Help us plan for 2020 Summer Activities.

With the health and safety of our Scouts and Scouters being our top priority, we would like to host a survey to help with our decision making for our programs and activities through the summer and fall. We need Parents or Guardians, and Leaders to answer the questions in the survey. This information will help us plan the types of program that will fit your needs.
Camp Card update:

  New deadline to turn in money and cards is Wednesday, July 15 th  @ 4pm
Camp Card payment and return procedures will be announced closer to this date.
Those wishing to deposit funds already collected can do so in the Trading Post Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm. 

Here are a few great ways to keep selling camp cards during Covid-19:
  • Social Media! I spoke to one Scout Parent who has sold 60 cards in three weeks on Facebook! After visiting a vendor on the card, she posted where she went and how much she saved and to contact her to purchase cards! Could it be any easier? 


To date 288 Hometown Hero Cards have been sold.  The council goal is 1000 cards.

The following unit have had online card sales: 
  • Packs: 312, 521, 560, 838 
  • Troops 104, 143, 155, 306, 555, 767, 912

Those wishing to purchase to purchase cards for themselves can also stop by the Trading Post Monday-Friday between 10am-4pm. Remember to mention what unit should receive credit for the sale.
Virtual Merit Badge Clinics

Saturday June 6, 2020
9 am-12 pm (some classes may not take the entire time.)
Cost: $10

  • First Aid
  • Citizenship in the Community
  • Collections
  • Law
  • Photography
  • Chemistry
Registration will be available before the end of the week as we are finalizing pre-requisites and preparation instructions.
We have put together this webpage where we will be collecting all the ideas we can find about Scouting from home. Check back often to see any new ideas. If you have other ideas please send them to lvacdss@scouting.org
National Youth Leadership Training
Where: Camp Kimball
When: June 20-25, 2020

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others. Check out the link below for more information. Sign Up is now available.
Advancement During COVID 19

We have gotten lots of questions about advancement during this time. Click on the button below for lots of details on how to handle advancement. There have been many accommodations put in place to ensure that Scouts can still advance.

For Scouts working on the Eagle Rank who may be approaching their 18th birthday: Extensions can be granted past your 18th birthday. We have heard about many projects that were delayed due to closures, or certain merit badges may not be able to be completed due to social distancing guidelines. If you need to request an exentsion please email Brian Porter at lvacdss@scouting.org. There are other considerations you can see at the link below.

Order of the Arrow Elections

The National OA Director has approved lodges to hold virtual unit elections through July 1, 2020. Due to the cancellation of many induction events, candidates that were elected February 1, 2019 through July 1, 2020 will have 24 months from the date of election to complete their ordeal. There are no changes to the  membership requirements .

If you would like to schedule an election please email chief@nebagamon.org or vicechief@nebagamon.org
Are you interested in attending the 2021 National Jamboree. This is an exciting adventure held at The Summitt in West Virginia. There is still room in the Las Vegas Area Council Contingent. If you have questions you email lvacdss@scouting.org or contact Brian at 702-968-8123.
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