PLC Monday, tonight, Sept. 8 at 7 PM, Aldersgate

Free Adult training this Saturday at AUMC!  
The Merit Badge Counselor Orientation will be offered for free at Aldersgate in the scout room at 9 am this Saturday, Sept. 13.  Please email Mr. Sublett @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you will be attending.  All registered MBCs need to take this training. For those that have taken it before, please come and add your wisdom to the class as well!  This training is open to the whole council, so please let Mr. Sublett know that you will be there so he can guarantee your seat.  T400 has priority seating at this time.

Fly Fishing Merit Badge
Daniel Roth (Stompy) will be offering Fly Fishing: The plan is this: 4 days starting at 6pm, August 26th, Sept. 2nd, Sept. 9th, and Sept. 16th. The 16th will be a trip to the Eno to put the learned skills into catching fish.

Personal Fitness Merit Badge
Mr. Menchini will be offering the Personal Fitness Merit Badge starting September 10th at the Northern High School track at 5:30 PM. This merit badge requires 7 meetings every other week, (September 10, 24; October 8, 22; November 5, 19; December 3). All meetings will be at 5:30 PM at the Northern High School track and are required. In addition, a daily exercise plan will be developed at that first meeting and will be followed for the next 12 weeks.

If you are interested working towards this badge and commit to these requirements, please sign up before September 8 at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084faead28a20-personal.

Personal Management Merit Badge
If you want to work on Personal Management, please sign up at the meeting, or contact Ms. Basden to make arrangements to meet. Her email is: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Communications Merit Badge
A class for this Eagle-required badge will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. in the Scout Room. Contact Mr. Konvicka if you have questions, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Scouts who are continuing to work on this badge from the spring are asked to bring their worksheets.

New Occoneechee Eagle Guide
The Eagle guide for our council's scouts, parents and troops has been revised.  Changes include:
1) District will assign an Eagle coach, if requested.
2) Separated old Req 6 into new Reqs 6 and 7.
3) Added section for methods of obtaining references.
4) Added section for fundraising guidelines approved May 28, 2014
5) Added full page on EagleRefs.org
6) Updated mailing address on reference request form.
A copy of the guide is attached.




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Our Calendar
Sept. 8                            PLC, 7 p.m. Aldersgate
Sept. 13                          Merit Badge Counselor training, 9 a.m., Aldersgate

Sept 26 - 28                    Backpacking. South Mountain State Park
Oct. 10-12                      Fall Camporee
Oct. 24-26                      First class skills camping trip (tentative)
Nov. 1-2                         Siwash
Nov. 22                          Troop Leader Training – Lockin
Dec. 6                             Indoor rock climbing lockin
Dec 13                            Bahama Xmas Parade
Jan. 9-11                        Freezeree
Jan. 17                            Pinewood Derby
Jan. 24                            Court of Honor
Jan. 31                            Ski trip (day trip)
Feb. 7                             Aldersgate Service Project
Feb. 8                             Scout Sunday
Feb 27 – Mar 2              Washington, DC
Mar 27 – 28                   Crossover
April 11                         NCSU Merit Badge College
Apr 17 – 18                    Shooting at Cherokee
May 1 – 3                       Mawat Camporee
May 9                             Court of Honor
May 15 – 17                   Stargazing Camping Trip
Jun 21 – 27                     Camp Cherokee
Jul 5 – 11                        Camp Raven Knob
Jul 29 – Aug 4                SeaBase
Aug 7 – 9                        Annual Planning
Aug 21 – 23                    Aquatics at Kerr Lake
Sep 4 – 7                         Rafting trip



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