By John Nelson – Courtesy of the Arrowhead District eNewsletter
Last year some of you may have seen the new trail posts at Owasippe or visited www.owasipedia.net. These new markers are on parts of the Red, Orange, Blue and White trails at Owasippe as of last summer. Continue reading
Submitted by Frank Chlebek:
WANTED: CAMP COMMISSIONERS AT OWASIPPE FOR 2017! Owasippe needs volunteer Scouters to work as Camp Commissioners. You can volunteer for one or two weeks.
BLUE LAKE TWP., MI — To the relief of those in attendance, the Blue Lake Township Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday night against an application for a residential-area firearms academy. Continue reading
BLUE LAKE TOWNSHIP, MI – A firearms training academy hopes to locate multiple shooting ranges, a tower and classrooms on 61 acres of residential property in Blue Lake Township. Continue reading
Submitted by Frank Chlebek, Staff Dev. Director
Now is the time to fill out an application if you want to have a paid, or volunteer, staff position at Owasippe this summer. Continue reading
Dear Fellow Scouter:
As we begin our third program year as a combined council, I want to report on a number of matters. This includes membership increases, camp property ownership and sales, program staffing and Council leadership changes. I apologize for the length of this note, but I have not written for some time and believe you need to be kept apprised of current progress. Continue reading
Letter from Craig Burkhardt, Pathways to Adventure Council President:
Dear Fellow Scouts and Scouters … As promised, today we are distributing to all registered adult volunteers and posting to our website the following Proposed Resolution which the Operating Board will use on October 7 to begin deliberation regarding the properties and camps.
The Pathway to Adventure Council (PTAC) Operating Board established four committees to look at the utilization, financial well-being, and sustainability of all (8) PTAC properties going forward starting with the 2016 camping season. According to their report, released on 9/18/15, Owasippe’s future looks to be secure! That said, while this was the committee’s recommendation, the PTAC Operating Board will need to vote on the matter and the Regional Executive Committee / Executive Board also need to vote to officially adopt any action. Continue reading
Watch Mark Urban’s stirring aerial video of Owasippe’s beauty! Continue reading
Owasippe now has a unique facility that most Scout camps in the U.S. cannot boast of, that is an officially-registered weather station broadcasting important local weather data with photos! Continue reading