The Trading Post and Donald W. Reynolds Scouting Resource Center are open for business. Please read about the details and limitations that are in place for everyone's safety.
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 would like a presentation made about the Jamboree to your troop please email lvacdss@scouting.org or contact Brian at 702-968-8123. Information meetings can be done virtually.
Camp Card update:
  • New deadline to turn in money and cards is Wednesday, July 15th@ 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. 


  • To date 503 Hometown Hero Cards have been sold.  
  • We are halfway to goal of 1000 cards!

  • 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.
Cooper a Scout from Troop 420 was featured on the Fox 5 news for making more than 5000 ear savers for front line workers including his mother who is a nurse. Check out his story. What is your Scouting Unit doing during this time to provide service.
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
  • American Cultures-Will be added later today.
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: July 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. Please note this course has a minimum registration requirement don't wait to sign up.
Tune in Wednesday May 27, 2020 at 6 pm on Facebook Live the the National Seas Scout Bridge of Honor. Lake Havasu Sea Scout Ship #450 will be announced as part of the 2020 Flagship Fleet. Check it out and Congratulations to Ship #450.
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
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