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Map to location THUNDERBASE 2014 - Where the Adventure Begins!     
05/02/2014 to 05/04/2014
3:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Ross County FairgroundsMap to location
344 Fairgrounds Road, Chillicothe

Mark your calendars now and plan on attending the biggest and most adventuresome Council event ever!

The participants patch is above and was developed by Chris Johnson and Dan Mitchell, both Council VOA Officers. The segments can be earned by the following participation at THUNDERBASE 2014...

LEGACY attends the closing show
REVERENCE attends the interfaith worship service
ADVENTURE is daytime participation/passport completion
SERVICE participates in the Messengers of Peace service project
FELLOWSHIP is the "stayed overnight" segment as said person has participated in fellowship by camping with their unit.

In order for us to deliver the adventure, we need many volunteers to assist with the activities. If you are a volunteer and would like to help with an activity or you are a unit leader and your unit would like to assist with an activity, please let us know.

Please email if you have any questions.

Cost: $35 early bird through December 31, 2013

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Map to location Catholic Scout Camporee     
05/16/2014 to 05/18/2014
6:30 PM - 10:00 AM
St. Joseph ChurchMap to location
5757 State Route 383 N.E, Somerset

This year's theme is "Prayer"

Day Program, Grades 1-5: This program is available to male and female youth in grades 1 through 5 with adults/leaders accompanying.

Weekend Program, Grades 6-12: This program is available to male and female youth in grades 6 through 12. They will explore Living Your Faith, while they seek to understand who Christ is calling them to be. *Adults and leaders are encouraged to attend the Lay Apostolate Formation program.

All participants will be in groups with others of similar age where they can have fun by getting to know each other through skits, discussion, crafts and games.
See Registration link for more details!

Cost: Grade 1-5/6-12: $15/$25 before May 12, $20/$30 after

Contact: Catholic Committee on Scouting
Kevin Miller Chairman, DCCS


Map to location Philmont 2014    
06/22/2014 to 07/05/2014
3:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Simon Kenton Council, BSAMap to location
807 Kinnear Rd, Columbus

Philmont 2014

To be eligible to attend you must be a First Class Scout and 14 years of age on date of arrival or have completed the eighth grade and be at least 13 years of age.

Departure: Sunday June 22nd by bus and train
Each Scout must be in BSA CLASS A UNIFORM!!

Return: Sunday July 5th to Port Columbus

Trek / Tours: Roundtrip transportation from Columbus to Philmont, all fees, meals, accommodations, transportation, taxes and gratuities included. Planning side trips to Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak.

Cost: Deposit -$300.00
Payment 1 (10-1-13) $400.00
Payment 2 (12-1-13) $400.00
Payment 3 (2-1-14) $400.00
Payment 4 (4-1-14) $400.00
Total $1,900.00

Make Checks Payable To :
Simon Kenton Council BSA
807 Kinnear Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212

Send your deposit as soon as possible to reserve your slot. Late payments are subject to cancellation unless prior arrangements have been made with Mike Dalton. For more information, please contact Mike Dalton ( or Valorie Ashburn ( at the Columbus Service Center, 614-436-7200.

For registration, please fill out the flyer and mail it back the Simon Kenton Council, BSA

Cost: 1900.00

Contact: Mike Dalton Event Coordinator

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