The Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club, Inc. would like to extend an invitation to the Boy Scouts in the Lincoln and surrounding area to attend our Gem and Mineral Show. The show is April 1 and 2, 2017 at the Lancaster Event Center in the Lincoln Room. If the scouts and their leaders are in uniform, admission to our event is free.

The Youth Protection (Y01) online training course will now work on mobile devices. Volunteers can access YPT at my.scouting.orgmy.scouting.org and complete the training from their tablet!

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. Please take the time to nominate that outstanding Scouter that is making a difference.

Camperships are developed to help provide life-changing camping experiences for Scouts who, because of financial challenges, may not otherwise be able to attend one of the camps or events. Contributions are sought after with an emphasis on making sure every Scout has the chance to go to camp, changing their lives through recreation, friendship, and experiences which will cultivate skills and values needed for success in the future. Learn more to make sure Scouts do not miss out.

Seven Feathers District, forging strong ties with community leaders through Eagle Scouts. Building on a concept started last Year. The Seven Feathers District held it’s Second Annual Mayors Eagle Scout Coffee in Beatrice at Valentino’s.

Join us for the Annual District Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 6pm at the Gala (2602 Park Blvd). Come and celebrate the dedication of all the volunteers and the success of Scouting across the Salt Valley District. We will be recognizing the 2016 recipients of the District Award of Merit and several other awards.

he Seven Feathers District Committee invites you to join us February 18th, 2017, 6:30 pm at the American Legion Post 237 Hall located at 301 W Eldora Ave, Weeping Water, NE 68463 to recognize the outstanding dedication of our amazing Seven Feathers District Volunteers and Leaders.


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