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WAKPOMINEE DISTRICT WEBSITE

 

The Wakpominee (WA) District is located in upstate NY and is one of 7 districts in the BSA 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.

Site last update 03/22/14.

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

Today's Top Stories

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills- April 25-27

IOLS - 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 Assistant Scoutmasters and Scoutmasters. Webelo II leaders moving to Boy Scouts should consider taking this training now. Save the Date. Flyer to follow.

WA District Dinner - April 27

Please RSVP by April 18th. New location..West Glens Falls Firehouse. Online registration open. Click on this headline for the Flyer.

Congratulations to our 8 newest WA District Eagle Scouts

Click on this headline to see the group of Scouts who have earned Scoutings highest rank. We are proud and honored to have these Scouts represent the WA District as Eagle Scouts. Also, please be sure to visit the "Eagle's Nest" link at the top right of this page.

Congratulations Troop 99 and Pack 2 for becoming Baden Powell Units.

Baden Powell Units are those Units achieving 100% or more of their 2014 Family Friends of Scouting campaign goal. Click on this headline for the flyer and to see the benefits of reaching this status.

Congratulations All WA District Pinewood Derby Winners

Congratulations to all WA District Cub Scouts that won Pack and District PWD races and best in show categories. All car were awesome and their was some great racing.

Cub Scout Leaders - The Chapman Museum wants to see you and your Scouts.

"Go See It” Cub Scout tours are offered at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls. Tour a Victorian home and learn about what a boy’s life was like in the late 1800s. Tour ends with a hands-on program called “History Mysteries,” examining Victorian artifacts. Cost $30 for up to 15 scouts. Tours arranged for evenings/weekends; Reservations required. For the flyer, click on this headline.

Nominations for 2013 Cubmaster and Scoutmaster of the Year

Pack/Troop Leaders and Parents...Nominate your Cubmaster or Scoutmaster for the honor being recognized as the 2013 WA District CM or SM of the year Award. Please send a nominating email to Bob Bingham (alexadam@roadrunner.com) outlining the reasons your leader deserves this honor. Please submit by April 5.

Leader Recognition - District Award of Merit

Nominations Due by April 5. The WA District Award of Merit is awarded to an Adult Leader that has provided outstanding service to the youth in the WA District. If you would like to nominate a Leader from the WA District, click on this headline for the nomination criteria and for a copy of the nomination form.

All Scout Leaders - Journey to Excellence (JTE)

Keep your unit on target to earn JTE recognition in 2014. In turn, by a large percentage of units receiving this honor, the district will also receive recognition. The ultimate winners will be the Scouts who will be part of a high quality unit and district. Click on this headline for more details and for the JTE Scorecards.

Council Day Camps Are Right Around The Corner!

Close to home and just as fun! Day Camp is the one of the first steps in the Scouting Outdoor Program. It’s a week of fun, advancement, and adventure at a camp or park close to home. Each day’s program is filled with a variety of exciting activities including water sports, archery, nature, crafts, games, and sports all designed to enhance the boy’s experience.

Advancement Newsletter - March 2014

Click on this headline to read articles in this issue including Opportunities for Advancement Administrators, Advancement Committee Mechanics, The Cub Scout Angle, Merit Badges-Enhancing Our Youth's Competitive Edge, Eagle Issues, The Venturing Perspective, Special Necessities, From The Archives, A Peek Ahead and Helpful Links.

 

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