Cross-Program Activities | Cub
Activities | Boy Scout Activities | Venturing
| National and International Opportunties
For contact information see the Contact
All publicity for Taughannock District
activities should include a “rating label” indicating for which
program(s) the activity is age-appropriate. For more information, and
downloadable graphics for use in publicity, see our Scout
Activity Ratings page.
Founder's Day Event
for all programs
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Our District is planning a joint event for all of our
programs, Cub Scouts and up.
There will be all sorts of stuff to do, fun for all ages, including a
special Pinewood Derby for all programs.
Watch this space for more details as the time approaches.
See the Camping Page for Cub
Day Camp, Cub Resident Camp and Cub Adventure Weekends (including
"Boo at Barton")
Pinewood Derby Rules
The Taughannock District has established the following
rules for District-level Pinewood Derbies. Packs should consider
adopting the same rules, so that Cubs can be confident that their cars
will be able to compete equally at the Pack and District levels.
Rules - in MS
Word format (updated Jan 2018)
Rules - in PDF Format
(updated Jan 2018)
for car wheels and axles
Bi-Monthly Activities at
The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier
60 Morgan Road, Binghamton
The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier is a hands-on
children's museum. They offer workshops and an overnight snooze
experience for Cub Scouts every other month. Flyers and a Calendar
for the November 2018 to May 2019 season are available for download:
**Please register through the
Discovery Center Website**
Scout and School Program Coordinator
T: 607.773.8661 ext 205, F:607.773.8019
District Pinewood Derby
Shops at Ithaca Mall
March 9, 2019 - 10:00AM
Watch this space for details
Cub Weekends, Day Camps and Resident Camp
For information on Cub Day Camps, Cub
Resident Camp and Cub Adventure Weekends - see the Camping
page and Council
Cub Camping Page for information
Scouts BSA Activities
Winter Camporee at Camp Barton
January 26-27, 2019
Our Winter Camporee will be planned and run by Troops
4 and 55, the winners of last year's Winter Camporee.
Watch this space for details as the time approaches!
Venturing / Exploring Activities
There are no planned District Venturing / Exploring
Activities at this time.
and International Opportunities
World Scout Jamboree
Summit-Bechtel Scout Reservation
Glen Jean, West Virginia
July 22-August 2, 2019
This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for
your Scouts, Sea Scouts and Venturers - the World
Jamboree hasn't been held in the USA since 1967, and
probably won't be held here again for another 50 years. Participants at
the 24th World Scout Jamboree need to be youth members of the BSA aged
14-17. Members 18 and older can apply to be contingent leaders or on the
Jamboree staff as members of the Support Teams.
Applications are now being accepted for the US
Contingent, the Rover Brigade (support team aged 18-24) and the
International Support Team (IST) - see the US
World Jamboree Contingent web page for information, and click on
"Apply" for an on-line
Click here for the International page for the 2019
World Scout Jamboree
- Birthday between July 22, 2001 and July 21, 2005 – Youth
participants (boys and girls) must be age 14-17
- Birthday between July 22, 2001 and July 21, 1995 - Rover
Brigade - young leaders between 18-24 years old.
- Birthday before July 22, 2001 (age 18 and older) – Adult
unit leaders (age 18 and older) and International Service Team (IST)
age 18 and older.
There are no exceptions to these age limits.
Events Coming up
For the most up-to-date information on Scouting events
around the world, see the WOSM