Upcoming Events

  • Sooner District Roundtable: July 10 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 201 W. Main in Moore.
  • Sooner District Popcorn Training: Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. at Norman HealthPlex (I-35 & Tecumseh Rd. in Norman).  All Unit Kernels must attend with a Unit Lt. Kernel (youth) for an additional 1% commission.
  • Scout Days at Whitewater Bay: July 25 or 26. See link at right for more information.
  • Sooner District Committee Meeting: July 24 at 7 p.m. at Memorial Presbyterian Church at 601 24th Avenue S.W. in Norman.
  • BALOO Training: Aug. 2 at John Nichols Scout Ranch. Register online at lastfrontiercouncil.org.
  • Scout Day at Frontier City: Sept. 6. See link at right for more information.
  • IOLS / OWL Training: Sept. 12-14. See Quick Link at right for more information.
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2014 Popcorn Sale — Sign-up Now!

It’s time to sign-up for the annual popcorn sale! Complete the 2014 Popcorn Unit Commitment Card and fax (405-840-1675) or email (ruth.williams@scouting.org) it to Ruth Williams at the Last Frontier Council office. Sooner District Training will be held Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Norman HealthPlex (I-35 & Tecumseh Rd. in Norman.)

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Troop 20 Merit Badge Opportunity

Troop 20′s “Badges at the Hut”

Merit badge classes will start this Friday, July 11, with Citizenship in the World (Eagle required badge). The cost is $15 per scout, and registration is open to all Boy Scouts. You may either bring a sack lunch, or you may bring $5 for pizza. Class B uniform is fine for all classes. Check-in is at 8:30 am and pick-up is at 4:00 pm. To register, please contact Michelle Smith (405-464-7128 or m.smith@occemail.com).

Scheduled Classes:
Friday, July 11 – Citizenship in the World (Eagle required)
Friday, July 18 – Citizenship in the Nation (Eagle required)
Friday, August 1 – Digital Technology
Saturday, August 9 – Pulp and Paper

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BALOO Training

BALOO: The next Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation will be held on Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at John Nichols Scout Ranch. Cost is $15, and the registration deadline is July 30. BALOO is designed to introduce Cub Scout leaders to the newly expanded opportunities for pack overnight camping, and is an energetic training that will cover everything you need to know to plan and run a pack overnighter. It’s more than just camping demonstrations—it includes ideas for outdoor activities, games, ceremonies; information on selecting and using camping equipment; how to run a campfire program (you’ll participate in one) and hands-on Cub Scout cooking demonstrations! In short, everything you need to know to make your pack overnighter a fun and successful event for the entire family! Register online at lastfrontiercouncil.org by clicking on the “Training” link at the top and scroll down to the list of upcoming training events.

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Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills Training

The next IOLS training will take place on Sept. 12-14 at John Nichols Scout Ranch. This is training for Scoutmasters/Asst. Scoutmasters. The weekend also will include OWL (Outdoor Webelos Leader) training for Webelos leaders. Cost is $30, and the registration deadline is due by Sept. 8. Click IOLS flyer for more information.

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