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Scout News: March 3 
Scouts Honor Unknown Soldiers: Two days ago, Scouts participated in a wreath-laying ceremony alongside Honor Guard Sentinels at Arlington National Cemetery. Click below to read the story and watch a video of the Scouts.

Saturday, April 16 - The Championships are coming. Send us your top two winners to race against other pack winners. We will crown the 2nd Annual Council Derby Champ! Read up on rules and regs here.

This Saturday, March 5 - Del Valle Park. Star and Life Scouts and their parents are invited to the Path to Eagle workshop. Learn what you need to do, navigate paperwork, and ask any questions. Bring pencil and paper, and this workbook. Starts at 9am. 

Saturday, April 2 - Limited space for adult volunteers to be trained as a certified BB Gun Range Master. Class taught by Rick Moore and Mike Morehead. At the Scout office from 10am to 2pm. See flyer here.  

California produced 4,887 Eagle Scouts out of the 54,366 total in the country in 2015. Only 6.5% of eligible Scouts become Eagles. The average age was 17 years and 4 months. The average project took over 156 hours to complete. See more here.

Outlaw race: Dad, hands off the car! Parents, here's your opportunity to make your own car. Enter our Outlaw Race. See instructions here.
Derby car case: Handy with tools? Build this cool Derby Display Case.

We are now posting Scout Shop items on Instagram. Follow us on IG to see the latest shipments. We also post regular event and activity updates on Facebook. Stay up to date on camps and happenings by liking our page - and help us get to 1,000 likes!  

June 17-19 & 24-26 - Long Beach is hosting the National Youth Leadership Training for youth (co-ed) ages 13+. NYLT prepares young leaders to better serve in leadership positions beyond Scouting. Flyer here. A phenomenal learning opportunity.   
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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