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The council has updated the information on our leader specific training page to reflect the following:

The Filer zone will host a leader specific training on Jaunary 17, 2015 at the Filer Stake building located at 840 West Midway Street.

The Twin Falls South zone will hold their leader specific training on March 14, 2015 (instead of the 7th). The training will be held at the Twin Falls South Stake building located at 541 Orchard Drive.

You can now sign up online for any of the next four leader specific training meetings. To sign up, visit srcouncil.org/leaderspecific.

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Scout leaders in the Sawtooth District, here is a list of food banks in our district. If you are responsible for gathering Scouting for Food bags this weekend, make sure that someone has contacted your local food bank. -Russ Nash

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The Falls District is now on Facebook and Twitter. Please help us spread the word by liking our page or following our feed: 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/fallsdistrict

Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/fallsbsa

 

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28 October 2014 - The Ma-I-Shu Lodge would like to welcome the following newest members of the Order of Arrow:

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Today, October 27, is the last day to submit popcorn sales orders and reconcile your show-and-sale account. Please contact Lynn Case or Robert Evans before 5:00pm to complete your popcorn sales.

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The 2014 Scouting for Food drive is coming on Saturday, November 1. Starting as early as October 25, Scouts will distribute donation bags to homes in their communities. All donations are distributed to local food banks in the communities where they are collected. As a member of the community, if you would like to participate in the Scouting for Food drive, watch for the donation bag to be delivered to your home, then fill it with non-perishable food and place it in a visible location by your front door early on the morning of November 1 (before 8:00am). If Scouts do not pick up your donation that morning, or if you don't receive a donation bag before that time, contact the Snake River Council Service Center at (208) 733-2067. 

If you are a Scouting unit and have questions about the Scouting for Food drive in your city or community, please contact your district executive.

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The Falls District Roundtable and Committee meetings have been permanently moved to the LDS building located at 2680 Elizabeth Boulevard in Twin Falls.

basic training logo colorThe Twin Falls Zone will host a leader specific training for all unit-level Scouting positions on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Twin Falls LDS stake building. Registration and check-in will begin at 7:30am with the flag ceremony and opening session following at 8:00am. Cub Scout and Venturing leaders will be finished by 12:00pm. Boy Scout and Varsity leaders will finish between 2:00 and 3:00pm. The Twin Falls Zone is sponsoring this training, so there is no cost to participants. This training is open to any Scout leader in any district, zone, city, or unit in the Snake River Council. Preregistration is appreciated so zone representatives can have the proper amount of food and materials on hand. Please use the form below to register. 

Leader specific training is required, basic training for all Scout leaders. It is critical for the experience and safety of the youth that leaders complete their training as soon as possible after joining a Scouting unit.

The council will hold a leader specific training on November 15, 2014 at the Scout office in Twin Falls.

The Oakley Zone will host a leader specific training on November 22 at the Oakley LDS stake building.

The Filer Zone will host a training on January 17, 2015 at the Filer LDS stake building.

 

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The new Venturing program awards have been announced and are available for review on Scouting.org. These awards are (1) the Venturing Award, (2) the Discovery Award, (3) the Pathfinder Award, and (4) the Summit Award. Click here to download the award tracking sheet.

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The forthcoming program updates to the Cub Scout program have been summarized on a flyer titled New Cub Scout Adventures in a Nutshell. Click here to download this flyer.

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