Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Festival of the Scouting Kingdom is set to begin on
Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 9 AM at Camp Sunrise in Benson.
Troops are encouraged to set up camp on Friday, October 4th anytime after 6 PM - but must check in at the office first.
Come prepared for the best Festival of the Scouting Kingdom!
Fun Games! Delicious Food! Great Fellowship!
Patrols are asked to bring an event (medieval or scouting skills theme) for the morning activities.
Other activities to be prepared for include:
· Archery Competition
· Toss the Apples (Catapult Competition)
· Heraldry Competition
· Feed the Royal Court Competition
· Closing Campfire Skits
· Flag retirement ceremony
Camporee Flyer ~ Camporee Info Packet
Troop/Crew Registration Forms ~ Pack Registration Forms
SUNDAY August 18, 2019, 2:30– 4:30 pm
West Rutland Town Office, Town Hall
35 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT 05777
Who are invited : Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Asst. Scoutmasters & Cubmasters, Post & Venturing
Advisors, Unit Committee Chairs & Members, Scouters and Parents
Join your fellow Scouters for an afternoon of fun and valuable information such as:
More information and registration are available here.
Many thanks to those who joined us this past Saturday for our District dinner.
It was a very enjoyable evening with many friends and Scouters.
Thank you to the Rutland Auxiliary VFW for the delicious meal.
The following Scouters were recognized for their contributions:
Congratulations to all of you for keeping the Scouting program strong in our District.
Ethan Allen District Committee Chair
Scout Executive, Ed McCollin announced that Billy Gillam, Jr has accepted the position of District Executive for the Ethan Allen District of the Green Mountain Council.
In his role, Billy will be responsible for the Scouting programs in Addison, Rutland and Bennington counties focusing on growing Scouting and supporting the hundreds of volunteers who serve as leaders for the Scouting units in the district.
Billy is a native of Rutland Vermont and has extensive background in customer and community service with experience in the food service and hotel industry. He is an active member of the Rutland Salvation Army and serves on the Board of Alderman for the City of Rutland.
“He is a welcome addition to the Green Mountain Council team filling a position that has been vacant for some time, stated McCollin. We look forward to him using his skill set and relationships to move the programs of Scouting in a positive direction, creating awareness and excitement about Scouting in the area he serves.”
Please give him a warm welcome to the team. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Summer is a great time for Life Scouts to work on their Eagle Projects which makes Spring the perfect time to get a project approved! Here are some tips for preparing Life Scouts for their Eagle Project:
Topic is is Chartered Organization; who owns your unit.
Tuesday, April 10 – 7:00 PM – American Legion – Middlebury
Tuesday, April 17 – 7:00 PM – Methodist Church - Shaftsbury
Troop 110 has been busy planning this year's Sci-Fi Evolution themed Spring Camporee to be held at Camp Sunrise April 26-18, 2019. Saturday morning will have activities hosted by the Troops in attendence, the afternoon will have the main activity (in 2 parts!). Everyone will have an opportunity to participate in the closing campfire - units can perform a short skit and we will have a Flag Retirement ceremony at the end. **Note: This year, units are responsible for ALL their meals. If you have any questions contact Sarah-Lynne Carrara.
Hello fellow Scouters! Our Ethan Allen award banquet is just over a month away.
Saturday March 30th starting at 6:30 pm at the VFW in Rutland.
What a great opportunity to recognize your fellow Scouters for their hard word and accomplishments in our District.
Bring your significant other and enjoy an evening of fine food and friendship.
Do you know of someone that is deserving of Scoutmaster of the year, Cubmaster of the year, Sparkplug award, or the prestigious District Award of Merit? Time is running out to get your nominations in. The deadline is March 1st. Send all applications/Nominations to: Jim Rivers, Advancement Chair 160 Lower Hardscrabble Road Bristol, VT 05443 firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is the link to the District Award of Merit: www.scoutingvermont.org/district-award-of-merit.html
Last year was a great time. I am hoping that we will have even a larger group in attendance.
Come on out for an evening of fun. Meet some old friends and make new ones.
RSVP to me if you plan to attend or if you have any questions.
The flyer is available here with more information.
I hope to see everyone there,
Ethan Allen District Committee Chair
2019 Ethan Allen Klondike Derby / Winter Olympics
Feb 23rd Timber Ridge Ski Area
31 Glebe Mountain Road - Windham, VT
Each troop will need to bring the following supplies;
Please register and prepay before the event. No payments will be accepted at the event. (Registration form is available at http://www.scoutingvermont.org/ethan-allen-district-activities.html
Schedule of Events
8:00-9:00: Arrival and Group check in. Please check in at the welcome tent. Unit numbers, # of participants, and payments must be confirmed at arrival.
9:00: Welcome & Opening ceremony. Explanation of events, locations, and requirements.
9:30-12:30: Open Event areas. Open skiing.
12:30-1:30: First 8 events close. Lunch stoppage. Troops prepare their own lunches.
1:30-2:00: OA elections. Groups planning on holding elections please notify at check in.
2:00 – 3:00: Dogsled Race
3:00: Closing ceremony and awards
3:30: Groups depart