The W. D. Boyce Council Compass

"Helping you find your way to Council News & Events"

 October 29, 2020

COVID-19 - - Unit Resources

Bryan on Scouting Article - - How to find an alternative meeting location for your pack, troop, ship or crew.  

Cub Scouts - - For Den Leader Tips & Tricks, Virtual Den Meeting Resources, and Scoutbook Hacks check out

Scouts BSA Youth Award - - Help Scouts understand the science behind advise given by health departments and government agencies and the reasoning behind their actions.  The intended audience for this lesson is grades 6-12.  Click here to earn the Social Safety Health Award.   

Troops and Crews - - Has your unit offered an Introduction to Leadership Skills (ILST or ILSC)?  The purpose of ILST and ILSC is to teach Scouts with leadership positions about their new role and how to most effectively reach success in their role.  Completion of ILST or ILSC is a requirement to participate in NYLT.  The National Training Committee has created and Online and Virtual training in a 3 model course on my.scouting.  Find out more information how your unit can run an online and virtual training here.  


Silver Beaver Nominations DUE

The Silver Beaver nomination forms are due to the Council Service Center November 1st

The Silver Beaver Award is to recognize registered Scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within the council.  Anyone may nominate any deserving registered Scouter to the Council, which selects recipients for the following year to be recognized at the Council Dinner

Click here to download a Nomination Form.



2021 Cache Lake

There are 2 weeks for the 2021 Cache Lake Camp that will be opened up to a drawing on December 1st at 6:30pm 

Find out about the details about the 2021 Cache Lake Drawing and register your unit for a chance to attend Cache Lake next summer here.  



Merit Badge Clinics

Citizenship in the World - - This merit badge clinic will start November 4th and participating scouts will need to meet for the first 3 Wednesdays in November at 7pm via Zoom - - Click here for details and registration


Citizenship in the Nation - - This merit badge clinic will start December 2nd and participating scouts will need to meet for the first 3 Wednesdays in December at 7pm via Zoom - - Click here for details and registration