Registration is live, sign up your unit HERE. Get the event manual including merit badge and adult training opportunities on the registration page.
When and Where: Camp Warren Levis, April 28 – April 30 2023
We will have activities for Scouts of all ages to enjoy such as canoes, a bouldering wall, shooting sports, knife and hawk, gaga pit, capture the flag, movie night, plus a wonderful Boone Trails Campfire! Scouts BSA and Webelos activities also include boating, fishing, merit badges, and many unique competitions. Please check out the camp manual for more information.
O'Fallon Hoots Baseball
The Hoots take on the Clinton Lumberjacks at Carshield Field Friday, June 9th at 6:35pm. In partnership with Boone Trails District, almost half of the $9 ticket fee will be donated back to Scouting! Click the link below to get tickets and use code scouts123
Stick around after the game for special Friday fireworks!
The ticket portal, below, is open until 12pm on Friday June 9th. If you miss the window to buy tickets, call the box office and they will ensure you get put in the Scout group, 636-741-4668.
Day Camp: Start sharing the information with your pack now so families can plan on attending one of our four local day camps. Dates are below, register today, here!
- STEM Twilight Camp: June 5-9
- Wentzville (this is new!): June 12-16
- McNair Park Day Camp: June 26-30
- Troy Twilight Camp: July 31-August 3
NYLT Scholarship: The Boone Trails OFP offers a financial scholarship for NYLT to help ensure more Scouts can attend, who might not otherwise be able to. Click here to access that scholarship application.
Advancement and Merit Badge Opportunities
American Labor Merit Badge: Scouts BSA, there is a great opportunity to earn your American Labor Merit Badge at the Laborers Training Center, 3/25/23. There is no fee for this event, but scouts will need to bring sack lunches and water bottles. To work on prerequisites, if possible, watch the 1979 movie “Norma Rae” and go over all questions listed as best as scouts can with a parent/guardian. To review the merit badge book and requirements, go here. Questions? Contact the counselor, Rick Hammond at firstname.lastname@example.org Register here.
Emergency Preparedness: March 11 at the Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center, 9am-3pm. Click here for additional details and to register.
Citizenship in Society: April 1 at the Westwood Trail Academy, 8:30am-2:15pm, Click here for additional details and o register.
Scouts and Units interested in earning their Swimming Merit Badge, Scuba Merit Badge, BSA swim test, Snorkeling or Scuba Award can contact Y-Kiki Divers at 314-469-8722 to get scheduled. Our active scouters are excited to help scouts earn these aquatics awards and merit badges. The classes are offered throughout the year and do require pre-registering. Pool classes are indoor.
Scouts at least 8 years old, have access to the Seal Team and Master Seal team program for younger scuba divers.
Swimming Merit Badge - https://www.y-kiki.com/classes_youthprograms.php#bsaswimming
Scuba Merit Badge - https://www.y-kiki.com/classes_youthprograms.php#bsamerit
BSA Swim Test - https://www.y-kiki.com/classes_youthprograms.php#bsaswim
Snorkeling award – https://www.y-kiki.com/pdfs/BSA.Snorkel.2020.pdf
Scuba award - https://www.y-kiki.com/pdfs/BSA.ScubaAward.2020.pdf
Seal Team – https://www.y-kiki.com/classes_youthprograms.php#seal
Master Seal Team - https://www.y-kiki.com/classes_youthprograms.php#masterseal
Venture Crew 555 and 2910 (Scuba Crew)
These two venturing crews are focused on Scuba and extending the scouting adventure underwater. Any scout or adult who is scuba certified can join. Not certified? We can help there too! The crew has monthly activities ranging from underwater hockey to weekend trips to local dive sites. Plus the crew is planning a trip to Cozumel Mexico in 2022! Members also have access to discounts for scuba gear, and free gear rental for local pool dives, and half price rental for weekend dives.
Check out all the fun https://y-kiki.com/Scuba%20Crew%20555.php
10 Commandments Hike
Join us for the 1st Annual Ten Commandment Hike! This urban hike will be about four to four and a half miles long (with frequent stops!) and explores the diversity of religions in our community. The hike will feature visits to various houses of worship and parks where we will be greeted by a presenter who will briefly discuss a Commandment. This event is hosted by and in St Charles, but all scouts and non scouts from across the council, all religions, and all ages and ranks are welcome.
Date: Sunday 4/2
Starting/Ending Location: St Charles Borromeo Catholic Parish, 601 N 4th St, St Charles, MO 63301
Registration is coming soon.