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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
New River District Day Camp Date: June 20- 22 Time: 9:00AM- 3:00PM Daily with optional camping on Friday night Location: Randolph Park, Dublin, VA Purpose: Cub camp including fun and exciting activites Target Audience: Cub Scouts
Monday, June 10, 2019
Popcorn Sales Training Date: June 21 or June 22 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday or 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Saturday Location: St Mark’s United Methodist Church Address: 19 Cedar Ridge Dr, Daleville VA 24083 Purpose: To show Scouts, leaders, and parents many techniques to increase BSA Popcorn sales from a Master Salesman and Sales Guru, Michael Beck. Target Audience: Scouts, Leaders, and parents in Blue Ridge Mountains Council Cost: $0, FREE
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Mountain Empire Joy Ranch Day Camp Date: June 24-26, 2019 Address: 813 Joy Ranch Road, Woodlawn, VA 24381 Target Audience: All Cub Scouts rising Kindergarten through 4 th grade Cost: $55 per Scout Contact: Jim Parker, 276-620-3823, jimparkerva@gmail.com or Susan McKimmy, 540-265-0656, susan.mckimmy@scouting.org
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Mountain Emprie Twilight Day Camp Date: June 27-30, 2019 Location: Freedom Tabernacle Baptist Church Address: 442 Freedom Tabernacle Ln. Adkins, VA 24311 Target Audience: All Cub Scouts rising Kindergarten through 4 th grade Cost: $55 per Scout or $25 for Siblings and Parents Contact: Brain Karriker, 276-356-2242 or Crystal Karriker, 276-620-0896, Karrikerscouting@va.net or Susan McKimmy, 540-265-0656, susan.mckimmy@scouting.org

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Boy Scout age range?
Youth can join a Boy Scout troop who have earned the Arrow of Light rank and are at least 10 years old, or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, or who are 11, but not yet 18 years old.
Is Scouting safe?
Yes. Programs are designed to follow a strict set of rules and policies that can be found in the Guide to Safe Scouting. Every registered adult in Scouting is required to complete a Youth Protection training course and a criminal background check.
What supplies does a Boy Scout need?
The single most important piece of equipment a Boy Scout needs is the Boy Scout Handbook.