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Scout News: August 24       
Scout Leader Training: Take a look at classes recently posted for all levels of Scout leader training. Easy sign ups from desktop or mobile. Click red button for more info.

Scouts celebrated in many ways: boxes, telescopes, reflectors, sunglasses, and more. See photos of Scouts marveling the eclipse. Last chance to order Eclipse Patches... email Randy with qty and payment. 

September 14 - Hey Webelos and parents: this one's for you. Come see 10+ troops at one time. Great way to meet Boy Scouts and adults from various Troops in the area before it comes time to choose one to join.

Friday, September 8 - In two weeks, popcorn delivery is coming to Long Beach. For all units who ordered popcorn, get ready to pick up your supply for the fall selling season. See dates and info here.    

This past weekend, more than 300 people spent the weekend at Camp Tahquitz. See photos here. Another successful event for Webelos I and II. Thank you to Erik Zandvliet and his amazing team of volunteers.   

We welcome Henry Pham to the Polaris District and to the Long Beach Area Council. Henry comes to us as a Scouting professional from Orange County. Henry's first day will be Friday, September 1. Read more here.
Order of the Arrow

September 15-17 - Registration for the OA W4 Conclave at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center (IROEC) is now available. Closes next week 8/31. Sign up for classes here. Must bring medical form.

September 9 - Learn to be a BSA Climbing Instructor! Trained Instructors of BSA climbing/rappelling activities are capable, safety conscious teachers. Topping out manual will be issued to new students. RSVP here.    
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
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