Cross-Program Activities | Cub
Activities | Boy Scout Activities | Venturing
| National and International Opportunties
District Activity Chair:
Cub Scout Activities: Angela Schmidt
Boy Scout Activities: Brian O'Donnell
All publicity for Taughannock District
activities should include a “rating label” indicating for which
program(s) the activity is age-appropriate. For more information, and
downloadable graphics for use in publicity, see our Scout
Activity Ratings page.
See the Camping Page for Cub
Day Camp, Cub Resident Camp and Cub Adventure Weekends
District Pinewood Derby
Freeville Fire Hall, 21 Union St, Freeville, NY 13068
April 1, 2017, 10:00AM
Who can participate: Anyone is welcome to come.
Cubs who came 1st, 2nd or 3rd in their dens during their Pack Pinewood
Derby may enter the racing. Others may enter the artistic category,
cheer on the racers and participate in an activity to help thank our
Veterans and their families.
Timing: We hope to finish by 12.30 but timing
obviously depends on the number of participants
10.00 –10.20 Cubs need to register and cars need
to be dropped off in the pit area. Gathering activity will be
provided (making paper Easter baskets and cards for Veterans and
their families, paper etcwill be provided but please bring some
small wrapped candies to donate if you would like to)
10.30 Opening, then racing. Race order will be
decided based on number of registered participants.
Awards will be presented at the end of the
For anyone NOT racing in the District championships,
there will be an artistic category. This will be a free event but it
does require pre-registration.
Cost: $5 per car entered into the RACING
(artistic category is free). Fees will be payable on the day of the
event but pre-registration is required by March 25th.
Pack award. Come one, come all! Points will be
given for participation, Scout spirit and achievements in the racing and
the artistic category. Points will be pro-rated according to the total
number of Cubs registered in each Pack. Judges decisions will be final.
Download a flyer
and entry form here (PDF)
Pinewood Derby Rules
The Taughannock District has established the following
rules for District-level Pinewood Derbies. Packs should consider
adopting the same rules, so that Cubs can be confident that their cars
will be able to compete equally at the Pack and District levels.
Cub Day Camps and Resident Camp
For information on Cub Day Camps, Cub
Resident Camp and Cub Adventure Weekends - see the Camping
page and Council
Cub Camping Page for information
2017 Central Florida
July 8-19, 2017
2017 Central Florida International Scouting Jamborette will be held
July 8th through July 19th at Camp La-No-Che, located in Paisley,
Jamborette Contingents will need to arrive at camp on July 8th.
Those flying into Orlando will be met at the airport by the local
Scout representative and will be transported to the Central Florida
International Jamborette. Daily activities start on July 9th,
and include Adventure Tower, Archer, Movie Nights, Native American
Activities/Weapons, Native American Pow-Wow,Rifle Shooting, Snake
Feeding Presentations, Soccer (or Football almost everywhere
else), Swimming, and Poseidon's Odyssey. The event
includes an option of three days at a theme park after the
Application deadline is October 15, 2016.
Jamborette Website here - Facebook: www.facebook.com/cfcjamborette-
Download a Leaders
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Must be at least 12 years old and not over 17
Venturing / Exploring Activities
Shooting and Climbing Event
April 23, 2017 11AM-2PM
Attention All Crews!
Baden-Powell Council will be hosting a shooting and climbing event
strictly for Venturing Crews!
Join us for a day of high adventure, pizza, and
camaraderie with your fellow crew members. Crews will be invited to stay
to learn more about The Venturing Officers Association. The VOA is a
council level gathering of venturing officers from all our different
crews with the goal of supporting venturing program in our
Date: April 23rd Time: 11am – 2pm
Where: Camp Tuscarora
Download a Flyer
and Registration Form (PDF)
Please Register Today!
If you have any questions please reach out to Renee
Denney at email@example.com
and International Opportunities
World Scout Moot
July 25-August 2, 2017
15th World Scout Moot will be held in Iceland from July 25th
to August 2nd, 2017. It is an official event of the
World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), hosted and organized by
the Icelandic Boy and Girl Scout Association, for young people aged
between 18 and 25 inclusive. With more than 160 member organizations
within WOSM, there are many international Scouting events each year.
They provide a great opportunity for our BSA members to connect with the
world, to learn about other countries, people, and cultures through
Scouting activities, and to make new friendships as part of their
information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Events Coming up
July 8–15 13th Canadian Scout Jamboree, Elderbank,
July 19–28 2017 BSA National Scout Jamboree,
Summit Bechtel Reserve
July 22–30 Jamboree 2017, Sønderborg,
July 25–Aug. 2 World Scout Moot, Iceland
Aug. 5–12 Swedish National Jamboree 17, Rinkaby,
Oct. 21–22 Jamboree-on-the-Air and
July 9-August 3 Blair Atholl International Scottish
Patrol Jamborette, Blair Atholl, Scotland - B-P Council will be
sending a contingent of twelve Scouts. See our BPBlairAtholl.org
website for details!
July 27–Aug. 5 III Interamerican Scout Moot,
Chocco, Cusco - Peru
Oct. 19–21 Jamboree-on-the-Air and