The National Pike District 

Serving the youth of Howard County, MD

District Chair: Jim Olson
District Commissioner: Brian McGivern

District Executive: Caitlin Christy, 443-573-2527 /


National Pike Venturing

Earth Treks Climbing Event

Saturday, September 16, 2017

See the event flyer at

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Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills -and- Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders Training

Friday, September 22 - Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Flag Retirement Service Opportunity

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - The one remaining date for flag retirements in 2017!

The time frame for the Flag Retirement program is from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  The location is the VFW, 4225 V F W Ln, Ellicott City, MD 21043.

American Legion Post 156 conducts a quarterly Flag Retirement program.  To date more than 1,372 flags have been retired with honor.

Boy Scouts, Venturers and volunteers are needed to participate in the program.

If your Unit is interested in volunteering, please let Ron Whitehead know what date and how many volunteers. His e-mail is; your service will be appreciated.

Save the Date!

Cub Fun Day / Adventure Day

Saturday, October 28, 2017 (location to be announced)

Details to follow...

Registration is now open!

National Pike District Webelos-O-Ree

October 20-22, 2017 at Camp Saffran / Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation

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Save the Date!

National Pike District Klondike Derby

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the McKeldin Area of Patapsco State Park

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Boy Scout Rank Requirements Changes are NOW in effect (01 January 2017): 

Understand the changes coming in the Boy Scout Advancement Requirements. Learn more about the changes and the timing for implementation. CLICK HERE. The presentation provided at the October 2015 Roundtable can be found HERE. FAQs published by BSA can be found HERE.  Download the insert for use with previous editions of the Boy Scout Handbook HERE.

UPCOMING EVENTS - Click on any event listed below for more information: