Save the Date - Giving Tuesday is 11-30-2021
Did you Know Smith's Grocery Store Gives to Charities Like Us
You can help us earn funds while you are shopping at Smiths. If you have a rewards card you could activate your card to donate 5% of your shopping total to Nevada Area Council as a charity. It's easy, just log into your Smith's account and search for Nevada Area Council or PQ718, then click enroll. https://www.smithsfoodanddrug.com/i/community/smiths-inspiring-donations
BSA Contingent to the 2023 World Scout Jamboree, South Korea
The BSA International Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Valdyke, from the Central Florida Council, as our Head of Contingent to the 25th World Scout Jamboree. The WSJ will take place August 1-12, 2023, in SaeManGeum, South Korea. Registration for youth participants and International Service Team members is expected to go live by November 1st. Council approval of applications will be required. Scouters interested in serving as unit leaders can submit their interest at https://wsj2023.us, the official information source for the BSA Contingent. Questions? Email Matt.Dukeman@Scouting.org.
Tannu Lodge Contingent for NOAC 2022
Tannu Lodge contingent registration for the 2022 National Order of the Arrow conference is open. Travel will be July 24 thru July 30, 2022. Please make your $100 deposit to ensure you get a spot. Deposits can be made here. Estimated cost for attendance and travel is $1,500. Anyone not able to make the deposit date or needing additional information, please contact Rick Cooley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any member looking to participate as staff or adults attending on their own should register thru the national site. https://oa-bsa.org/program/events/noac
Reminder to Units - Follow Up on BeAScout Leads
Be sure to update your BeAScout pins and follow up with families eager to join Scouting. Families by the thousands are eagerly reaching out, seeking to sign their children up for the adventure of Scouting. Please help ensure someone connects with them.
To find out more about how to manage BeAScout leads, designate someone as registration support and online registration, visit https://www.scouting.org/resources/online-registration/.
Once families have been connected and signed-up with your Scouting unit, please be sure to close them out in the system. This helps to ensure progress is tracked accurately.
COVID-19 Council Update
Read the latest COVID Scouting update for the Nevada Area Council here by scrolling to the bottom of the page.
Boy Scouts of America COVID-19 statement.
Find the CDC COVID-19 updates here.
Aged 12 or older? Schedule your COVID vaccination! Nevadans Californians
Trading Post Saturday Schedule
With the holidays the Trading Post's Saturday Schedule will change from the last Saturday of the month to being open on these two Saturdays, November 20th and December 11th.
Trading Post - Reno Scout Shop
Newer Extended Hours!***
Tuesday - Friday, 11am-5:30 pm
Saturday, November 20th and December 11th 10 am-3 pm
775-787-1111 Ext 201
***Trading Post hours are separate from Office hours.
Key Changes in the 2021 Guide To Advancement - Find out here.