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Cub Scout Advanced Outdoor Leader Training, October 18-19, 2014

Shooting Sports Completion Day, October 18
Check in will begin at the Leaders Lodge at 8am and shooting will begin at 9am.  Scouts need to bring their partial card with them to the completion day.  Scouts will also need to bring a bag lunch as no food will be provided.  There is no cost for this event.  Registration should be done by contacting Ralph Bumgarner at

Trail to Bobcat Events Starting October 4

Cub Scout Spook-O-Ree, October 25-26 

University of Scouting, November 1


Popcorn Sale Information Page

Area 5 Venturing "The Legacy" is now approximately 6 weeks away. Hosted by Indian Waters Council @ Camp Barstow, this event promises to be another great onet! Is your crew registered? Links to the registration portal can be found on the NEW Area 5 Venturing website - Leaders can register at

New Piedmont Council Training Website

The training you need depends on the Scouting program and position you are involved in.  This new training site is designed to help leaders find the training they need and where to get it.  Are you a new Scout leader?  Use the Get Started section to guide you to the training for your role in Scouting.

Shootings Sports Committee Needs You!

Any NRA certified rifle, shotgun, muzzleloading rifle, pistol instructors or USA archery instructors interested in being part of the council shooting sports team needs to contact Ralph Bumgarner at rbumgarner3@charter.netPlease include a copy of your credentials with your email.  Any leader who has been trained in Cub Scout BB or Archery Rangemaster, needs to be added to the council shooting sports team roster.  Please include a copy of your training card with your email.



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Piedmont Council, BSA  Phone: (704) 864-2694   Fax: (704) 867-2046                                     Piedmont Scout Reservation           
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