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BACK TO SCHOOL...      

...Means Families Joining!
We have resources for you. Click this order form. It's easy! Let us help you welcome new families to Scouting. Bright yard signs, postcards, neon stickers, mini mags, handy envelopes... [breathe]... order them FREE online here. See Bekah or Tri for more info.

Pick Up Resources & Ideas
On Tuesday Sept 15 at Lakewood Village Community Church at 7pm. It is important to have a representative from each Pack present to get information on how we are going to Keep the Promise of asking every youth in our community to join Scouting. Flyer info here.  

Moms & Dads... 
A quick video for moms and one for dads who are proud of their Scouts.  
 
UPCOMING FALL EVENTS
 
Scouting for Food 
Save the date! All Scouts will be collecting food all over our cities on Saturday, November 14. Drop off locations vary by district. Check this page for more info. 
 
Popcorn Pickup
As you read this, popcorn is on a truck to Long Beach! Don't forget: pick up your popcorn next Friday, Sept 11 from 4:30pm to 7:00pm or Saturday, Sept 12 from 9am to 11:30am at Coastline Environmental. If you haven't reserved a booth sale please do so at  Sign-up Genius.  

Popcorn University: Last chance for popcorn info in-person training. All who come get an extra 3% commission. Next Thursday, Sept 10 from 7-8pm at 3114 South St
 
Training Season
Back to school brings new training classes! A reminder of upcoming classes: Path to Eagle, Leader Specific Training, Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills, Climbing Instructor Skills, and BALOO. Check main training page for more info.
EXCITING PROGRAM   
 
Robots at CSULB 
Makersville's Club Ten is teaming with the Robotics Society of Southern California and the Engineering Department at CSULB to bring you the World Robot Olympiad, the Robotics Society Open House and tours of the on-campus Makerspace and some of the Engineering labs (flight simulator!) at CSULB.
Space is limited, email Info@makersville.net to RSVP
. Learn more at this page.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Federal Employees
The CFC (combined federal campaign) has started... and we are eligible for your support! The Long Beach Area Council is a registered 501c3 charity. Please think of us when you make your charitable giving. Use CFC code 73686. Not sure if you qualify? Check this list of all federal agencies. Thank you!
 
10% off Uniforms at the Scout Shop
Now through October 25 save 10% on all uniforms. Great deals for new families. We're stocked full - see you soon. Remember, the Long Beach Scout Shop is now open two hours earlier at 9:30am for your convenience.
Quick Links
Long Beach Area Council  
401 E 37th St

Long Beach, CA 90807
office: 562-427-0911 | fax: (562) 492-9437 
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