Scouting in the News

Eagle Flight

With the continued unpredictability of meeting during Covid restrictions, the Eagle Flight committee has decided to cancel our program for 2021.   Prior to 2020, the planning for Eagle flight was a 5 month process for both the Staff and Scouts.  During that planning process, holding in-person meetings are a key component to a successful […]

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Download Printable SWC Calendar

Download the printable calendar: 2020-2021 Council Calendar The 2021 spring calendar is available in print and digital formats. We are incredibly appreciative of the sponsors who helped underwrite the costs to print and publish our planning calendar. All dates in the calendar are subject to change due to local health guidelines but you can use […]

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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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Closure of Physical Summer Camp & Virtual Camp

Over the last several months, a team of incredible volunteers and staff have spent countless hours trying to find a solution so that we could deliver a safe and fun summer camp program for our Scouts. It is with a great deal of sadness that I share that we are unable to offer a physical […]

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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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