Charitable Donations Make a charitable donation, get a tax write-off. The council operates 100% on contributions from people like you. No federal funding, state funding, or National BSA funding received.
Safe, easy online pledging.
Write Off Scouting Expenses You've spent money on meetings, equipment, and gas. Learn
what you can deduct on your tax forms. Tip: be sure to double check with your advisor. Only a few weeks left, don't forget to file!
EAGLE SCOUT STUFF
What Percentage of Scouts Earn Eagle? A new study shows the percentages of Eagle by year since 1937. Most people quote 2%. But in 2013 and 2014, over 6% of Scouts earned their Eagle Scout rank.
The First "Bald Eagle" Award What happens when you take a 54 year old bald guy to camp? Watch this quick video to find out. Men's Health Magazine writes about the benefits of Scouting for adults, with some humor, too.
Honor Your Eagle Scout Make your Eagle Scout a James E. West Fellow. Recognitions of $1,000 or more will be placed directly into the Endowment Fund of the Long Beach Area Council. By rule, only the interest accrued can be spent annually; the principal is left untouched to ensure Scouting for future generations. List of all James E. West Fellows.
GRAMMY Museum Scout Day Earn your music belt loop and pin at the GRAMMY Museum May 9 from 8:30 to noon. Act fast - only 200 spots available. Only $15, includes a patch. Contact
Josh to RSVP.
Pinewood Derby Championships All pack winners will compete Saturday, April 18 for the title of Council
Derby Champion. Pack leaders: make sure to get your information over to event chair
Spring Camporee: May 1-3 Competitions for the most prepared patrols! Taking place at Camp Tahquitz the first weekend in May. Highlight activity includes COPE low ropes course.
Registrations open and filling up. Get yours in today.
Long Beach Volunteer Day LB 5th District Councilwoman Stacy Mungo invites Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts to do a service project on Saturday, April 25. Interested leaders and parents should contact field office manager
Heidi Weirsma to schedule a project.
NOTE: Address Update
The Scout Office mailing address is now the same as the physical location. For mail correspondence, please use 401 E 37th St, LB 90807.