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COUNCIL CALENDAR  (2023–2024)

August

  • 24    Board meeting--combined  (7–9 PM, Second Byron CRC)

 

September

  • 14  Counselor meeting--combined  (6:15 spaghetti supper for counselors and wives only; 7–9 PM meeting; 1st Hudsonville CRC)​ .

    • Dan Landstra (Raising Kids in a Digital Age) Expected 45 minutes to an hour long. Open to all to attend (suggest middle school leaders, parents, etc.)

  • 28  Board meeting-- (7–9 PM, Hager Park)

October

  • 12  Counselor meeting  (7–9 PM, Cornerstone URC)

    • Flag Knowledge Badge **Cadets Invited**

    • Flag retirement ceremony

    • Cadet Zone Website and Maple Syrup Merit Badge

  • 14  Chuckwagon Campout and Competition (GV/RC Campground)

  • 21  Campground Work Day (Primarily maintenance of roads, trails, lodges) (The clubs required to have two or more helpers attend are: Forest Grove CRC, Forest Grove Ref., Hanley CRC, Hudsonville Ref., Immanuel CRC, Jamestown CRC, and Messiah CRC)

  • 26  Board meeting--combined  (7–9 PM, Baldwin Street CRC)

November

  • 4  Regional Conference (Friendship CRC, Byron Center)

  • 9  Counselor meeting--combined  (7–9 PM, Bethany URC?)

    • Jr Counselor Cert

    • Counselor Cert

    • Counselor Job Description

December

  • 7   Board meeting-- (7–9 PM, First Hudsonville)

  • 14  Counselor meeting (7–9 PM, First Hudsonville CRC)

    • Beekeeping

    • Food Preservation Merit Badge

January

  • 18  Counselor meeting  (7–9 PM, Forest Grove CRC)

    • Genealogy merit badge

    • String Art

  • 20  Snow Derby (GVRC Campground)

  • 25  Board meeting--combined  (7–9 PM, TBD)

February

  • 8    Counselor meeting--combined  (Meeting, 7–9 PM, Faith Community CRC)

    • First Aid and Campground AED with Dr. Ron Hofman

  • 29  Board meeting (7–9 PM, Baldwin Street CRC

March

  • 14  Counselor meeting  (7–9 PM, Messiah CRC)

    • How cadets can protect themselves from the dangers of social media by Alan Vandenbosch **Cadets Invited**

  • 21  Board meeting--combined (7–9 PM, TBD)

  • 22  Cadet-O-Rama set up

  • 23 Cadet-O-Rama "Super Saturday" - Cottonwood CRC

April

  • 11 Counselor meeting--combined (7–9 PM, Hanley CRC--park in lower lot, meet in basement)

    • DCE hosted Roundtable​

  • 20 Campground workday

  • 25  Board meeting (7–9 PM, Hanley CRC)

  • 26–27 Council Camp-O-Ree

May​

  • 7  Pin & Stripe (Baldwin Street CRC (enter North entrance and down the stairs)

    • 6:00 – Punch and Fellowship

    • 6:25 – Opening Prayer

    • 6:30 – Dinner is served

    • a reasonable amount of time later –  dessert

    • soon after that– devotions

    • a bit later yet– Pins and Stripes Awarded

    • even later yet – Event Concludes

  • 23 Transitional Board meeting, supper included  (6–9 PM, First Hudsonville)​

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