Prepared For Life Masthead

Though the Lake Fire continues to burn, Camp Tahquitz is not in danger. Air quality at camp is good. The active fire is several miles from camp. We are closely monitoring the situation.  


Highway 38 remains closed to assist fire personnel in their efforts. Units attending Summer Camp at Tahquitz will also be kept informed of updates as we get them. For updates, visit our Facebook page and reports from InciWeb. 6/25 3pm

What Counts As Camping?
To earn the Camping Merit Badge, Scouts must spend 20 nights camping, but what counts? Ask the Expert answers this question. Happy camping this summer!

Aquatics Camp
Camp started this week... but still seven more to go! Get in on the fun at the Long Beach Sea Base. Have fun on the water, earn merit badges, and learn new skills. New boating equipment and technology available for Scouts.

Cub Day Camp - July
A week long day camp (three options!) for all Cub Scouts and Webelos. A safe and fun place to be with friends over the summer. Great place to try new things, improve self-esteem, be outdoors, and encourage independence.

Webelos Weekend
Incoming 4th and 5th graders enjoy a weekend of outdoor camping, earning achievements, and exploring Camp Tahquitz with over 100 fellow Webelos Scouts. Flyer info and online registration now open!  

Nike Basketball 3-on-3
Attention basketball players! Enter this 3-on-3 tournament to earn King of the Scouts title. Divisions for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Eagle Scouts, and Parents. Saturday Aug 18. Represent Long Beach Area Council against LA, West LA, and Pasadena!

Hunter Education: Shooting Sports
The Shooting Sports Committee is proud to present a free Hunter Education Course to be held on two dates. Wednesday July 29 from 6-9pm and Saturday August 1 from 8am-5pm. The State of California requires all first time resident hunters, regardless of age, to complete hunter education training or pass a comprehensive equivalency test before purchasing a hunting license. Come and learn conservation, safe firearm and hunting practices and a host of other outdoor skills. This course is offered to all Scouts, their families and friends. Register online.
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Long Beach, CA 90807
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