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SCOUTStrong and PALA Challenge

What is SCOUTStrong? The SCOUTStrong Healthy Living Initiative integrates active lifestyles, healthy eating, and emotional fitness into everything that the Boy Scouts of America do daily. What is PALA? PALA stands for the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award and designed to motivate youth and adults to be physically active on a regular basis. Why the Challenge? Promote good

Council Internet Advancement

Scouting Advancements and Awards Online Advancement is available for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts BSA introduced a service in 2013 to councils that enables units to expedite the paperwork portion of the Advancement tracking process over the Internet. This advancement service enables units to process ranks and awards for youth members in packs, troops, teams, crews, ships and posts.

The Next Generation Committee

The Next Generation Committee for the Occoneechee Council is looking for new members! We are a group of young professionals (20s and 30s) who assist the council and build the next generation of adult leaders. If you are interested or you know someone who is interested, please contact Robert Shaw at shawrw5@yahoo.com or join our

Council Internet Rechartering

This information has been provided to familiarize unit leaders with the Online or Internet Rechartering process that our council started using in 2005. The Online or Internet Rechartering process is optional. Units can use the traditional method of obtaining a conventional rechartering packet from the local council service center and doing things manually. However, the

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