Chainsaw Safety Course Scheduled

This workshop is free to participants, primarily aimed at forest landowners, emergency responders, and anyone who operates a chainsaw. This course covers all aspects for BSA certification requirements and is a requirement to run a chainsaw on any BSA properties. Lunch will be provided. Dana Hinkley, of Berlin, NH, has done numerous safety workshops for […]

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Council Achieves Journey to Excellence Gold

“Journey to Excellence” is the Boy Scouts of America’s coun-cil performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and councils. It is meant to encourage excel-lence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA. In 2016, and for the first time, the Quapaw […]

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Saracen Spring Outdoor Training

Spring 2017 Training Schedule Saracen District Quapaw Area Council, BSA For more information, contact David Scoggins – Training Chair Email: dscoggins@aol.com   ALL REGISTRATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO THE COUNCIL OFFICE Participants MUST also email David Scoggins to confirm registration Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 24, 2017   COURSE: BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) Description: […]

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March District News

The Saracen District is happy to announce the huge success of the 7th Annual Cub Fun Day and Merit Badge University. The district is happy to announce that there was a total of 82 youth and adults that participated. Cub Scouts were able to shoot bow and arrows, shoot BB guns, and launch model rockets. […]

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NOTICE OF CONTROLLED BURN

In accordance with our 600-page professionally developed forestry management plan for the Gus Blass Scout Reservation, we periodically conduct controlled burns on various portions of our property. In a contract with the Natural Resource and Conservation District (NRCS,) this spring we will conduct a controlled burn of approximately 800 acres. This will begin in February […]

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You are invited to the 2017 Camp Rockefeller Beaver Day!

YOU ARE INVITED TO BEAVER DAY AT CAMP! 2017-beaver-day QUAPAW AREA COUNCIL, BSA ANNUAL CAMP BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS CLEAN UP/FIX UP WEEKEND   COME CAMPING AND JOIN IN THE SCOUTING FELLOWSHIP AS WE PREPARE CAMP ROCKEFELLER FOR ANOTHER GREAT CAMPING SEASON. SATURDAY, MARCH 18th 2017 EVERYONE CAN HELP, EVERYONE IS NEEDED! HIGH ENERGY A PLUS! […]

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KEY PERFORMANCE TRACKERS NOW AVAILABLE HERE!

Several Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help the volunteer leadership and staff of the council track progress on goals and strategic planning benchmarks established by the Executive Board of the council.  Three of those key areas are:  Volunteer Involvement (District Representative Attendance at Council-Level Operating Committee Meetings), New Adult Leader Training Completion, and Youth Advancement (Primarily […]

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