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Scout News: October 8
Merit Badge Day: Last chance! Mail-in registrations due October 15. Troop 212 invites you to earn merit badges on Saturday, October 24.

October 23-25 - Come camping as a den or with your pack. A fun outdoor weekend featuring costume contest, pumpkin chunkin', trunk or treat, freakishly fun games, nature hikes, and more. See Parent Guide

The National Jamboree is a gathering of 45,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases the Scouting experience. Join the Jamboree leadership for two informative nights. We invite you and your Scout to come and learn about this exciting opportunity.

Brand new! Our very own Puvunga Lodge has published its first "Where to Go Camping" Guide. We hope you enjoy this resource. Maybe you'll find a new place to go for a weekend. Congratulations to our Chief Collin Hadley and his fellow Arrowmen!

Saturday, October 17 - Tune in to the largest Scouting event in the world. In 2014, over 1.3 million Scouts participated in JOTA/JOTI across 157 countries. A really cool chance to communicate with Scouts worldwide using radio and Internet connections.

Saturday, November 14 - Every year, Scouts collect over 30,000 pounds of food for our local community. Bags are now available at the Scout Service Center - free of course. Unit coordinators, please touch base and confirm your collection area with Rebekah Havard.

Camp Tahquitz Boy Scout Camp is accepting reservations for Summer 2016. Hold your spot by signing up and depositing $200. Summer will be here before you know it! Keep the "outing" in Scouting and sign up your troop today!

Recognize those leaders who give of themselves to Scouting. These people go above and beyond ordinary service to youth. Not limited to impact in Scouting. Submit nomination form to Scout Service Center or email John Fullerton.
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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