January 2017 Chatter: Tuscarora District

Tuscarora District

Annual Tuscarora District Dinner

The District Dinner is an opportunity for all scouters of the Tuscarora District to join together and recognize the accomplishments of the past year. This is a family affair; all are invited and encouraged to attend! We welcome the submission of any award on the personal, unit, or district level to be presented. If you know of any awards achieved this year, or have one you would like to be awarded at the dinner (to include Wood Badge!) please contact Scott at the Scout Service Center. The district awards submissions must be provided in advance (30 days) of the dinner for it to be included.

Date:January 21st, 2017

Time:5:30 p.m. Doors open
5:30 p.m. Social time
6:00 p.m. Dinner and awards

Location: Kauffman Ruritan Club
7289 Ruritan Drive,
Chambersburg, PA 17202

Cost:$13 per adult (12 and older)
$7 per youth (6 to 11)
Free under 5

For advance ticket purchases, register at: http://www.mason-dixon-bsa.org/event/1965186 or contact the Scout Service Center at (301) 739-1211.
Advanced registration is mandatory and closes on January 17th.

Journey to Excellence, 100% Boys Life, Training & Key Awards, Veterans Awards, Summertime Pack Awards, Comissioner awards.
Betty Keal Cub Scout Unit Awards
Earl Blair Boy Scout Unit Award
District Award of Merit, ;Pop Stoner
Sign up today!!!!

January District Roundtable

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

"ReCharter Night"
Valentines for Elders
Scout Sunday Ideas
Cub Scout Break-out Session

Good Eats - Dutch Lasagna

6:30 p.m. at Shady Grove

Contact Gary at 717-504-3608 if you have any questions.

November 2016 Chatter: Tuscarora District

Tuscarora District

Chairman Chat

Gary Hazard is putting together one of the best Roundtable Programs of all time! The second Thursday of each month at Shady Grove Ruritan Center. Gather at 6, start at 630, food and merriment are involved! Gary and his staff have put together great scout lessons for all levels. Last month's attendance was around 30, that will be topped for sure!

Also, the Tuscarora District is conducting a coat drive. Please donate your new or used children/adult winter coat!! Bring them in to District Roundtable on November 10th or call/text me at 717-504-3608. I will pick them up!!

Yours in Scouting
Paul Johnson
Tuscarora District Chairman

Note From the District Director

I will keep it simple this month. Here is a check list and keep up the “Good Work!”

1.) Is your Training up to date? ( Training is Mandatory)
2.) (Cub Scouts) Have you awarded all your new Scouts their Bobcat award?
3.) Do you have a unit budget?
4.) Does your unit have a fitness plan
5.) Are you tracking your units “Journey to Excellence”? (Due in December)
6.) Are you help to sell Christmas trees?
7.) Do you have leaders lined up to attend University of Scouting? Nov 19th?
8.) Have you registered your troop for summer camp!
9.) Are you doing a “Good turn daily?”
10.) Recharter begin December 1st and ends Jan 31st. (charter turn in Jan12 or before)
11.) Are you attending Roundtables?

Scott Paddack
Tuscarora District Director