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ACTIVITIES & CIVIC SERVICE

If you know of activities, send information to webmaster@lafayettedistrict.org with all information, web links, etc. to be posted on this page, the main page, or the Announcements page.

For more information about upcoming events, please contact LaFayette District  Activities & Civic Service Chair Michele Harling at activities@lafayettedistrict.org.


Oct. 2.  2020 Field of Honor Flag Placing.   (This event was rescheduled from last May.)    
This event will start at 4:30 PM and is open to all Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA and their families, as in past years. Please come in full uniform and plan to be present for one hour in order to place all 750+ American flags.  If there are any questions, please contact Elizabeth Johnston at
thatmomof8@gmail.com.               
U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum
100 Bragg Blvd
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Nov. 14.  Open Shoot.   Cub Scout Shooting Sports Day at Camp Durant.  Scouts can shoot archery, rifle and slingshot during the morning session, (9 AM – Noon) or afternoon session, (1 PM – 4 PM.)  Cost: $15.00 per youth.  For more information, please contact Alicia Embry at aliciam4@aol.com. 
Scouts can be registered at:  https://occoneechee.tentaroo.com/admin2/new_account
Camp Durant, 4637 Old Carthage Road
Carthage NC 28327

Dec. 5.  Biological Wonderland Hike.  Scouts can join a Park Ranger at 10 AM. in the Flytrap Trail Parking Area for a hike along the trails. Learn about different habitats that exist within Carolina Beach State Park and how each habitat affects the plants and animals that call the park home. Wear good walking shoes and dress for the weather.   Start Location: The end of Nature Trail Lane in the Flytrap Trail Parking Area.  For more information, contact the park at (910) 458-8206.                  
Carolina Beach State Park Visitor Center
1010 State Park Road
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

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Oct. 16-18.   Scouts BSA Rail Camp.  The N.C. Transportation Museum invites Scouts BSA Troops to camp out at BSA Rail Camp.   The camp includes

·         two nights of camping

·         a full day of activities including a train ride and workshops to help scouts earn their Railroading Merit Badge. 

·         flag raising and lowering ceremonies

·         a campfire program. 

Scouts may attend with their troop or with a parent/guardian.  Registration is from Sept. 1 - Oct. 10, costs $30.60 per person.   Please contact Rail Camp Coordinator Tyler Trahan at (704) 636-2889 ext. 258 or via email at: tyler.trahan@ncdcr.gov to register.
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC 28159

Nov. 6-8.  Take Flight Scout-o-Ree.  The Baltimore Area Council’s Chesapeake District will host the 2020 Take Flight Scout-o-Ree where Scouts  will have the ability to sign up for at least one of the following merit badge classes:

·         Astronomy

·         Aviation

·         Chemistry

·         Environmental Science

·         Fish and Wildlife

·         Fingerprinting

·         Geocaching

·         Search and Rescue

·         Signs, Signals, and Codes

·         Space Exploration

among others.   Most classes will take the majority of the day with a limit of 30 Scouts per class.  In addition, Scouts can visit the following:

·         Drones & Aircraft Displays

·         STEM Career Vendors

·         Scout Skills Area

·         Environmental Activities

·         Onsite Scout Shop and food vendors

and meet with representatives from:

·         Baltimore County Police

·         Maryland Dept of Natural Resources Police 

·         Maryland State Police

·         US Coast Guard

plus other agencies/organizations.

COSTS (Meals included)

$20.00 Overnight Camping fee

$15.00 per Adult
$20.00 per Scout

EARLY DISCOUNT: Before Oct.1, a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Registrants.

LATE FEE: After Oct. 17, a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Registrants.
For more information, contact Kevin Schroeder at chesapeakeaviationday@gmail.com.  To register, go to https://baltimorebsa.doubleknot.com/registration/register.aspx# before October 31st.       
Essex Sky Park
1401 Diffendall Rd
Essex, MD 21220

Dec. 27 – 31.  2020 Coastal Carolina Council Winter Camp.  The Coastal Carolina Council invites Scouts BSA Troops to experience Winter Camp at Camp Ho Non Wah.  Winter Camp offers a full complement of merit badge courses, many of which are not offered in the warmer months. This is a great option for troops looking for a unique camp experience.

 Dates:

  • October 15 - Initial Payment of $50.00 per Scout.  Early Bird registration fee is $240.00 per Scout/ $120.00 per adult
  • November 15 - Last Day for Early Bird Discount
  • November 15 - T-Shirt Orders Due.  $15.00 per person
  • November 30 - Late fee applicable for dropped Scouts; no refunds after this date

To register for this event, please go to https://mycampmanager.com/v3/user_register.php in order to create an account.  For more information, please contact Robin Pittman at robin.pittman@scouting.org. Camp Ho Non Wah                                                                                                                      2609 Boy Scout Road 
Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487

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Nov. 7.  Safety @ Sea 2020.  From 9 AM – 3 PM, this online (Zoom) event for Sea Scouts offers the following opportunities:

·         Virtual tours of the US Coast Guard Barque Eagle and the US Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin

·         Virtual Surfboat training

·         Knots, Knots, Knots

·         Rescue Helicopter Tour

·         Virtual Coast Guard Academy Tour

·         Electronic Navigation

·         Search & Rescue Plans

·         Rescue Swimmers Interview

and more.    Cost: $5.00.  Registration begins on September 7 at https://fossom.square.site/.  This event is sponsored by FOSSOM, a 501(c) 3 charity supporting youth maritime leadership and character programs in and around the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia.   For more information, contact FOSSOM at https://fossom.org/contact/.

Dec. 26 – Dec. 31.  Venturing Crew 75 2020 Holiday 50 Miler.  Come join Venturing Crew 75 for their annual super activity, the 2020 Holiday 50 Miler in Uwharrie National Forest.  Along the way participants will see beautiful places, plus complete the hiking requirements for the 50 Miler Award. This trek will be an intense high adventure trip, open to youth and adults with backpacking experience.  Cost: $35.00 per participant if registered before October 31st.  Qualifications for Scouts: be a registered member of a Scouts BSA Troop, age 13 and older and holding First Class rank.    Participants must bring the following:

·         Up to date Medical Form.

·         All food and gear for a five day backpacking trip.

For more information, please contact Greg Carpenter via email at bsapackman@gmail.com.  To register, please go to http://www.crew75.com in late October.
Uwharrie National Forest
West Morris Mountain Campground
648 Ophir Road        
Troy, NC 27371