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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UPCOMING DISTRICT EVENTS/ACTIVITIES 

Lewis and Clark Newsletter

Nov17TheScoutNewsletter.pdf

Schedule of Events/Activities

Lewis and Clark District Program Schedule 2017-2018.pdf

 

Calendar of Events

14 Dec 17  Roundtables/District Meeting, Wathena Community Center

6 Jan 18  MOS Conclave, Camp Geiger

11 Jan 18  Roundtables/District Meeting, Wathena Community Center

12 Jan 18  Venturing Winter Quest, Snow Creek Ski Resort  WinterQuest2018Flyer.pdf

19-21 Jan 18  Klondike Derby, Klinefelter Farm, Hiawatha KS  Klondike Derby 2018.pdf   REGISTER HEREExternal Link

4 Feb 18  Scout Sunday

8 Feb 18  Roundtables/District Meeting, Wathena Community Center

10 Feb 18  Benedictine College Merit Badge Academy, Atchison   Register HereExternal Link  benedictine_merit_badge_academy.pdf

10 Feb 18  Council Pinewood Derby, East Hills Mall, St Joseph  CouncilPinewoodDerbyFlyer.pdf

10 Feb 18  Scout Badge Day, Remington Nature Center, St Joseph  


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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)

PEC Venturing Calendar 2017-2018.pdf

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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 Winter Quest 2018

Calling all Venturers and older Scouts 9th Grade and above!  Put Friday night, January 12th 2018 as your date at Snow Creek Ski Resort.  Signup for basic snow skiing, intermediate or advanced, snowboarding, or tubing.  We get a great rate each year!  This is our fourth annual trip to Snow Creek.  Come join us!  Registration is now open here:   SIGNUP HERE

 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

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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