Council Service Center Move Information
The Heart of Ohio Council Service Center will be moving from the current Ashland location to the new and improved Mansfield location in middle-to-late April. The plan is to be moved into the new location May 1, 2015.
The current "tentative" schedule for the move is as follows:
Last day of business at the Ashland Service Center - April 17, 2015
Volunteer Moving Day (assistance appreciated) - April 25, 2015
First day of business at Mansfield Service Center - May 1, 2015
For more information, please check out the documents below, where you can see the various supporting documents that show why the move is the right for our council at this time.
Please stay tuned for more information!
You are cordially invited to attend the 2015 Heart of Ohio Council Recognition Dinner. We will be honoring the 2014 Silver Beaver Recipients and the Class of 2014 Eagle Scouts. To register for the dinner, click here!
Please join us to honor the 2014 Silver Beavers:
Summer camp is a great chance for your Scouts to experience the "outing" in Scouting. They will have lots of opportunities to learn new skills, earn exciting merit badges, and make new friends! Make sure you get your copy of the Camp Wyandot Leader's Guide here so you'll know what's going on, and so that you can get them signed up for the time of their life!
The leader's guide for Cub Scout Resident Camp is also available! To get your copy so you can be prepared to get your Scouts to camp, click here! And what is more fun than taking your Scouts out to camp to enjoy the summer and the great "World of Fun" which is Cub Scouts! Rico Hurley the Cub Scout Resident Camp Program Director, and Laura Lyster the Firelands Reservation Director have been working hard to make sure your Scouts will have a great time this summer!
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We only have three remaining spots for Scouts interested in going to Florida SeaBase July 25-31, 2015 for the Coral Reef Sailing trek. In this High Adventure, you will spend your time living aboard a sailboat with your crew sailing, fishing, and snorkeling the Florida Keys. Total for the Sea Base adventure is $1500. If interested, please complete THIS FORM and return with payment to the Council Office as soon as possible to be one of the few to experience this unique High Adventure!
Please find attached the Unit leader application for the World Scout Jamboree. The national office and region staff are in the process of identifying individuals that would like to serve as unit leaders for the 2015 World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Interviews will be held in various locations around the region during the months of February and March, 2014. We do not want to miss
Today training is just as important as ever, as we all want to deliver the best,safest, and most meaningful Scouting experience as possible to every Scout. We often say “Every Boy Deserves a Trained Leader” and with good reason when leaders are trained, they:
- Better understand their position and their role in the unit.
- Help Scouts advance by knowing the BSA programs.
- Get a big picture view of the unit, the council, and Scouting.
- Ensure safe activities by knowing BSA policies and guidelines.
- Have more fun and feel empowered in their position!
With this being said:
Do you know if your training records are up to date?