Scouting in the News

RochesterFirst.com: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/community/community-events/scouts-to-rappel-240-feet-down-kodak-tower-in-local-fundraising-event/

 

Westside News: Eagle Scouts Contribute over $1 million to local communities:   https://westsidenewsny.com/news/2022-04-06/eagle-scouts-contribute-over-1-million-to-local-communities/

 

FingerLakes1.com: Eagle Scouts Honored at 71st Annual Seneca Waterways Council Mentor Dinner:  https://www.fingerlakes1.com/2022/04/06/eagle-scouts-honored-at-71st-annual-seneca-waterways-council-mentor-dinner/

 

FingerLakes1.com: Ted Baker chats with Scout Executive Stephen Hoitt about the history of BSA Pinewood Derbies, and with Pack 67 adult leaders Adam Bull and Brian Shevlin about their upcoming annual Rick Hardy Pinewood Derby.  https://www.fingerlakes1.com/2022/03/11/inside-the-flx-scouts-bsa-holding-pinewood-derbies-podcast/

 

FingerLakes1.com: Ted Baker chats with Scout Executive Stephen Hoitt about the upcoming Scout events, and with Eagle Scout Rebecca Bober about her recent Eagle Scout Project of the Month recognition.https://www.fingerlakes1.com/2022/02/11/inside-the-flx-a-donor-underwrites-some-summer-camp-costs-and-we-meet-the-newest-young-woman-eagle-scout-podcast/

2022 Louis & Sallie Langie Eagle Scout Scholarship Recipient

The Council is proud to congratulate Seamus Gillis as the recipient of the 2022 Louis & Sally Langie Eagle Scout Scholarship. Seamus is an Eagle Scout from Troop 105 in Mendon, NY which is Chartered by Mendon Fire Department. He first joined Scouting in Kindergarten as Tiger Cub in Pack 105.  During his Scouting career […]

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Seeking a Talented Fundraiser to Join Our Team

The Seneca Waterways Council has an immediate opening for a dedicated, full-time development Director with a passion for service to youth and the ability to successfully cultivate and solicit resources to grow. This position will join our development team be primarily responsible for execution of our annual giving campaign and grant writing, along with some […]

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Eagle Scouts Contribute over $1 million to Local Communities; Renowned sculptor Albert Paley recognized with Distinguished Eagle Scout Award

Rochester, NY – Last night the Seneca Waterways Council celebrated 163 Eagle Scouts and service projects which provided over $1 million in community improvements, and awarded Rochester metal sculptor and artist Albert Paley with the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. Scouts were honored for achieving Scouting’s Highest Rank of Eagle Scout at the 71st Annual Eagle […]

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MEDIA PLANNING GUIDE

Have you ever wanted to get more publicity for your unit or district? The video along with this PDF Guide Media Planning Guide 2021  will help you create publicity and media materials to promote your Scouting unit. The guide will help you identify the types of stories that media likes, the most compelling angles for […]

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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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Thank you Volunteers and Supporters of Eagle Scout Celebration Event

The Eagle Scout Celebration Event doesn’t just happen – it’s the end result of month of planning from a volunteer committee working hand in hand with Council staff and generous community partners. We also extend our thanks to our hosts at Frontier Field for working with us to make this event memorable and safe for […]

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Eagle Flight

Spend the week of August 7th – August 13th, 2022 . . . https://scoutingevent.com/397-EagleFlight at J. Warren Cutler Scout Reservation working towards your Eagle Scout Rank! Eagle Flight Week is for Scouts serious about progressing along their Trail-to-Eagle. Eagle Flight is not a typical BSA summer camp program. You will be engaged in merit badge and other programs […]

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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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