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.

FREE Fun for the whole family! Join us for our annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday December 9th, 9am – 1pm

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!

The Cornhusker Council is pleased to announce that Sam Bates will join the Boy Scout of America staff as a District Executive for the Seven Feathers District. This vacancy was created by the promotion of Will Cover to Council Program Executive. Sam begins her career with us on Monday, November, 6th, 2017.


National News

The BSA’s Board of Directors unanimously approved welcoming girls into our iconic Cub Scout program and delivering a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout. A unique approach allows us to maintain the integrity of the single-gender model while also meeting the needs of today’s families.

Effective September 1, 2017, Youth Protection Training will be required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application.

With the recent annual number of Eagle Scouts earned averaging more than 50,000 nationally, it can be easy to forget that some communities go years, or even decades, between Eagle...

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What started as a fun family vacation became a frightening experience for two brothers when one began drowning while swimming. Brothers Jake and Josh L. were swimming in a lake when Jake...

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