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Scout News: July 27     
Summertime Pack Award: Keep this award in mind while you do summer activities. Recognition available for individual Scouts, dens, and packs.

The leading independent nonprofit evaluator ranks the Long Beach Area Council as the #1 rated Boy Scout council in the country with a score of 99.6! See our #1 ranking here. Spread the word: Go Long Beach!   

Scouts conquer new heights at Tahquitz on the high ropes C.O.P.E. course. Check out this video. Memories and experiences at camp will last a lifetime!  

District Director Rebekah Havard has accepted a position with another council starting September 1. Bekah has been a vital part of our staff since 2014. All are invited to a reception for Bekah on Thursday, August 10 at 6:30pm prior to Roundtable at 3114 South St. We will miss Bekah greatly and we wish her the best.

Last week, a group of VIPs toured Camp Tahquitz to witness its beauty in person. See photos here. Guests were most impressed by camp staff and the Tribe of Tahquitz.

merit badges

Saturday, August 5 - Attend this merit badge day to earn up to two merit badges. See requirements here. Be sure to check the schedule. Registration due before Monday July 31, mail in only. Refer to list of items.          

August 18-20 - Only three weeks away, all 4th and 5th graders are invited to Webelos Weekend, the most popular event for incoming Webelos I and II. Earn these achievements. Sells out every year!
Cub BOO Ree 2016

October 20-22 - All cub scout parents and leaders should save the date for the biggest Cub Camp-Out of the year. Over 600 expected in attendance. Updated event info here. Questions? Contact Joe Lopez.
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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