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Camp Freeland Leslie Transition

As many of you are aware, the Three Fires Council Executive Board decided in March to put Camp Freeland Leslie up for sale. This was done to ensure that victims of past abuse are properly compensated and that Scouting can continue in the Three Fires Council community. While we are still looking forward to a happy, healthy 2021 summer camping season at CFL, an offer has been accepted on the property at this time.

We appreciate the feedback we have gathered from our Scouting family via town halls, email, and social media. We thank you for taking the time to be engaged in this matter. We know that this is a difficult and emotional decision for many of our members and alumni. Please use the resources below to help answer any questions you may have.

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Cub Scout Day Camps - "Weird Science!"

Sign up for Cub Scout Day Camp this Summer and enjoy a week of “Weird Science”! Explore a week full of fun activities, share with friends/family and find new and exciting activities centered around science.

For Cub Scout aged Scouts, siblings and friends entering 1st grade thru 5th grade in the Fall of 2021. For children entering 1st grade in the Fall (Tiger Scouts), a parent is required to attend with their child.

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Join the Camp Freeland Leslie Summer Staff!

Looking for something to do next summer? Camp Freeland Leslie is looking for qualified Staff members. Apply now to fill positions in aquatics, food safety, archery and more for the summer of 2021. Click here to apply today!
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Camp Freeland Leslie Registration is now open!

The Midwest’s premier patrol method summer camp is set for another amazing summer in 2021! Join your friends this summer at Camp Freeland Leslie for axe throwing, patch trading, the root beer cantina, log rolling, a High Adventure Scout program for older Scouts and much more.

Camp Freeland Leslie is also a bike friendly and compact camp that is easy to get around. With four scheduled merit badge sessions daily and an open session, you can tackle as many advancements as you wish or relax and have fun.

Since we had a successful 2020 at CFL using the cohort program we are preparing for 2021 to get back to normal, but we are also ready to adapt to ensure a great summer camp experience. At Camp Freeland Leslie the choice is yours. Reserve your campsite today before space fills up!

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Family Camp at Camp Big Timber

Family Camp at Camp Big Timber is two days and one night of unforgettable family adventure.

Conveniently located in Elgin there are activities for you and your child to enjoy together including archery, BB guns, Games, STEM activities, rock climbing, a campfire and more!

There are two sessions available to begin your summer and end your summer. Click here for more information.

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You Are Not Alone - Introducing Virtual Dens!

In light of the rapidly changing impact of the pandemic on our families and our Packs, the Three Fires Council is reaching out to help bridge some gaps. In January, we are establishing an alternative virtual Cub Scout Den program that will offer remote support and activities for families and Dens that are finding it challenging to meet, advance in their ranks, and/or have enough Den mates to enjoy all the fun of Scouting.

To accomplish this, we have a few Den Leaders already, but are looking for some more dedicated volunteers that are familiar with the Cub Scout program and have the ability to help some Cub Scouts continue their journey during the current pandemic. We need engaged volunteers to be Den Leaders to support Cub Scouts who do not feel comfortable participating in groups, Cub Scouts who have no Den Leaders for their rank, or Cub Scouts who have few or no other Scouts in their current dens. You may be a current Den Leader with a planned program already that could mentor a few more, or maybe a former Den Leader that could take a full den.

If you're interested in being a virtual den leader, contact Roberto Aguilar at Roberto.Aguilar@Scouting.org

More information on Virtual Dens.

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Silver Beaver Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America acting through the National Court of Honor. This award is for distinguished service to youth by a registered Scouter residing within the Council. Candidates for this award must be nominated. Self-nominations are not accepted. Nominations are due March 1, 2021. See nomination form for further instructions.

Nominate a Volunteer.

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