UPCOMING EVENTS, TRAININGS,
& OTHER GOOD THINGS

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AUGUST 2022
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Cub Scout Summer
Day Camp 

There is the option coming just for the day or for overnight camping for those that want to experience an evening under the stars at Gamehaven Scout Reservation.  

  • Date:  August 20th

  • Day camp ONLY:

    • 9am – 5pm

    • $25/Scout, $20/sibling, $15/parent

    • Activities:

      • Swimming

      • Archery / BB Guns

      • Free time activities including nature, archeology, tinfoil boat races, trading post, and more

    • Lunch provided

  • Overnight “Adventure Pass” option:  Aug.19-21st  

    • Campers may arrive any time between 6pm and 8pm on Friday the 22nd.  There will be no program on Friday

    • After-camp program includes trading post, more swimming, and campfire

    • Campers depart by 11am on Sunday morning.  Sunday program includes an interfaith service.

    • $45/Scout, $40/sibling, $35/parent (this includes the fee for the day camp)

    • Saturday Breakfast and Supper, and Sunday Breakfast provided.

    • GSR does not provide tents, Friday supper, Sunday Lunch, or any crackerbarrel

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Deadline Wednesday, Aug. 17th
Deadline Wednesday, Aug. 17th

Gamehaven Council Awards Dinner

Celebrate an evening with those volunteers who are being honored for their hard work in Scouting this past year. 

Deadline to register for dinner- Monday, August 8th

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2022

Time: 5:30PM

Where: Gamehaven Scout Reservation -5015 Simpson Rd, Rochester, MN

Cost: $30/per person

Registration Deadline: Monday, August 8th

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Scouting Social at
Elmers Auto & Toy Museum

Gamehaven Council and Gateway Council

are offering a special Scouting Social Fundraiser

at Elmers Auto & Toy Musem

Mingle over drinks, appetizers, games and raffles benefiting local Scouts!

  • Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022

  • Time: 4-8pm

  • Where: Fountain City

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SEPTEMBER 2022

Game Design
Merit Badge Class

 Game Design is hosted b y Magikids.org​

Two sessions required to get badge:

  • Session 1- Saturday, Sept. 3- 1-3pm at Gamehaven Scout Reservation

  • Session 2- Saturday, Sept. 24 - 1-2pm on Zoom to review assignments

  • Cost is $45 - paid when registering

  • Pre-requisites will be emailed  ahead of first class

  • Questions? - Contact is Brady Geary 507-361-5345

  • Class availability is 20 Scouts

Sign up for this class is on Tentaroo

Scoutmasters or parents can sign up the Scouts

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Registration is now Open.

Any problems or questions regarding registration please call Barbara at 507-361-5340. Thank you

Wakpaota Awards Potluck Picnic
Thursday, September 8, 2022

DATE: Thursday, September 8th

TIME: Dinner/Social 6pm, Awards at 7pm

WHERE: Park outside of Lands Lutheran Church in Zumbrota

WHO: All district and unit leaders

FOOD: Barbeque cookout, potluck appetizers and dessert. 

AWARDS PRESENTED:

  • District Award of Merit

  • District Scouter of the Year

  • District Distinquished Scout

  • Guide Star

RSVP: Email Ray Goranson at foozie101@hotmail.com for a potluck assignment

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Killen Classic Sporting Clays Fundraiser

It's Time to Get The Team Together!

Saturday - September 10th

  • Registration(Check-In) - 10am

  • Lunch - 10:45am

  • Flag Ceremony - 11:50am

  • Shoot Begins - 12:15pm

  • There will be awards ceremoney immediately following the shoot.

  • Saturday warm-up is from 10am-11:30am

  • Snacks and beverages served before awards ceremony

  • Once again, we are having a raffle, and an auction to bid on some great items. 

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OCTOBER 2022

Wakpaota Fall Camporee

September 30, October 1st and 2nd. 

@ Lazy D Campground

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Brush up on your Dutch Oven cooking skills, saddle-up for horse rides, maybe go on a hike or climb the fire tower.  Scouts are pre-paid thru their registration fees. Adults are $10 to attend. If you want to do horseback riding there is a $30 charge paid to the Campground. 

Troops must register their Scouts and adults on the Tentaroo site. If you need assistance with tentaroo please take a look at the Tentaroo User Guide page

NOVEMBER 2022

Ten Commandment Hike

Saturday - November 5th
9am-3:30pm

What is the Ten Commandments Hike? It is Scouts and adults Hiking from one house of worship to another in Rochester. The route this year includes Christ United Methodist, First Presbyterian, Calvary Episcopal, The Mosque, Salvation Army, Co-Cathedral of St John, Greek Orthodox, B'nai Synagogue, St. Mary's Chapel, Church of Christ, and Trinity Lutheran. 

  • Cost is $5 per person

  • Participants will bring sack lunches with a stop at midpoint of hike. 

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