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Scout News: March 8  
Leader Training Saturday: Reminder, we are hosting leader-specific training for all levels of Scouting this Saturday morning 3/10 at 8am, right across from the Long Beach Scout Shop. 

This past Saturday, five leaders from our council were recognized by the Catholic Committee on Scouting LA Archdiocese. Congrats to C. McGuiness, I. Chavez, C. Espinoza, R. Talag, and J. Mielke. See post here.  

Thursday, April 26 - Our council is set to honor both F&M Bank and Justin Rudd for their community service. Both honorees will receive the 2018 Good Scout of the Year Award. Get tickets and more info here.  
eagle badge

California had the second highest number of Eagle Scouts of any state in 2017. See complete list here. But when adjusted for population, CA comes in at #38 with .108% of all boys earning the rank of Eagle.     

Pick up your camp cards beginning next week. New info just updated yesterday on this page. Timeline, sign up form, tracking sheet, card details, discounts, recognition items, and more all posted on the web.  

Announcing an innovative, new way you can support our local programs. Change by Softgiving™ allows you to round up your change from everyday purchases and donate it directly to our council. Check it out here. Use any card, credit or debit. 100% secure. Set limits.   

Saturday, June 2 - Scout-O-Rama is coming to Long Beach City College at Clark and Carson. Theme will be Passport to Adventure. See info here. Open to the public, this is the biggest Scouting event of the year!

June 2018 - Choose from the last two weeks in June to attend Cub Scout Day Camp. Open to ages 6-10. Sign up and more info here. Hands-on activities, fun games, independence, and growth in the outdoors.  
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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