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 LEWIS AND CLARK DISTRICT

Our district includes Atchison, Brown, and Doniphan counties in Kansas and southern part of Buchanan County - south of US 36. Our District Executive is Erik McGuire. The Lewis and Clark District has over 64 units and serves approximately 1,100 youth members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top Stories and Announcements

Order of Arrow Implementation

Pony Express Council is Implementing Order of Arrow in 2018

District Award of Merit Nominations

Nominate a deserving Leader today!

UPCOMING DISTRICT EVENTS/ACTIVITIES 

Lewis and Clark E-Newsletter

Feb18DistrictNewsletter.pdf

Schedule of Events/Activities

District Program 2017-2018.pdf

 

Calendar of Events

8 Mar 18  District "Fireside Chat"/Roundtables/District Meeting, Evolution Methodist Church St Joseph

10 Mar 18  Pinewood Derby, Riverside High School, Wathena KS   Lewis&ClarkDistrictPinewoodDerbyInstructions.pdf

17 Mar 18  Missouri Western State University Merit Badge College, MWSC St Joseph  MWSC Merit Badge College.pdf    MWSC MB college prerequisites.pdf

17 Mar 18  Council Silver Beaver/Recognition Dinner, Grace Evangelical Church St Joe

13-15 Apr 18  Junior Leader Training (JLT), Camp Kanza Atchison

20-21 Apr 18  Troop 138 Merit Badge Extravengenza, St Joe  RegistrationExternal Link

21 Apr 18  Scout Aviation Day/Merit Badge, Amelia Earhart Airport, Atchison  

21 Apr 18  Lewis and Clark Mystery Dinner, Elks Lodge, Atchison Registration             Brochure

27-29 Apr 18  Adult Outdoor Leader Training, Camp Geiger

29 Apr 18  Scout Day at the K


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Wood Badge 2018 

If you haven't attended Wood Badge yet, please consider signing up for class C5-311-18 at Camp Geiger beginning in April 2018.  See attached flyer for more information and signup form.  2018 Wood Badge Flyer.pdf


New Unit Member Coordinator 

Every unit should appoint a new unit member coordinator to help new Scout acclimate into your unit.  Here are some helpful documents:  New-Member-Coordinator-Brochure-Handout-8-9-17.pdf  New-Member-Coordinator-Incentives-Flyer-8-9-172.pdf  For additional information please contact Darrell Lamme, District Membership Chairman.  [Click for member's page] 

BSA and DISTRICT AWARDS

Our district is honored to have so many deserving leaders.  We make every effort to recognize our outstanding Scout leaders by submitting deserving leaders for numerous available awards.  Awards are available at BSA, Council, and the District level to honor our leaders each year. All Scout leaders are encouraged to nominate our deserving Scouters and recognize their achievements and dedication to Scouting.

All award nominations are due to Awards Committee or District staff NLT  August 1st.

BSA & District Awards Listing and Nomination Forms

                                                                 

DISTRICT FORMS

BSA ACTIVITY CONSENT FORM... Here is an interactive form for your use...  ActivityConsentForm.pdf

New Guidelines for Tour Requests from BSA  Tour Requests FAQExternal Link


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SERVICE HOURS REPORTING

Reporting Service Hours  Log Your Unit Service HoursExternal Link

All units must log in their service hours.  These hours are also used on the Journey to Excellence Scorecards each year. Service projects are a great way to help the community and also raise awareness of Scouting in your communities. It is very important that your unit is given the proper credit and recognition for it service projects it completes each year. There is a limitless number of project ideas your pack, troop, and crew can do each year. Contact your local community service organizations for ideas. Most have service projects they do each year and need your help! Here are just a few to consider for your yearly planning calendars.      Service Project Ideas.pdf                                                                                                                                        

SCOUTING LINKS

ELearning/Youth Protection Scouting ELearningExternal Link

Internet Rechartering RecharteringExternal Link

Journey to Excellence  JTEExternal Link

Service Hour Reporting Log Service HoursExternal Link


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 VENTURING NEWS

PONY EXPRESS COUNCIL VENTURING OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (VOA)

PECVOA on FacebookExternal Link .  Check out our new site to see what your VOA is doing for Venturing in our area and learn about new and exciting Venturing opportunities.  Also check out our Pony Express Council Venturing Facebook page for information on upcoming activities and events for our council's Venturers. Pony Express Council VenturingExternal Link

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ADVENTURE QUEST 2018

The adventure you've been looking for awaits you!  Join us for Adventure Quest

July 29th– August 3rd, 2018 at Beaver Lake Arkansas 

Our Venturing 6-day co-ed adventure challenge is affordable and is packed with fun and adventure for all high school aged youth up to 21 years of age. You'll start your adventure meeting up at Camp Geiger near St. Joseph, MO then travel to beautiful Beaver Lake Arkansas for your high adventure activity.  Majors include Kayaking, Scuba, Photography, Backpacking, Wilderness Survival, and possibly others.  Each major area is designed to help you develop a skill of your choice.  There are also several social activities you'll be able to enjoy with your friends.  For more information and to register click here:                Adventure Quest 2017   AQ 18 Trifold.pdf

Check out our past pics of Adventure Quest at our Facebook Page  Adventure QuestExternal Link

 CAMP KANZA

Camp KANZA was officially established with a grand opening ceremony on October 24th  1981.  It contains approximately 29 acres of virgin forest land, has a shelter house, latrines, water, and plenty of camping space.  It is open for all area Scouters and leaders.  The procedures below outline the camp rules and procedures for reserving its use.

To reserve Camp Kanza please contact Derek Franklin at the Hardware Store or email him.  

Camp Kanza History & Background.pdf

Camp Kanza Map & Layout.pdf

Camp Kanza Procedures.pdf

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