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Updates to Venturing BSA

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The National Venturing Committee is pleased to announce that effective immediately the Venturing, Discovery, Pathfinder and Summit awards will be referred to as Venturing ranks to improve consistency among the different programs within Scouting. The Quest, Ranger and Trust Awards will remain as part of the Venturing program as specialty awards and are not considered Venturing ranks. Additionally, certain restrictions regarding prior credit for Venturers have been changed. Effective immediately, Venturing Advisors have the discretion to give a Venturer credit toward Venturing rank and award requirements for work previously completed by the Venturer while a registered member of a Scouts BSA Troop or a Sea Scout Ship. As explained in more detail below, this change aligns the Venturing advancement program with the Scouts BSA and Sea Scouting advancement programs. Under the current edition of the Guide to Advancement and the latest printed edition of Venturing Awards and Requirements, a Ven ...

Black River District Camporee !!

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Black River District Camporee has been scheduled for April 9-11, 2021.

Black River District Camporee !!

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Black River District Camporee has been scheduled for April 9-11, 2021.

Occoneechee Council Merit Badge Saturday

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Don't miss this chance to earn a merit badge at Camp Durant on Saturday 10 October. In addition to eight merit badges being offered there will also be an ATV training course and BSA Pistol Shooting. Registration opens on 10 September.

Scouting - Teach a legacy. Start a tradition

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Sep 3, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqde2sqT0jE9APH-eyje6dx09zg0j65qb0 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Robert Keith Froom Assistant District Commissioner  Black River District, Occoneechee Council  BSA  201 Methodist Dr. Garner, NC 27529 Mobile (919) 637-1104 www.blackriverdistrict.org Scouting - Teach a legacy. Start a tradition

Bobcat Trail for First Time Cub Scouts and Their Families

Thursday, August 27, 2020

On Saturday 26 September the Council will be offering a chance for new Cub Scouts to earn the Bobcat and for the parents to learn about Cub Scouting with Cub Scouting 101. This is a great opportunity for those just joining Cub Scouts. 

District Events

District Roundtable
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Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:00 PM
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Recurring Event On the First Thursday of the month until 4/3/2031 (total 157 events)
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