Announcement on Camp Babcock-Hovey Summer 2022

Changes are in store for Camp Babcock-Hovey in 2022 that open the facility to an exciting pilot program for family camping.     The Executive Board of the Seneca Waterways Council, at a special meeting on November 9, 2021, voted to suspend the traditional Scouts BSA resident summer camp program at Camp Babcock-Hovey for 2022 and expand the capacity for more members to […]

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Tell Your Story

We’re lucky. We’re lucky, because during isolating times like these we share a remarkable connection not everyone has –– the Scouting connection. Scouting is a thread of life-changing adventures enjoyed with friends and family. Those experiences helped shape the adults we are today. And no one can tell the story of Scouting better than you. […]

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S.A.F.E Return to Scouting

June 22, 2020 Scouts and Scouters, On behalf of the Seneca Waterways Council, let me express my gratitude for everything you have done to keep on Scouting amongst the unprecedented challenges we have faced this year.  The determination, resourcefulness, service, and sense of adventure you have all demonstrated during the Covid-19 pandemic has been awe-inspiring.  […]

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National Membership Registration Fee Changes

As we have previously shared, the National Boy Scouts of America was expected to announce an increase in membership fees. At the National Annual Meeting last month, a formal schedule of fee increases over the next three years was announced and approved. It’s important to understand that none of these fees stay with the Seneca […]

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Mid-May Council Update

May 20, 2020  Letter from Scout Executive Stephen Hoitt to Seneca Waterways’ Scouting Family. Dear Scouting Family, Much has happened since my mid-April update to you all and, in many ways, not much has changed.   Hopefully, we are starting to see our lives slowly return to some sense of normalcy.  I thought it prudent to […]

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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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