This is the Last Frontier Council's eNewsletter for the month of February 2011. Please click the title of any of the subjects below for more information about a topic.
Summer will be here before you know it! Start thinking now about signing up your Cub Scout for Day Camp.... Click the link above to see the volunteer leadership of the 2011 Day Camps. Also-remember that you can go to Day Camp at any of the camps - regardless of where you live!
Click the link above to see a video from David Copeland, Council Family Friends of Scouting Chair. If your Pack or Troop hasn't signed up for your presentation yet - contact your District Executive today!
The Slippery Falls Scout Ranch website has been totally redesigned! Click the link above to check it out. *Reminder* there is a payment due May 1st, and there are still many campsites available in weeks 4, 5 and 6. Visit the website for more info.
Click the link above for a letter from Camp Director Diane Hodges and more information on interviews. Interviews will be held on 2/26/11 in both Lawton and Oklahoma City.
Help us congratulate the wonderful adult volunteers and youth who were honored at the Council Annual Recognition Event. Click the link above for more information about these people who are the reason Scouting is so great.
A high-adventure camp will be held at the Diamond H Scout Ranch on March 14-19. Come experience Scouting and Venturing in the rolling hills of beautiful eastern Oklahoma. Cost is $150 per person - which is a steal for such great scenery. (Seriously - it's breathtaking.)
Scout Day at the Capitol got moved due to the Snowmageddon that hit Oklahoma a few weeks ago. Click on the above link for updated info.
The OA Spring Ordeal is set to be held May 20-22 at the Slippery Falls Scout Ranch. Click the link above for more information.
This event is the premier fund-raising event of the Last Frontier Council. On March 1, 2011 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum we will talk about how your funding can help us achieve our mission of positively impacting the lives of youth. The cost to attend the event is $500 per seat - which is almost enough to support 2 youth in the program for one year. Click on the link above for more info, or you may also firstname.lastname@example.org to find out about table sponsorships or more specific event details.
Scouting's Journey to Excellence is the new tool designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our Cub Packs, Boy Scout Troops, Districts and Councils. It is replacing the Centennial Quality Unit Awards Program as a means of encouraging excellence at all levels of the BSA. Click the link for more info. *Be sure to bookmark the link because many changes will be happening to that site over the next few weeks and months.*
Social Media & Web Links
Below are links to all the Last Frontier Council's social media links. Be sure go visit the fan-pages and click "like"! After all, a Scout is "Friendly" (Scout Law #4 ;)
Fan Page - Last Frontier Council
Fan Page - Slippery Falls Scout Ranch
Fan Page - Diamond H Scout Ranch
Fan Page - Ty Knots
Fan Page - OA MaNu Lodge 133
Twitter - Last Frontier Council
Twitter - Ty Knots
YouTube Channel - 480LastFrontier
Fan Page - BSA