required for ALL Direct Contact Leaders.
CUB SCOUT LEADERS
• Cub Leader Specific Training (EL)
BOY SCOUT/VARSITY SCOUT
• Leader Specific (or Troop Committee Challenge (EL) for Committee)
• Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills (not required for committee)
VENTURING
• Venturing Leader Specific
• Introduction to Outdoor Leaders Skills (for outdoor Crews only)
SEA SCOUT
•Sea Scout Adult Leader Basic
• (EL = Available on E-Learning page www.myscouting.org)
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RECHARTER 2015
ALL Scouting Programs Plan Now for 2015 recharter.
• Please review your recharter packets and instructions
• Aug. – Oct. need to:
 Begin Collecting Dues and Fees for Returning and New Members
 Correcting any information on existing members.
 Submitting any new youth applications along with new adult applications with
their Youth Protection Certification
 Updating Youth Protection and Trainings for Adult Leaders and correcting
information and submitting any new youth/adult applications.
 Obtaining proper signatures on charter paperwork and applications
• Cub Packs should have a back to Scouting evening for
returning members either prior to or in conjunction with new
member recruitment.
• Online recharter access is open October 1st.
• Submit no later than District Recharter/JTE Turn-Ins in Nov.
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District Awards Dinner
January 9th at St. James at 6:30pm EST
We will be recognizing some volunteers that help
make our district a success! Be sure to nominate
that special volunteer in your unit!
We will also be recognizing our Eagle Scouts and
their troops throughout our district. If you have
Eagle Scouts in your troops, be there!
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University of Scouting
University of Scouting: one stop shopping for
Scout leader training (basic leader training
along with over 80 individual workshops to
help you deliver better unit programming and
take advantage of the services and facilities
available through the LHC.
January 24, 2015: Louisville Metro Area
February 28, 2015: Western Service Area
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Silver Beaver 2015
The Silver Beaver Award is presented upon action of a Council
Executive Board. This award is for outstanding service to
youth within the Council or for outstanding longtime service to
youth by a registered Scouter residing within that Council.
Leaders must be nominated no later than December 1, 2014.
We will be presenting the Awards:
Saturday, February 7, 2015
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Council Youth Court of Honor 2015
To honor the Class of 2014 Eagle Scouts, Silver
Awards, Quartermasters, Awards of Heroism and
Merit, and the Venturing Leadership Award, the
Council calls these honored youth together to show
our pride in their achievements.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
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Camp Card Sale 2015
Start planning now. Camp cards are a great way for
your Scouts to pay their way to Summer camp. The
card sells for $5 and the Scout keeps up to $2.50 per
card.
Sale Starts
March 2015
Sale Ends
May 2015
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Spring 2015 Wood Badge
2015:
First Weekend: March 19th-21st- Camp Crooked Creek
Second Weekend: April 9th-11th – Camp Crooked Creek
Wood Badge is a world-class leadership development
program intended for all Scout leaders who have
completed the basic training for their position.
Sessions are all day and required.
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College for a Day
University of Louisville Professors will partner with
local Merit Badge Counselors, and the curriculum
offered will be the BSA Merit Badge for that subject
you get to Choose your top four courses! Scouts
should not expect to complete Merit Badges on this
day. A list of prerequisites will be sent to Scouts in
advance.
Saturday May 16, 2015
For more information contact Matt Nash 502-361-2624
or [email protected]
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2015 Day Camps
Day Camp is a great summer activity for Cub Scouts. It
is a week-long experience where Cub Scouts can
shoot BB guns, bows and arrows, learn about
nature, do leatherwork and crafts, play games, sing
songs, and do many more activities.
July 6th-10th
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2015 Boy Scout Summer Camp
Camp Crooked Creek
For more information or to sign up, check out www.lhcbsa.org.
If you have not reserved your spot for Summer
Camp at Camp Crooked Creek for 2015, please call
Brandy at 502-361-2624.
Summer Camp Schedule
Week 1: June 14-20
Week 2: June 21-27
Week 3: June 28-July 4
Week 4: July 5-11
Week 5: July 12-18
Week 6: July 19-25
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2015 Boy Scout Summer Camp
at Pfefffer Scout Reservation
For more information or to sign up, check out www.lhcbsa.org.
If you have not reserved your spot for Summer
Camp at Roy C. Manchester for 2015, please call
Brandy at 502-361-2624.
Summer Camp Schedule
Week 1: June 14-20
Week 2: June 21-27
Week 3: June 28-July 4
Week 4: July 5-11
Week 5: July 12-18
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2015 Aqua Base at Pfefffer Scout
Reservation
If you have not reserved your spot for Aquabase
2015, please call Brandy at 502-361-2624.
Aquabase Schedule
Week 1: June14-20
Week 2: June 21-27
Week 3: June 28- July 4th
Week 4: July 5-11
Week 5: July 12-18
Week 6: July 19-25
For more information or to sign up, check out
www.lhcbsa.org.
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2015 Webelos Resident Camp
At Webelos Resident Camp, Scouts will participate in a variety of
activities, including shooting sports, swimming, fishing, Scout
skills, and much more. Many of these activities will help
Scouts earn various Webelos activity badges and belt loops.
Nights will be campfires, fun and games, and the tranquility of
the Tunnel Mill, Roy C Manchester and Camp Crooked Creek.
June 25th - 28th (TMR)
July 2nd – 5th (TMR)
July 9th - 12th (TMR)
July 22nd- 25th (RCM)
July 25th28th (CCC)
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2015 Cub Resident Camp
At Cub Resident Camp, Scouts will participate in a variety of
activities, including shooting sports, swimming, fishing, Scout
skills, and much more. Many of these activities will help
Scouts earn various cub requirements and belt loops. Nights
will be campfires, fun and games, and the tranquility of Camp
Crooked Creek, Tunnel Mill and Roy C Manchester.
Session 1: July 12-14 (TMR)
Session 2: July 17-19 (TMR)
Session 3: July 19-21 (RCM)
Session 4: July 25th-27th (CCC)
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2015 National Youth Leadership Training
NYLT brings together youth leaders from throughout
our council to learn and apply the skills they need to
be effective leaders in their Troops, Crews, Ships
and Teams. NYLT discusses team development and
leadership strategies to enable units to reach their
highest performance level
Session 1: June 7-12 (TMR)
Session 2: June 20-25 (WCH)
Session 3: July 20-25 (TMR)
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Patriot Games 2015
Patriot Games is BACK!
Plan now for your unit to participate in
this event. You won’t want to miss this
event!
October 16-18
FORT KNOX
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Fall 2015 Wood Badge
First Weekend: September 11-13 - Camp Crooked Creek
Second Weekend: October 9-11– Tunnel Mill
Wood Badge is a world-class leadership development
program intended for all Scout leaders who have
completed the basic training for their position.
Sessions are all day and required.
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COPE & Climbing
The Lincoln Heritage Council offers various adventures for
troops, teams and crews. Your unit can make reservations
to use the Climbing/Rappelling Tower, Low COPE Teambuilding Course or the High-Ropes Personal Challenge
Course.
You are provided with facilitators and all of he equipment
you need to complete you adventure at the COPE &
Climbing area at Camp Crooked Creek.
You can also reserve the course for non-Scout functions
such as:
- Birthday parties
- Corporate Getaways
- Family Reunions
- Church Groups
- Much More
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Nightwatch 2015
Nightwatch is an all night adventure in Louisville!
The co-ed group of participants are escorted around in
busses taking part in many exciting activities.
Additional information will be available Spring 2015.
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Nguttitehen Lodge
Order of the Arrow
The Order of the Arrow is the Honor Society of the Boy
Scouts of America.
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As Scouting’s National Honor Society, our purpose is to:
Recognize those who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law
Promote Camping
Develop Leaders
Crystallize the Scout Habit of cheerful service to others
To get your Scouts and Leaders more
information check out
http://www.nguttitehen.org/
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