South Carolina District Royal Rangers
NEWS & UPDATES
We have a few things to mention, so please read below. Don’t forget there are two National Training Events (NRMC and NEEC) coming up in South Carolina and Georgia. There is still time to sign up. Both camps are still accepting applications. The Early Registration Deadline for the NRMC is September 22nd. We have a few staff changes we want you to be aware of, so here is a note from John Campbell:
The SC District Royal Ranger Executive Committee is happy to announce:
1 – The acceptance of his application and approval of the appointment of Shane Florian as West Division Coordinator.
2 – The approval of making the Jr. Leadership Training Coordinator an executive level position. This position is currently filled by Troy Brown. Thanks to these men for their willingness to serve the young men and Leaders in South Carolina Royal Rangers.
A “Thank you” goes out to Matthew Henry who was the West Division Coordinator for several years. Thank you for your service.
GOLD MEDAL OF ACHIEVEMENT COURT OF HONOR
Praise Cathedral Church Of God
3390 Bushy Creek Rd.
Greer, SC 29651
Time: 6:00 pm
Adam Graham – G2016-494 / SC GMA 117
Evan Mullins – G2016-495 / SC GMA 118
You are invited to join Praise Cathedral in honoring the young men who have completed their Gold Medal Of Achievements.
EAST DIVISION – BOYS LEADERSHIP MERITS
1st Assembly of God Sumter
1151 N. Alice Drive
The East Division is hosting the Boys Leadership Merits 104, 205, 301. They will start at 8AM and end around 4PM. In addition to the boys signing up, they need to get adult leaders to volunteer by 8/14. Please contact Cmdr. Mark Sneider if your Outpost will be joining us. The cost is $5 per boy to participate, and it will include a pizza lunch.
WEST DIVISION LOCK-IN
The Lock-In is open to the whole district, and it will be held at Gravitopia in Greenville, SC. The cost is $25, and it will be from 12:30am – 7:30am. We will have fun, food and prizes. Please let us know by Sept 1st of how many will be attending. Email Shane Florian with your numbers to firstname.lastname@example.org
NEEC – NATIONAL ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Timber Lake Center
National Elementary Education Conference (NEEC) is an interactive event that gives leaders training in various techniques and methods to effectively teach and mentor boys. Leaders will explore the development and needs of the early elementary age group, with Ranger Kids as the main focus.
NRMC – NATIONAL RANGERS MINISTRIES CAMP
River Oaks Retreat Center
Honea Path, SC
We have another opportunity to host a national training event here in South Carolina. Please encourage all your leaders to attend if they have not yet. The Early Registration Deadline is September 22nd.
National Rangers Ministry Camp will give instruction in basic outdoor skills and activities providing leaders with the skills needed to take their Ranger boys on exciting outpost activities outside their normal weekly meeting times. Instruction in effectively implementing the team/patrol method will be offered as a means to facilitate junior leadership development. Also, leaders will be challenged to connect with God and explore spiritual manhood.
Aug 11-12 Central Division Outing
Aug 12 Jr Training After Action Committee
Aug 15 Charter Season Open
Aug 20 GMA Ceremony – Praise Cathedral COG
Aug 26 East Division Leadership Merit Training Day
Sep 8-9 NEEC – Forsyth, GA
Sep 16 West Division Lock-In
Sep 22 NRMC Early Registration Deadline
Sep 22-24 FCF Adventure
Oct 6-7 Ranger Kids Overnighter
Oct 19-21 Riflemen Territorial Rendezvous
Oct 27-29 NRMC – Honea Path, SC
Oct 31 Charter Period Ends
Nov 11 Commanders Meeting & Banquet