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Longhouse Council - Pathways - November 22, 2019
Vol. #1 Issue #20
Tuesday December 3rd, 2019
Giving Tuesday is your opportunity to share with your friends and family the great program that is Scouting and how you support it everyday.
4th Annual
Winter Soiree
December 4, 2019

Join us at  The Lodge
4355 State St. Skaneateles Falls, NY

This year's event will feature
a silent auction with items made by our own Scouts and Scouters!

There will be Hors D 'Oeuvre, Small Plate Stations, Cocktails, & Dessert
Join the Camp Masters at Camp Woodland on December 14th between 1 PM and 3 PM for an end of the year celebration. Bring a Dish to Pass and a friend that may be interested in the Camp Master program. Looking for more info on the Camp Master program contact Ron Mills at or Tim Herne at
The Longhouse Council would like to thank everyone that attended this year’s Scouting University.  
As those who attended are aware our patches did not arrive until the afternoon sessions. While we tried to ensure that everyone who was there received one, some participants may have been missed or may have left earlier in the day. 
If you did not receive your patch please send an email to with “SU Patch” in the subject line, or contact your district executive. Please include your preferred mailing address. We will collect the names over the next couple of weeks to mail out your patch to you. 

Your Training Committee 
Pack & Troop 11 Accept Grant for Longhouse Council
The Longhouse Council expresses its gratitude to Courtney Feehan and Cayuga McDonalds for the Community Partnership Grant. This grant will be accepted by the Longhouse Council’s Community Friends of Scouting program, which supports the programs and activities for our local scouts. Courtney’s contribution will also help maintain and improve our camps, support programs for Packs and Troops, offset the cost for disadvantaged youth and will provide adults with training to make sure the youth are safe.

Thanks also to the scouts and leaders of Pack & Troop 11 of Auburn for helping the Council accept this generous grant.
Pack 210 buries Community
Time Capsule

Not to be opened until the year 2044, a time capsule was buried in Minoa on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Youths from Cub Scout Pack 210 and village officials filled the to-be-preserved capsule with a stockpile of items and lowered it about three feet into the ground .
The 2020 Scottish Jamborette
Join us for an informational meeting about the 2020 contingent to
the Scottish Jamborette.
The dates for the trip are 18 July- 8 August 2020. Approximate cost of $3,500. $500 deposit secures spot. Only 12 Scout spots available with a lot of interest. Must be at least 15 years of age or 14 with unit leader recommendation and interview by time of travel.
“A Scout Made Holiday”
Is your unit crafty? Do you have a scout with a special talent? Have you made something cool while earning your Merit badges or Belt Loops. Donate it to council for our Silent Auction at Winter Soiree Themed “A Scout Made Holiday” This can be anything from Holiday ornaments, to Wood Carvings, Key Chains, tool boxes or Scarves. Anything goes. Show case what your unit or scout has learned and put your units personality into it.
Each item should include a bio of the unit or scout that it came from and the one item that is auctioned off for the highest amount at the Winter Soiree on Dec. 4 th  will win their unit a pizza party in Dec. All Submissions must be submitted to council before Dec. 1 st
Greetings from the Scout Shop!
We have received a multitude of names to put on this year’s Holiday Giving Tree… 49 to be exact! This is the most we have ever had. Please share this with family and friends that may be interested in helping out a Scout this Christmas.
Our Holiday Giving Tree is based on the Angel Trees that you see in the malls and larger stores, except ours is for Scouts. We have Scouts on here from Lions all the way up. Some need a few items, others need more.
Challenge your Packs, Troops, Crews, and Ships to donate money for a gift card at the Scout Shop, and we can then use that towards gifts for ones who were not chosen. OR come and choose a name for your den or patrol to purchase the needed items.
Either way, some Scout will be blessed by your GOOD DEED!
For more information on events, training opportunities, and other activities happening in your district, visit your district webpage:

Other Dates of Interest
January 16th, 2020 - Eagle Dinner
"Every day is not a success. Every year is not a success. You have to celebrate the good."-
Reese Witherspoon