Advancement

New EAGLE SCOUTS – September 2018

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

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SEPTEMBER 2018 EAGLESThis group led the completion of over 1167 project hours, and five Scouts earned five Eagle Palms between them (2 Bronze, 1 Gold and 2 Silver).  Hearty Congratulations Eagle Scouts!

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FYI for Scouts: Pope Pius XII Religious Medal Program

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What: Troop 514 (based at St Monica Catholic Church) is offering a program for scouts in 9th through 12th grades to earn the Pope Pius XII Religious Medal, which will be presented in a ceremony at the SS Peter and Paul Cathedral by Archbishop Thompson. This medal is for scouts who are Catholic.PiusXII2

When & Where: Troop 514 adult Chaplain Mr. Ed Isakson and Mr. Steve Schelonka will facilitate the Pope Pius XII program, which will be held at the Isaksons’ home on Sunday evenings from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm starting on August 26th and concluding in December.

To register: Please e-mail Mr. Isakson at eisakson@comcast.net by August 20th to register for this program or to obtain more information about this medal or medals available for scouts of other faiths.

 

Also, please see the link below for a description of the Pope Pius XII medal from the National Catholic Committee on Scouting. It is a great opportunity for high school-age scouts to discuss how their faith affects the choices they make in life regarding careers, service, and state of life (marriage, single life, religious life, and priesthood).

Learn more: https://www.nccs-bsa.org/index.php/religious-emblems/pope-pius-xii.

 

You can also contact Troop 56 Assistant Scout Master Ed Parada if you have questions (Edparada@sbcglobal.net).

New EAGLE SCOUTS – August 2018

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

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AUGUST 2018 EAGLESThis group led the completion of over 747 project hours, and three Scouts earned four Eagle Palms between them (2 Bronze, 1 Gold and 1 Silver).  Hearty Congratulations Eagle Scouts!

New EAGLE SCOUTS – July 2018

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

 

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JULY 2018 EAGLESThis group led the completion of over 930 project hours, and the five Scouts earned five Eagle Palms between them (2 Bronze, 1 Gold and 2 Silver).  Hearty Congratulations Eagle Scouts!

New EAGLE SCOUTS – June 2018

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

JUNE 2018 EAGLES

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This group led the completion of nearly 1100 project hours, and three Scouts earned three Eagle Palms between them (2 Bronze and 1 Silver).  Hearty Congratulations Eagle Scouts!

New EAGLE SCOUTS – Spring 2018

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CONGRATULATIONS to the following Scouts who passed their Boards of Review this past April and May:

SPRING 2018 EAGLES

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This group had over 1400 project hours, and seven Scouts earned nine Eagle Palms between them (5 Bronze, 2 Silver and 2 Gold).  Hearty Congratulations Eagle Scouts!

Roundtable – April 2018 Flyers

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Please see links below for exciting camping and training opportunities – these are roughly in date order:

 

National Youth Leadership Training (several dates)

Wood Badge (Adult Leadership training) (several dates)

2018 Voyageur Canoe Training (several dates)

Indianapolis Indians game and Campout at Victory Field (May 11)

Cub Scout Fishing Derby at Camp Kikthawenund (May 12)

Leave No Trace Master Education Course 2018 (Aug 17-19 and Sep 13-16)

Boy Scouts Brickyard 400 Weekend Campout (Sept. 8 – 9)

Citizenship in the Nation MB Workshop (several dates)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hou Koda District 2018 Spring Merit Badge Workshop – Sat. April 14

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The Crossroads of America Council Hou Koda District will be hosting its Spring Merit Badge Workshop:Hou Koda Logo

Saturday, April 14

8am – 4pm

LDS Church Brownsburg

9710 W. 56th Street, Brownsburg IN

Registration for the workshop will open up at noon on March 28.  Online payment processing will be available at that time.

 

Full details are still being finalized (costs, which classes are offered, etc.).  Please keep this event link handy for more details, coming soon.

District Spring Camporee: April 20 – 22, 2018

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Our location has been confirmed!

The Spring Camporee [April 20-22, 2018] will be held at the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired7725 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Unit leaders will receive the Spring Camporee Leaders Guide by COM Wednesday, March 14, 2018 via email.

The theme of the Spring Camporee is Willey’s Sirens and the focus will be on Emergency Preparedness.  Scouts will be able to earn the merit badge or pin for Emergency Preparedness.

Looking forward to a fantastic Spring Camporee!

CORRECTION – Del-Mi MB University to be held THIS weekend

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Please pass the word – the Del-Mi Merit Badge University will be held this weekend (March 9 & 10).  If you caught an earlier communication showing this to be May 9 & 10, that was supposed to be March not May!

Del-Mi District is hosting its annual Merit Badge University, this weekend, March 9th and 10th at Carmel High School. Over 500 Merit Badge slots are available for Scouts to take Merit Badges ranging from Swimming to Nuclear Science.

What: Del-Mi Merit Badge University

Where: Carmel High School (520 E. Main Street, Carmel) – Door 13

When: Three sessions are available. Some merit badge classes span across 2 sessions.

  • Session 1: Friday evening from 6:30 to 10 p.m.
  • Session 2: Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to Noon.
  • Session 3: Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Register & More Info: https://scoutingevent.com/160-DMMBU

Cost: $6 per session, plus $6 for lunch

 Questions? Contact Laura Rushinsky at lkr@isbits.com.