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Build an Adventure: Rocketman
Last Updated on Friday, 05 September 2014 03:48
Merit Badge Counselor Orientation - January 2015
The Merit Badge Counselor Orientation (MBCO) course will be offered at 9:30AM on January 31, 2015 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Westminster Presbyterian Church is at 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road in Durham.
This is a 2 hour discussion based course for all current and future BSA Merit Badge Counselors. There is no charge for this course, but please sign up online if you plan to attend.
Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014 23:19
2015 Mawat Pinewood Derby
Pinewood Derby February 7, 2015 Northgate Mall
Are you faster than a 5th grader?
- Tigers, Wolfs, Bears, and Webelos know the answer!
This is what you need: a car kit, sandpaper, tools, and the rules
- The Packs are passing out the car kits and here are the 2014-2015 Pinewood Derby rules!
So get to the Starting Line - Have Fun - and May the Best Car WIN!!
The District Pinewood Derby - Registration begins at 10:00am
Friends of Scouting is the annual campaign where the Occoneechee Council asks Scouting families, businesses and civic-minded citizens to support our mission of providing the Scouting program to tens of thousands of young people in our Council.
Why should I give to Friends of Scouting?
Friends of Scouting provides roughly one third of the money needed to operate the Occoneechee Council's Scouting camps, programs and facilities for a calendar year. These camping and training facilities are the "outdoor classrooms" in which Scouts have fun, learn leadership skills and develop into better young men and women. The Council spends approximately $250 per Scout each year to deliver these benefits and much more.
How do I give to Friends of Scouting?
You can donate online. Many units will schedule a time for someone to present information about the program, collect pledges, and answer any questions that you might have.
Who do I contact if I have questions?
For questions, or to schedule a presentation for your unit, please contact
. See the contacts page for more details.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 20:06
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Call for Volunteers
Volunteers are the SINGLE GREATEST RESOURCE of the Boy Scouts of America!
Scouts deserve the best possible experience in Scouting. The District Committee provides support to all Scouting Units and is essential to the success of the individual programs!
District Volunteers - We have a lot of important work on our plate at the District level and we need your help . . . either in serving District Committees or serving as Unit Commissioners. The scope of our needs is varied . . . we have seasonal needs (like Friends of Scouting), we have openings for Unit Commissioners (regular unit contact, serving closer to the Scouts), and we have work that can be managed at monthly District meetings.