Cubs to Camp
To all Cub Scouts & Families
Please come out to Lost Lake Camp on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 9 AM – 4:30 PM for a great day packed full of fun!!
Some of the fun things we will be doing:
Meet & greet a Search & Rescue dog
Meet a Police Officer and have a look around in his cruiser
Shoot BB Guns
Shoot a Bow and arrow
See a drone up close
Lunch will be provided and you will be able to make your own ice cream sandwiches.
Please click here for flyer & sign up sheet. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at the office 907-452-1976.
If you are proud of the Tanana Valley State Fair going 100% smoke-free, we want you to volunteer as a Smokefree Ambassador
Shift length: 3 hours
2-4 volunteers per shift
Training video (mandatory viewing, about 10 minutes)
Free entry to the Fair (day-of)
Appreciation goodie bag
The Midnight Sun Council will be hosting a Sporting Clay Tournament at the Fairbanks Trap Club on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Event is limited to 15 teams of 5. Must be at least 18 years of age to shoot. Various sponsorship levels are available. Shells and Clay Pigeons are included in the price for each shooter. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. There will be many prizes and awards. Individual shooters cost $125, $500 per team.
Come on out and have a great time and support our Scouting programs!
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Please call the office at 907-452-1976 to become a sponsor or to register your team.
New Youth Protection Course MUST be taken by October 1st for all registered leaders.
Update Your Training by October 1, 2018
The Boy Scouts of America’s updated youth protection training doesn’t just talk about the dangers of child predators – it shows how they work to gain access to their victims.
In early February, the BSA introduced newly updated youth protection training that is required for all volunteers before October 1, 2018. Even if they took the previous training prior to the February rollout, it will need to be taken it again.
The updated training, which includes three modules and a test that take a little over an hour to complete, draws on research from experts in the field of child abuse and maltreatment to identify the contributing factors and threats across the spectrum of child abuse, including: bullying, neglect, exposure to violence, physical and emotional abuse, and child sexual abuse. Once completed, volunteers will not have to retake the training for two years.
New to this version of the training program are video interviews with psychologists and law enforcement professionals who discuss the root causes of abuse, how to recognize it, and how to respond.
“There is no substitute for hearing directly from experts who have spent their careers studying child predators and abusers,” said Michael Johnson, the BSA’s director of youth protection. “They shine a new light on the challenge we all face in protecting kids and how parents and volunteers can put barriers in place to keep them away.”
Some of the most impactful aspects of the training are interviews with abuse survivors, who give their first-hand perspectives. “In developing this training, we discussed whether or not to include survivor videos,” said Johnson. “It was the right decision. Their testimony is powerful and highlights how predators work and the tragic impact like nothing else.”
In addition to updated training, the BSA recently announced new policies to ensure compliance with mandatory training requirements, including:
As of January 1, 2018, no new leader can be registered without first completing youth protection training.
As of January 1, 2018, no council, regional, or national leader will be allowed to renew their registration if they are not current on their Youth Protection Training.
As of September 1, 2017, no unit may re-charter without all leaders being current on their Youth Protection Training. Registrars no longer have the ability to approve charters without full compliance.
Effective June 1, 2018, adults accompanying a Scouting unit who are present at the activity for 72 total hours or more must be registered as a leader, including completion of a criminal background check and Youth Protection Training. The 72 hours need not be consecutive. All together, it’s a bold new approach that will serve as just one part of the BSA’s ongoing effort to enroll the entire community in the fight against child abuse both in and out of Scouting.
Need help with the training? Find out more in the How-to Guide for Taking Youth Protection
Explorer Post #747 is accepting applications
Young men and women age 14 (with completion of 8th grade) through 20 years old are welcome to apply. Post #747 has been exploring all the careers at the Fairbanks Airport including; Pilots, Aircraft Mechanics, Emergency Services and Air Traffic Controllers. Email them at email@example.com for more information and download an application here!
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DON'T MISS IT!
WORLD JAMBOREE 2019
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For more than 100 years, the Order of the Arrow (OA) has recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives.