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The purpose of Boy Scouting is to develop in a young man the ability to do things for himself and for others, to train him in outdoor skills, and to teach him patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues. (BSA 18-629WB)



The Manatee District Roundtables are held the first Thursday of each month (Sept-Jun) at:

The Salvation Army
5328 24th St. E., Bradenton
7:00 p.m.

View the Manatee District and SWFL Calendar for upcoming events, training opportunities, etc.

Southwest Florida Council Website




September 22 - Flashback - "Built to Honor" Event

I found this picture in my email and wanted to make sure to share it here.
There was a great turn-out at the Built to Honor event for Staff Sgt. Todd Domerese and his family on June 26, 2014.
Built to Honor


September 19 - Summer Camp Trade Show

Scoutmasters, Crew Advisors, Webelos II Leaders and Committee Chairs,

If your troop plans to go to summer camp next year, help your Scouts make an informed choice as to which camp to attend. Visit the 2014 Summer Camp Trade Show and visit with over 20 of the most popular camps in the Southern Region. Learn about new program offerings and facilities. Many camps offer in-council pricing for SWFC units attending this year's trade show.

All Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Webelos II, leaders and parents are encouraged to attend. Simply click on the Summer Camp Trade Show link to register so that we know that you're planning on attending. The trade show takes place in the Council Conference Center in Ft. Myers on Saturday, October 4 from 9 am – 3 pm.

View the Summer Camp Trade Show Flyer Here

Lori Laumeyer
Office Manager
Southwest Florida Council
1801 Boy Scout Drive
Fort Myers, Florida 33907
239-936-8072 x103
800-269-8072 x103
FAX 239-936-7864
www.swflcouncilbsa.org


September 8 - Training Opportunities & Fun Galore!

September 2 - Scout Night with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Attention Scouters:

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are holding a Scout night during the regular season game against the Atlanta Falcons, November 9th at 1 pm. Tickets are $15 for Scouts and $35 for leaders/family members. This includes your game ticket, mini Buccaneers football and a chance to win a VIP tour of One Buccaneer Place. To purchase these special tickets for your unit, please complete the attached order form and e-mail it to Courtney Grovatt (cgrovatt@buccaneers.nfl.com) or call (813) 870-2700 x2573. Orders must be placed no later than October 1st to be eligible for the VIP tour drawing.

Yours in Scouting,
Bruce Hassy


August 21 - Volunteer Cleanup at Crowley Museum & Nature Center

October 17, 10:00 am - October 18, 4:00 pm. Click Here to visit the Facebook page and join.
Time to get the grounds ready for our fall season!

We are looking for school, scout and social groups to come out and assist in Trail Maintenance, Removal of invasive plants, general repairs, etc.

Volunteers will be provided with free camping, lunch, dinner and water each day.

Crowley counts on volunteers and appreciates all the hard work that helps us keep our gates open year round. Please share this flyer and sign your group up today!
*Minors must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

Tents can be provided at no charge to those wanting to camp with us the weekend of the clean-up. Please contact Jeanene with Not a Clue Adventures.

Location Address: 16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota, Fl 34240

Contact Phone # 813-789-094—Jeanene to let us know you will be joining us so we prepare enough meals!

Crowley accepts volunteers all year!


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