Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolution to get involved with the District Committee? You can do it! Join us this Wednesday, Feb 24th @ 6:30 PM at Ramstein High School, and bring a friend! There will be treats—and an opportunity to make Scouting in Barbarossa better!
“Scouting’s Journey to Excellence” is the BSA’s council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and councils. It is meant to encourage excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA. Journey to Excellence 2016 covers January 1, 2016 to December 31,…Details
You’re invited to the first Barbarossa District Committee meeting of 2016! There are a number of vacancies on the Committee and plenty of opportunities to make a difference in ways that align with your interests and time. People like you make Scouting possible—so come join us! Who: Current Barbarossa District Committee members and any adult…Details
The Boy Scouts of America launched the SCOUTStrong Be MedWise Award, providing the opportunity for Scouts to earn a patch for learning about the safe and appropriate use of medicines and bolster their commitment to healthy living.
Check out the award requirements at http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BSAFit/MedWise_Award.aspx.
The Scout-A-Thon is a great way for your unit to help raise funds for the unit and the council; plus there is the option to earn prizes!! You can do a Hike-A-Thon, Bowl-A-Thon or come up with your own idea! Dates: Sept 1st through Dec 1st 2016 Prize list will be available Sept.15th! Leaders Guide: SCOUT-A-THON-UNIT-LEADER-GUIDE-2016…Details
This camporee focuses on backpacking and Outdoor Ethics. You will not be car camping. In fact, you will be leaving your cars in Harlingen and catching the ferry as pedestrians. You must carry all your needs for the weekend with you in your pack or perhaps a small trolley shopping cart. Be advised that the…Details
The Edelweiss District Fall Camporee 2016 will be a challenging and fun experience to test each Scout’s skills and teamwork. During this year’s Camporee the theme will be “Highland Games”. This Camporee will consist of Five events that will make up the patrol challenge portion of the Camporee. The patrol challenge will use the patrol…Details
Camp Overview Camp Start Time & Date: from 5:00pm, Friday Sep 16th, 2016 (Late Arrival Start: 09:00am, Saturday Sep 17th 2016) End time and Date: 10:00am, Sunday Sep 18th, 2016 Location: Scoutcentrum Buitenzorg Address: Amsterdamsestraatweg 51, 3744 MA Baarn, The Netherlands Cost: $34.50 USD/ 30 EUR per person. Saturday only: $23 USD/ 20 EUR A…Details
Save the Dates!
Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster, Cubmaster, Den Leader, Pack & Troop Committee Challenge
When: Sat, Sept 17 8:00am to 12:00pm
Where: LDS Chapel in Kaiserslautern
Contact: Chris, Training@BarbarossaDistrict.org
When: Sept 30 to Oct 1
Where: Camp Kachina
Contact: Chris @ Training@BarbarossaDistrict.org
Friends of Scouting (FOS) is the annual fundraising campaign that helps Transatlantic Council provide life-changing programs and services to young men and women. It’s a vital source of income that makes Scouting sustainable locally. If you’ve not yet arranged for an FOS presentation in your Unit, please contact Michael Mouritsen, our District Fund Development Chairman…Details