Black River District

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  • Changes to Earning Eagle Palms and Modifications to Campout Requirements Effective 1 August 2017 the way Scouts earn the Eagle Palms and the Second Class and First Class requirements regarding the number of overnight campouts have changed. The specific details as provided in the September/October 2017 issue of Scouting have been posted under District Committee/Advancement in addition to this announcement.
    Posted Aug 30, 2017, 12:57 PM by Curt Lunchick
  • Merit Badge Counselor Training Merit Badge Counselor Training (D76) will be available at Optimist Farm on 8 September at 7PM. Contact Sam DeShong at for more info.
    Posted Aug 28, 2017, 6:41 AM by Curt Lunchick
  • Eagle Coach Training Attention All TroopsBlack River District will hold a training session for all volunteers who want to be an Eagle Coach. Parents are encouraged to get trained to help your units. The training will be presented by our Mr. John Mahoney, District Eagle Advancement Chair, on Monday the 25th of September at 7 PM. The site is the Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner, NC 27529. The training will be held in the Men's Bible Class room. Please RSVP to Larry Chandler at by Wednesday 20 September so that adequate facilities can be prepared.
    Posted Aug 17, 2017, 5:39 AM by Curt Lunchick
  • Fall District Cub Camporee - Optimist Farm Hi Black River District Leaders!Hope everyone is enjoying their summer. At the end of last year, I volunteered to help organize a fall camp for our district cub scouts. We have reserved Optimist Farm 10/20-10/22 and have a great schedule planned. Please find attached a flyer with details on the event. Please let me know if your Pack is able to attend, even tentatively so that I can plan space- and order patches!Feel free to email/call/text me with questions. Sam PrestipinoCubmaster, Pack 320919-810-1061
    Posted Aug 3, 2017, 1:37 PM by Carl Sommer
  • District Eagle Boards new Location Due to renovations at our former location for District Eagle Boards, we have had to move to a new location.  District Eagle Boards will continue to be held the 2nd Wed of the month, but the new location is Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner, NC
    Posted Mar 6, 2017, 8:06 AM by Carl Sommer
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