The Old Colony Council is running an essay contest for scouts and venturers –
- Top Essay from a Boy Scout will receive $50 to the Sayre Scout Shop. Theme: “The Best Thing I Learned This Year in Boy Scouts is….” Minimum 250 words single spaced, maximum 500 words.
- Top Essay from a Venturer will receive $50 to the Sayre Scout Shop. Theme: Venturing Taught Me the Following Life Skill…” Minimum 250 words single spaced, maximum 500 words.
Essays should be as detailed as possible and scouts are welcome to include photos and/or drawings with their submissions.
We are also looking for quotes from parents, leaders and other Scouting volunteers. Suggested themes: What the program has done for their child, Funniest experience they had in Scouting this past year, Acts of Kindness or Cheerful Service seen by Scouts, etc.
Deadline for all submissions (photos, essays and quotes): January 30, 2016
All entries should be emailed to Ted Cormier-Leger, Development Director for Old Colony Council at Ted.Cormier-Leger@scouting.org.