2023 Facts and Accomplishments

 

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*Accomplished 2023 Strategic Plan Goals

Council Achievements

*Cub Scout Advancement • 82.2% of Cub Scouts advanced in rank.*

Scouts BSA Advancement •  73.3% of Scouts BSA advanced in rank.

Arrow of Light Award • Earned by 146 Scouts.

Eagle Scout Award • Earned by 89 Scouts.

Summit Award • Earned by 1 Venturer.

 

Membership Achievements


Traditional Cub Scout Membership Growth • 7.24% growth.

Commodore Perry • 25.24% growth in Cub Scouts

Eagle Bay District • 60.53% growth in Cub Scouts

Swan Creek District • 1.01% growth in Cub Scouts

Council Total Registered Youth • 2,915 Youth.

 

Cub Scout Fun

Eagle Bay Pinewood Derby • Mar 23 • Sandusky Fairgrounds • 60 Scouts competed in the races.

Northwest Pinewood Derby • Mar 11 Christ the King School • 189 Cub Scouts competed in races and design.

Parent & Pal Overnighter • May 6-7 • Camp Miakonda • 72 campers and 60 adults attended this out-of-this-world adventure!

Council Cub Family Camp • Sep 30-Oct 1 • Camp Miakonda • 250 family members from 20 Cub Scout Packs attended.

Swan Creek Female Webelos & Arrow of Light Campout • Nov 3-5 • Camp Miakonda • 48 Females from Troops & Cub Scout Packs attended.

*Construction City • Nov 18 • Penta Career Center • Annual event where 220 Scouts & over 170 adults built cardboard buildings and bridges.*

 

Scouts BSA & Venturing

 

 

Merit Badges at Miakonda • Jan 7 • Camp Miakonda • Offered 16 different Merit Badges to 147 Scouts.

Eagle Bay Klondike Derby • Jan 20 • Camp Miakonda • 140 Scouts raced sleds in the Derby.

Wood Winter Weekend • Feb 3-5 • Camp Miakonda • 60 Scouts from 11 Troops had a full weekend of winter activities.

Northwest Klondike Derby • Feb 17-19 • Camp Miakonda • 163 Scouts raced in an Old West-themed event.

Eagle Bay Spring Camporee • Apr 28 • Operators Union • 100 Scouts learned about careers in Skilled Trades.

Commodore Perry Fall Camporee • Sep 8-10 • Pearson Metro Park • 100 Scouts enjoyed activities on Scouting Skills.

Swan Creek Fall Camporee • Oct 13-15 • 180th Fighter Wing Air National Guard • 268 Scouts and Leaders explored the hangar and learned about military-level emergency preparedness.

Wood Fall Camporee • Oct 13-15 • North Baltimore Village Park • 45 Scouts from 9 Troops participated in the Frontiersman-themed event.

Northwest Winter Weekend • Dec 1-3 • Camp Miakonda • A Lumberjack-themed event with 153 Scouts and 62 adults participating. .

 

Summer Programs

*Cub Day Camp at Camp Miakonda • Jun-Jul • Over 770 campers experienced Camp Miakonda.*

*Camp Frontier Summer Camp • Jun-Aug • 2,049 Scouts, 748 Adults, 174 Troops, and 6,653 Merit Badges Earned.*

*Community Partner Attendees at Cub Day Camp • Jun-Jul • Camp Miakonda • 175 youth attended for outdoor learning.*

*White Star Cub Day Camp • Aug 2-4 • White Star Park • 137 participants enjoyed outdoor adventures.*

 

Community Engagement

*Camp Miakonda School Programs • May-Nov • 963 total participants from elementary, middle school, high school, and university groups.*

*Cub Scout Adventure Day • Sep 23 • Camp Miakonda • 585 guests attended and experienced adventure, teambuilding and fun at Camp.*

*Halloween Party • Oct 22-21 • Camp Miakonda • Over 1,500 guests and 300 volunteers enjoyed spooky adventures and trick-or-treating.*

*Service Hours Completed - Erie Shores Council Scouts completed over 27,940 community service hours.*

*Financial Assistance & Camperships Provided - Thanks to grants from the City of Toledo and others, nearly $40,000 was provided to 360 youth in the form of registration assistance and to attend Camp Miakonda and Pioneer Scout Reservation.*

 

Leadership Development

*Order of the Arrow, Tindeuchen Lodge • 103 new members joined, 16 members received Brotherhood Honor, 5 received Vigil Honor, and completed 939 hours of Cheerful Service.*

*National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) • Jun 4-9 • 48 Scouts attended, surpassing the Council Strategic Goal by 10%.*

National Jamboree 2023 - 26 Scouts and 8 adults attended the event at the Summit Bechtel Reserve.

High Adventure - 27 Scouts and 20 adults attended Philmont Scout Ranch and 23 Scouts and 15 adults attended Northern Tier High Adventure.

*Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) & Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) • 38 adults underwent Outdoor Skills training at Camp Miakonda to improve their leadership for Scouts.*