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Scout News: June 27  
Summertime Pack Award: Your pack can qualify for a certificate and streamer by planning and conducting three pack activities--one each in June, July, and August. Recognition also available for individual Scouts. Click the red button for more info.

Wow! This past Saturday, our very own Venturer Alexandra Giese of Crew 181 was recognized as the 2019 YMCA Gymnastics All-Around National Champion at championship meet in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Congrats!

Nearly 40 youth honed their leadership skills over the past two weekends at the prestigious NYLT course held at the beautiful Camp Tahquitz. See photos here. Newsletters and course recap video also posted.  

Now in the Scout Shop: the fun and exciting Yo-Yo Preview Adventure sponsored by Duncan Toys.  This preview adventure gives Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts the opportunity to learn the concepts that make a yo-yo work and the basic physics of a pendulum. Read more

July 1, 2, 3 - Next week! You and your family can hang out on the beach, play games, go kayaking, practice paddleboarding, sail, or take speed boat rides led by our trained lifeguards. A fantastic way for families to spend a day or two at the Sea Base this summer. 

Through animated videos developed specifically for younger ages, the BSA just announced a partnership that will introduce the " Protect Yourself Rules" program to more than 1.2 million Cub Scouts nationwide. This program aims to further the efforts to keep children safe.  

Heads up: a special 3 day training class is coming this Fall. This training is for anyone (age 16+) wishing to become a COPE or Climbing Instructor. See dates here. Participants must attend all training sessions. Learn how to lead your group of Scouts in climbing.   

August 16-18 - Calling all youth just finishing 3rd and 4th grade. This annual event for new Webelos 1 and II is the premier campout of the year. More info here. Explore the outdoors at Camp Tahquitz. Always sells out!
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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