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Longhouse Council - Pathways - February 7, 2020
Vol. #2 Issue #4
Order of the Arrow Annual Celebration
2020 Lowanne Nimat Annual Bash
Join us for the party of the year! The Lowanne Nimat Bash has become a do-not-miss event and this year is no exception.
Delicious dinner buffet • NOAC 2020 Information Booth • OA Trading Post with Lodge and OA merchandise • Vigil Honor call-out • Lodge Awards • OA Founders Award
Longhouse Council Staff Recognized
At the recent Area 3 professional planning conference our professional field staff were recognized for hard work and successes in their Districts. For growth in Membership and fundraising. Congratulations to Haley Sylvan, Northern Lights, and Tri-Rivers Districts. Matt Lacy, Oneida, and Onondaga Districts, Tim Heren and Ontario District, Ron Hill and Towpath District.

Good job team and lets shoot for clean sweep for 2020.
Silver Beaver Nominations
The Silver Beaver is a national award presented by the Longhouse Council. It is among the highest honors that can be bestowed on a volunteer leader by a local council.
The Silver Beaver is presented for noteworthy service of exceptional character by councils to registered adult volunteers within the territory under the jurisdiction of a local council. Nominations and all supporting materials must be received at the Council Service Center by close of business on the last Friday of March each year. Electronic submissions should be sent to .
Please use the nomination form at
Help Wanted
Looking for an adventure this summer? Then apply to work at Sabattis Scout Reservation this summer. The Adirondack Mountains are calling your name, get an application today!

Staff Applications
CIT Applications
Training Dates
Youth Protection Training - 2/8/20 - Jordan-Elbridge Community Center
Youth Protection Training - 2/20/20 - Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
Scoutmaster Specific Training - 4/16/20 - Camp Woodland
IOLS & BALOO Training - 5/2-5/3/20 - Camp Woodland
Scottish International Patrol Jamborette
Imagine spending 10 days camping in Scotland!
 Explore Glasgow and Edinburgh for 2-3 days both pre and post Jamborette. At the Jamborette you will be paired with a Scottish patrol and live as a 'joint patrol', then go home with a Scottish Scout for up to 5 days and meet up as a group in Bishopton, near Glasgow.
There will be about 1500 Scouts and Scouters at camp from all over the world
2021 National Jamboree
Scouting’s Flagship event is one-of-a-kind. It’s a gathering of approximately 40,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases everything that is great about the BSA and its members. Held every four years, the Jamboree is an amazing opportunity for participants, volunteers, and visitors to experience the best of Scouting, all in one place.  Features include; one of the longest zip line courses in North America, a world-class skate park, ATV offerings, treetop canopy tours, rock climbing, patch trading, stadium shows, and much more!
Effective February 1, 2020
the Syracuse Scout Shop will have NEW hours
Monday – Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm
(Closed from 1:30-2:00 for lunch)
Saturday 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday Closed
For more information on events, training opportunities, and other activities happening in your district, visit your district webpage:

Other Dates of Interest
Office Closed 2/17/2020

When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.