Scouting For Food 2023
America's Largest One-Day Food Drive is Back!
Bag Distribution - November 11th, 2023
Food Collection - November 18th, 2023
Find zone assignments and maps for your Unit's assigned distribution area at THIS LINK.
Please check the zone assignments document as there have been a few changes to assigned areas.
For any questions regarding Scouting for Food please reach out to District Scouting for Food Chair, Tim Schmitz at email@example.com.
Post-Scouting for Food Bowling Party
Post Scouting for Food Bowling Party
When: November 18th | 9:30pm - Close
Where: Sunset Lanes | 777 Watson Rd.
Who: Anyone who participated in Scouting for Food
Hosted by the Gravois Trail Venturing Officers Association, come out and celebrate a job well done! The cost is $10 which includes unlimited bowling and shoe rental.
Have questions, please reach out to Tim Schmitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2023 Heartsaver Adult & Pediatric CPR/First Aid
Heartsaver Adult & Pediatric CPR/ First Aid Training (AHA)
Date: December 2, 2023
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Mehlville Fire District - Firehouse 5
Address: 11020 Mueller Rd, St. Louis, MO 63123
What to Bring: Sack lunch and water bottle
Maximum Registrations: 30 seats
Description: This is a free course for all adult scout leaders and parents. Come and experience hands-on learning with trained and certified instructors. Please wear comfortable clothes that allow ease for training both at a desk and on the floor for hands-on efforts.
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is geared towards anyone with little or no medical training who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years.
The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner.
What does this course teach?
- First aid basics
- Medical emergencies
- Injury emergencies
- Environmental emergencies
- Preventing illness and injury
- Adult CPR and AED use
- Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
- Optional modules in Child CPR AED
Course Contact Information: La Donna Hudson - EZSquadAlpha@gmail.com
Event Organizer & Instructor: Michael Gilbert, NR-Paramedic
2024 Klondike Derby
When: Saturday, January 20th, 2024
Where: Camp Warren Levis, Godfrey, IL
More details to come!
Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner
2024 Gravois Trail
Volunteer Recognition Dinner
When: February 2nd, 2024
Where: Andre's South Banquet Center
Join us as we celebrate all that Scouting in South County accomplished in 2023. Highlights of the evening include volunteer awards, including the District Award of Merit presentation, which is the highest award a Scout district can bestow upon a volunteer.
Nominate deserving scouters at the following links:
Adult Leader Training
Adult Leader Training
When: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Who: All Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA Leaders
Scouts deserve a trained leader! Come to training and learn from experienced leaders about best practices for running your program and the various resources available.
More details and registration information will be available soon!
Memorial Day Good Turn - 75TH Anniversary Patch Design Contest
We are looking for Scouts to help design a special patch for this year. It should represent Gravois Trail, Jefferson Barracks, and the BSA. We will choose one of the designs to be this year's special anniversary patch for sale on Memorial Day.
- The patch should be square
- No bigger than 4 x 4 inches
- Should contain no more than 3 – 5 Colors.
- REPRESENT THE GRAVOIS TRAIL GOOD TURN.
- We would like you to attach a description of the patch and why you believe it represents Memorial Day Good Turn.
2024 Spring Camporee
2024 Gravois Trail Spring Camporee
When: April 5th - 7th, 2024
Where: S-F Scout Ranch
Check back for more information!
2024 Fall Pacao
2024 Fall PACAO (Patrol Campout)
More info coming soon!