Health & Safety Resources

The safety and well-being of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. We know there are questions and growing concerns about how COVID-19 (coronavirus), will affect our local Scouting programs. We continue to monitor developments regarding COVID-19 both locally through our County Health Departments and through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Friends of Scouting $60,000 Matching Grant

August Family Creates Legacy for Scouting On Monday, March 9th, the August Family announced a $60,000 matching grant to the 2020 Friends of Scouting appeal of the Seneca Waterways Council, Boy Scouts of America.  All new gifts to the campaign, as well as gifts with an increased amount over last year, will be matched dollar […]

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College of Commissioner Science

Commissioners new and old alike should plan to attend the Area 3 College of Commissioner Science. Continuing education for commissioner service is the backbone of unit support. Please plan to attend this important training on Saturday, April 18, 2020 in Syracuse, NY. A full course catalog with all offerings is available for download here. Registrations […]

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National BSA Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection – What that means for our council.

National Organization of the Boy Scouts of America Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and what that means for Scouting and for Seneca Waterways Council. Read Stephen Hoitt’s (Scout Executive/CEO) letter to Seneca Waterways Council families helping to clarify what the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection means for local council. SWC Family Letter – BSA Chapter 11 (PDF) This […]

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Cutler’s Environmental Conservation

DURING the summer of 2019, LIFE IN THE FINGER LAKES staff writer Nicole Landers and photographer Bill Banaszewski covered the environmental conservation efforts being implemented by the volunteers and staff of Seneca Waterways Council’s Camp Cutler property located near Naples, New York. Guided by Sr. Ranger Jeff Emerling, they toured the Scout reservation and quickly […]

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Council Solo Treks

If your scout is looking for that next challenge of high adventure, but is having a hard time convincing the troop/crew, then we have an answer for you! Solo Treks will give your scout that opportunity to truly explore the Adirondacks. Whether its backpacking, canoeing, or both, The Adirondack trek Center at Camp Massawepie is […]

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