Jun 2013 - Cub Scout Day Camp - Wild Wild West The deadline for enrolling to go to the Wild, Wild West at Camp Cabarrus for the 2013 Cub Scout Day Camp has been extended. You will be able to register until May 15th, 2013. You may continue registering until June 9th, 2013, but there will be a $15.00 late fee for registering after May 15th. If you have any questions then please contact the Camp Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 2013 - Commissioners Go for the GOLD! This weekend Concord Districts Commissioner Staff and our District Chairman Joe Horton attended the 2013 College of Commissioner Science at the CPCC Levine Campus with other members of Scouting from across the eight Central N.C. Council districts and three Mecklenburg Council districts.
The joint council event was kicked by...
May 2013 - Cub Scout Roundtable News On 2013, May 7th, the Concord District Cub Scout Roundtable was held at Camp Cabarrus this month with representation from adult leaders from across the district and included District Chairman Joe Horton and District Executive Jay McKinney.
Cub Scout Roundtable Commissioner John McNeil opened the monthly meeting by...
Jan 2013 - The Scouting Compass With the advancement in technology, our lives are ever changing. Today most people use a GPS to guide them to their next destination. Sometimes the computer may suggest a route that you might not normally plan to take, but scouting has its own compass. Each scout is trained on how to use a compass to trek his way through high...
Commissioners When the topic of Commissioners comes up I am usually asked three questions; what is a Commissioner, who are Commissioners, and who is my Unit Commissioner. The first two questions are easy to answer.
The Commissioner Service is the oldest service arm of Boy Scouts. Since 1915 Commissioners have been a great source for information and direction. Many of the original Commissioners became the first Professional Scouts. Although there have been changes and adjustments within the Commissioner Service the goal has always been to assist Unit Leaders. Commissioners are a great source of what to do, how to do it and where to go for information. Like any position in Scouting, Commissioners have position specific training which is a...
Cub Scout Day Camps This year we have planned a fantastic Day Camp program filled with great summer
fun, like archery, BB, fishing, crafts and much more. Click the link for more info.
Venturing Program Announcement The new vision for Venturing uses youth-led adventures and a simplified program model to provide a means of developing leadership skills, reinforcing the value of service to others, and creating opportunities for personal growth in line with the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
2013 National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) The National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) course is approaching us fast, but we still have a few spots left. This is a great course that will improve the performance of your boy-led troop. If you have any Scouts that are still thinking about signing up, please encourage them to do so soon.
NYLT is a six-day course, to be held June 30 - July 5, 2013, at Camp John J. Barnhardt. The course will stress how training and good leadership is critical to the success for Boy Scout Troops and Venturing Crews. This course is designed specifically for your rising Troop/Crew officers and Scouts/Venturers who might ...
June 2013 - Backpack to Retention News District leaders attended the council level event on 2013, May 4th at Stanly Community College to learn new ideas, and shared best practices with other leaders from the Central N.C. Council. The topics for this weekends event focused on Scout retention opportunities and ways to make a more positive impact on Scouting youth and adults.
2013 1st Annual Venturing Conclave Hey Venturers! Save the date for the 1st Annual Venturing Conclave. We will be enjoying a weekend of friendly competition and meet other Venturers, and Learn about other Venturing activities hosted by other Councils around our region.
2013 Venturing Water Sports Weekend Enjoy Camp John J. Barnhardts great waterfront and pool for a weekend of fun, relaxation and adventure.
Friday evening at 7pm until Sunday evening at 8pm.
Activities include: Exploring Scuba, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding,
Kayak, Sailing, Waterskiing, Fishing, and Luau.
Open to Registered Venture Crews only!
Registration will be by Crew; no Individual registrations accepted. Activity Guide, cost and registration to be open by June 1st.
2013 Jamboree Patches Available The 2013 Central NC Council Jamboree Patches are now available! These patches have been produced in limited quantities so you can have something special added to your collection. Please help support our contingency of young men and women who will be attending this year's...
Voice of the Scout As part of a national Boy Scout of America program, the Central NC Council is excited to announce their participation in the Voice of the Scout. With over four million members nationally, this program is being adopted as a key way to collect experiences and deliver upon the expectation of members as they participate in Scouting.
Central NC Council Jamboree Contingent Website Our new Jambo 2013 Contingent website is up and running! Stop by and check out the latest news and events. We will be posting photos of the Troops and Crew as they attend Pre-Jambo events!
Update Your Unit on the "Be A Scout" Map Attention Volunteers: The new "Be A Scout" Campaign has launched and the new Map feature is now Live on the National BSA site. This means that Youth and Parents IN YOUR AREA will be using this Map feature to find Scout Units.
Online Tour and Activity Plan The new Tour and Activity Plan officially replaced the old Tour Plan on May 10, 2012. Click above link for more information.
FREE ADVANCEMENT Effective immediately, the Cabarrus Scout Shop, in addition to the council office in Albemarle, will be able to fill your advancement orders FREE of charge. All advancement orders must be accompanied by a properly completed advancement report.
District Scout Leader Discussion Groups
All Scout Leaders are invited to join either of the groups below to share news, information and ideas with other Pack and Troop Leaders in the Concord District.