Fall Camporee: Explore Marietta

Register by September 25th here: https://scoutingevent.com/467-exploremarietta

This event is for Scouts BSA, Venturers, Explorers, and Cub Scouts! All are welcome to join us for a weekend camporee exploring Marietta, Ohio! Cub Scouts and their families are also given the option to come for just the day, Saturday. Register today here: https://scoutingevent.com/467-exploremarietta

Important Summer Camp Reminders:

We are just days away from welcoming our first week of campers. Staff has been at camp training, and preparing for almost two weeks. As your Troop prepares to come to MVSR please remember – we need your help to ensure the safety of all our campers. Please reveiw all of the following prior to arrival at camp:

Open-Letter-from-Council-Leadership-to-adult-leaders-attending-camp.pdf

Arrival Times

Cohort Assignments

Campsite Assignments

Temperature Tracking Chart and Participant Statement (Required)

Screening Checklist

Camp T Shirt Design

COHORT ASSIGNMENTS- UPDATED

Unit Meetings – Safety First!

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Muskingum Valley Council is putting safety first in all decision-making regarding programming at the Council, District and Unit level.
Now that many of the Covid -19 related restrictions are lifting, units are now able to begin meeting again in-person provided they have the approval of their Charter Organization and follow the following guidelines:

Units are permitted to hold in-person meetings with 10 or fewer members in a group setting.

Multiple groups of 10 may meet at the same time in the same location, but each group of 10 should remain independent of one another and the groups should not intermingle adults or youth members within those groups.

Units must receive approval from their chartering organization to begin meeting.

Proper Social Distancing should be practiced by all those in attendance at meetings. At least a 6-foot distance between all individuals who are not immediate family members.

Leaders and Scouts should wear face coverings any time they are unable to maintain social distancing.

Proper sanitizing measures (hand sanitizer, surface cleaner, soap and water) and handwashing should be available and encouraged.

Prior to attending any in-person meetings, parents should self-screen themselves and their Scouts:

  • Temperatures should be taken. If a temperature screening is 100 degrees or more, you should not attend any Scouting function.
  • If you, or anyone in your family has been exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 within two weeks of your meeting, you should not attend any Scouting functions.

And remember – all Youth Protection policies and two-deep leadership policies should be followed to ensure the continued safety of our youth members.

If you have any questions contact the Scouting Resource Center at:

                                                    740-453-0571

Camps get green light!

Other camps may be a Myth, but MVSR this summer will be Legendary!

Today we got the news from the Governor’s office that resident camps may open anytime. We have already shared our health and safety plans with the Coshocton County Health Department and they thought they were great. We will continue to tweak these as we learn more.

Thank you all for sticking with us during this time of uncertainty. Patience and perserverence won the day. Now it’s time to get your scouts packing for camp!

New Membership Fees Announced

We have confirmed the following updated membership fees for 2020:

(Reminder:  In addition to these national fees, rechartering youth and adults also pay a $3.00 Council Service Fee.  This fee helps provide accident and sickness insurance for members during Scouting activities.  Total due at recharter will be $69 per youth and $45 per adult.)