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Scout News: April 6  
Deduct Scouting Expenses: It's tax time! Is your "filing system" really your glove compartment that's stuffed with gas receipts and crumpled-up napkins? Click red button below to see what qualifies as an eligible Scouting-related expenses.

Great news! We will restore an historic 26' fire boat at the Sea Base thanks to the Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association. Plans include new navigation, new safety railings, new fire pump, and new deck to be used for co-ed youth programs. See "before" photos

Earn your checkered racing epaulets this weekend. Scouts age 16+ will assist race fans with info and seating at the LB Grand Prix! Adults also eligible. Get access to the race, lunch, and more. RSVP here.

Receive service hours and bring clean water in Africa to those who need it most! Volunteer or walk in the OC Marathon/5k on Saturday, May 6th and support the Water Underground organization, founded by Troop 65 Eagle Scout Justin Arana. Email Justin here and read more info here.

THIS Saturday, 4/8 - Looking for oars, paddles, sails? Stock up on your marine needs at the Sea Base Yard Sale from 7am to 2pm. See flyer here. Items include radars, GPS, fenders, outboards, inflatables, and more

You may have thought it was an April Fools joke, but not so. Tour Plans have gone the way of the dinosaur. The Boy Scouts of America no longer requires submitting Tour Plans to go on outings. Read up on details here

THIS Saturday, 4/8 - Exhibits, kids activities, vendors, demonstrations, bike repairs, food trucks, and more. Happening in two weeks, right across from the Scout Shop in Long Beach. See event info.

June and July - Cub Scouts will continue building adventures at Day Camp. Day Camp is a week-long camp for Cub Scouts ages 6-10. Activities include science, wood working, sports, crafts, and archery.
Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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