We told you it was coming the first weekend of October... we hope you marked your calendars because it's quickly approaching. The 2020 Ethan Allen Virtual Fall Camporee is soon going to be here. Check out the event page for more information and start preparing for the Space Race! If you have any questions please email Sarah-Lynne Carrara.
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Mark your calendars for the annual
Ethan Allen District Dinner & Awards Banquet!
Saturday, April 4th, 2020
at the American Legion in Rutland
We look forward to seeing you there!
February 22, 2020
Timber Ridge Ski Area
Join us for another exciting, adventure filled day of fun at
Timber Ridge Ski Area in Windham, VT!
Camping will be available for Saturday night only.
Please refer to the flyer for information about camping.
Start your planning now - check out the flyer for more details, some preparations ahead of time will be helpful to Troops participating!
Flyer/Info Sheet ~ Registration Forms
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: