To me, springtime has always been a time for renewal. The days are getting longer, and hopefully warmer, so I think it’s naturally a time of more activity. Spring cleaning comes to the inside of the home, and our yards outside start to demand some attention. In my faith walk it’s also the time we talk about renewal; and with my April 1st anniversary start date as your Council Scout Executive I’m always thinking about the journey we’ve been on, and what we can improve on next. Heck, it’s opening day for baseball, where every team gets to dream big!
It is with mixed emotions that TVSR proudly bids Mr. Nick Keyes, Assistant Reservation Director, well wishes and good luck in his future adventures. Mr. Keyes will be leaving the Valley to begin work as a Professional Scouter with the Knox Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America. Although a bitter sweet moment we are proud that one of TVSR’s finest will be joining the ranks of Professional Scouting. Nick has spent many years on staff in the kitchen and as member of the camp administration. His work with the Order of the Arrow Lodge and on the Ranger Crew are
Treasure Valley Scouters, As I write this letter the temperature is closely approaching a rocking 55 degrees! Although we are likely due for some more snow before Winter fades into Spring, the camp season is upon us! In a recent survey we found that there was a desire to help and be involved at camp in particular with the preparation and maintenance of the property. With that valuable feedback I wanted to make you all aware of how you can help TVSR! Volunteer Opportunities: April 29th – Beaver Day! All are welcome! One of two Beaver Days held in the
“Why do you volunteer or give to Scouting?” That’s a question I like to ask people involved with Scouting. What’s their story about why they volunteer or support us? I’m always interested in what they have to say, and at times I am moved by what motivates them. For many they became involved because of their child’s involvement. You know, only an hour a week is what we all say. Others were scouts when they were young and they feel they owe the organization for all the good things that came their way in their Scouting career. Some have seen