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Scout News: November 5
Merit Badge Day... This weekend, Saturday November 7, team up with Troop 66 at their Merit Badge Day featuring 18 merit badges to choose from. Registration open until Saturday morning.

Brand new: View ALL den meeting plans, electives, and activities for Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos. Download, print, or view on mobile. Includes requirements for ALL new Cub Scout advancements. Customized for your role in your pack or den! 

Sunday, November 15 - Support the Tribe of Tahquitz's biggest fundraiser of the year. From 8am to 12 noon at St. Maria Goretti. $4 tickets available at the door. Pancakes, sausage, OJ, coffee, and milk. The Tribe is the council's Honor Scout organization. 

Saturday, November 14 - Next week! All Scouts will be collecting food from schools, churches, neighbors, and grocery stores. Collection bags are available if needed. Help local food pantries fill their shelves. Every year, local Scouts collect over 30,000 pounds of food.

See how much fun we had last weekend. Check out these fun photos. Over 500 people camped out for a weekend of fun. Highlights included tarantulas, costumes, and sunrise hike. Congratulations to Alan from Pack 705 for winning the pumpkin chunkin'!

Saturday, December 12 - Sand, carve, and shape your new block of wood into a winning pinewood derby creation. All tools and expert advice provided. Located in the Long Beach Scout Shop parking lot. The Scout Shop will be fully stocked with materials and decals.

New interactive digital versions of the following Merit Badge Pamphlets help Scouts visualize their learning: Animation, Camping, Citizenship in the Nation, Cooking, Cycling, Digital Technology, Family Life, First Aid, Hiking, Personal Fitness, Robotics, and Swimming. Cool stuff! 

Friday, November 27 - This in-town hike is an annual tradition where we walk to ten faith communities in our city. An informational, inclusive, interfaith event open to all. Siblings, Girl Scouts, CampFire USA also welcome. Patch available for youth participants.
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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