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For over one hundred years, the Boy Scouts of America has prepared young people for life through some of the most outstanding leadership and growth programs available nationally. Whether it’s camping, hiking, community outreach or building remote controlled robots, Scouting offers exciting programs designed to inspire, build character and instill the values that boys and girls need to succeed today.

We offer programs for girls and boys ages 7-21. Scouting programs foster and strengthen self-confidence, ethics, respect for others, academic skills, and leadership abilities that stay with them their entire lives.

The Overland Trails Council serves youth in 66 counties covering 42,132 square miles of central Nebraska. The headquarters is Grand Island, NE with a service center in North Platte, NE.

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OA Ceremonies and Caffeine!

Do you want to get involved within the Lodge? Do you want to learn more about the history of our Order? Have you imagined being one of those in regalia conducting a ceremony? If you answered yes to any of those questions then this is the event for you. There will be trainings at this event that are centred around becoming part of a ceremony team. If you aren’t interested in being a ceremonial, there will be other ceremony roles there that might interest you!

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