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Scout News: March 16  
April Training Classes: Two training classes coming up in April. Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills on 4/8-9 and Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation on 4/22. NEW! Register and pay for training classes online - super easy to do. Click button for more.

With the March Madness college basketball tournament kicking off this week, overall #1 ranked team Villanova will rely on Eagle Scout Josh Hart to lead their team as they try to repeat as NCAA Champions. 

This Saturday March 18 - Pick up your Camp Cards for 2017. Sales info here. For $5, you get coupons to: Me & Eds, Cassidy's Corner, Johnny Rebs, the Aquarium, Big 5, Ace, El Pollo Loco, and more. Such a great deal!

As of year-end 2016, over 2.4 million American men have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. But how many per year? Click here to see how many Eagle Scouts there have been each year since 1912.

As of March 16, we have received pledges of $49,154 toward our goal of $195,000. Our 2017 Annual Budget is $2,004,817. Our local program is completely member-supported by parents and volunteers like you. Secure donation page here. We appreciate your support.
Indy Car BSA

Sat/Sun April 8-9 - We are looking for Scouts age 16+ to form an Honor Patrol for the LB Grand Prix! Assist race fans with info and seating. Adults also eligible. Get access to the race, lunch, and more. RSVP here.

The latest Scouter's Key newsletter has been mailed to all homes. Keep up to date on Scouting activities and happenings. Read it online or download the PDF. Keep an eye out for the purple ink in your mailbox.  

June and July - Get ready for some Cub Scout adventures. Day Camp is a week-long camp for Cub Scouts ages 6-10. Includes science, wood working, sports, crafts, and archery. See more here.   
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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