Category: Training

Youth Protection Required

September 25th, 2017 by
The protection of our Scouts remains our foremost priority and to that end, our national organization made effective September 1, 2017 that Youth Protection Training will be required for all adult leaders at the time of registration. Paper applications from new leaders must be accompanied by a Youth Protection Training completion certificate, which must be filed with the application. Because completion of YPT is now required for all leaders at the time of registration, unit leaders must obtain copies of the completion certificates from the leaders who register online before approving their application. With the upcoming renewal cycle, the Internet Rechartering system will ...
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Fall 2017 Boy Scout/ Leader Programs

August 29th, 2017 by
We have been working hard to line up lots of programs for our Boy Scouts and Leaders this fall.  You'll see lots of merit badge opportunities, youth training, and certifications that can be earned.  Bookmark this page as we will continue to update it as we add more program Sculpture MB at the CAM Date: October 29 | Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sculpture Merit Badge Class Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28412 Open to all Boy Scouts Join us at the Cameron Art Museum as they lead us in a Sculpture Merit Badge Class.  Scouts will have an opportunity to ...
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Critter Call

May 4th, 2017 by
Attention All Critters 2018 Cape Fear Critter Call Have you ever had the thought: I would love to get back together with my Wood Badge patrol.  Or even a desire to see that loud mouthed fox that drove you nuts during your course?  A few folks in the Cape Fear Council have come together and are organizing the Cape Fear Critter Call.  Why, you ask? The mission of the Cape Fear Critters is to provide financial and leadership support to the training of youth and adults in the Cape Fear Council through Wood Badge, National Youth Leadership Training, and other leadership programs. When: May ...
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Den Chief

April 7th, 2017 by
Who: Any Boy Scout interested in becoming a Den Chief When: September 30th, 2017 1:00 – 4:00pm Where: Camp Bowers               13165 NC HWY 53 W, White Oak, NC 28399 Cost: $30/Scout What is Provided? We will provide snacks and materials for all participants. What should I wear? Please arrive in a Boy Scouts Field Uniform (“Class A”) For More Information: Erik Hedblom – 910.632.4832 – [gravityform id="81" title="true" description="true"]
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Thank You For All These Years

June 24th, 2016 by
From the Desk of Beth Whitley, Cape Fear Council Registrar: As many of you have heard my last day will be June 30, 2016. There are so many people I would like to personally say a special “Thank You” for all your help and support all these years but my list would be too long. Please know that I love and appreciate you all. I started the Scouting journey in October 2000 with my son Shawn when the Cape Fear Council had a Jamboree for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts on the grounds of Lake Waccamaw. Little did I know where this ...
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Wood Badge: The Premier Adult Leader Training

April 26th, 2016 by
Wood Badge is the premier adult leadership training course Scouting has to offer, will be taught over two weekends in October and December. Wood Badge teaches high-level leadership skills by having adult participants function as a Boy Scout Troop.  Ask any Wood Badge graduate and you’ll know how meaningful the experience truly is! Those that wish to participate in this year’s course should sign up immediately.  Space is limited and filling quickly.  Registration can be completed at the Council Office or Register Here This year, we can look forward to a great course under Wood Badge Scoutmaster Bob Weagraff of Laurinburg.  Bob ...
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New O.W.L.S. Training Offered For First Time

March 28th, 2016 by
On April 30th to May 1st, our Council will offer Outdoor Webelos Leader Skills (OWLS) for the first time. This hands-on program gives an adult leader the practical skills to lead Webelos in the outdoors. Training sessions include: how to set up camp, cook meals, application of Webelos craft skills, and Leave No Trace Principles. This training is recommended for Bear leaders and Scouters that will be moving to Webelos in the fall. It will give leaders a great foundation to help their Scouts transition to the Patrol Method used in Boy Scouting’s outdoor activities.  Mr. Joel Bradford, Cubmaster of ...
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