Today we are thankful for YOU – our Scouting community. To all our volunteers, donors, professionals and Scouts – thank you for keeping the proud tradition of Scouting alive and well. Thank you for all you do for the community, the programs and each and every Scout in the Indian Nations Council. Happy Thanksgiving!
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2016 Joseph E. Cappy Class of Eagle Scouts attending the Eagle Scout and Silver Beaver Council Recognition Banquet on January 21, 2017 will be presented a commemorative LIMITED EDITION patch designed specifically for the Class of 2016 by Bill Shaffer, Troop 26 Inc. 2016 Class of Eagle Scouts attend the Banquet for FREE as guests of […]
This past weekend, seven members of the Collinsville High School’s Venturing crew traveled to Robbers Cave State Park in Wilburton, OK, to climb, rappel, and belay. This was the crew’s first activity.
Most people associate Boy Scouting with outdoor adventure – and with good reason. Scouting is an outdoor program designed to develop character, citizenship and fitness. With the Scout Oath and the Scout Law as a guide, Scouting helps a boy develop into a well-rounded young man.
Through the advancement program, a Scout can progress in rank through achievements, gaining additional knowledge and responsibilities. Earning merit badges provides opportunities for Scouts to be introduced to a lifelong hobby or a rewarding career.
In Boy Scouting, youth take responsibility for the activities of the troop. By planning and organizing activities, they develop teamwork and learn to lead as well as follow. Through the support of parents and other organizations, Scouts develop an awareness and appreciation of their role in their community.