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Scout News: May 17   
Merit Badge Counselors: A one-hour orientation training coming up this Tuesday, 5/22 from 7-8pm for anyone who would like to be a merit badge counselor. Click red button for more info.

To advance in rank, Scouts must serve in leadership roles for 4-6 months. But what counts? There's more than SPL or Patrol Leader. Check out these options here, including den chief, OA rep, and scribe.
Family Camp 2017

May 25-28 - Next weekend enjoy astronomy, fishing, nature, skits, crafts, hiking, campfire, and more. See Info Here.  Camp overnight with family, friends, and siblings. Bring your tent and food, we'll provide the fun.
Cub BOO Ree 2017

October 19-21 - Cub-BOO-Ree returns in October! Last year we had over 700 people attend this super-fun camping weekend. Save the date, more info here. Our planning committee also welcomes your input.  
Webelos Neckerchief

August 17-19 - All current 3rd and 4th graders (going into 4th and 5th) are invited to Camp Tahquitz for Webelos Weekend, the most popular event for incoming Webelos I and II. Earn these achievements. Sells out every year!   

Saturday, June 16 - Swim, play, paddle, and eat treats at the annual Sea Base Open House. Located at 5875 E Appian Way LB 90803 near 2nd St and PCH. No charge! Just come out and enjoy a great day on the water.  

Saturday, May 26 - Help honor those who honored us with their service. Scouts will be placing flags on veterans' graves for Memorial Day. Flyer here. Please contact Dave Damp via email for more information.  
merit badges

Saturday, June 16 - Choose from 15 merit badges. Note: some prerequisites and restrictions apply. See full list here. Deadline to register is June 1. See more information and details here. Registrations open.     
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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