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Attention Fourth Graders
Enjoy the National Parks system for FREE. "Every Kid in a Park" gives free admission to national parks, forests, and wildlife refuges for all fourth graders during the '15-'16 school year. Go out and explore!

Geek Dad and Science
Rob Huddleston "GeekDad" shares what every parent should know about the new 2015 Cub Scout program. STEM integration, focus on service, no more academics or sports program, new belt loops, more camping.    

Video for Moms & Dads... 
A quick video for moms and one for dads describing their Scouting experience. 

Merit Badge Day: Sat. October 24
Troop 212 invites you to earn merit badges. While spaces last. Early sign-ups encouraged. Note: prerequisites and advance preparation apply.

Scouter's Key Newsletter
Check your mailboxes! The Fall 2015 Scouter's Key has been mailed. Read on for key dates and latest news. Didn't get one or need more copies? Just ask, we have extra copies.    

Catholic Scout Retreat: October 2, 3, 4  
Experience Mass outdoors with hundreds of other Scouts and Scouters and receive a Benediction under the stars. The Catholic Committee on Scouting of the LA Archdiocese invites all Scouts, including Girl Scouts, to the Annual Catholic Scout Retreat in Sylmar.   
Scout Shop Discount 
Now through October 25 save 10% on all uniforms. Great deals for new families. Remember, the Long Beach Scout Shop is now open two hours earlier at 9:30am for your convenience. (Excuse our dust as the office and shop get painted.)

Scout Day with LA Kings Hockey
Special activities and pricing planned for the LA Kings Scout Day on Sat, November 7.

Nitro Circus
Experience a mind-blowing live action sports show at the Staples Center on November 6 at 7:30pm. Starring 17-time X Games medalist Travis Pastrana, the tour will feature unbelievable tricks, insane stunts and the craziest contraptions ever, plus a whole new repertoire of daredevil fun.

Are You a Federal Employee?
Now through December your employer will be asking for donations to choice charities. We, the Long Beach Area Council, are eligible to receive your support! Please think of us when you make your charitable giving. Use CFC code 73686. We thank you for your loyal support.
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Long Beach Area Council  
401 E 37th St

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