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April 2017 Newsletter

SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH
EC Joullian Distingushed Citizen Dinner honoring David & Gene Rainbolt. Thanks so much to all of our supporters that make Scouting possible and help us achieve our mission to serve youth!
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(click on the link for more info about the event)
ROUNDTABLE:
April 13th Roundtable - 7:00 pm 201 W. Main St. Moore, OK First United Methodist Church
CAMP CARDS: The 2017 Camp Card sale ends May 7th. Scouts/Parents should be reporting how many cards they have sold each week to their Unit Camp Card Chair. Unit Camp Card Chairs should be emailing Ruth.Williams@scouting.org by 4:00 pm every Tuesday to report how many cards your unit has sold so far, even if your unit hasn't sold any that week.

***Money and unsold cards are due to council by May 19th to receive the 50% commission***
May 20 - June 2nd recieve 35% Commssion
- After June 2nd Commission Drops to 25%


CLICK HERE FOR MORE CAMP CARD INFORMATION
Please send your Unit Camp Card Chair to the location below to pickup the camp cards for your unit.
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CUB SCOUT SPRING FAMILY CAMP

John Nichols Scout Ranch
Registration is open!

2017 Spring Cub Scout Family Camp
Round the World in a Day

Session 1 April 22-23, 2017
Session 2 April 29-30, 2017
Session 3 May 6-7, 2017


Where: John Nichols Scout Ranch
Cost: $15 per person includes Patch, Saturday Lunch, Saturday Dinner and Sunday Breakfast

To volunteer for staff, please contact Kristina Vanderlinde at 405-200-7988 or kmvanderlinde@gmail.com to sign up for a weekend of service & fun!

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION
 

CUB SCOUT DAY CAMP

Theme: Star Wars
June 26-30, 9am-5pm

John Nichols Scout Ranch
$65 ($75 after 5/26/17),
Camp Director: Mark Watral, sccaz1le@gmail.com,
District Executive: Shaun Wright, shaun.wright@scouting.org.


CUB SCOUT RESIDENT CAMP
Camp George Thomas

Registration is open and the Parent Guide is online.

Join hundreds of Scouts and families at Camp George Thomas Resident Camp this June.

Resident Camp offers all Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts an outstanding opportunity for advancement while having fun and making new friends during a three-night camp session.

Cub Scout Resident Camp
•    Camping Slots are still available! Call for availability – 405-840-1114
o    If fees are fully paid by March 31, there is a $10 discount per person!
•    As of March 1 – Webelos class sessions are available for signup through Tentaroo registration
o    Get your Webelos signed up for their favorite programs!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
 

BOY SCOUT SUMMER CAMP

Kerr Scout Ranch at Slippery Falls
Summer Camp 2017 is going to be a GREAT ADVENTURE. Boy Scouts need to saddle up and get outside and celebrate the 50th Anniversary at Kerr Scout Ranch at Slippery Falls..
Boy Scout Resident Camp

  • As of March 1 – all Merit Badge Sessions are available for registration for Scout Resident Camp at Kerr Scout Ranch. 
  • $100 pre-payment per Scout is required before they can be assigned to classes.
  • Note that one check for the whole Troop can be mailed to the Service Center, or we can take a credit/debit card over the phone.
  • Camping slots are still available! Call for availability - 405-840-1114
  • Discounts are available for Campers in Weeks 5 & 6

CLICK HERE to visit the Kerr Scout Ranch at Slippery Falls Webpage.

The cost is $12 per scout and includes the workshop and general museum admission. Scouts registering individually are each required to have one adult chaperone. Please note due to enrollment limitations we are not able to accommodate additional siblings and other minors not enrolled in the workshop.  Attending chaperones receive complimentary workshop admission. Badges, belt loops and pins are not included. Advance registration is required and space is limited. Please note that due to space limitations, additional siblings and other children not enrolled in the workshop may not remain in the program area. To register an individual Scout, Den, or Pack, please call (405) 325-1008 or register online at http://samnoblemuseum.ou.edu/education-2/scout-workshops/

Wolf Cub Scouts “Digging in the Past” Workshop 
Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m. to noon
Dive into the wonderful world of dinosaurs! We’ll identify, create and dig for fossils in this prehistoric adventure. Wolf Scouts will complete all the requirements for the “Digging in the Past” adventure loop. Loop not included. Deadline to register is April 5.

Webelos Scouts “Into the Woods” Workshop 
Saturday, April 15, 1 to 4 p.m.
Is it easy being green? Join us as we explore what types of trees are found in Oklahoma and how trees are beneficial to their ecosystems. Webelos will complete all the requirements to earn the “Adventures in Science” Webelos/AOL elective adventure pin. Pin not included. Deadline to register is April 5.

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https://www.scoutingrocks.tv/training

Cub Scout BB Gun & Archery Range Officer Training

Cub Scout Shooting Sports

BSA Guidelines permit BB gun and Archery shooting at Council and District Events, under the supervision of Council Trained Cub Scout Range Officers.

Cub Scout Range Officer Certifications is valid for 2 years.

Training Dates, Location and Times.

  1. Saturday, April 1, Gaylord Scout Service Center, OKC, 9:30am-12:30pm
  2. Wednesday, April 12, Gaylord Scout Service Center, OKC, 6:30pm-9:30pm
  3. Thursday, May 4, Gaylord Scout Service Center, OKC, 6:30pm-9:30pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR LEADER SKILLS

Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank. Along with Scoutmaster Specifics this course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Boy Scout Troops and Varsity Scout Teams, in order to be considered "trained".

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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This is an opportunity for units who have scouts that need to meet STEM requirements or are working on a NOVA award. The director of this program is registered with council as a Merit Badge Counselor and they offer several different STEM content options. Use this link to look up the STEM/NOVA requirements http://www.scouting.org/stem/Awards.aspx and you can use the link below for more information on registration for the program http://flightcamp.ou.edu/
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Netami Chapter Order of the Arrow
Meetings are on the second Thursday of every month at the First United Methodist Church in Moore at 7 p.m. Netami Chapter is affiliated with Ma-Nu Lodge 133 in the Last Frontier Council. Go to the Ma-Nu Lodge 133 website for resources and information at www.manu133.org. For more information on Netami Chapter go to http://netamichapter.weebly.com/  Dues are now due for 2017, payment can be made online or with the Chapter Adviser – see Adviser if unsure of current dues status. Dues will increase to $15 as of March.

Our service project at the Regional Food Bank Produced 5,734 meals! Thank you to all that came out to volunteer! We will be scheduling a service project quarterly, so if you couldn't attend this one make sure to put the next one on your calendar to join us.
 
Events:
Netami Chapter Callout & Crossover @ Webelos Woods
John Nichols Scut Ranch, March 31 "Callout" & April 1, 2017 "Crossover"

Section 8 Conclave
Camp Rockefeller, May 5-7, 2017

Spring Experience
Kerr Scout Ranch, May 19-21
SOONER DISTRICT STAFF
District Director  
Nick Rice       
405-245-7176 
nick.rice@Scouting.org

District Executive  
Shaun Wright   
918-533-5523 
Shaun.Wright@scouting.org 
 
 
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