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Entries for January 2011

Effective March 1, 2011, what are currently known as local and national tour permits will be superseded by what will be called the tour plan. *The online tour permit system will be suspended.

The Annual Health and Medical Record was released in December 2008, and its use became mandatory on January 1, 2010. The latest update to the record consolidates all records from the National Council and the three national high-adventure base forms, enabling a single medical form to be used across all BSA activities.
In 2011 our District will be rechartering for only 10 months in order to more easily move our Charter Renewal date to January in 2012.  To help with the rechartering process, we will conduct an "Online Internet Rechartering Training & Information" class to be held February 3, 2011 @ 7pm during our Roundtable session.  (see attached flyer)  Unit Charters will be passed out at this time so please have a unit representative present to receive them.
I just wanted to make one final posting on this subject.  I am leading our Troop expedition to Philmont this summer (2011).  We still have 6-7 slots available if anyone has any interest in j...

Words To Live By....

"There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen."
-James Lovell - Astronaut and Eagle Scout