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Scout News: October 4      
Aquatic Paddlecraft Safety. This Saturday, 10/6 learn to confidently supervise canoeing, rowing and kayaking excursions in flat water. This class prepares Scout leaders in safety of swimming, basic boating skills, and group safety skills. Click red button for more info.

Saturday, October 13 - Next weekend, we are hosting a morning of training classes for all levels of adult Scouting leadership. Den leaders, committee chairs, Scoutmasters, Cub Masters, assistants, you name it. See class list here. RSVP online.

Sunday, November 4 - Sunday funday returns at the Aquarium in Long Beach in just a few weeks. New: choose a guided museum tour, a harbor boat cruise, and downloadable self-guided activity sheets.

Parents and neighbors throughout our city might have missed our first chance at joining Scouting. Others may have attended a local sign-up night but didn't register. Check out ways to give them a second chance at joining outdoor adventures.    

Last day for early bird price! Event pricing will increase this Saturday morning. Only a few hours left to sign up for Cub-BOO-Ree happening October 19-21. It's the best Cub Scouting event of the year. We provide the fun, you provide your tents and food.

Friday, November 23 - An interfaith event where we visit ten places of worship. At each stop, a representative of the particular faith will speak to how their faith interprets one of the Ten Commandments. See info here. All ages welcome.

Charter renewal access codes were emailed to unit leaders and committee chairs this past Monday, October 1. Updates, signatures, and paperwork is due no later than November 30. See helpful guide.  
SFF 2012 patch

November 10 - Save the date on your calendars for our annual Scouting for Food drive. Scouts across the city will collect food for local pantries and shelters. Stay tuned for info. Last year we collected 35,000 pounds.
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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