Spirit of Adventure Council- August 18th, 2017
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Working at a Scout Shop

Pumpkin Fest

Base Camp Fall Programming
New Blog Post: Volunteering at Base Camp- Use Your Scouting Experience to Make a Difference

Are you Scouter whose kids are in college and looking for another exciting Scouting opportunity?  Are you an older teens looking for hands on experience in teaching, coaching or youth development? See how you can bring all that great Scouting and outdoor experience to another generation.

Working at a Scout Shop

Are you an experienced Scouter looking for a way to pass on your knowledge to new leaders?
Can you show Scouts how to get prepared for great outdoor experiences?
Does seeing a new Cub Scouts properly outfitted make you feel good, especially because you helped fit him?

If so, then you the kind of person we are looking for to work at the Scout Shop. Currently both Sayre and Woburn are looking for part-time help. Afternoons and Saturdays are the main needs but the possibility for a full day shift, 2 days a week, exists at Woburn.

If you are interested, please stop by either Scout Shop and pick up an application. For more information about Sayre Scout Shop, please contact Jeff Kulas at 617-361-0315. For Woburn, call Chris Ferraro at 781-937-4282.

Pumpkin Fest

Enjoy the autumn outdoors with your family!
When: Saturday, October 14th 2017 10am-4pm
Where: New England Base Camp–411 Unquity Road, Milton

All the greatest Cub Scout activities done with pumpkins! It’s all in one giant weekend. Over 2,000 people attend this annual event where they get to launch pumpkins with trebuchets, spit pumpkin seeds for accuracy, play pumpkin mini golf, pumpkin bowling, make pumpkin pie and pumpkin ice cream as well as the classic activities like archery and Scout Skills! Everybody brings home pumpkins!  

There is a discounted price if registered before 9/6/17, so sign up now! 

Base Camp Fall Programming

The fall season dates for Saturday Open Programs at Base Camp - both in Milton, MA & Kingston, NH- are up online.

You and your den, pack, troop or family can sign up now to visit Base Camp's outdoor facility. High Adventure Programs, merit badge completions, den-specific programs, adult leader trainings, and fun outdoor activities await!

Cubs & Dens can also sign up for our Cub Satellite Programs!
If your Den wants to do special programs, you don't have to come all the way to Base Camp! We have five different Satellite locations that run programming specific to each rank: Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears & Webelos!

Calendar of Events


8/21:  West Wind Star Wars Camp

8/28: Northern Light District Commissioner Staff Meeting

8/28: West Wind District Committee Meeting


9/5: Great Blue Hill District Committee Meeting

9/6: Flintlock District Committee Meeting

9/6: Northern Light District Committee Meeting

9/7: West Wind Commissioner Meeting

9/7: West Wind District Roundtable

9/7: Great Eastern District Roundtable

9/9: Base Camp Milton Opening Weekend

9/11: Northern Light District Roundtable

9/12: Great Blue Hill District Roundtable

9/13: Flintlock District Roundtable

9/16: Base Camp Milton Open Program/Chili Cookoff

9/19: Adult Training for Religious Medals

9/21: Northern Light District Eagle Boards of Review

9/21: West Wind District Eagle Boards of Review

9/21: Flintlock District Eagle Boards of Review
9/23: Base Camp Milton Open Program/Boat Day

9/23: Webelos- Chelmsford Satellite Program

9/23: Wolves- Saugus Satellite Program

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