Be a part of the Michigan State Fair and Scouting! On August 29, 30, 31 and September 1, 2014 the Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair will take place again at the Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi. The Michigan Crossroad Council will be there with a huge display kicking off the Join Scouting time of year with Hooked On Scouting. We need Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Leaders to come out to be a part of our display and share their Scouting stories. Watch your email for opportunity to sign up and take part of this spectacular event and enjoy the Fair. Click HERE for more information!
Scouting Resource at the Michigan Science CenterThe Michigan Science Center offers a full array of scouting programs and overnight adventures for both boys and girls from fall through spring.Our 2013 – 2014 programs include hands-on activities and themed educational programs designed to fulfill badge/pin requirements while providing Scouts with a unique experience.Follow this link to find out about their programs: http://www.mi-sci.org/educators-groups/scouts/.
Put Your Unit in the News
Any Scout related news items will be posted here on the Ottawa District Home Page. To submit articles all you need do is write the article and add any pictures. Email completed articles to Ottawa Webmaster, Chuck Williams. Tout activities you've done. Recognize a special Scout in your unit. Let others know of a new resource you found useful.
Eagle Project News ….
The enhanced Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook has arrived! The new workbook was recently posted on the BSA website and provides added functionality for the Eagle Scout candidate. The candidate now has the ability to insert pictures (JPG/JPEG, GIF, TIF, and PNG formats) and add captions to these pictures. Expandable text boxes have also been included along with the ability to add rows to project phases, materials, supplies, tools, jobs, and hazards. Before you download the new workbook, however, be sure you have the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. The new functionality may not work in older versions.