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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
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
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Disability Awareness Training UPDATED Date: June 8, 2019 Time: 9:00 am –12:00 pm Location: Living Water Christian Church at North Side Address: 5110 Florist Rd, Roanoke, VA 24012 Purpose: Courtney Pugh has agreed to facilitate this training again to educate and inform scout leaders and/or parents and caregivers of scouts, about accommodating scouts with disabilities in their units to ensure all youth are afforded the great opportunities in scouting. It will also provide strategies leaders can use with their scouts. Target Audience: Any registered leader or parents/caregivers of a Scout

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.