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Sep
29
Fri
Rendezvous & Encampment @ Camp Warren Levis
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm

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Boy Scouts and Venturers get ready for our Council’s biggest camping event of the year, and go back to the time of the fur traders and trappers at the annual Rendezvous and Encampment, September 29-October 1 at Camp Warren Levis! Scouts will have the opportunity to participate in period authentic activities including black powder rifle shooting, blacksmithing, tomahawk and spear throwing, and much more.

Troops, this is a great opportunity to recruit Arrow of Light Scouts, so reach out to the Cub Scout Packs near you and invite those boys to join your Troop for the fun on Saturday! Arrow of Light Scouts must be invited by a Troop to camp.

Additional Information:

Campsites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Units are responsible for providing, and cooking, their own food for the week end.
Camping in campsites only. All camps will be inspected before checkout. See Russ Leggett.
All fires will be above ground (in fire barrels) or in pits. When done with fire pit, extinguish fire, replace sod and water.
All vehicles will be parked in Lower Jacoby Field. Only one vehicle with a troop trailer will be allowed in camping area. Trailers will be disconnected and vehicle returned to Lower Jacoby Field.
Equipment will be dropped off in Lower Jacoby Field and carried to campsite by troop trailer or troop vehicle.
We will have to share trash barrels and tables. Please do so.
No cans, plastic bottles, or glass will be allowed in the Rendezvous program area.
No pranks or horseplay allowed.
The lake and docks are off limits to all participants. Individuals violating this rule will be asked to leave camp.

 

Oct
7
Sat
Cub Launch @ Several locations to choose from
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Cub Launch is a one day event where a Cub Scout will get to experience all things Cub Scouting including fishing, shooting sports, STEM experiments, community guest presenters, and much more! New this year… every Cub Scout will have the opportunity to earn their Bobcat requirement! The first advancement a Cub Scout can get. This event is perfect for brand new Cub Scouts as well as Cub Scouts who want to spend a fun Saturday Scouting!

WHO: Cub Scouts and Siblings $10 (the whole family is invited!)

WHEN and WHERE:

Saturday, Sept. 30

  • Camp Vandeventer (Kaskaskia): 9AM to 3PM

Saturday, Oct. 7

  • Beaumont Scout Reservation: 9 AM to 3 PM
  • Wentzville United Methodist Church (Boone Trails): 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Cape Girardeau (North Cape County Park): 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Mineral Area College (OZT): 9 AM to 12 PM
  • Camp Warren Levis (Piasa Bird & Cahokia Mounds): 9 AM to 12 PM
  • Camp Joy (Black Gold):  9 AM to 1 PM
  • O’Fallon IL Sportsman Club (St. Clair): 9 AM to 3 PM

Saturday, Oct. 21

  • Sikeston Jaycees Golf Course (Cherokee): 9 AM to 1 PM

WHAT: Outdoor activities include, fishing, BB guns, archery, slingshots, STEM experiments, leatherworking, earn the Bobcat Badge, horseback riding, campfire cooking, and much more! (each location’s activities are subject to change)

All locations will be set up open-house style, so come and go as you please. Stay for a couple hours or the entire time, whatever is best for you.

Picnic lunches are encouraged but concessions and trading post souvenirs will be available for purchase.

Oct
14
Sat
Fall Fright Fest @ Beaumont Scout Reservation
Oct 14 @ 3:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Come walk the haunted forest of Beaumont Scout Reservation during Fall Fright Fest! Cub Scouts and siblings will enjoy an evening of enjoyable and spooky activities to add to the Halloween spirit.

Carpooling is encouraged, Sorry, no walk-ins accepted. Expect to spend 2 hours to finish your Fright Fest experience.

Groups will begin every 20 minutes.

Oct
20
Fri
Haunted Hayrides @ Camp Warren Levis
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Head on over to Camp Warren Levis for a Haunted Hayride to celebrate the Halloween season. The whole family is invited to attend!

Oct
21
Sat
Haunted Hayrides @ Camp Warren Levis
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Head on over to Camp Warren Levis for a Haunted Hayride to celebrate the Halloween season. The whole family is invited to attend!

Oct
27
Fri
Haunted Hayrides @ Camp Warren Levis
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Head on over to Camp Warren Levis for a Haunted Hayride to celebrate the Halloween season. The whole family is invited to attend!

Oct
28
Sat
Haunted Hayrides @ Camp Warren Levis
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Head on over to Camp Warren Levis for a Haunted Hayride to celebrate the Halloween season. The whole family is invited to attend!

Nov
11
Sat
Scouting For Food Bag Distribution
Nov 11 all-day

The 33rd annual Scouting For Food drive, sponsored by MERS Missouri Goodwill, begins on Nov. 11 when over 1 million bags are delivered to residences. Scouts will return a week later on Nov. 18 to collect the bags filled with non-perishable food donations..

It takes a great deal of community support, planning, cooperation, dedication and volunteers to make Scouting for Food the largest single-day community food drive in the Boy Scouts of America. Started in 1985 by the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Scouting for Food has expanded to other councils across the country.

SFF CollectionMore than 30,000 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers help the needy as they collect approximately 2 million cans of food during the Scouting for Food drive.

Items collected serve approximately 500 pantries within the Greater St. Louis Area Council.

Scouts in the St. Louis area take donations to fire stations where it is sorted and boxed. Sunset Transportation Inc. of Sunset Hills provides trucks, equipment and volunteer drivers. It also coordinates all logistics for the food collection, which involves transporting boxed food from more than 40 area fire stations to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. The Foodbank distributes the canned goods through a network of more than 500 area food pantries.

Nov
18
Sat
Scouting For Food Collection Day
Nov 18 all-day

The 33rd annual Scouting For Food drive, sponsored by MERS Missouri Goodwill, begins on Nov. 11 when over 1 million bags are delivered to residences. Scouts will return a week later on Nov. 18 to collect the bags filled with non-perishable food donations..

It takes a great deal of community support, planning, cooperation, dedication and volunteers to make Scouting for Food the largest single-day community food drive in the Boy Scouts of America. Started in 1985 by the Greater St. Louis Area Council, Scouting for Food has expanded to other councils across the country.

SFF CollectionMore than 30,000 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers help the needy as they collect approximately 2 million cans of food during the Scouting for Food drive.

Items collected serve approximately 500 pantries within the Greater St. Louis Area Council.

Scouts in the St. Louis area take donations to fire stations where it is sorted and boxed. Sunset Transportation Inc. of Sunset Hills provides trucks, equipment and volunteer drivers. It also coordinates all logistics for the food collection, which involves transporting boxed food from more than 40 area fire stations to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. The Foodbank distributes the canned goods through a network of more than 500 area food pantries.

Nov
29
Wed
University of Scouting @ Granite City High School
Nov 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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University of Scouting is a day-long event that offers the widest variety of training opportunities, in all program areas, all in one place! You will find just about anything to do with Scouting at University of Scouting whether you are a Scout, leader, commissioner, or parent! And be sure to visit the midway where local companies and organizations will be set up to show off their upcoming opportunities.

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