IN LIGHT of the new National Registration Fees announced last week, the Seneca Waterways Council is pleased to announce the development of a one time registration assistance fund of $50,000 to help units who are unable to accommodate the fee increase on such short notice. As a recap, the National Registration Fee is going from […]
The National Board of the BSA announced Wednesday, October 23rd that National Registration Fee increases would be effective with our new re-chartering year (January 1st, 2020). The breakdown of fee changes are as follows: Unit Charter Fee will go from $40 to $60 National Registration Fee for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers and Sea Scouts will […]
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 […]
Congratulations to our 2019 North Star & Silver Beaver Honorees Eight individuals were honored at the Seneca Waterways Council’s Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on May 6th. North Star Award – Honoree: Mark Crane, founder and president of Mark’s Pizzeria. This is the second year a North Star Award is being presented by the council to […]
Boy Scouts of America is now accepting girls across all programs. An all-girl troop recently formed as part of the single-gender (not co-ed) Scouts BSA for youths ages 11-18.
We were proud to recognize Eagle Scout and Scouting volunteer Mark Harrison with a James E. West Fellowship award recognition. The award recognizes a $1,000 or more cash contribution to the Council’s permanent Endowment Fund. A James E. West Fellowship is a great way to recognize a Scout or volunteer in your life by helping […]
The Seneca Waterways Council is pleased to extend free weekend tent camping and free cloth rank advancement to Black Creek Pack 275, Seneca Troop 39 and Seneca Troop 60, who are the most recent units to qualify as a Platinum Unit in our Friends of Scouting 2019 campaign. These Friends of Scouting benefits are available to […]
On Friday, May 31, 2019 the Boy Scouts rappelled down the outside of the iconic Kodak Tower! With a commitment to contribute or raise $1,000, you can have this once-in-a-lifetime thrill and do something awesome that will impact hundreds of youth in our community. Because it’s run by the Scouts for the Scouts, donations go directly […]