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  • Merit Badge Summit 2016 Cornerstone District Merit Badge Summit  Feb. 6; Feb. 20; Feb. 27 7am-1pm at the Bentonville High School.Cornerstone Merit Badge Summit registration is open. Each Scout can register for up to 3 Merit Badges. Fees are $12 per Merit Badge if registered by January 22, 2016. $15 per Merit Badge after January 22, 2016.  Please remember to pick a 4th alternate Merit Badge.Some Merit Badges requirements cannot be completed in class, all Scouts/leaders are encouraged to review requirements prior to attending class so that you will come prepared. All Scouts are expected to attend all 3 classes; Feb. 6; Feb. 20; Feb. 27.Merit Badges Available:ARCHITECTURE, FIRE SAFETY,ART, FIRST AID, CITIZENSHIP IN COMMUNITY, GRAPHIC ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2016, 12:10 PM by Jose Estrada
  • 1/29-1/31 Troop 450 Leadership Training Weekend Our annual Leadership Training weekend will be held 1/29-1/31 at Mr. Moore's cabin in Ponca.  This is weekend is for all Scouts of all ranks and ages.  Communication skills, planning, leadership skills and the patrol method.  We will be performing a service project to show our appreciation for Mr. Moore's hospitality.  In addition we will have some great Scouting games and a hike. Confirm your attendance by 1/18.  Final details via SPL's email.    
    Posted Jan 12, 2016, 12:00 PM by Jose Estrada
  • Scouting for Food 2016 February 6 & 13th Troop 450 will participate in Scouting for Food, the national service program for Boy Scouts of America's "Good Turn for America". In partnership with the Harps Food Stores and KFSM TV5 News, the council-wide service project begins Saturday, February 6, 2016 as Scouts distribute bags in their neighborhoods to announce the upcoming food drive. Scouts return the following Saturday, February 13, 2016, to pick up and deliver donations to the First Presbyterian Food Pantry.  In addition, we will be collecting donations at the Harps on Walton Blvd from 8-12pm.  We will meet at the First Presbyterian Church afterwards to collect the donations. Mr. Hamilton will be sending a email with final details.  Bags have ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2016, 11:40 AM by Jose Estrada
  • Little Rock City Trip December 4-6 By: Carson de la RosaWe have a great trip coming up to Little Rock, Arkansas. Our trip will include the following;Little Rock High School (Arkansas 9 Historical Site)USS Razorback SubmarineClinton Presidential LibraryArkansas Museum of Discovery      This is a great experience to see our state capital.  We will be staying at the Hampton Inn in Little Rock, breakfast included.Any questions please feel free to email me.Hope to see you there!
    Posted Nov 17, 2015, 1:50 PM by Jose Estrada
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We follow the Bentonville School District on holidays and weather related closings. If school is closed, we will not have a meeting unless otherwise noted.

 




The Boy Scouts of America was founded in 1910 and has helped young boys grow into fine young men and prepared them with life skills for life’s challenges.

Boy Scouting is a year-round program for boys ages 11-17. Through the Boy Scout program, young men can achieve the core objectives of strengthening character, personal fitness and good citizenship.

See the cool stuff Boy Scouts do.  Take the link to ScoutTube and view videos produced by Boy Scouts that examine the Scout Law.


Does Scouting Work?
Scouting’s goal is to prepare young people for life, but does it work? Scouting was put to the test over the course of three years, when a research team from Tufts University worked with the Boy Scouts of America’s Cradle of Liberty Council to measure the character attributes of both Scouts and non-Scouts — all with a goal of better understanding the character development of youth as it was happening. The project, which was funded by the John Templeton Foundation and led by Dr. Richard M. Lerner, surveyed nearly 1,800 Cub Scouts and nearly 400 non-Scouts under age 12 using both interviews and survey data. In the beginning, there were no significant difference in character attributes between the two groups. By the end, however, the differences were striking in several areas. Read the whole story in the links below.
From: Scoutingwire October 19, 2015

2016 Summer Camp @ Camp Orr
We are scheduled to attend the week of June 12-18
Looking forward to getting back to Camp Orr.  Lots of merit badges to earned.  List of Merit Badges Offered Be sure to review MB prerequisites!

Summer Camp at Camp Orr

High Adventure 2016:



Be sure to visit the Base website for more information. 

All Scouts attending must meet the age, rank and swim requirements.SEA SCOUT BASE WEBSITE