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Scout News: January 18 
Los Fierros District Dinner: This Saturday 1/20, attend the Los Fierros District celebration dinner honoring District Award of Merit recipients and more. Click red button below for more info.

Can you guess the most popular merit badge in the Long Beach Area Council during 2017? Check out this list of the most earned merit badges in 2017. The top ten list definitely has something in common.
Derby Clinic Workshop

On more clinic coming up! This Saturday, January 20 from 9:30am to 1:30pm. See photos here. Bring your block of wood and design in mind, we'll provide the tools! In the parking lot of the Scout Shop 401 E 37th St. Info

This past Saturday, over 60 people gathered to p
review our 99-year celebration. Scout leaders and volunteers just like you helped us raise over $12,000 to kick-off our 99th year! We truly appreciate your support.   

Long Beach Sea Scouts Thomas Giese and Sebastian Guerra, from Ship 550, attended the Sea Star Base in Galveston Texas. Over 200 Sea Scouts attended the Sea Scout Academy training. They were the only two Sea Scouts from the state of California.   

Last weekend, about 25 Scouts participated in the Martin Luther King Jr Parade in Long Beach. Scouts from our ScoutReach program were honored with the opportunity to lead the parade festivities. 

The LBAC Sea Scout Squadron has started a NEW program for youth who would like to join Sea Scouts. Open to youth 13+, at least 8th grade. Info night: March 25 at 7pm. For more information contact: Jeanne or Glenn Draper, course instructors at (562) 531-3734.  

May 25-28 - Family Camp returns to Camp Tahquitz over Memorial Day Weekend. See flyer here. Perfect for the  whole family. Bring siblings, cousins, and friends of all ages. We provide the activities, you move at your own pace.    
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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