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Scout News: January 5
Scout Shop Is Open: We counted 31,000 items last week! After taking annual inventory, our Long Beach Scout Shop is back open. Come by, email, or call in - we're happy to help.

Saturday, January 14 - The third annual breakfast, 8-10am at The Grand in Long Beach. See info here. Hot breakfast provided for all in attendance. RSVP. At least one parent per pack, troop, and crew 

What photos did you enjoy most in 2016? See top 6:
499 views Scout-O-Rama  |  463 Suni & Honey Bunny
321 Freeze-O-Ree  |  285 Aquatics Camp
255 Recognition Dinner  |  244 LB Mayor Honor 

Annual Recognition Dinners for both Polaris and Los Fierros Districts are coming in January. Save the dates:
Los Fierros, Sat. Jan. 21 at 6:30pm. Flyer here.
Polaris, Sat. Jan. 28 at 5:30pm. Flyer here.

As of January 1, 2017, all Boy Scouts must use the new Boy Scout requirements announced in 2014. Find new requirements. See side by side comparison, Spanish versions, and PDF format.

Saturdays, January 14 & 21 - Come to the Scout Shop parking lot 9am-1pm to build your Pinewood Derby car. Two derby workshops this month. We provide the tools, you build the car. Kits and decals available in the Scout Shop. Get some cool ideas here.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - The biggest gathering of training for adult leaders returns for its second year. University of Scouting is a fun day of fellowship, creative learning, and useful Scouting knowledge. 

Scouts are eligible for huge scholarship! SoCal Edison is offering $40,000 to current HS Seniors interested in studying science, math, computer science, and engineering in college. Details here

Marc Bonner | E-News Editor
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St Long Beach CA 90807 
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