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June 2018 E-News

Pack 33 (sponsored by the Mannsville United Methodist Church) Crossover Ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial Bridge, Chickasaw National Recreational Area, Sulphur, Oklahoma.  Arrow of Light's crossed to Boy Scout Troop 10-Madill, Oklahoma


Cub Scout Twilight Camps

Chickasaw Day Camp starts June 4th. Harry Miller Camp is June 18-22 Washita Camp is June 25-29 Please get your registrations in.


Lions Move to Full Time In Cub Scouting

On the heels of a successful pilot that introduced new families to Scouting and raised retention rates, Lions, the BSA’s Cub Scout program for kindergarten-age youth, will become an official part of Cub Scouting this year.


When and How You Can Start Welcoming Girls into Cub Scouting Newly Added Content

Registration options for girls will be available to all councils starting June 11, 2018.


Direct Contact Leaders Must Complete Hazardous Weather Training To Be Considered Position Trained

Effective April 30, 2018 new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained.


Plan to Earn the Summertime Pack Award

Just because school classrooms go dark in the summer doesn’t mean Cub Scouting has to. Extend the fun of Cub Scouting into the year’s hottest season by earning the National Summertime Pack Award.


Craft a Father's Day Merit Badge Sash

Celebrate Father's Day with this crafty Father's Day merit badge sash or make your own.


Wood Badge Reunion July 14th

Any and all upcoming staff, former staff, and all former Wood Badge participants (regardless of year) are invited to attend our Wood Badge reunion on July 14th at Camp Simpson.


Make Your Vacation Plans for the 2018 World Championship Pinewood Derby

Cubs from all over the United States will gather on Saturday, June 30th in Times Square to compete in the World Championship of Pinewood Derbies.


Congratulations to the Pulliam family (Brandon, Eric, and Nate) for being featured in the Chickasaw Nation's Spring 2018 edition of "Chokma" magazine.  The article highlights the Pulliam's adventures in Scouting.  The Pulliam's are members of Troop 4, sponsored by the First Christian Church of Ada.

Copies of the magazine may be ordered from the Chickasaw Press by calling (580) 436-7382 or by visiting www.chickasawpress.comExternal Link

Cost is $5.95 + shipping

Please mention that you are specifically interested in the Spring edition with the Scouting article and that you read about on the Arbuckle Area Council website.





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