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Shoot A Palooza - September 9, 2017 -  Flyer  Online Registration


Harry S. Frazier, Jr Scout Reservation

Camp Crooked Creek

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

 All Boy Scouts and Venturers Invited!!


Participants will be able to shoot .22 rifles, archery, pistols (for Venturers only), paintball, and sporting clays on a special, newly-created course.

9 am to 3 pm.

Fee- $20 per shooter and $10 per non-shooter. (This includes lunch, all ammunition, and supplies and a patch)


Units can camp if desired, and should make their own reservations through Tentaroo. There will be no fee for camping.

Space will be limited to the first 150 shooters.



2017 Hunter Education Schedule

2017 Shooting Sports & NRA Training Schedule


BSA National Shooting Sports Guidelines and FAQs

National Shooting Sports Manual

The Shooting Sports Task Force in 2011 completed production on the new Boy Scouts of America National Shooting Sports Manual, No. 30931 (SKU 430029), for Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing. Reference material for all levels was put into one publication. All councils should make this available to their shooting sports committees, camp leadership, and unit leaders. The manual will help provide a safe environment for youth participating in shooting sports activities.

For manual changes made in January 2014, click here .


Other National BSA References


To register for one of the NRA classes you should go to the NRA Training website and sign up there for the particular class.  For more information about a particular class, contact the Class Coordinator. The cost of the NRA classes to Scouters is as follows:  NRA Rifle, Pistol, and Shotgun Instructor classes - $100 per class. Cost of the Range Safety Officer Class is $100.  Cost of the NRA Basic Instructor class which must be taken when you take the 1st Discipline is $50.

To register for one of the Hunter Education Classes you should go to the Ky Dept of Wildlife Website and sign up there for the particular class.  For more information about a particular class, contact Rick Tatum at 502-649-7613.  There is no charge for the Hunter Ed. Classes.

To sign up for any of the other Shooting Sports classes listed, contact the Class Coordinator for more information.


Youth Protection Training Courses

The Boy Scouts of America designates April as Youth Protection Month for councils, units, families, and community organizations. It’s a great time to remind those around you about the importance of taking this critical training and keeping it up to date. Here are a few things you can do to help highlight Youth Protection this month in your unit.

  1. Ensure your training is current and encourage others to do so. During April, the Lincoln Heritage Council will offer two free youth protection training courses. See below for more information.
  2. Link your BSA member profile to your training profile. Learn more.
  3. Learn about the Youth Protection Champion program and recruit a volunteer to fill this role. Learn more.
  4. Don’t be a bystander; learn how to stand up to bullying. Learn more.
  5. Educate yourself and your Scouts about internet safety through the BSA’s Cyber Chip program.

Upcoming Youth Protection Training Course
Both training courses will be available via phone conference. For phone conference information email Alex Klausing.

April 12, 2017
Sam Swope Scout Center
6:00 PM - Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Varsity Leaders
7:00 PM - Venturing Leaders

April 18, 2017
Sam Swope Scout Center
6:00 PM - Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Varsity Leaders
7:00 PM - Venturing Leaders

Online Training
Youth Protection Training is also offered online at allowing you take this it at convenient time for you.

Don't know how to login and take the training? Watch the tutorial below:



Ensure your online training is associated with your BSA Membership ID. Watch the tutorial below:



Science, technology, engineering and math are exactly what you will see and do at STEM camp! This week-long hands on program is sure to ignite your excitement for the world of STEM. 

Ever wonder how many rubber bands it takes to blow up a watermelon? Want to make your own bounce ball? Have you ever played music using vegetable and fruit? These questions and more will be answered! 

STEM Camp Brochure

At STEM DAY CAMPS, boys and girls can work in teams, meet new friends and perform exciting hands-on experiments that make science, technology, engineering and math come alive.

Dates: July 10-14 or July 17-21

Location: Watkins United Methodist Church

9800 Westport Rd, Louisville KY


Cost is: $250 per youth (receive $25.00 discount by registering by June 5th)

Registration Flyer             Online Registration

Medical Form (required by all attending participants) - Please bring to camp, or turn in with registration.

8:30am - 4pm (drop-off can be as early as 8am, pickup after 4pm; and must be arranged beforehand; no pickups after 5pm)

Watkins United Methodist Church

9800 Westport Road, Louisville, KY 40241


Neil Armstrong. Marie Curie. Alexander Graham Bell. Before they changed the world, they played. They let their curiosity loose.  They explored their world.

At STEAM/STEM DAY CAMPS, boys and girls have the ability to do just that. Work in teams, meet new friends and perform exciting hands-on experiments that make science, technology, engineering and math come alive.


Cub and Webelos Resident Camps

Cub Resident Camp

This is a short-term camping experience designed to introduce Cubs and their parents to a theme-based, summertime camping experience. It's 3 days and 2 nights of exciting and adventurous activities that will make lifetime memories. Cub Resident Camp is held at the Tunnel Mill Reservation (TMR) in Charlestown, Indiana and Roy C. Manchester in Benton, Kentucky. All Scouts must have a parent or guardian to attend.

Webelos Resident Camp

Webelos Resident Camp is a short-term camping experience designed to introduce Webelos, their leaders, and their parents to a theme-based, summertime camping experience that will help the Webelos be prepared for a smooth transition into Boy Scouting. It's a memorable 4 days and 3 nights of thrilling and adventurous activities that keep campers excited for months after the closing campfire. 

Click here to see the 2017 flyer.


Cub Scout Day Camp

Day Camp is a 5 day experience (generally from 8:30 AM-4:00PM) filled with activities, fun and advancement.  Cub Scouts will shoot BB guns and archery, discover nature, practice outdoor skills, learn and play sports, make cool projects, and meet special guests.  Day Camp is a great way to beat the “summertime blues!!”  Registration deadline is 3 weeks prior to camp. All registrations after will be charged a $20 late fee.


2017 Dates and Locations

June 5-9            Dan Boone Clear Creek Park, Shelbyville KY
June 5-9 Lewis and Clark Silver St Park, New Albany IN
June 12-16  Cherokee Fern Creek Sportman's Club, Louisville KY
June 12-16 Wapiti Wildcat Hollow, Russellville KY
June 12-16 Lewis and Clark Tunnel Mill, Charlestown IN
June 12-16 Audubon Yellow Creek Park, Owensboro KY
June 12-16 Tecumseh Trail of Tears, Hopkinsvile KY
June 19-23 Iroquois Camp Crooked Creek, Shepherdsville KY
June 19-23      Dan Boone Wendell Moore Park, Buckner KY
June 19-23    Seneca Watkins United Methodist, Louisville KY
July 5-8 Four Rivers Noble Park, Paducah KY
July 10-14 Lincoln Trail Freeman Lake, Elizabethtown KY
July 10-14 Iroquois Shelby Park, Louisville KY
July 10-14 Tecumseh **Madisonville City Park, Madisonville KY**
July 24-28      Wapiti Camp Rotary, Glasgow KY

**Twilight Camp**

Visit the Council Calendar on our website

If you'd like to learn more about the Lincoln Heritage Council's Day Camp, please contact Sarah Flowers at 502-361-2624 or . We hope to see you there!

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