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Roundtable Notes – Court of Honor

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Please see the Court of Honor Roundtable notes Nov2018 for a recap of the discussion on Scouts Court of Honor – lots of helpful information and background here on best practices for the Court of Honor in your Troop.

Thanks to the Roundtable team for the robust material!

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#CAMPsgiving?

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See this article from the “Bryan on Scouting” blog to learn about a new Thanksgiving tradition – finding a way to enjoy the outdoors with friends, family, and/or your Scouting unit!

Roundtable on Dec. 13

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Reminder – please mark your calendar for the December 13 meeting, 7:00 pm at St. Luke’s Lodge, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 West 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260.

Everyone is welcome!

In addition to wrapping up with Rechartering assistance, the November Roundtable topics are:

Cub Scouts:

  • How to run an Awesome Pinewood Derby!!!

Boy Scouts (Family Scouts):

  • Holiday Service Opportunities / Celebrate a Successful 2018!

Please forward this information to your Den Leaders, Committee members, and Assistant Scoutmasters. They are an important part of the Roundtables’ target audience.

Remember, attending roundtables is a key requirement to earn the Scouter’s Key for both Cub Scout leaders and Boy Scout leaders.

Indy Colts Faith & Football with Scouts

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Colts 2018

From the Colts Front Office:

Indianapolis Colts FAITH AND FOOTBALL with Crossroads of America BSA

Troops, scouts, family and friends from Crossroads of America are invited to participate in the annual Faith and Football experience with the Indianapolis Colts.

Experience Includes-

– Colts vs. Titans game day ticket on Sunday, November 18 (1pm)
– Post Game concert on Lucas Oil Plaza Featuring Ellie Holcomb
– On-Field Access for Photos
– Testimonials from Colts Players and Alumni
– Scout patch

Please join us for this special event and sign up today! Spaces are limited and is based on availability.  Sign up at this link HERE!

Questions? Please contact Hannah Glaser at Hannah.Glaser@Colts.NFL.net

Scout Night at the Pacers

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Scout Night at Pacers Fall 2018

From the Pacers’ Front Office:

Hello!

We are officially two weeks away from this year’s Scout Night. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets!

You are invited to participate in our fantastic Scout Night with the Indiana Pacers on Saturday, November 17th vs Atlanta Hawks at 7pm. Each Scout can earn a patch! This event will sell out, so do not miss your chance to root on the hometown team!

By purchasing tickets through this offer, you will also:
• Shoot a free throw on the main court after the game (Go to Section 6 or 15 after the game)
• Receive a FREE Scout Night patch!
• A FREE hot dog, bag of chips, small Pepsi product, and Pacers hat through the Scout Value Package ($30- or $55-ticket option only)
• Have Access to a Q & A with a Pacers player after the post-game free throw

To Purchase:  Visit https://pacers.formstack.com/forms/scoutnight18  

**Please note, if you want to sit with your pack or troop, you must purchase the tickets all together. Otherwise, each individual order will be filled separately.**

Thanks!

Kalee

Kalee Grant | Pacers Sports & Entertainment
Group Events Specialist
o: 317.917.2824

Pacers | Fever | Mad Ants | Bankers Life Fieldhouse
125 S. Pennsylvania St. Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Download the flyer for Scout Night at Pacers_Fall 2018 here.

 

Congratulations to our Everyday Heroes

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Hearty Congrats and “thank you’s” to the Scouts from Troop 69 who helped rescue a set of stranded kayakers on a northern Indiana lake last weekend.

See this article in the Indianapolis Star.Logo

A Scout is Brave…

Oct. 31 – NESA Eagle Scout Scholarship deadline

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Please see this article in the “Bryan on Scouting” blog for information about a fantastic scholarship opportunity for Eagle Scouts!  Application deadline is Oct. 31 (more on this deadline in the article.)

Roundtable on Nov 8 2018

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Reminder – please mark your calendar for the November 8 meeting, 7:00 pm at St. Luke’s Lodge, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 West 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260.

Everyone is welcome!

In addition to wrapping up with Rechartering assistance, the November Roundtable topics are:

Cub Scouts:

  • University of Scouting

Boy Scouts (Family Scouts):

  • What makes a fantastic Court of Honor?

Please forward this information to your Den Leaders, Committee members, and Assistant Scoutmasters. They are an important part of the Roundtables’ target audience.

Remember, attending roundtables is a key requirement to earn the Scouter’s Key for both Cub Scout leaders and Boy Scout leaders.

New EAGLE SCOUTS – October 2018

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CONGRATULATIONS to the following Scouts who passed their Boards of Review this month (October 2018):

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OCTOBER 2018 EAGLESThis group led the completion of over 830 project hours, and three Scouts earned three Eagle Palms between them (2 Bronze and 1 Silver).  Hearty Congratulations Eagle Scouts!

2018 Silver Beaver Awards

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The Silver Beaver award was introduced in 1931 to recognize outstanding adult volunteers at the Council level.  This award is the highest level of recognition that the Council may bestow on a volunteer.Silver Beaver

And the 2018 Silver Beaver Award Winners are:

Robert Bissell
John M. Bowyer
Reginald Duvalle
Fredrick W. Franz
Ronald Penczek
Bryan Spellman
John Wiebke
Robert I. Wager
Lisa Grube
Robyn Werner
Tony Brandenburg

(Highlighting our North Star District award winners – if anyone was missed on the highlights please send feedback!)

See the full article on the Council site.

HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS!!