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214 Webelo Scouts, 220 adults, and over 100 volunteers braved the cold November air to have Arrowquest this year, which means progress was made on more than 600 Webelos achievements. Lots of pictures from the event are online. A huge thank you to all the volunteers and especially to our Arrowquest leader, Dawn Langley-Brady. Thanks Dawn!!!


Eagle Scouts Greg Hamilton and Tony Yawn of Reeves Construction ran the Engineering Activity Badge for Pack 2 based out of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Evans, GA. The boys had an exciting and edicational experience and made progress towards their Arrow of Light. More details are here.


Scout shop update. Holiday hours, several sales, and news about a Pinewood Derby prep event in January are on the Scout Shop Page
Scout Shop Outerwear Promo:
Red Washable Wool Jacshirt was $69.99 now $52.49
Softshell Black Jacket (waterproof, windproof, and breathable) was $59.99 now $44.99
Green Raincoat (Men’s) was $49.99 now $37.49 (Youth) was $44.99 now $33.74

Pinewood Derby Prep at the Scout Shop

See us now for everything from kits to tools to decorating accessories. We have books with speed secrets and great design ideas. The shop will be putting on a Pinewood Derby Event in mid-January (date to be posted soon). We’ll give you help with car weigh-ins, tool demonstrations, and runs on the test track. Please come in with your kit and ideas and we will help you turn it into a reality.

Yamasee District Winter Camporee is December 26-29, 2014 at Camp Daniel Marshall. All Scouts and Webelo Scouts are welcome, but sign up is limited to the first 125 Scouts and 25 Webelo Scouts who sign up. Register Now! Registration and all information can be found HERE

Scouts Cameron, Dallen and Fisher completed the Welding Merit Badge at and after our council's summer camp!



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