Scout Appreciation Day at Weis!

Saturday, May 12 from 12:00-3:00pm

We greatly appreciate all the support and work the Scouts have done at Weis over the past two years! To say "thank you", we are inviting troop leaders, scouts and their families (ALL scout levels and ages) to join us for an afternoon of fun! Whether you and your troop have been involved with Weis already, or are interested in learning more about how the Center can be part of your scout programs, we hope you will come! We will also showcase Scout projects that have been completed at Weis and discuss some that are in the works - plus a few ideas for future projects.

  • See completed Eagle Scout and other service projects
  • Enjoy snacks at the campfire circle
  • Scavenger Hunt and Geocaching
  • Field Games
  • Ping Pong
  • Gaga Ball
  • Nature Crafts
  • Guided Hike at 1:30pm

No registration is required, but we would appreciate an RSVP to tmstrube@optonline.net or kzelinski@aol.com.

​​Merit Badges:

Sign up for one of our scheduled badge classes, or request one to your troop. Badge classes are taught by experience instructor Tom Tarbutton and Weis Trustees Anne Siebecker and Tom Strube.

  • Apr 28, 10:00am-2:00pm:  Boy Scout Merit Badge class: "Emergency Preparedness". $15 per Scout. Taught by experienced instructor Tom Tarbutton.  Please email Karen at kzelinski@aol.com to Register!
  • ​We can offer badge classes for many Boy/Girl Scout subjects; just let us know what your Scout or troop needs!
  • Contact Us for information, or to request a specific badge class!


Camping, Campires and other Events:

  • Weis offers facilities for Scout campfire circles, overnight camping and other gatherings. In addition to a large camping area and a firecircle with seating, we have a covered pavilion with picnic tables and a large recreation field. Contact Us for more info or to reserve!
  • Please review the policies and rules before reserving, and be sure to follow them once onsite.


Service Projects:

  • Completed:  Local Scout groups have completed several projects including: a new information kiosk and a new roof for an older kiosk, new picnic tables, parking lot and grounds cleanup, and flower bulb planting, building and installing bat houses.
  • Future:  Upcoming projects include restoring the outhouses and camping sites, building a gaga ball pit, preparing the rustic cabins for use, building more picnic tables.


We Need YOUR Feedback!

Do you have suggestions for new Scout programs and events? Let us know using the Contact Us link!


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