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Welcome to American River District

Growing and supporting Scouting in Western Slope El Dorado County, the city of Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Gold River and Mather

                                                       
Roundtables are Virtual!

Our monthly meeting will be the 2nd Thursday using Zoom video conferencing. Join our E-list so we can make sure you get the invite.  


Here are some links to help you with the Coronavirus:

This FAQ Will Help You Navigate Advancement During Coronavirus

National Council statement on COVID-19:  go to  https://www.scouting.org/coronavirus/  

ScoutShop.org Website Remains Open and Can Ship Products to Your Home
  For information about advancement and award items, contact customer service at customerservice@scoutshop.org.

Merit Badges for social distancing:  58 badges Scouts can complete at home

Fun projects for kids that you can do from home

District Awards Recognition Ceremony: We will be doing our inaugural 2020 American River District Awards Recognition Ceremony on May 14 at 7:00pm. We're not sure yet if we'll be able to do a potluck dinner; at the very least, we'll recognize our outstanding Scouting volunteers over live video. Nominate someone worthy in your unit by filling out this survey.

Camporee: Postponed to fall. Open to all Scouts BSA troops and Venturing crews. Interpatrol competitions and close location make the event great for new Scouts! Theme this year: S P A C E. More details to come in the following months.

Cub Family Campout: Also postponed to fall. Open to all Cub Scouts and their families at River Bend Park in Rancho Cordova, in partnership with Three Rivers district. Weekend program includes STEM activities, crafts, two dinners, and campfire program. Theme is WEiRd Science. Only $20 for all participants. For more info and to sign up, follow this link: http://www.gec-bsa.org/event/2020-three-rivers-cub-family-camp/2633748

Flag Stands: Our district is in search of a set of flag stands. If your unit happens to have an extra set you'd be willing to donate to the district or resell for a decent price, please let me know.

VFW Scout of the Year

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is offering a Scout of the Year award for the following:

Scouts who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.

More details are available on the application on the VFW website.  

The application should be submitted to : Kenneth Davis Trustee of Folsom Post 6604

916-261-8981 or email at:lzuplift@juno.com

American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

To apply for a similar award through the American Legion, follow this link.  All details and the application are available on that page.

Wreaths Across America

As you are planning your Scouting year, service is one item to balance your calendar, consider dealing with this organization to lay wreaths at military cemeteries for holidays such as Memorial Day, July 4th and Veterans' Day.  Their website is https://wreathsacrossamerica.org

District Key 3

District Chair, Terry Tocci
District Commissioner,Terry Bohlen
District Executive, Nick Rogness

District Webmaster: Karen Rich

 


Roundtable Meeting:

Who: Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Webelos Leaders, Den Leaders, Tiger Partners and other unit leaders
When: Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm
Where:  Online via Zoom video conferencing! Login/create your Doubleknot account and subscribe to the E-list for American River District.

 

 

Upcoming Events

November's Council Connections will be held virtually via zoom.  Click the link below to join the...
Come be a part of history, as this event will be the Order’s first-ever national induction weekend! Candidates are expected to have no other...
SHORT TERM CAMPING ADMINISTRATION There is a new National Policy, which takes effect January 1, 2021: A short-term camp is any council or...
2020 Takachsin Chapter Leadership Training November 21, 2020 Virtual   Time: 8:00 AM--3:30PM   Lunch will cost $5 in...
Get outside and get healthy with our 5K Jingle Bell Fun Run December 5-6.  Pick your time and route, complete the run/walk with your family and send...
SHORT TERM CAMPING ADMINISTRATION There is a new National Policy, which takes effect January 1, 2021: A short-term camp is any council or...
 

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