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Kodiak Challenge




LHC Venturing Officers Association
Kodiak Challenge
October 6-8, 2017
Harry S. Frazier Jr. Scout Reservation
Leadership Development Center



Calling all Venturers and Boy Scouts 14 or older!  Are you looking for a chance to put your skills learned at ILSC, ILST, or NYLT into practice?  We have a great opportunity for you coming this fall!  The KODIAK CHALLENGE course provides you with the opportunity to hone your skills in a unique trail-based experience.  Kodiak presents 5 challenges during the course that focus around leadership skills and team building exercises that will occur as we hike along the 7 arrows trail at Camp Crooked Creek.  We are currently accepting registrations for this fall.  Want to be on staff?  We are currently looking for staff for the 2018 courses.  In order to be on staff, you must have attended a Kodiak Challenge in the past.  Attending this fall is a great way to secure a spot and qualify to be on next year’s staff!  More info to come but be sure to register today!  Space is limited for this course! 


Looking to support the Kodiak Challenge?  We have a limited edition Council Strip Patch available for purchase.  Every purchase will help to fund scholarship assistance for scouts to attend the course!





$25.00 per person in attendance
$5.00 per limited edition CSP

Click Here Flyer
Click Here Online Registration


For more information please contact:  Denny James, Course Advisor, at 502-640-9216 or or Donnie Helstern, VOA Staff Advisor, at 502-400-5377 or


Pfeffer Pfest

We invite your troop to join us at Pfeffer Pfest on April 27-29 to celebrate the redevelopment of Pfeffer Scout Reservation.

Thanks to many generous donors, Pfeffer Scout Reservation has received more than $3 million in facility upgrades, including a brand new dining hall. We're gearing up to celebrate Pfeffer's new look all weekend with camping, competitive events, Scouting displays, shooting sports, and many more activities.

Camping Pass

  • $10 per camper on or before April 13
  • $15 per camper after April 13

Day Visitor Pass

  • $7 per visitor on or before April 13
  • $10 per visitor after April 13


More details & registration coming soon!


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 STEAM camp! This week-long hands on program is sure to ignite your excitement for the world of STEAM. 

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! 

Winter STEAM Day Camp Leaders' Guide

Winter STEAM 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: December 20-22 or December 27-29

Location: Portland Christian School
8509 Westport Road, Louisville KY  40242


$35 One Day Rate
$70 Two Day Rate
$90 Three Day Rate
$120 Four Day Rate
$150 Five Day Rate
$150 Six Day Rate

Register by November 17 for discounted rates

Registration Flyer             Online Registration

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

8:30am - 4pm (Drop-offs begin at 8am, and the latest pick-up time is 5pm)

Contact Dan Sturtzel, Camp Director, 502-396-7776 or or Alex Klausing, STEAM Director, 502-368-8940 or

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 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.

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