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Central District Camporee Planning - Feb 24, Mar 17, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Attention Black River District!

Deadlines Extended for NESA Eagle Scout Scholarships

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Earning the Eagle Scout Award can open the door to many career opportunities, and as Scouts study for those careers, the National Eagle Scout Association can help. Several scholarship opportunities are available to active NESA members (click here to learn how to join).

District Pinewood Derby - 3/20/21

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Our District Pinewood Derby will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Holland's United Methodist Church in Raleigh.

New US Environmental Protection Agency Award

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The award is designed to teach Scouts about their world and encourage them to explore and preserve it. The URL for the application is at the end of the post. To earn the 50th Anniversary Environmental Protection Agency award, Scouts must earn four merit badges: the Public Health merit badge and one from each of three following groups.

Central District Camporee Planning - Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Happy New Year Black River District! Now that the new year is here, it is time for us to get our ducks in a row for the District Camporee.  Now that we have the results of redistricting, we are now planning the first Camporee of the new Central District (to be named later).  I have been been coordinating with Brian Lehrschall from Crosswinds district and we have 3 virtual meetings planned.  They will be held on the third Wednesday of each month (January 20, February 17, March 17) at 7:00. The Camporee is scheduled for April 9-11 and we have Camp Durant reserved.  We will need assistance from all troops in running all of the activities, and the Camporee guide is on the Black River website. The next meeting is in 2 weeks, so please plan on joining us to help us make this the best Camporee ever.  The virtual meeting information for connecting is below: Brian Lehrschall is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Camporee Monthly me ...

New Eagle Project Workbook Now Available

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The Eagle Project Workbook has been updated with a January 2021 version date. The link to download the new version is below.

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The Black River District now has a text reminder system.  This is the same REMIND system used by many teachers in Wake County Public Schools.

To subscribe, just send a text to 81010 with the messagte @brdistrict

Text messages sent using this system will be reminders of late-breaking information, as well as reminders to check your email for more-detailed messages.  We anticipate using this also in support of district events (such as Pinewood Derby or camporee)