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Scout News: April 7
Hunter Education Training: Earn your Hunter Education Card. This certification is a requirement to getting a hunting license. Special opportunity for Scouts 12+, parents, and leaders. Dates: May 11 & 14, hosted by the Compton Hunting and Fishing Club

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!

Saturday, April 16 - Next weekend! The Championships are almost here. All pack derby winners should've been submitted. If not, please email names to John McIntosh. We will crown the 2nd Annual Council Derby Champ! Read requirements here.

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!

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.  
Scout Shop

Advancement items for all ranks are in. Stock up on active t-shirts and draw string bags for your spring outings. We also welcome Randy Stiegler as our new Scout Shop Clerk. While you're in, say hello. Read more about Randy's background here.  

Parents, here's your opportunity to make your own car. Enter our Outlaw Race. See instructions here. Build a high-powered machine! Let's see how fancy you can be. Get out the wind-tunnels and rocket engines to make your car the fastest outlaw.

April 15-17- Master the basic skills Boy Scouts are required to learn from Tenderfoot to First Class. Learn by doing in a fun, wilderness setting. IOLS info here.
April 23 - BALOO helps adults carry out successful camping experience with Scouts. Required for at least one adult in every Cub Scout pack on each overnighter.   
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
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