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Scout News: April 21 
Troop 120 Makes a Difference: A big shout-out to the families of Troop 120. As of this morning, parents of Troop 120 have given over $5,900 to support our council programs. Congratulations and a huge THANK YOU to Scoutmaster Brian Moskovitz for supporting our shared vision.

April 23 - This weekend, participate in BALOO training. Experienced Scouters will teach adults to carry out successful camping experience with Scouts. Required for at least one adult in every Cub Scout pack on each over nighter.   

Congratulations to all 69 participants! Well over 100 spectators packed the Lakewood Mall to witness the 2nd Annual Derby Championship. See list of winners here. And be sure to check out these photos from the race.

Saturday, May 7 - Youth 15+ and adults are invited to earn their Swimming and Water Rescue training. This class is 8am-5pm to be held at the Long Beach Sea Base 5875 E. Appian Way. Click here for flyer.   

Saturday, June 4 - Info packet posted. Cross a rope bridge, crawl through a maze, show off your unit's best activity. Scout-O-Rama, the biggest showcase of the year is open to the public. Family fun for all ages. Theme 2016: Celebrating the Diversity in Scouting.  
Railroading Merit Badge

Saturday, June 18 - Earn the Railroading Merit Badge at Knott's Berry Farm. Registration is open, but filling up fast. Be sure to check this page for requirements. More details posted online including workbook, schedule, and activities.

Summer Aquatics schedule is now posted. Earn merit badges over 7 weeks this summer. Play in the water, or hang on land. See the info guide here. Camp dates: June 27 - August 19. We look forward to seeing you!

New flyers, yard signs, and posters just arrived. Give your Spring Recruitment a boost with these helpful items. See Rebekah or Maria. Available at no cost to your unit, so please use them!
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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