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Monday, February 25, 2019
Blue Ridge Mountains Council Membership Summit Date: 3/30/2019 Time: 8:30am- 12:00pm Location: Gereau Center Address: 150 Technology Drive Rocky Mount, VA Purpose: Giving your pack the best practices to maximize your recruitment efforts in the fall and stategies to make scouting possible for more of the youth in your community. Target Audience: Cub Scout Pack Leaders
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Date: Apr 5-7, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm Friday to 2:00 pm Sunday Location: Camp T. Brady Saunders Address: 1723 Maidens Rd, Maidens VA 23102 Purpose: Gain a better understanding of the Order’s ceremonies and induction process and to help improve your performance on the induction teams. Target Audience: All Tutelo Lodge Arrowmen
Thursday, February 28, 2019
190405 Trail Master Weekend Date: April 5 – 7, 2019 Time: Friday 4:00 pm to Sunday 11:00 am Location: Camp Ottari Address: 2881 Simpkinstown Road Hiwassee, VA 24347 Purpose: Units from across the council are invited for a weekend of conservation training and practice. Programs will include trail construction and maintenance, woods tool skills and safety, conservation awards and programs, map and compass skills. Target Audience: Scouts BSA, Crews, Posts, Ships, Adults
Thursday, February 14, 2019
190406 Explore Park Service Date: April 6, 2019 Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Explore Park Address: 56 Roanoke River Pkwy, Roanoke, VA 24014 Purpose: Service Project! Help clean up and beautify natural spaces of Roanoke. Earn Service Hours towards rank advancement. Target Audience: All Scouts
Friday, January 18, 2019
Date: April 26 – 28, 2019 Time: TBD Location: Camp t. Brady Saunders 1723 Maidens Rd, Maidens VA 23102 Contact: See registration website Target Audience: All OA members Cost: $45 Sign Up Deadline: April 15, 2019

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.