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Do you have a buddy that would like to join Scouts BSA?  Great news for you-you will receive an additional 5 shots for everyone you get to join. 

***Additional shots can be purchased for $.50 shot or twelve additional shots for $5.00

Outdoor Preparedness/Adventures is the Cornhusker Council’s adult outdoor training weekend. Here participants can work to be trained and certified in both BALOO (the Cub Scout Leader Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) as well as the Scouts BSA Adult Leader IOLS ( Introduction Outdoor Leaders Skills) courses plus a little something extra from some of the most dedicated Scouters in the Cornhusker Council as they share some of their expertise beyond the badge.

Work as patrols with this hands-on course providing adult leaders the practical outdoor skills, they need to lead Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA members in the out -of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Cub Scouts and Scouts the basic outdoor skills.

***All participants need to take the BALOO online training in order to get credit for both IOLS and BALOO

**** This is an overnight campout course, tents are required.

Do you like make things like jewelry, tea towels, or wood signs? Do you like to make something else? We are having a holiday bazaar and craft fair on December 12th and would like for you to join us. We would like to fill up with homemade items! All you need to do is fill out the application and mail or bring it in.

Congratulations to our July-August Popcorn Top Sellers!

Over the last few months, we have seen the Scouting community come together, even while physically apart, to bring solutions, relief and comfort to those in need. From making masks to supporting food banks, Scouting has been a vital partner for communities across the country.

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has worked to keep the membership fee as low as possible. Unfortunately, operating costs have continued to rise and COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee to maintain the program.

A new Cornhusker Council Innovation Committee is forming. The Committee will be led by individuals, who are parents of Scouts, community leaders, Scout volunteers, and Scouts themselves.

The national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.

Cornhusker Council has not filed for bankruptcy. Meetings and activities, district and council events, other Scouting adventures and countless service projects are taking place as usual. There should be no change to the local Scouting experience.


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Over the last few months, we have seen the Scouting community come together, even while physically apart, to bring solutions, relief and comfort to those in need. From making masks to supporting food banks, Scouting has been a vital partner for communities across the country.

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has worked to keep the membership fee as low as possible. Unfortunately, operating costs have continued to rise and COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee to maintain the program.

The national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.

Cornhusker Council has not filed for bankruptcy. Meetings and activities, district and council events, other Scouting adventures and countless service projects are taking place as usual. There should be no change to the local Scouting experience.

All adults registered in the BSA have been asked to complete a new background authorization form in order to register for 2020. The wording on the form has created some confusion we would like to clear up.

We all know how truly amazing our Scouting parents are. They go above and beyond, and they constantly ask what they can do and how they can help.

In many ways, they are our best asset to help demonstrate the value of the Boy Scouts of America and to talk about what this great organization means to American communities.

So, we want to make you all aware of a newly-formed group called “BSA Parents” that has just launched on digital and social media.

The group was formed by and is run by parents of Scouts. The group came together so parents can use the Internet and social media to talk about what Scouting means to them. As you can imagine, this is powerful stuff — we're excited to share their launch video and site here: https://www.bsaparents.com and on social media (please see bottom of this article).

We also want to let you know that while BSA helped with some seed funding to get them off the ground, this is an independent organization. They are not affiliated with BSA and they formed to help parents tell their stories. It has no dues, it offers no programs, and is not competitive in any way with our Councils. Their mission and stories are ones we want to support!

We are excited to see so many people taking up the message of Scouting. We hope that you will share this site and these videos with parents in your area. More people need to see and hear from the parents who are so involved with — and so passionate about — Scouting. The BSA’s character building programs are essential for our youth and we are excited for parents to help propel that message forward.

BSA Parents on social media:
Twitter: @BSAparents
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BSAparents
Instagram: @bsaparents
Youtube: www.youtube.com/BSAParents