Cardinal District

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is … to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Words to Live By

Scouting is a game for boys under the leadership of boys under the direction of a man.

– Lord Robert Baden-Powell

News

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills – Oct. 21-22, 2022 September 8, 2022 The Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) course builds and expands on the concepts and themes introduced in Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training and provides Scouters with the confidence to take youth into the outdoors.
Unit Role: New Member Coordinator June 2, 2022 The New Member Coordinator (NMC) is a relatively new role in Scouting units. An NMC invites new members to join the unit and engages with those members and their families to ensure that they want to stay.
Cardinal District Twilight Camp: June 23-26, 2022 June 2, 2022 Cardinal District will be hosting a “Weird Science” Twilight Camp from June 23-26 at Optimist Farm in Apex. Camp will last from 5:00 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. each day, with check-in and drop-off beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Cardinal District Leader Specific Training – June 4, 2022 April 19, 2022 Classroom training as a substitute for online training provides the opportunity for attendees to learn from other Scouters as well as share ideas and concerns.
Diversity in Cooking: Addressing Dietary Needs and Allergies – May 14, 2022 April 2, 2022 Professional chef Eddie Wilson will conduct this training that will be helpful to many Scout leaders. Cost is $10. Please contact Eddie at [email protected] to register and for more information.

Upcoming Events

Oct
6
Thu
2022
Cardinal District Roundtable
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Roundtable will be held in a hybrid format for the foreseeable future.

Oct
20
Thu
2022
Cardinal District Committee Meeting
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Meetings will be held via Zoom for the foreseeable future.

Oct
21
Fri
2022
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills – Oct. 21-22, 2022 @ Camp Agape
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day

The Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) course builds and expands on the concepts and themes introduced in Scoutmaster Position-Specific Training and provides Scouters with the confidence to take youth into the outdoors. Specifically, this hands-on program gives adult leaders a practical introduction to the patrol method of a Scout-led troop by teaching many of the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors.

NOTE: IOLS is required for all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, and Venturing Advisors to be considered BSA-trained in addition to the position-specific training for that position.

Location: Camp Agape, 1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina

Gathering: 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – check in (please eat dinner before you come)

Training: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Saturday

  • Bring a tent, sleeping bag and personal gear.
  • Breakfast will be provided on Saturday. Be prepared to cook your own lunch on Saturday – stoves and propane will be provided if needed.
  • Pre-packaged snacks will be provided. Please indicate any food allergies or dietary restrictions when registering.

Course fee: $20.00 – which includes campground rental, Saturday breakfast, snacks, hand-out materials, and training card.

Questions? Contact Gary Wilhelm at [email protected].

Register at https://ocscouts.org/calendar/.

Oct
27
Thu
2022
Netami Chapter Meeting @ Apex United Methodist Church, Room DC400
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • 6:30 p.m.: Fellowship
  • 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Meeting
Ilau Machque Chapter Meeting @ 6400 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
3
Thu
2022
Cardinal District Roundtable
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Roundtable will be held in a hybrid format for the foreseeable future.

Nov
17
Thu
2022
Cardinal District Committee Meeting
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Meetings will be held via Zoom for the foreseeable future.

Ilau Machque Chapter Meeting @ 6400 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
1
Thu
2022
Cardinal District Roundtable
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Roundtable will be held in a hybrid format for the foreseeable future.

Dec
15
Thu
2022
Ilau Machque Chapter Meeting @ 6400 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm