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Scout News: September 21 
This Fall: STEM Club activities for elementary school aged boys and girls! For October, November, and December, earn compass points at the Long Beach Sea Base. Fun, hands-on learning. Click red button to learn more about the Cub Scout NOVA Program. 

Some of the players you're watching on Sunday's are Eagle Scouts. Hint: one actually plays in Philadelphia. See list of Eagles playing in the NFL. Out of 1,692 players on active rosters, 10 are Eagle Scouts.  

Last Thursday, over 200 parents and Scouts joined us to check out Boy Scout Troops. In one evening, 80+ Webelos talked to representatives of 14 local Troops in the area. Photos here. Good times all around. 

A big shout-out to Pack 75 for selling over $7,000 worth of popcorn in two weeks! According to adult leader Gil, the Pack has a goal of buying a new aluminum Pinewood Derby track with their proceeds. Nicely done.  

Keep up to date with safety guidelines in Scouting. The Guide to Safe Scouting is updated quarterly. Includes info on outings, activities, youth protection, general health and safety, risk management, and more. 

October 7 - Paddlecraft Safety is a recommended training that prepares a unit leader to confidently supervise canoeing, rowing and kayaking excursions in flat water. Content includes swimming, personal safety, basic boating skills, and group safety skills.  

Many training classes coming up the new few months for Scout leaders of all experience. See training classes here. Commissioner College Training just posted. Easy RSVP for one or several classes at one time.    

Over the weekend, Troop 65 was recognized by Lakewood City officials for 80 years of service. See photos here. Many alumni and former Scoutmasters were in attendance to join in the festivities.       
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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