Albemarle District

Albemarle District

The Albemarle district annual meeting is January 4, 2017, 7:00 PM at The Villa Restaurant, 846 Halstead Blvd. Elizabeth City.  All current members-at large and charter organization representatives registered in Albemarle district and Tidewater Council board members who reside in the district are eligible to vote the slate presented by the nominating committee.

Recommendations to the district committee are welcomed.  Please submit any suggestions with contact information to sam.kowalski@scouting.org, who as secretary of the nominating committee, will pass those suggestions to the committee members.  Frank Heath is chairing the nominating committee.

Standing Meetings

District Commissioner’s Meeting – 7:00 p.m., the 1st Monday of the month at Van’s Pizza, Elizabeth City

District Committee Meeting – 7:00 p.m., the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Villa Restaurant, 846 Halstead Blvd. Elizabeth City

Cub & Boy Scout Roundtables – 7:00 p.m., the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , 600 West Ehringhaus Street, Elizabeth City

Pasquotank OA Meeting – 7:00 p.m., the 1st Tuesday of each month at the Pasquotank Ruritan Club, 2213 W Main Street Extended, Elizabeth City

Roanoke OA meeting – 7:00 p.m., the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Hall, 302 Lake Dr., Kill Devil Hills

Albemarle News

The Annual Albemarle District Merit Badge Weekend hosted by U.S. Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City, NC was November 11-13 and as always was a huge success.  In attendance were 155 Scouts and 69 Adults, numerous other volunteers from the Coast Guard Base and Merit Badge councilors from the community. This year the Scouts were offered a selection of 28 different merit badges to choose from as well as a weekend long new scout program for those who recently joined. The venue is perfect for this event; the Aviation Technical Training Center allows the use of its school house to teach merit badges, this in-turn allows for a climate controlled environment to maximize youth involvement and a class room setting with a selection of teaching aids.  The Air Station hosted the Aviation Merit Badge which arguably is one of the best hands on real life opportunities to earn this merit badge in the area and the Coast Guard Airport Fire Department again provided outstanding Fire Safety and First Aid merit badge training.  Many fun and popular events were offered to keep the scouts occupied in the evenings such as tours of the Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer training facility and a three on three basket ball tournament in the gym. Of course what is a scouting event without good food, Friday and Saturday night we provided cracker-barrels for everyone and for regular meals the participants ate in the Coast Guard Dining Hall facility.  No Scouting event is successful without a good program, I and of course all the Scouts are greatly appreciative and send out a big thank you to the staff and the Merit Badge Councilors that stepped up and volunteered their time.

In closing, those of you who might consider having your troop attend this fabulous event next year, it will be held November 10-12 so go ahead and put it on your troop calendar. Next August when the solicitation for help is sent out please consider stepping up yourself or reach out to councilors that you know encouraging them to sign up and teach a merit badge. The sooner we have a program developed the sooner we can open registration.  I am looking forward to seeing many of you again next year and hopefully meeting some of you for the first time.

YIS,

John Foster, MB Weekend Chair

 

Coming Up!

January 7, 2017 Albemarle District STEM/Super NOVA Program

 District Positions

Position Name Phone E-mail
District Chairman Jonathon Cooper (360)473-3226 cooperj7600@yahoo.com
District Commissioner Frances Creel (252) 331-2872 gargoyles3@embarqmail.com
District Executive
Nominating Cmte.Chair Josh Bass  (252) 453-9497 josh@currituckchamber.org
Publicity Chairman
Training Chairman Jason Dungca (757)567-6411 jetjavlin@yahoo.com
Boy Scout Training Chairman
Cub Scout Training Chairman
Activities Chairman Tara Perkins perkins.tara@yahoo.com
Spring Camporee Chairman
Service Chairman
Day Camp – Eliz City  Christy Cooper (252) 331-1568 cyoung1130@yahoo.com
Day Camp – OBX
District Dinner Chairman
Pinewood Derby Chairman Steve McNair (252) 333-9755 SMcnair316@gmail.com
Camping Promotion Chairman Nikolaus Epp (252) 465-2221 nikolausepp@yahoo.com
Boy Scout Camp Chair
Cub Scout Camp Chair
OA Chapter Advisor Daniel McCloud (252)-339-9621 danielamccloud@gmail.com
Membership Chair Christy Cooper (252) 331-1568 cyoung1130@yahoo.com
Gates County
Dare County
Perquimans County
Currituck County
Camden County Julie Roasa (252) 771-6576  rjnkroasa@centurylink.net
Pasquotank County Frank Heath (252) 335-2981
Chowan County Brian Ward (252) 482-5151  cubmaster@bsa164.com
Family FOS Chairman
James E West Chairman
Popcorn Chairman Amylynn Ashley (252) 465-4115 amylynn.ashley@atlanticdominion.com
Advancement Chairman Ethan Westbrook (252) 619-8092 hellopep_99@yahoo.com
Eagle Chairman Ray Bland (252)312-4285 rbland@inteliport.com
Merit Badge Coordinator Larry Proctor (252) 202-0006 grandpa.proctor@gmail.com

 

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