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All persons involved in Scouting shall report to local authorities any good faith suspicion or belief that any child is or has been physically or sexually abused, physically or emotionally neglected, exposed to any form of violence or threat, exposed to any form of sexual exploitation including the possession, manufacture, or distribution of child pornography, online solicitation, enticement, or showing of obscene material. No person may abdicate this reporting responsibility to any other person.
Notify your Scout executive of this report, or of any violation of BSA’s Youth Protection policies, so that he or she may take appropriate action for the safety of our Scouts, make appropriate notifications, and follow-up with investigating agencies.
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Saturday, April 1, 2017 – 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Event Schedule Now Available
All registrations processed through DoubleKnot:
- Please read the 2017 District Pinewood Derby Rules
- Each pack is allowed to registration 20 racers for the District Speed Championship
- There is No Limit on the number of Registrations allowed for the Cub Scout Design Division.
- After March 1st, registration will be available to all racers on a first-come/first-serve basis.
- Each pack must submit the names of 2 volunteers to support the event.
- All scouts will be presented with a participation patch as part of their registration fee. (Extra patches can be purchased for $3.00)
- Don’t forget to get your siblings, and parents registered in the Open Division and the Leader Division.
We're using VolunteerSpot to organize Volunteers for the upcoming District Pinewood Derby.
- Please sign up for your favorite District Pinewood Derby job before it's taken.
- There are 2 days of volunteering needed, Please check on the appropriate day on the Calendar.
- Reminder: Setup is on March 31, and the Race is on Saturday, April 1.
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
- Go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot
- Enter your email address (You will not need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
- Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
- Uncheck! Click the checkmarks after saving your spots for the email offers so you do not receive unwanted emails
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.
We can lessen the workload with more volunteers. If you're going to be there anyways, why not help out?
Please spread the word to your Packs.
Thanks for all your hard work organizing and running your Pack Race's for 2017, and getting the word out about the District Race.
Looking forward to a great day of racing!
2017 Klondike Derby
Quest for the Northern Lights
Myles Standish State Forest
Camp Squanto ~ Plymouth
January 27 – January 29, 2017
As you organize your Scout and Webelos I/II’s Patrols into dog sled teams, create your own stories of the Great Northern Lights . . . . Scouts are guaranteed to enjoy!
Klondike ~ A test of Scout skills and endurance. Boy Scouts compete against Boy Scouts and Webelos against Webelos for ribbons and glory. Each Patrol forms into a “Stampeder Dog Sled Team” and competes as a separate expedition.
Mountain Man ~ Four Boy Scouts, ages 14 years and older, form a team to compete in a test of marksmanship, archery, axe throwing, log chopping, and skills of ingenuity and stamina. A team consists of exactly four boys from the same Troop. Any deviation from these rules will result in disqualification.
L’Hivernant ~ Boy Scouts best a cold winter night’s sleep in tents. (Troops may rent cabins from OCC directly.)
**Webelos I/II Do Not Sleep Out**
$12 per person Registration is due, through DoubleKnot by January; after this date it is $14 per person. Mountain Man is $15 per person / $60 per sled. (Only sleds of 4 are allowed).
$6 Klondike Knit Hats are available to everyone. Be prepared. They may be ordered/purchased on the DoubleKnot site with Registrations. Limited quantities. Order early.
Click: Double Knot
Provision Lists, Map/Directions, and “how to” directions will be listed on the District Website after December 1.
Please contact Jim Hanlon, Event Chair, at 508-521-3169 with questions or hanlon.jim@Comcast.net