Welcome to the Benjamin Tallmadge District web site.
Greetings from the staff of the Benjamin Tallmadge District !
NEXT ROUNDTABLE is JUNE 9th - BAITING HOLLOW SCOUT CAMP
UPDATED ON: 5/28/2016
THANK YOU to all our volunteers that came to Calverton National Cemetery on Saturday morning to decorate all of the gravesites. I really appreciate the patience shown by our Unit Leaders, especially while waiting for additional flags to arrive at certain sections. We discovered "mouse-eaten" flags at section 20 besides the shortages at sections 10 and 11. The cemetery staff is aware that their counts need to increase for next year.
The delays in leaving the cemetery, by way of the main gate, were due to an incoming funeral procession of nearly 100 cars! Yes, our Saturdays are still normal work days for the staff at Calverton. You just can't predict these situations.
If you have any additional comments or remarks, please don't hesitate to contact Frank Bailey. We can pass these comments along when we "de-brief" with the Calverton staff.
See you NEXT SATURDAY at 9:30 a.m. for the flag pick-up!
Want to know more about the new LION Pilot Program?
Watch the National Webinar just released! It runs about 30 minutes.
Lots of great information that can be incorporated into your orientations and trainings including the brand new website: www.scouting.org/Lion
DISTRICT AWARDS PRESENTED AT OUR ANNUAL DINNER
on Saturday, May 7th
Our SPARK PLUG Award Winners from the Pack & Troop Levels...
And from the Venturing and District Level.
District Executive Bobby Rabbitt presents the Paddy Clarkin Award to MJ MacArthur
and the AKELA Award to Nina Kelly.
Kathy and Al Westrich are inducted into the BT Senior Patrol !
THE 2016 SUMMER BADGE PROGRAM
for the Detailed Information and Registration Form
POPULATE YOUR "PIN"
Currently the primary method for new families and interested youth to find out more about Scouting is the BeAScout.org website. Individuals can visit the site, put in their zip code and find out units in their area. When they click on a unit they are given contact information for that unit so they may either call or send an email to find out more.
We realize many of you may NOT be the Top Leader or Committee Chairperson of the unit but we need you to check out your pin at www.BeAScout.org
. Put in your zip code and when the units come up click on your unit and see what information is listed. If the information is the council it needs to be changed to the unit information. Now if it's not populated here is the information you need to populate the pin. Please be aware that Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Crew Advisors, along with the Unit Committee Chair and the Chartered Organization Representatives are the only volunteers who have first-time access to set up the BeAScout.org pin. These leaders will then be able to set up a total of 6 individuals in the unit to access the editing features of BeAScout.org.
Cub Scout Fun Day on June 11
Council 2017 Philmont Contingent Dates are set
Den Chief Training - June 4th at BHSC
Outdoor Ethics Program Courses (formerly "LNT") at Schiff Scout Reservation
NYLT Summer Course - August 20-24 at BHSC
Eagle Scout Recognition Certificate from Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War