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The certifications offered are: NRA Rifle Instructor and NRA Shotgun Instructor. These are the certifications required by the Guide to Safe Scouting to operate a Rifle or Shotgun range for Scouts and Venturers. This training experience will consist of instruction conducted in a single 8hr session for each shooting discipline. Saturday will consist of NRA Rifle Instructor Training and Sunday will consist of NRA Shotgun Instructor Training. All attendees must have completed the Basics of Shooting course for the instructor…Read More »
Virtual Merit Badge College he Cape Fear Council is excited to offer a Merit Badge College during spring break from March 28-April 1 and April 18-22. Merit Badge Classes will be offered as a morning session and an afternoon session, each session will be $20. Morning classes will begin at 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Afternoon classes will begin at 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. While most merit badges can be completed during the class time, there are some…Read More »
Join us at the Ft. Fisher Aquarium as their staff leads us into the world of Oceanography. Participate in lab experiments with real marine biologists and visit the salt marsh to conduct field studies. There is much planned for the day and as part of the registration fee each Scout will receive a Merit Badge Pamphlet, worksheet, and all merit badge materials. 2 adults are needed to help chaperone the class. Email Martin.Clemmer@scouting.org if interested.Read More »
We are proud to announce our partnership with the Wilmington Railroad Museum in Wilmington to offer the Railroading Merit Badge. Scouts will meet at the Railroad Museum here in Wilmington, take a tour, then participate in some discussions and activities to cover all requirements of the merit badge. All Scouts should attend in Class A uniform and bring along note taking materials. A merit badge book, workbook, and blue card will be provided as part of the registration fee.Read More »
We are proud to announce our partnership with the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington to offer the Animation Merit Badge. Scouts will meet at The CAM where they will receive docent guided tour of the exhibits and art instruction from a CAM certified professional instructor. Scouts will work on understanding the principles of animations and develop projects based on these animation techniques. All requirements of the merit badge will be covered in class. Scouts should attend in Class A uniform…Read More »
We are excited to partner again with the Bald Head Island Conservancy to offer a merit badge program where Scouts will take the Environmental Science merit badge as a one day event. With generous donors agreeing to underwrite much of the cost of this program to ensure this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is available to as many Scouts as possible. The cost of the program is $35.00 which includes ferry tickets and all merit badge program supplies. Scouts will be exploring the…Read More »
Join us for our first Cub Scout Mini Golf Tournament hosted by Jungle Rapids! The event is scheduled for April 2nd at Jungle Rapids (5320 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403) and is available to all Cub Scouts (one parent must be in attendance to help keep score). There will be two playing divisions, the Jungle Division which will have Lions, Tigers, and Wolves compete and the Rapids Division that will feature Bears, Webelos, and Arrow of Lights. Jungle Division…Read More »
Welcome racers to the Coastal District Pinewood Derby hosted at Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park! For the first time we are going to be having an OPEN race which means anyone can sign-up to compete. To be the best, you have to race the best! Please keep an eye on your email for the event schedule closer to the day of the race. We encourage everyone to attend the car check-in will be held the night before the race. …Read More »
The certifications offered are: NRA Pistol Instructor and NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO). These are the certifications required by the Guide to Safe Scouting to operate a firearm shooting range for Scouts and Venturers. This training experience will consist of instruction conducted in 8hr sessions for both the NRA Pistol Instructor session and NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) session. Saturday will consist of NRA Pistol Instructor Training and Sunday will consist of NRA Range Safety Officer Training. All attendees must…Read More »
Welcome racers to the Lumber River District Pinewood Derby hosted at St. Luke United Methodist Church (1501 Turnpike Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352)! For the first time we are going to be having an OPEN race which means anyone can sign-up to compete. To be the best, you have to race the best! Please keep an eye on your email for the event schedule closer to the day of the race. Looking forward to seeing everyone soon and bring your…Read More »
Refund Policy Fees are generally not refundable; however they are transferable to other Scouts in the same unit. Full refunds will only be considered if requested in writing using the Activity Transfer/Refund Request Form a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of Council organized activity (cub camp, merit badge days, jamboree, Philmont, etc.) and are subject to approval by the Council Camping Committee.
Partial refunds may be given for later requests due to emergencies, medical situations or mandatory summer school. Requests for partial refunds must be received in writing by the Program Director no later than 10 days after the conclusion of activity and will be reviewed by the Council Camping Committee. Notify the Program Director immediately if a Scout may not attend activity due to illness, injury or a personal issue.
All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and mailed to the Council Service Center attention Program Director or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attention: Activity Transfer/Refund Request. Please include how the check should be made out, who it is to be mailed to, and all pertinent information in relation to the reason for the refund.