Scout Night with the Voyagers – August 29, 2014

Just a friendly reminder – Scout Night with the Voyagers is fast approaching. If you haven’t already, please preorder your tickets utilizing the form below. See you at the ballgame……

Friday August 29, 2014, is our annual Scout Night at Centene Stadium with the Great Falls Voyagers. This has become one of our largest and most popular district wide events. Come out and root on the 1st place Voyagers as they battle the Helena Senators. First pitch is at 7 p.m. Discounted tickets for scouts and families are available if pre-purchased utilizing the attached order form. Scouts and scouters are encouraged to wear their class A/field dress uniforms. Bring a tent and sleeping bag. Following the game scouts and families will be allowed to campout in the outfield. Sorry, no tent stakes or campfires!! Questions may be directed to Bill Rutten at 406 750-1632.

ScoutNight 2014

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Scout Night with the Voyagers

Friday August 29, 2014, is our annual Scout Night at Centene Stadium with the Great Falls Voyagers. This has become one of our largest and most popular district wide events. Come out and root on the 1st place Voyagers as they battle the Helena Senators. First pitch is at 7 p.m. Discounted tickets for scouts and families are available if pre-purchased utilizing the attached order form. Scouts and scouters are encouraged to wear their class A/field dress uniforms. Bring a tent and sleeping bag. Following the game scouts and families will be allowed to campout in the outfield. Sorry, no tent stakes or campfires!! Questions may be directed to Bill Rutten at 406 750-1632. See you at the ballgame………
ScoutNight 2014

4th of July Parade Reminder

For those participating in the 4th of July Parade, first of all thank you! We are 3rd in line in the front of the parade this year. Scouts, scouters, siblings and any and all other volunteers will meet at 618 Park Drive South (near Double G Engraving off of 2nd Street South) at 10:00 a.m. on Friday July 4, 2014. We have plenty of parking available at this location for everyone. It is a short walk to the parade route from there. Please make sure your scouts wear plenty of sunscreen, a hat and drink plenty of water. Also, bring your pack and/or troop flag. We will have a trailer set up to haul and display all of our unit flags during the parade and we will also have several coolers full of bottled water and ice on the trailer. Come on out and show your patriotism during this annual Great Falls event and help the Lewis and Clark District, Boy Scouts of America, give back to the community. Last year we had over 130 participants. Lets set a record this year!! Hope to see you all on Friday and please call me direct with any questions.

Thanks,
Bill Rutten
District Chairman
Lewis and Clark District
406 750-1632

Emergency District Meeting July 1, 2014

The Lewis & Clark District will hold an emergency meeting on July 1, 2014 to vote on and elect our new District Chairman, Dr. Peter Jennings, and other District Committee Chairmen. All voting members of the district are encouraged to attend. The meeting is scheduled at the usual time of 7:30 pm at the LDS Stake Center, 1015 15th Avenue South. If you are unable to attend, you may submit your vote prior to the election by email to dustin.shoemake@scouting.org, or via phone at 406 403-5675. For a complete list of electable District Committee Chairmen or if you have any questions, please direct them to District Executive Dustin Shoemake via email. We have some exciting things taking place in the Lewis & Clark District and we’d love everyone to be a part of it! See you Tuesday!

Baseball, Fireworks and Flag Ceremony – 4th of July

The Lewis and Clark District, Boys Scout of America, have been asked to present the colors, in the form of the “Big Flag” from Overlook Park, during the singing of the National Anthem at the start of the Great Falls Voyagers vs. Helena Brewers baseball game on July 4, 2014.  Participants will meet at the stadium no later than 6:30 p.m.  All Scouts and Scouters are asked to be in full field (Class A) uniform for the event.  All who participate will be allowed to stay for the game and the spectacular fireworks show after the game.  This is always a sold out event.  If you would like to participate, please RSVP District Chairman Bill Rutten at dclcmtbsa@gmail.com or call 406 750-1632, no later than June 20, 2014, to reserve your seat at the stadium.  This is another excellent opportunity for the Lewis and Clark District Scouts to provide a community service to the city of Great Falls, the Great Falls Voyagers, to be recognized and enjoy a great baseball game and fireworks show.  Hope to see you all at the ballpark.

4th of July Parade

I am pleased and honored to announce the Lewis and Clark District, Boys Scout of America, have once again been asked to lead the Great Falls 4th of July Parade carrying the “Big Flag” from Overlook Park.  The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. on Friday July 4, 2014, and winds through downtown along an approximately 16 block route.  This is an all hands on deck event and is open to all registered Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing Scouts, Adult Leaders and Siblings in the Lewis and Clark District.  Lots of Scouts and Scouters, over 100+, will be needed to take the 50’ x 30’ flag up and down the parade route!  Last year we had approximately 145 volunteers carry the flag. It was a very impressive showing.

We will meet at 618 Park Drive South (near Double G Engraving off of 2nd Street South) at 10:00 a.m. on July 4, 2013. We have plenty of parking available at this location for everyone.  It is a short walk to the parade route from there. Please make sure your scouts wear plenty of sunscreen, a hat and drink plenty of water. Also, bring your pack and/or troop flag. We will have a trailer set up to haul and display all of our unit flags during the parade and we will also have several coolers full of bottled water and ice on the trailer.

All Scouts and Scouters are asked to be in full field (Class A) uniform for the parade.  This is another excellent opportunity for the Lewis and Clark District Scouts to provide a community service to the city of Great Falls and to be recognized.   Come celebrate and show your patriotic and scout spirit by attending this special annual event.  Please consider making the time to show your patriotism and your support of Scouting by taking part in this event.  It would be wonderful to have several representatives from every unit in the District in attendance.  If you are able to participate, please RSVP as a Unit, to District Chairman Bill Rutten at dclcmtbsa@gmail.com as soon as possible to ensure we have enough people to carry the flag. Thank you in advance for all you do for the Scouts of the Lewis and Clark District.

Flag Day Ceremony – June 14, 2014

Once again the Lewis and Clark District has been asked to participate in the annual Flag Day Ceremony on June 14, 2014 at Overlook Park. This year’s ceremony will be kicked off with a presentation of the colors by Lewis and Clark District Troop 1. Any and all scouts, in full class A uniform, are encouraged to participate. Set up begins at 0830 with the ceremony taking place at 1000. Come celebrate and show your patriotic and scout spirit by attending this special annual event. This is another excellent opportunity for the Lewis and Clark District scouts to provide a community service to the city of Great Falls and to be recognized. I hope to see many scouts in attendance. POC at the ceremony will be Troop 1 Scoutmaster Paul Grosvold.