Stay “Current” with Scouting news and information from Seneca Waterways Council
December 25, 2018
January 1, 2019
BSA Lifeguard is designed to help your Scout unit participate in aquatics activities. This 9-10 session course help you to learn how to supervise troops in aquatic activities, such as troop swims and canoe trips. If you are scout this a great way to help land a summer job (like summer camp!) As an extra bonus, it will help get yourself back in shape for the summer. Class size is limited, register early (using form available online) at the Scout Service Center by January 21st, 2019. Learn more about the schedule, cost, and qualifications.
Prepare to Race
Make sure your Pinewood Derby Car is ready to race! You will find the most up to date rules regarding the Council Pinewood Derby. All participants who are racing in a Pack, District or Council Pinewood Derby must adhere to the guidelines, so don’t be left behind! Download your copy now!
January 18-21, 2019
The 6th Annual Massawepie Arctic Challenge is happening January 18-21, 2019 over Martin Luther King Day Weekend. This is a great opportunity to experience Massawepie that very few get to see. Winter camping and activities offer new challenges for your scouts. Stay indoors or push your limits and stay outdoors, The Arctic challenge will something your scouts never forget. Space is limited so register soon before it fills!
University of Scouting
March 2, 2019
The University of Scouting is being held on Saturday March 2nd, 2019 at the Rochester Institute of Technology. This supplemental day of training is perfect for adults and youth for only $20. You can save $5 per person by registering by January 14. There are courses offered for all Scouting programs within the Seneca Waterways Council. Register now as space is limited!
February 9, 2019
The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Rochester!
Come watch their talented and entertaining antics on February 9th at the Blue Cross Arena.
Scouts will receive a commemorative 2019 Harlem Globetrotters World Tour patch!
Saturday, January 5, 12, 19, 26 – 10:00am – 12:30pm
Youth Protection Training is required for all adult leaders for Packs, Troops, Crews, Ships, and Explorer Posts. You may take the training online at my.scouting.org or in-person at the Council Service Center on any of the dates listed above. These in-person training sessions at the council office offer participants the opportunity to ask questions.
Thorlo Socks are Back!
25% off 2 or more pairs!
Keep your feet warm and dry with Thorlo socks!! These socks, with a hollow core fiber that wicks moisture away from your foot, will reduce blisters, pain and pressure to take you from a meeting to the trails and campouts. Their comfort is not to be beaten! Sale Runs from November 12th – January 5th!!
Pinewood Derby Champ Camp
January 12; 10am-2pm
Join us to learn tips, tricks and tools to make your Pinewood Derby car! Whether you want the fastest car, or the best looking car, we have the know-how and products for you! Test your car on our practice track, ask questions, and more!
Assistant Camp Ranger:Seneca Waterways Council is hiring for two part-time assistant rangers to join our ranger team at J. Warren Cutler Scout Reservation. If you are interested in this position please complete the application process through Indeed. If you know of someone that might be interested, please send them the link. We anticipate that interviews will take place in early November.
Program Aidesfor the City Scouting Outreach program – part time position. The Council is seeking high energy, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individuals to help deliver the in-school Scouting program in the City of Rochester. Candidates should be available mostly between 2:30pm – 5:30pm. Morning and Saturday hours are available as well. Contract position through July 5, 2019.