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Scout News: May 19 
Camp Cards: The spring camp card selling season is wrapping up. Tracking sheets and monies due. Contact Rebekah via email to close your account. Congrats to all top sellers!

Earn your Summertime Pack Award this summer! Complete one activity each month during June, July, and August. Award can be earned as an individual, a den, or pack. Recognition items available for each level.

Recent studies have reaffirmed the positive effects of hiking and experiencing nature. Scout parents have long known this! Read on to see why kids should be playing outdoors. (Hint: creativity, focus, self-esteem...)

Hey Scouts and Parents, can you go 50 miles? Do it by bike, canoe, boat, or on foot and you can earn this rarely earned 50-MIler Award. Keep this in mind as you plan your summer activities, you may just qualify.

Saturday, June 4 - Food trucks! Yes, we will have food trucks. Join us for the biggest Scouting event of the year. Family fun for all ages. Show off your activities with a booth. Only three weeks until the big day. Info packet here. Open to the public, no charge. 9am-3pm.  

June 27 - August 19. The 16th Annual Summer Aquatics Camp. Choose from over 40 merit badges. Half day and full day formats. Fun environment! Play in the water, or hang on land. See the info guide here.

June 10-11-12 - Help us get Camp Tahquitz ready for another great summer camping season! Even (or especially) if your unit is not attending Tahquitz this summer, this is a neat opportunity to see what's new at camp and to support the council's crown jewel.

June 27 thru September 2 - Summer program for youth ages 7-17. Learn basic grooming, saddling, bridling and riding. Two riding lessons each day. Max six youth per session. Contact Christine for more info at 562-425-1905.  
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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