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Albany, NY 12205

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Silver Beaver Award

Overview To recognize registered Scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within a council. Who Can Earn This Award? Presented by the National Court of Honor on behalf of councils. How To Get the Award Anyone may nominate any deserving registered Scouter to the council, which selects recipients for the following year. Each […]

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Den Chief Training

Are you a First Class Scout? Are you looking for a Leadership Position in your Troop? Do you want to help your Troop grow? Do you want to help Cub Scouts? Then We Want You To Be A Den Chief! When: November 6th 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Camp Saratoga. 80 Scout Rd, Gansevoort, […]

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Cub Scout Pack Training

So you are a Den Leader, Cubmaster or a Pack Committee Leader what now? PACK TRAINING Pack training is for all Den Leaders, Cubmasters and Committee Members and Chair. Learn all the tips and tricks to putting on the best Cub Scout program possible!! Learn everything you need to know from people who are already […]

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Scouting For Food

The Scout Oath states, “To help other people at all times.” Scouting For Food is a Council-wide initiative to help combat hunger in our community. Food insecurity affects millions of families every year; this past year COVID-19 added an extra struggle. No one should ever go hungry, and the reality is, more families are having […]

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Council Roundtables Are Now Monthly

Starting on October 4th we will be hosting a monthly roundtable. They will occur on the first Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. This month the topic will be tools and charter processing. THE LINK FOR THE ROUNDTABLES CAN BE FOUND ON OUR TRC FACEBOOK PAGE. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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What Is Geofencing?

What if you could send parents an invitation to attend a Join Scouting event directly through Facebook? By creating an event on Facebook and ‘geofencing’it, you can. It’s easy, affordable and it’s a great way to reach parents with a message to join. Here’s how it works. ·       Geofencing allows you to set a geographic virtual […]

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Prepare for Charter Renewal

Be PREPARED: Charter renewal is just around the corner, do you know what the three most important steps are to get prepared? Training, Roster Checks and Online Application Manager Review. First step, training, new this year, Key 3 unit members will be responsible for completing the online Charter Renewal as the National BSA has developed […]

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2021/2022 Program Guide Now Available

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Staff Updates

We are proud to announce that we have hired two new Membership Associates. Tyler Henderson and Quin Ciccolella are joining our team starting September 1st. They will be working on membership and recruitment efforts for all of the Packs, Troops, Crews and Posts in the Twin Rivers Council. These positions will be working with our […]

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The Popcorn Sale Details Have Arrived!

Check out the TRC Popcorn webpage to get more information about this year’s Popcorn Sale! Sign up for the sale today! New company (Camp Master’s), *New* and familiar products, Lower Prices & Back to the 2019 sales format.

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The National Scout Shop is your one stop source for all your Scouting needs!

We have everything you need for your scouting experience from Lion to Eagle.  Just starting out or replacing a new uniform? We will gladly help you find exactly what fits best for you. In store we carry a variety of camping gear including tents, backpacks, sleeping bags and pads, as well as knives, compasses and […]

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