COVID-19 & Scouting at Home
CAC Camp Facility Rental
Please read our FAQ on Camp Properties Reopening for information on limitations and changes to our properties and reservation process.
Planning for the 2021 Monon District Adult Recognition Dinner are in the works. Please check back here for more information as it becomes available.
Roundtable is a monthly meeting for all registered leaders and parents to share best practices. Roundtable meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month and will be in a Virtual format for the foreseeable future. The link to join the virtual meeting can be found by visiting the Crossroads of America Council Calendar and clicking on the Monon District Roundtable Event for the given date.
Below are links to the Monon District Newsletter. Please send any unit or community information that you would like posted in the newsletter to Jeff White, District Communications Chair.
2021 Monon District Adult Recognition Dinner
2021 Monon District Pinewood Derby
2021 Monon District Merit Badge University
Send in the great things your Scouts are doing for the community or elsewise for us to promote!
At the beginning of December, Troop 202 (Carmel) had an outing at Camp Kikthawenund, in which Scouts learned about how birds and Scouts survive in the winter. They practiced packing for winter outings, did a birding walk and spotted some Cooper’s Hawks among others, learned how to use binoculars properly, looked up-close at different bird species with specimens provided by our troop’s bird expert, built wilderness survival shelters, discussed the basics of astronomy and learned to use telescopes, formed constellations with their flashlights, drank bottomless hot chocolate, and shared a Scout’s Own service.
Congratulations also go out to Troop 107’s Braden (Westfield) who in late November was able to complete most of the work for his Eagle project at Westfield Middle School, in which he created an outdoor learning environment which included the landscape, concrete, shelter and picnic tables. See picture below. Congrats and thank you, Braden!
We’re excited to get back to the outdoors this summer and we would love for all of our Scouts, as well as their family and friends, to join us!
Watch our Camp 2021 video here to learn about the changes to this year’s camping experience.
Register your Scout, Den, Patrol, or Unit for Camp 2021, here.
Financial Support of Monon District & Crossroads of America Council
Support from our Scouting families, alum, and community, are vital to the programming we are able to provide to the youth we serve here in central Indiana.
In case you missed it, please check out the 2020 Hamilton County Mayors’ Breakfast for Scouting presented by Gaylor Electric (September 2020.)
You do not want to miss the opportunity to tune in to the Governor’s Luncheon for Scouting (December 2020.) Please watch and share this video with other Hoosiers to grow the support for Scouting across our great state of Indiana. Thank you Governor Holcomb for hosting this event for it’s 25th anniversary, despite the restrictions we faced.
Unit Friends of Scouting Participation
Congratulations and major thank you to the unit’s who took advantage of the Governor’s Luncheon event to hit their Unit’s Friends of Scouting goal for 2021. Below is the Unit Leaderboard (updated January 8th)
|Type||Unit #||% to Goal|
|Troop||180 – Carmel||66%|
|Troop||180 – Indy||45%|
Pledge or make an immediate donation by visiting https://www.crossroadsbsa.org/support/ today. Thank you for your consideration and willingness to financially support our Scouts and CAC!
National BSA Den Leader Videos – Each Adventure recorded!
Full Family Resources – Family Scouting details at the Cub Scout & Scouts BSA levels
2020 Ideal Year of Scouting Resources & Videos – Build the best program for your Scouts in 2021, starting now!