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Ranger Marvin Preslar Retirement

You are invited to attend a reception to celebrate Marvin's 33 year's service to Cherokee Scout Reservation! It will be held at the ATV Program Area on Saturday March 13 at 1:00 pm.
See the most recent ONSC E-Newslettter for information about contributing to the memory book that is being prepared fo rthis occasion.
RSVP by Tue Mar 9


Mom & Me 2021

May 1
Woodfield Scout Preservation

Day event for adult female partners & their registered Cub Scouts.
All your favorite Cub activities with an Ancient Epypt theme.
Attendance will be limited due to social distancing requirements.

Register Today!


Camp Cards 2021

Plans are set for regular summer Resident Camp and Cub Day Camp experiences!
"Be Prepared" and give your Scout the resources to attend.
This year's cards have great discount offers from local merchants in your neighborhood.
Contact your District Executive for cards.
Sale ends May 14th

Update on BSA National
Chapter 11 & Victims of
Past Abuse

As the Boy Scouts of America national organization reaches a significant moment in its bankruptcy case, the Old North State Council wants our local Scouting community to know we share in the BSA’s heartfelt support for victims of past abuse in Scouting. 

Now that all claims have been filed, the next step will be for third-party advisors to review the claims in order to uphold the integrity of the process, while the BSA national organization works to develop a plan of reorganization to fund the proposed victim's trust fund.

Unit Leader Hot Topics

Internet charter renewals due soon. Alamance, Guilford & Uwharrie District units are due January 15 and Akela & Cherokee District units are due February 15. Click here for instructions.

Information about online registration for Unit Leaders including
Be A Scout Pin management here

Are you a new Cub Den Leader? Check out how to run a meeting here

Den Leaders - Get more Tips & Tricks including short videos designed to aid in completing all your rank adventure activities

Want to use professionally designed photos, clip art & videos in your unit promotion? Check out BSA's Brand Center

Latest Youth Safety Resources

The safety of children in our programs is the most important priority of the Boy Scouts of America. 

The BSA’s safeguards highlighted below are key parts of our multilayered approach to help keep kids safe. These measures are among the strongest safeguards found in any youth-serving organization. 

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Cherokee Summer Camp


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Cherokee Scout Reservation

Register today!
Campsites are filling fast.

Staff positions are still available.
Scouts must be 15 years old to work at camp

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Youth Protection and Training

All registered leaders must complete Youth Protection Training, submit to a mandatory criminal background check, follow policies on two-deep leadership and no one-on-one contact, and are required to report any signs of abuse as a mandatory reporter.  Also, Scouts and parents receive educational materials on youth protection in the first section of the Scout Handbook. Our latest Youth Protection guidelines are available at