Programs

Community Activities for Scouts

Check back frequently for lists of events and volunteer opportunities for Scouts organized by other organizations.

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest council recognition awarded to registered adults for distinguished service to youth, upon nomination by the Cornhusker council to the National court of Honor of the Boy Scouts of America.

The award is made for noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by registered Cub Scout Leaders, boy Scout Leaders, Venture Scouters, Varsity Scouters, District Level Scouters and Council Level Scouters within the territory , under the jurisdiction of a local council.

The Cornhusker Council has a tremendous list of Silver Beaver recipients and we strive each year to encourage all of our volunteers to see out those who are deserving of this award, and submit their name for consideration.

The nomination form is included on this post.
The deadline for nominations is January 30, 2019

Scout night with the Stars. Two nights to enjoy the Lincoln Stars Hockey. Get a camp stars patch at both games. Tickets are $15.00. Tickets must be purchased one week prior to the game.

The new Youth Protection Training we released last spring. This is the designated Youth Protection training for all adults, regardless of which BSA program they are involved in. All volunteers must take the new training by October 1st, 2018, no matter when they took the previous training.

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.

Cornhusker Council BSA to present “Cornhusker Bill’s Wild West” featuring “Hollywood Gun Coach and World Champion Trick Gun Handler Joey Dillon” as part of entertainment offerings at Lancaster County Super Fair!

We are looking for 15 Scouters and Older Scouts to help as the Market to Market Relay uses the Cornhusker OEC on September 30th as an exchange point. Lets show them some great hospitality.
Registration is at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/m2m-ne-2017-course-volunteers-minus-gptn-tickets-34856883878
Go to Exchange Point 17 and get a "Ticket" and then show up so we can get things set-up by 1130 on September 30th, 2017.

Two Saltdog and Scouting experiences in 2017! On June 9th, take the whole family to an evening (and Overnight) at the ballpark. Then, on August 1st, the Lincoln Saltdogs along with the Cornhusker Council will host a day camp for Cub Scouts.