Program Update

September 2020


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Family Fun Days

Calling all Cub Scouts!  Family Fun Days are right around the corner, and this is a perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy some Scouting activities!  Both Camp Berry and Camp Lakota will play host to a Family Fun Day, both of which will be in October.  Whether you are trying your luck on the archery or bb gun ranges, building a fun Cub Scout craft, or just playing fun games, you are sure to have A LOT OF FUN, so make sure you sign up!  This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, these events will require pre-registration, and have limited capacities.  So don't wait to register you and your Scout!

Camp Berry Family Fun Day - Saturday, October 10th

Camp Lakota Family Fun Day - Saturday, October 17th

Spooktacular CANCELLED

Due to lack of interested participating units, we have officially cancelled the Spooktacular.  Our apologies to the small number of units who expressed an interest.



Order of the Arrow Fall Ordeal #2

Mawat Woakus Lodge has announced that they are offering a 2nd Fall Ordeal this year.  October 2-3 at Camp Berry will be the next opportunity.  Any Scouts and Scouters who were called out in either 2019 or 2020 are eligible to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Lodge Chief Haden at and Lodge Adviser Larry at  The cost for Candidates is $45, and must be paid at the time of registration.  If you are an Arrowman, and are interested in staffing the Ordeal, contact  the Lodge Chief.  Lastly, due to COVID restrictions, this event will have a capacity of 45 candidates.  Please make sure you go on and register as soon as possible!

For more details, and to register for the 2nd Fall Ordeal, click HERE.

Adult Leader Training Opportunities

We are incredibly excited to inform you that we are planning some in-person training opportunities over the next few months.  We highly encourage adult leaders to mark their calendars and set aside some time to come get trained.  Remember that every Scout deserves a trained leader!

Scoutmaster / Assistant Scoutmaster Training (October 23 or December 5)

  • Provides an active, fun, and positive learning experience for new and experienced Scoutmasters and Asst. Scoutmasters to learn and apply proven techniques for running an effective Troop
  • Training flyer
  • To register for the October 23rd date, click HERE
  • To register for the December 5th date, click HERE

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) (October 24-25)

  • Outdoor training for Scoutmasters and Asst. Scoutmasters that reviews and teaches the outdoor skills needed in conducting FUN outdoor camping experiences for their units.
  • Training flyer
  • To register, click HERE

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) (October 24-25)

  • At least one leader on a pack overnighter must have completed this all day training to properly understand the importance of program intent, youth protection guidelines, health & safety, site selection, age appropriate activities and sufficient adult participation.  Highly recommended for all Den Leaders.
  • Training flyer
  • To register, click HERE

Cub Scout Leader Specific Training (December 5)

  • Training for Den Leaders & Cubmasters to conduct successful meetings, and for Committee Members to learn the basic information they need to support a Pack and conduct a successful program.
  • Training flyer
  • To register, click HERE

Youth Protection Training - take online anytime at  Remember that this training must be renewed every 2 years!


Klondike Derby 2021

Mark your calendars and save the date!

We are tentatively planning to hold the Klondike Derby on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Camp Berry (11716 CR 40, Findlay).

More details, including the leader guide and the registration link, will be available in early-mid November.

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