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General - Popcorn Kickoff Training Sept 4th Posted Aug. 15, 2018
Is your unit selling POPCORN? Ensure your higher commission structure, send your representative to training here at the council office Tuesday, Sept 4th at 6:30pm.
  Questions - Contact Michael Vangelov
General - Mountain Man Rendezvous Sept 21-23 Posted Aug. 15, 2018
Troops, Crews, and Ships are invited to the Gunnison Mountain Man Rendezvous. Camping is available, main events will be held Saturday, Sept 22. Don't miss out!
More Information Questions - Contact Margaret Cranor
General - 2018 BSA National Camp Report DUE Posted Aug. 9, 2018
Attention all WCC Troops, Crews, Ships, please complete the attached questionnaire in reference to long-term camping (72-hours or more), NYLT, NAYLE, and Camp staff for 2018. Please complete even if your unit did not participate. Return your questionnaire to the council office no later than Monday, September 24th, 2018. If you have any questions, please give me a call.
More Information Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins
General - 2018 Cub Scout Camp Report Due Posted Aug. 9, 2018
Attention all Cub Scout Packs! Did you camp this year? We need to know. Please fill out this attached questionnaire and return to the council office by September 24, 2018. If you have any questions, please give me a call.
More Information Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins
General - September is Boy Scout Month Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Cabelas in Grand Junction is partnering with Bass Pro Shops and the Boy Scouts of America and they will be offering three Boy Scout Merit Badge classes on a rotating schedule every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights in September. Online registration will be up soon. Class sizes will be limited! Stay tuned! Membership recruiting and fundraising opportunities are open to Troops at the store, please contact Matthew Nelson at Cabelas 683-5000.
  Questions - Contact Gail Atkinson
General - ScoutMeIn Posted Jul. 31, 2018
Cub Scout recruitment is in full swing and GIRLS are welcome to join! Click on the link under more information and find a Cub Scout Pack near you today! Or give our office a call, 970-243-0346.
More Information Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins
General - Boy Scouts of America Posted May. 21, 2018
Our organization name is NOT changing. Contrary to what you may hear or read through local, national, and social media, the Boy Scouts of America is not changing their name. The BSA will continue to provide leadership and character development programs for boys and girls ages 5-20. To learn more, click on More Information below.
More Information Questions - Contact Michael Vangelov
General - ScoutBook helpful tips Posted Apr. 12, 2018
Here are some helpful tips on what to do in ScoutBook when a scout transfers to a new unit, like when a Webelo crosses over into a Boy Scout Troop;
Prior to moving a Scout to another Unit, please see that the following is performed.
1. End all Leadership positions
2. Make sure to add the new Unit Admin as a connection to the Scout with full control.
3. Remove all Adult Connections in the previous Unit by clicking Pack Roster > select the Scout > Scout Connections > locate and select the Leader > Remove Connection.
4. Edit the current membership to add an End date. You can do this by clicking Pack Roster > select the Scout > Scout's Membership > select the Current Membership > add Date Ended > Update.
5. Add the Scout under the new Unit's roster by clicking My Dashboard > My Account > My Connections > Select the Scout > Scout's Membership > +Add > Enter the Council, Unit Type, Unit Number, BSA Unit Description, Patrol(optional), and a Start Date > Update.
6. The New Unit Admin can approve the Scout by clicking Troop Roster > select the Scout > Scout's Membership > Current Membership > check off Position Approved > Update.
7. Leave your connection to the Scout until you know that the other Unit has approved the Scout, then remove your connection.
Please note, all application processes continue to be handled through the Council. The Scout's registration under the new Unit must be fully processed for Scoutbook to continue syncing their Advancement.
Additional details related to Managing Memberships can be found at:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7eow1old_bYdFhuT25aT3RDVG8/view
If you have any additional questions you may find an answer in our FAQ: bit.ly/scoutbook
  Questions - Contact Sandy Elkins