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Golden Spread Council Highlights- May 2013

Posted in Council News by goldenspread on Wednesday, May 1, 2013


Camp Don Dining Hall  Blog 

As you all know, we have started the construction on the new Dining Hall.  To keep you abreast on what’s going on, we have created a “Blog” for you to visit periodically.  We will update you on construction and have pictures so you can see the progress being made.  Take a look at the blog today.

Blog Link

Injury Reporting 

Unit-level volunteers must report to the council any incident that requires treatment beyond Scout rendered first aid.  If, say, a cut finger or a twisted ankle is treated on site, no report is needed.  If a cut finger requires a visit to the doctor and stitches, the report must be submitted along with any relevent photographs, doctors’ forms etc.  The incident form is located at the link below or on our web site in the forms (safety) section.

2013 Bsa Lifeguard Training  NEW

We are offering a BSA Lifeguard Training on May 18th at Camp Don Harrington.  The last day to register is May 3!  If you plan on attending or know someone who is, they must register ASAP. This training has been listed on the website for some time so this is your last opportunity before the Summer!


Online Registration

2013 Pistol Shooting Opportunity 

New at Camp MK Brown Summer Camp will be a Pistol Pilot program.  Only 11 Councils across the entire Boy Scouts have been approved for this and we are one of them!  Come to Camp MK Brown this summer and if you are 13 years old or 8th grade, you can shoot our pistols!  Watch for more info and specific details soon!  Sign-up for Camp MK Brown now! See the link below.

Camp MK Brown Summer Camp

Cub Scout Resident Camp  NEW

The Cub Scout Resident Camp information and online registration is now available.  The theme this year is “Treasure Trove” and we are excited about all the activities planned for your Scout.  Please look at the information flyer and online registration links below.

Information Flyer

Online Registration

Summer Camp Staff NEW

We are searching for the best Boy Scouts and best venturing Scouts to be part of the BEST Camp Staff!  If you have a Scout who fits the mold of a staff member, please have them contact Scott or Chase at the Scout office today.  Hiring for the summer is about to begin.  Applications can be found at the link below.

Camp Staff Application

Camp Cards  NEW

Congratulations to all the units and Scouts who participated in this awesome Fundraiser.  There will be lots more Scouts attending camp this year thanks to Camp Card Sales!  The Top Selling Boy Scout was Jacob H. from Troop 10 and the Top Selling Cub Scout was Evan K. from Pack 100!!

Cub Scout “Fun in the Sun” Day Camp  NEW

The Fun in the Sun Day Camp information is now available at the link below.  One day Saturday Camps are very popular and great value for the price.  All Scouts should experience camp and we hope you will consider one of many to attend this year.


Online Registration


Scouts still interested in attending this awesome training course can still register. May 17th is the absolute deadline and fees must be paid in full on or before that date. Please visit the link below.


Participant Application

2013 Boy Scout Summer Camping  NEW

The 2013 Camp MK Brown Leader’s Guide is available at the link below.  You should have already started your summer camp planning and we hope Camp MK Brown is your first and only choice!  If you have not registered your Troop yet, please call the Scout Office at 806-358-6500 and reserve your camp spot now.  The first week is full but we have openings for the 2nd and 3rd weeks.

Camp Leader’s Guide

Programs and Training NEW

If you haven’t visited the Council Home Page lately, you are missing out on tons of information!  We have many trainings and activities already listed for 2013 and here they are:


No scheduled events see your District page for activities taking place in your area!


Fun in the Sun Day Camps

Cub Scout Resident Camps

Boy Scout Summer Camp

Council Home Page

Pack Celebration  NEW

Pack 1 from Amarillo will be hosting a celebration on May 11 from 2-4pm to celebrate their 50th Anniversary!  All are welcome to attend this event at Ridgecrest Elementary School.

Shooting Sports Weekend Camps – Camp Don Harrington  NEW

July 12-14  & August 2-4

Pistol* Rifle* Shotgun *Archery *Blackpowder

Information Flyer

Online Registration

Scout Shop   NEW

Have you visited the Scout Shop lately?  They have some really cool items for sale!  If you need summer camping supplies or Jamboree uniforms etc. now is the time to come in and look around before the rush takes place!

2013 Eagle Scouts  NEW

Last Name Unit Number District
Bowling T-4 GE
Gwyn T-4 GE
Gwyn T-4 GE
Earls T-98 GE
Wihelm T-54 GE
Fick T-142 LW
Miracle T-97 GE
McElwain T-79 GE
Hughes T-404 AW
Fierro C2012 GE
Andis T-472 AW

Memorials and Tributes

In Memory of From
Kyle Kacuaskus Averitte Riney, Mayfield LLP
Kyle Kacuaskus Averitte Barrry Peterson
Kyle Kacuaskus Averitte Lovell, Lovell, Newsom, Iscern
Kyle Kacuaskus Averitte Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Niegos
Ronald Price Mr. & Mrs. C. D. Elliot
Ronald Price Robert McGinnis
Lester Myers Mr. & Mrs.  M. J. Hamrick

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