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September 18, 2015
News of Key Scouting Activities, Events and Upcoming Registration Deadlines

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Greater Niagara Frontier Council #380
Boy Scouts of America
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Buffalo, New York 14225
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Onondaga Camporee and Radio Date Correction

 Onondaga Camporee and Radio Date Correction

Onondaga District Civil War Camporee:


Calling all Troops: The 2015 marks the 150-year anniversary of the end of the American Civil War at Appomattox, Virginia in 1865! To honor the ending of this conflict, the Onondaga District is holding its Civil War Camporee, hosted by Troop 431, at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village (previously the Amherst Museum) in Amherst, NY from October 16-18. For more information and to register, please click here>.  


In addition to our Boy Scout invitees, cub scouts are welcome to attend and be part of their own program from 1-3 PM on Saturday, October 17. It will be $3 to participate, with online registration upcoming. Come join us in the fun and connect with your brother troop while meeting others! If you have any questions, please call Ben Burke at 716-512-6214 or email See you all there!


Radio Scouting Committee Organizing

CQ. CQ. CQ. Radio GNFC is calling CQ, CQ, CQ.

The GNFC Radio Scouting Committee serves as a resource within the Council for amateur radios; to promote amateur radio understanding and use within the Council; to organize events related to amateur radios for Scouts & Scouters; to liaise with other amateur radio organizations and foster positive relationships and resources. 

The orignial reported date of September 17th,  has been changed to September 24th. The GNFC Radio Scouting Committee will meet to organize for the 2015-2016 program year.  We need input, feedback, & volunteers from around the Council to help. Who is invited?

  • Licensed amateur radio operators (HAMS) that are registered Scouts or Scouters

  • Scouters who are interested in radio communications

  • Volunteers from each District who would like to help.

  • Cub Scout leaders, Boy Scout Leaders, Venture leaders, Explorer leaders, District Committee members, Commissioners, parents, etc.

Anyone else who may be interested.


The signature Radio Scouting event, Jamboree-On-The-Air (JOTA) is coming up, and we need to organize and prepare to give the Scouts an excellent, inspiring, and fun experience. 


What:   GNFC Radio Scouting Committee Meeting 

Date:    Thursday, September 24, 2015

Time:   7:00pm

Place:   GNFC Service Center

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