Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Venturers will have an opportunity to advance
and to learn about Native American cultures on October 4, 2003 at Camp
Guyasuta (Greater Pittsburgh Area Council). Venture Crew 235 of the
Japeechen District will be offering a Native American Seminar designed to
teach young people about some of the cultural diversity among Native
The day will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a check-in of pre-registered Scout and
Scout Units. Boy Scouts will be able to earn the Indian Lore merit badge by
completing the day's activities. Cadette and Senior Girl Scouts will be
able to work towards completion of requirements for Folk Arts, Invitation to
the Dance, or Just Jewelry and Venturers will be able to complete
requirement 3 of their Gold Award, and much of the Ranger Elective, Outdoor
Members of Venture Crew 235 and dancers of the Enda Lechauhanne Order of the
Arrow Dance Team will present learning sessions on Construction of Dance
Clothes, Craft Projects and History and Culture of Native American Groups.
Pow-wow Dancing and Etiquette will complete the training before the Pow-wow
dancing starts at 7:00 p.m. Parents and family members are welcome to come
and watch or join in the Pow-wow.
To learn about the program or to register as an individual or Scout Unit,
call Ed Baston (412-766-7070) or Greg Hester (412-821-6191) or or before
September 13, 2003.