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WAKPOMINEE DISTRICT WEBSITE

 

The Wakpominee (WA) District is located in upstate NY and is one of 7 districts in the Boy Scout of Americas Twin Rivers' Council.  The WA District encompasses Warren, Washington, and Southern Essex Counties and the district is partially located in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains.

The WA District proudly serves the 1,405 Scouts and 400 Adult Leaders of the District's 28 Cub Scout Packs, 30 Boy Scout Troops, 3 Venturing Crews and 1 Explorer Post.    

To locate a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, Venturing Crew or an Explorer Post in your area to join, or find your Scout Unit's Website, click on "Units in the District" on the menu bar to the right.

Click on any story headline below to read more, to read the event flyer and/or to register (if online registration is available).  

 

Site last update 09/06/14.

Today's Top Stories

New Cub Scout Parents and New Cub Scout Leaders Recently Added Content

Click on this headline for an overview of the Cub Scout Program.

New Cub Scout Den Leaders and new Pack Leaders Recently Added Content

So you have volunteered to be a Den leader, Assistant Den Leader or Pack Comittee member. You have plenty of resources to help you fulfill the responsibilities of your position. Click on this headline for some resources to help you succeed in your new position.

New Boy Scout Parents and Leaders Recently Added Content

Congratulations...your son has now moved into to Boy Scouts. Click on this headline for an overview of the Boy Scouting Program.

Attention former and "retired" Scout Leaders and Parents

Has your Scout recently aged out of Scouting or have they been out for several years? Would you like to use your Scouting experience to help run the WA District? You can help by joining the WA Membership Committee, the WA Activities Committee or by becoming a WA District Commissioner. Click on this headline for more information.

All Scout Leaders - The WA Calendar is now updated with 2014 and 2015 dates

Leaders..hopefully you have started your program planning for the coming year. Most of the Training and Event dates are on the WA Calendar. Click on the WA calendar OR click on this headline to see a complete listing of the upcoming dates.

Commissioner Basic Training - Sept 27 Recently Added Content

9am to 12pm. Online registration is open. A commissioner plays several roles, including friend, representative, doctor, teacher, and counselor to Scouting units. Click on this headline to learn more and to register for the training.

Cub Scout Leaders - Mega Training Day - Sept 28

The Council Training committee is hosting a "Mega Training Day" for all Cub Scout leaders in your Pack, no matter their position! The location is Camp Boyhaven. Six courses will be offered in one day! The importance of getting trained cannot be ignored. Click on this headline to register and for details. Registration closes September 22.

All Scout Leaders - Do you have a question regarding anything Scouting?

Feel free to contact any of your WA District Leaders regarding a question you may have that is within their area of expertise. Simply click on their name to send an email or for their phone number. They want to help you offer a great program to your Scouts.

Boy Scouts - Scoutmaster and Asst Scoutmaster Training- Oct 6, 20, and 27. Recently Added Content

Completing these 3 sessions AND taking the Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) will make you a fully Trained Scoutmaster or Assistant Scoutmaster. Click on this headline for the flyer and for online registration. .

Cub Scouts - WA Harvest Fun Day - October 11- 10am to 3pm.

Online registration now open. Cost $5/person and optional lunch is $5/person. Make it a great day trip for your entire Pack. Bring all your Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Webelos, families and even non Scout friends. Activities include Archery, Crafts, Spooky games and other cool stuff! Walk-in fee on the day of the event is $10 for the program only. Click on this headline to register online.

Boy Scout Leaders -Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) - Oct 10-12 Recently Added Content

Save the date. Outdoor skills are critical for a successful outdoor program. IOLS will provide leaders with the basic outdoor skills and is required outdoor training for all Scoutmasters and Asst Scoutmasters. Webelo Leaders can take this to satisfy the Cub Scout Baloo Requirement (and already have it done when they move up to Boy Scouts). Online registration and flyer to be added later.

All Leaders- BSA Advancement Newsletter Recently Added Content

The following articles are included in this issue: Opportunities for Advancement Administrators, Increasing Advancement, Advancement Committee Mechanics, The Cub Scout Angle, Eagle Issues, The Venturing Perspective, Special Necessities, The Survey Says: Positions of Responsibility Survey, A Peek Ahead and Helpful Links. Click on this headline to read the newsletter.

Boy Scouts - Life to Eagle Workshop - Oct 22 Recently Added Content

No registration necessary and it is a free event. Who Should Attend? Any SM, ASM, Advancement Chairs, Committee Members, Star Scouts, Life Scouts, Eagle Scout project Coaches and Parents. Click on this headline for the flyer. .

 

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