Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Forestry Day at Hood Scout Reservation

Forestry Day at Hood Scout Reservation


'Who: Buy Scouts, Webelos, Scuuters VVhat: Forestry Day at Hood Scout Reservation When: Saturday, February 11, 2012; 8:30 am until 4 pm Where: Hood Scout Reservation Objective: Boy Scouts earn Forestry Merit Badge; Webelos earn Forester Activity Badge Cost: $10.00 per participant. Includes Lunch, Event patch, Program materials

The Andrew Jackson Council Activities committee has approved a new activity for Scouts and Wehelos at Hood Scout Reservation. Forestry Day will provide a great outdoor experience for Scouts, Webelos, and Scouters to learn about Forestry from experts of the Mississippi Forestry Commission and spend a day andior the weekend at Hood Scout Reservation. Units may campout during this weekend. A camp use permit will be required for units planning to campout on Friday and/or Saturday night.

Scouts and Webelos are encouraged to participate in Forestry Day as an opportunity to learn about the outdoors, participate in hands-on activities such as What Is F0restry?, Tree Identification, Tree Planting, and complete requirements to earn badges.

Please visit the Andrew Jackson Council website, ww.bsa~jacks.0rg to register and pay the activity fee of $10.00 per person. If you are unable to register online, enclosed is a registration form for your unit. Please complete the form, enclose the appropriate fees and submit to the council service center by no later than Monday, February 6, 2012.

We believe that this will be an outstanding activity for our Scouts, Webelos, and Scouters. We look forward to seeing you and your Scouts at Forestry Day at Hood Scout Reservation on Saturday, February 12, 2012.
If you have any questions and/or need any additional information; please contact Mike Tischer at the Council Service Center at 601-948-6111.
Yours in Scouting,
Council Activities Chairman
Preparing Young People For Life

2012 Forestry Day at Hood Scout Reservation
Saturday, February 11, 2012
9:00 am-4:00 pm
(Registration begins at 8:30 am)
Registration fee is $10.00 per person. Piease list all participants, Scouts and Leaders

Troop/Pack Number Total Registered at $10.00 per person

(All fees are due by Monday, February 6, 2012. Fee includes lunch, patch, event insurance, and program materials. Due to the number ofpmficzjprmts, we will be unable to accommodate walk-ins.)

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