Scout Executive John Carman to Retire June 30

After 21 years as our council’s Scout Executive, John Carman will retire June 30th. John is the longest serving Scout Executive in the history of our council. John came to our council in 1997 after serving 4 years in the council in Louisville, Kentucky followed by 10 years in the Circle Ten Council in Dallas including […]

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Don’t Miss Cub Scout Day Camp!!

Cub Training

It’s almost summer and that means….Day Camp!!! Here is a list of each Day Camp / Twilight Camp by District: Crowley’s Ridge June 12-15 Jonesboro/Paragould Form Crowley’s Ridge June 18-21 Forrest City Form Foothills June 6-9 Damascus Family Form Pack Form Ouachita (Twilight) June 11-15 Bryant Form Ouachita (Twilight) June 18-22 Hot Springs Form Pinnacle […]

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May-June 2018 issue of the Scouter newsletter

The May-June 2018 issue of the Quapaw Area Council newsletter, the Scouter, is now available and can be downloaded here. 2018 May Jun Scouter In this issue: John Carman Retirement New Program Name and Campaign Upcoming Events Preparing for Join Scouting Night Tank is Getting Greasy National Youth Leadership Training Program Preview Coming in June […]

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Chainsaw Safety Workshop – June 21, 2018

DATE: June 21st 2018 LOCATION:  Gus Blass Scout Reservation Reynolds Scout Training Center  38 Hall Hendren Ln. Damascus, Ar. 72039   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 […]

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Cub Wars Welcome Letter

Thank you for registering for the upcoming Cub Wars Cub Scout Adventure Weekend May 4th – 6th at Camp Rockefeller in Damascus, AR.  We have a fun-filled event planned that everyone should enjoy.  I wanted to pass along some information so you can be prepared.  The weather forecast for the weekend is looking like fantastic! […]

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MineCamp Cub Adventure Weekend Welcome Letter

Thank you for registering for the upcoming Minecamp Cub Scout Adventure Weekend April 13th – 15th  at Camp Rockefeller in Damascus, AR.  We have a fun-filled event planned that everyone should enjoy.  I wanted to pass along some information so you can be prepared.  The weather forecast for the weekend is looking like there might […]

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Hazardous Weather Training to be Required

Effective April 30, new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained. And here is one story about why this is so important. Imagine as a leader with a group of excited Scouts you arrive at a council camp for a camporee on a rainy Friday afternoon. Saturday morning is […]

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2018 Spring Cub Scout Adventure Camps

Camp Rockefeller

Did you attend one of the Cub Adventure weekends this fall and can’t wait till the next one? Did you miss out on the fun but are ready to attend the spring events? Mark your calendars for two great Cub Adventure Weekends coming up this spring. MineCamp will be April 13-15, 2018. This is a […]

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Wilderness First Aid – Spring 2018

Quapaw Area Council is pleased to announce that it will offer a Wilderness First Aid Course this spring! April 24th (6pm-10pm) April 26th (6am-10pm) April 28th (8am-5pm) Cost: $55 per person (online registration) Space is limited to 24. (Deadline 4/16/18) Training Facility: St. James UMC (gym across from main church) on Pleasant Valley Drive on […]

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