Welcome to the Benjamin Tallmadge District web site.
Greetings from the staff of the Benjamin Tallmadge District !
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NEXT ROUNDTABLE is DECEMBER 14th at the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,
located at 372 Terryville Road in Terryville NY.
PLEASE NOTE: There will be a Special Collection taken at this Roundtable in memory of former Suffolk County Council Registrar, Ginny Palladino, who passed away from cancer. You're encouraged to bring cash or checks made out to the "American Cancer Society" so that we can make a District donation in her honor. Thank You!
UPDATED ON: 11/15/2017
SIGN UP FOR THE BT CHARTER NIGHT !
Click HERE to get to the Scheduling Page for November 21st.
For Charter Night Flier Information, click
For the Update Instructions for Internet Rechartering, download this Powerpoint presentation shown at Roundtable. Click
THE 2019 PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH REGISTRATION PORTAL IS NOW OPEN !
If your Troop or Crew wants to register for a trek in 2019, click HERE
The Portal closes on November 26th!
EAGLE SCOUT PALM REQUIREMENTS, CHANGED ON AUGUST 1, HAS BEEN REVISED !
to see the REVISED rules regarding awarding Palms.
The National BSA has fixed a problem.
NEW REGISTRATION FEES GO INTO EFFECT ON DECEMBER 1, 2017
Because of an increase in the National Registration Fee and the Council's supplemental liability insurance fee, the new charge for each registered Scout and Adult will be $39.00 per person. The Boys' Life subscription rate remains at $12.00 for 2018.
PARTICIPATE IN OUR BENJAMIN TALLMADGE LOGO COMPETITION AND PATCH DESIGN !
Help give our District's logo a fresh look for the Suffolk County Council's 100th Anniversary.
for all the rules and submission criteria.
Hurry, the deadline is December 1, 2017
REMINDER FOR PURCHASES AT SUFFOLK SCOUT SHOP
If you are a Unit Leader making Unit purchases at the Suffolk Scout Shop using either a Unit Check or a Unit Account, you are NOT supposed to be charged the New York State Sales Tax. These are supposed to be "Tax-Exempt" purchases.
Make sure that the store clerk has entered your transaction as a Tax-Exempt purchase.
We are confirmed for our RT meetings for this school year at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 372 Terryville Road, Terryville. It is across the street from Terryville Elementary School, just up the road from St Gerard Majella. There is ample parking right behind the building The only rule is NO COFFEE or TEA. The start time is the same:
7:15 gathering for a 7:30 meeting.
For the Trail's End 2017 Popcorn Fundraiser Dates & Contact Information
IMPORTANT: POPULATE YOUR "PIN" !
Currently the primary method for new families and interested youth to find out more about Scouting is the BeAScout.org website. Individuals can visit the site, put in their zip code and find out units in their area. When they click on a unit they are given contact information for that unit so they may either call or send an email to find out more.
We realize many of you may NOT be the Top Leader or Committee Chairperson of the unit but we need you to check out your pin at www.BeAScout.org
. Put in your zip code and when the units come up click on your unit and see what information is listed. If the information is the council it needs to be changed to the unit information. Now if it's not populated here is the information you need to populate the pin. Please be aware that Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Crew Advisors, along with the Unit Committee Chair and the Chartered Organization Representatives are the only volunteers who have first-time access to set up the BeAScout.org pin. These leaders will then be able to set up a total of 6 individuals in the unit to access the editing features of BeAScout.org.
Apply to the 2019 World Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve
Winter Camporee on January 5-7
"University of Scouting" on March 24
International Peacelight Service on December 3
Cub Scout Fun and Faith Day in January
Beefsteak Dinner Flier for April, 2018
2018 Florida Sea Base Volunteer Training Conferences in January
All Training Dates including High Adventure Training dates now posted
Eagle Scout Fundraiser Application Information
Eagle Scout 2017 Application
Eagle Scout Guidance Information Packet