The National Pike District 

Serving the youth of Howard County, MD

District Chair: Dan Lentz
District Commissioner: Jeannette Wild
District Director: Taadie Robinson 443.573.2527 / Taadie.Robinson@Scouting.org


Download the District Calendars!
2020 (updated 6/3/2020)


Sign-up for District SMS Information!

https://bit.ly/NPDPACKLDRS          https://bit.ly/NPDTROOPLDRS          https://bit.ly/NPDCREWLDRS

(Or click the respective links below each code)  


Baltimore Area Council has created a ONE STOP SHOP
in response to COVID-19 at www.baltimorebsa.org/COVID-19

Be sure to see the 6/20/20 update including guidance on Unit Activities, Broadcreek, Scoutshops and more.
See BSA's helpful 
Restart Scouting Checklist.


SCOUTING CONTINUES!

National Pike Fishing Derby goes virtual!  Registration is live now HERE.

District Virtual Roundtables - 2nd Monday of the month including July
Cub Scout Virtual Roundtables - 1st Month of the month including July
Details and Event Fliers HERE

Scouting For Food - Front yard Food Drive
The Scouting for Food Front Yard Food Drive was a great success! 

We stocked 9 food pantries with 3,158 food items collected in 56 “front yards” working over 220 service hours.
SFF Front Yard Food Drive is officially over, but if you’d like to hold your own food drive, details are at the
SFF website.

Camp Cards - Frontline Heroes Campaign continues through July

Adventure in a Box - Cub Scout rank- and age- specific activities
Order your box HERE

University of Scouting - September 26, 2020

Council Spring Recognition Banquet - October 27, 2020

National Jamboree - July 21-30, 2021; BAC Contingent is accepting applications  HERE.


National Jamboree - At the Summit in West Virginia on July 21-30, 2021.  Join Troops for Boys, Troops for Girls,  and Crews.  Crews will set up camp in the International Area with Scouts from 15-20 countries. This is nothing like summer camp.  See  videos (1, 2) about different areas, aquatics, shooting, BMX, rafting, climbing, etc.

Spots will soon be in short supply.  Ensure yours now.  Jamboree Troops and Crews will form and begin meeting at the end of summer.

Find out more at BAC's National Jamboree Blitz Meeting, July 14, (NEW TIME) 6 PM - Meeting Link.


BSA Statement on Racial Equality

BSA issues a statement on Racial equality, and announces plans to create an Eagle required merit badge on diversity and inclusion.
BSA provides additional
Diversity resources.


Membership Fee Increase beginning August 1, 2020

Membership Fee Increase notice
FAQ
Infographic


Youth Protection Training - YPT, and Position Specific Training

YPT for Registered adults must be valid for the entire charter year.
Leaders, especially Direct Contact Leaders should complete Position Specific Training.
Courses are available at
my.scouting.org.  Course lists to be fully trained are HERE.


Inclement Weather Policy
The National Pike District follows the Howard County Public School System policy for cancellations due to inclement weather.  When HCPSS cancels after-school or evening events, the district's activities - including Roundtables and the OA Chapter Meeting - are also cancelled for that afternoon and/or evening.  The safety of our Scouts and Scouters is our primary concern.

 

The National Pike District Key 3
   Dan Lentz – District Chair
   Jeannette Wild – District Commissioner
   Taadie Robinson – District Director



UPCOMING EVENTS - Click on any event listed below for more information:

Webmaster: Please contact Jeannette Wild - email: jdwild@comcast.net
or the District Director, Taadie Robinson - phone: 443-573-2527 / email: taadie.robinson@scouting.org

 
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