Category: Council News

2020 Silver Beavers

On behalf of the Executive Board and Scout Executive James Westfall, congratulations to our class of 2020 Silver Beavers.  These wonderful Scouters were nominated by fellow volunteers and selected by a group of past Silver Beaver recipients who made up the selection committee (Thanks Paula Buckner for heading up this committee). The Silver Beaver is […]

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District and Council Registration

Thank you for volunteering to lead the Crater Lake Council as bring more families to the mission of Scouting.  District and Council volunteers are registered from the date of registration to June 30 of the following year.  The earliest a volunteer can be registered is July 1.  Lapsed registration will affect access to tools in […]

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Opening of Crater Lake Council Scout Shops

The Crater Lake Scout Shop in Central Point is opening to assist you in getting your Scouting Supplies.   The Bend Scout Shop will remain closed as we look for a Scout Shop Clerk.   The store hours for the Central Point store is 10 am – 5 pm. All parents and leaders are encouraged to order […]

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Crater Lake Council Online Merit Badges

The Crater Lake Council will be holding on line Merit Badges.  Information is below along with links to register.   Click Here for the list of Merit Badges and registration links. Current Merit Badges being offered include: American Heritage Art Astronomy Aviation  Bird Study Bugling Coin Collecting Collections Fish and Wildlife Eagle Required Merit Badges Citizenship […]

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National Fee Increase

Fee Increase Over the last few months, we have seen the Scouting community come together, even while physically apart, to bring solutions, relief and comfort to those in need. From making masks to supporting food banks, Scouting has been a vital partner for communities across the country. The value of Scouting is undeniable for those […]

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COVID Impact

Covid-19 Impact Like all organizations and individuals, Covid-19 has had a profound impact on the Operations of the Crater Lake Council.  The council staff and volunteers have pivoted from working on getting our programs to camp, participating in the spring nut sale, and preparing for fun Cub Scout activities to working with the state to […]

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Advancement Modifications

  Advancement Q: How can advancement be tracked remotely? Scouting units should use Scoutbook to record and track advancement. To track advancement remotely, parents should: Connect with their child’s member profile via an invitation that the unit leader sends within Scoutbook. You may also connect to your youth via the Scouting app “Add a Parent connection.” Once a […]

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Memorial Day Fallen Heroes Tribute

We are calling on Scouts across the country to build on the tradition of honoring our nation’s fallen heroes this Memorial Day by posting public tributes to our veterans in partnership with the National Cemetery Administration and by participating in the National Moment of Remembrance with a special Scout salute. Follow the steps below to […]

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Re-Opening Unit Meetings in Oregon

How to Mitigate Risk & Be Responsible Scouts Updated June 25, 2020 Units can meet, have day outings, and even campouts as long as they follow the rules outlined below and comply with all State Guidelines with clarification from the county health department, the National Boy Scout Council, and Crater Lake Council properties and camping […]

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Tuesday Afternoon with Leaders

All leaders are invited to a series of zoom meetings designed to bring discussion and information to our Scouting unit leaders on topics that are timely and of interest.  Led by volunteers, these short sessions will cover a multitude of subjects – you are invited to attend any or all that interest you.  You can […]

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