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Longhouse Council - Pathways - January 17, 2020
Vol. #2 Issue #3
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
Troop 114 has FUN with STEM
On January 6th Troop 114 traveled up to OCC to learn about Physics.
Dr. Laura Chappel who is an ASM with the Troop held class and gave the members off Troop 114 a crash adventure in Physics.
The Drones are Coming
This summer Sabattis Scout Reservation plans to launch a new program that involves flying drones. We are looking for a few drone enthusiast to help us plan and implement this high tech and timely program. Candidates must be 16 years old or older and preferably have a Drone flight certificate or other pilots course. Drones are everywhere these days and Central New York has one of the largest Drone test areas in the country.
So, contact for more info.
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
Cub Scouts Enjoy the Outdoors in Winter Too.
There is no better time to enjoy the outdoors than winter. In January and February each District is hosting an event for Cub Scouts to get out and enjoy the outdoors in the winter. There will be games, crafts, sled races, snowball challenges, and of course hot chocolate. Plan to attend a Cub Scout winter event and let your Scouts learn some new skills and have some fun as well.
Scouts BSA Klondike Derby
Every winter Scouts from Troops across the Council attend local Klondike Derbies and compete in the great outdoors. Scouts face the challenges of standard Scout events with the added difficulty of winter. Learn to start a fire in the snow, rescue someone who has fallen through the ice, and how to prevent hypothermia. Winter can be a real challenge, but once you have the skills. Winter can be as much fun as summer if not more. So, plan to attend your local Klondike Derby and have some winter FUN.
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 1/20/2020
Office Closed 2/17/2020

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