Salt Valley District

The Salt Valley District covers all of Lancaster County, southern Saunders county, and all of the units associated with the LDS church. Cities and towns served include Lincoln, Waverly, Valparaiso, Ceresco, Weston, Malcolm, Bennet, Denton and Hickman.

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A person can die from bleeding within 5 minutes. Learn proper tourniquet application and bleeding control techniques to provide immediate bleeding control to victims. This training will be featured during the February Salt Valley Roundtable.

The Klondike Derby program pays tribute to the 2018 Winter Olympics with the theme Klondike Games. Come to Klondike January 26-28th and go for the gold! Twelve activity stations will challenge Scouts both individually and as a team. While many of the activities will be very familiar to avid fans of the winter Olympics, Scouts should Be Prepared for a local twist on the traditional sports.

We have lots of new programs starting up in the new year. Check out this great new graphic that displays very nicely the new program we are launching in 2018 & 2019. We are allowing a few Cub Packs with Charter Partner Approval to start as an Early Adopter to the Family Cub Scout Program.

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest award the Cornhusker Council can bestow on a Scouting Adult. The nominations are due to the Cornhusker Council Service Center on February 28th, 2018. Please take the time to nominate that outstanding Scouter that is making a difference.

Now is time to nominate the volunteers that make Scouting great for the recognition they deserve. Then join the Salt Valley District for our annual District Dinner.

The Cornhusker Council proudly presented Saxon Strait with the Medal of Merit. This is the highest award a council can give for lifesaving or meritorious action. Who put his Scouting lessons into action by saving his brother from drowning.

Your troop can earn the Robotics Merit badge in 4 hour - hour and a half meetings. CSE will supply the Lego EV3 robots, the laptops, and the software needed, we just ask that the boys bring a notebook that they can draw in.

Join us for the first of many Camp Cornhusker Staff Reunions; on December 30th. We will gather at the Cornhusker Council Outdoor Education Center for lunch and fellowship.

Cornhusker Council Scout Shop will be having the best deals of the year beginning Monday, November 27 and going through Saturday, December 9th. Each day will have a new deal, and must be purchased that day.

The College of Cub Scouting is a Cub Scout leader's learning extravaganza - a big fun-filled experience where Cub Scout leaders and parents can increase their knowledge, improve their skills, and gain enthusiastic attitudes about Cub Scouting. Offered yearly, you get to choose from a wide variety of activity and learning sessions. Walk away with useful resources and tons of ideas!