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CHECK OUT OUR RECRUITMENT POSTER - WHAT DID YOU DO LAST YEAR?

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: Giving Scouts rides to/from events ....

Posted on Jun 3 2017 - 7:13pm

Remember the BSA medical forms you filled out for your son? On one of those, you gave permission
for your son to ride with: 

Summary of 2017/2016 Advancement Changes

Posted on Mar 15 2017 - 3:10pm

To read an article with a summary of all 2017 advancement/rank requirement changes, click 2017 to read those. Requirements changed in 2016 also — click 2016 to read those. Note: These changes are cumulative and apply to ALL Scouts, regardless of when your rank advancement was started!

2017: 2016 Rank Advancement Requirements NOW in Effect for ALL Scouts!

Posted on Jan 4 2017 - 3:24pm

Attention T840 Scouts: It is now 2017 and the "new" (2016) rank advancement requirements are NOW in effect for EVERYONE! Almost every rank has additional requirements for rank advancement compared to the previous requirements. (Note: IF you crossed over to T840 in 2016, you were already using the new requirements; nothing has changed.) To see a summary of the new requirements for your next rank, click on your rank in My Profile once you have logged in to the T840 web site. For more information, see this post.

Do NOT STOP, please ... !!

Posted on Nov 3 2016 - 6:12pm

We have had several near-collisions in front of VRBC because parents dropping off Scouts do not pull all-the-way into a parking space. PLEASE help keep our Scouts SAFE by pullling into a parking space before you let them out. This will avoid DANGEROUS congestion in front of VRBC. Better yet, come on in and GET INVOLVED!! Also, please do NOT use the handicapped space UNLESS someone you are driving REQUIRES use of that space. That way it will be available to those for whom it is not only needed, but also NECESSARY. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our Scouts/Scouters SAFE!!

Scouting-related apps for your phone!

Posted on Oct 3 2016 - 3:14pm

T840 family, here is an interesting article about Scouting-related apps by the (Wood Badge-trained, Eagle Scout) editor of Scouting magazine: 
     http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2016/10/03/the-best-scouting-apps-of-2016/
Note that, while I use some of these apps, this notice is NOT an endorsement of any of them. (RWIII)

NEW Index to Advancement for BSA Handbook

Posted on Sep 2 2016 - 12:04pm

When BSA created the new BSA Handbook (13th edition), they decided to leave out the page reference index for each requirement from Scout through First Class. 
Another Scouter has created such a reference and you may find it here on the T840 web site. Apparently some future edition will add this information back .... 

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