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Scout News: December 1  
Roundtable. Next week Thursday 12/8 at 7pm at 3114 South St. After a main session on leader recognition (knots), we'll do an abbreviated update on NEW national program changes in cub scouting (see more on this below). Bring your favorite cookie for a yummy cookie exchange, too!

There is snow at camp! See pics here. This weekend's Freeze-O-Ree is sure to be fun! Cold-weather camping basics. Patrol based competitions, fun, games, team building, applying Scout Skills. Info Guide here.   

The BSA has announced modifications to Cub Scouting that make the program more flexible for busy parents, den leaders and Cubmasters. See changes here. Some mandatory requirements are now optional, giving leaders more control over their den program.  

From empty shelves to fully stocked. Together we collected 27,330 pounds of food - wow! Check out photos here. Hundreds of Scouts and parent volunteers rallied to help the needy in a phenomenal effort!

Summer 2017 - Get ready for some Cub Scout adventures. Day Camp is back with a CUBstruction theme. See info here. And stay tuned for more to come. 
Scout Shop

The shop has some neat gifts for the scout or scout parent in your family. Even a pin for Eagle Scout grandparents! Ask Randy for the list of gifts $15 and under. Gift Central is at 401 E 37th St LB 90807.


Annual Recognition Dinners for both Polaris and Los Fierros Districts are coming in January. Save the dates:
Los Fierros, Sat. Jan. 21 at 6:30pm. Flyer here.
Polaris, Sat. Jan. 28 at 5:30pm. Flyer here.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - The biggest gathering of training for adult leaders returns for its second year. University of Scouting will be centrally located for all at Long Beach City College. Registration opens next week! 
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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