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Scout News: March 21           
Training Classes Next Weekend: Be sure to check out helpful training classes coming up next weekend. Very good training for scout leaders, den leaders, unit leaders, and parents doing activities in the outdoors. Click the red button for more info.

The totals are in. First Aid merit badge extended its reign atop the charts in 2018, while the Exploration, Animation and Bugling each saw double-digit gains in popularity. See which Eagle required were most earned.    

Wow! Pack 208 has sold over 200 camp cards in just the first two weeks of sales. With the money generated from camp cards, Pack 208 plans to send all their Cub Scouts to Day Camp this summer. See more info

A big shout-out to the families and leaders of Troop 120 for their support. To date, nearly 20 families in their Troop have given monthly and one-time gifts to keep our local Scouting program strong. Troop 120 rocks!  

Saturday, May 4 - Save the date for the annual pinewood derby championship races. Send your top 4 to the race-off! Let us know your top races here. Cool stickers, decals, and colorful wheels in stock at the shop. 
Family Camp 2017

May 24-27 - The annual Memorial Day Family Camp is now open for registrations. Spaces fill up every year, so sign up today to reserve your spot. Sign up as a family or invite your den too. Lots of fun exploring Camp Tahquitz.  

Helpful information for Scout leaders as you prepare your tax returns. See tips here. Is your filing system really your glove compartment stuffed with gas receipts? And what qualifies as an eligible expense, anyway? 

June 2019 - Send your Scout to be trained in leadership development and planning skills at the most advanced training available to youth. What is NYLT? Takes place over two weekends at our very own Camp Tahquitz
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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