The 2014 Scouting for Food drive is coming on Saturday, November 1. Starting as early as October 25, Scouts will distribute donation bags to homes in their communities. All donations are distributed to local food banks in the communities where they are collected. As a member of the community, if you would like to participate in the Scouting for Food drive, watch for the donation bag to be delivered to your home, then fill it with non-perishable food and place it in a visible location by your front door early on the morning of November 1 (before 8:00am). If Scouts do not pick up your donation that morning, or if you don't receive a donation bag before that time, contact the Snake River Council Service Center at (208) 733-2067. 

If you are a Scouting unit and have questions about the Scouting for Food drive in your city or community, please contact your district executive.

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The Falls District Roundtable and Committee meetings have been permanently moved to the LDS building located at 2680 Elizabeth Boulevard in Twin Falls.

basic training logo colorThe Twin Falls Zone will host a leader specific training for all unit-level Scouting positions on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Twin Falls stake building. Registration and check-in will begin at 7:30am with the flag ceremony and opening session following at 8:00am. Cub Scout and Venturing leaders will be finished by 12:00pm. Boy Scout and Varsity leaders will finish between 2:00 and 3:00pm. The Twin Falls Zone is sponsoring this training, so there is no cost to participants. This training is open to any Scout leader in any district, zone, city, or unit in the Snake River Council. Preregistration is appreciated so zone representatives can have the proper amount of food and materials on hand. Use the form below (or pick up a flyer at the council service center or at roundtable) to register.

Leader specific training is required, basic training for all Scout leaders. It is critical for the experience and safety of the youth that leaders complete their training as soon as possible after joining a Scouting unit.

The council and the Oakley Zone will also host leader specific training on November 15 (council) and November 22 (Oakley).

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The new Venturing program awards have been announced and are available for review on Scouting.org. These awards are (1) the Venturing Award, (2) the Discovery Award, (3) the Pathfinder Award, and (4) the Summit Award. Click here to download the award tracking sheet.

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The forthcoming program updates to the Cub Scout program have been summarized on a flyer titled New Cub Scout Adventures in a Nutshell. Click here to download this flyer.

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The 2014-2015 Snake River Council calendar is now available in PDF format. Click here to download the calendar. As corrections and updates are made to this printed calendar, they will be posted on our printed calendar page (this page is also linked from the Quick Links menu on the home page). There are a few corrections to the printed calendars which were distributed at council kickoff on Aug. 21. Vist the printed calendar page for details.

The Snake River Council's fall camporee is coming up on September 12-13, 2014 at Camp Murtaugh. For more information, and to register for this event, click here

If you are responsible for a council or district event in the year 2015 and would like your Scouting event included in the Snake River Council calendar, please contact the council service center at 208-733-2067 or use the form below to submit your event.

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