Weekly Scouter Update
October 14, 2020 | Greater Los Angeles Area Council, BSA
2020 Virtual Good Character Gala Virtual Event
The Greater Los Angeles Area Council, BSA is proud to honor chairman and secretary for Hoffman Associates, Inc., CEO of Hoffman Video Systems (ret) Kristoffer ‘Kris’ Popovich
Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Learn More
Council Summertime Employment
Awesome Scouts wanted to Join our Summer Camp Team! When you join a summer camp staff, you see the world in a new light. You are a part of a team that places service above self, provides leadership and guidance to campers, Scouters, and parents, and you experience new freedom and fun that you don’t find anywhere else. Read More
Cabrillo Merit Badge Day Camp - October 23-24, 2020
Sign up now for Merit Badge Classes at our beautiful camp Cabrillo! Hurry because class sizes are limited to no more than ten participants, except for Aquatics and Pioneering Merit Badge, which is limited to eight. Click Here for the Participant Guide. Click Here to Register.
2021 Summer Resident Camp Reservations
We are looking forward to the 2021 season now more than ever as we’re hopeful the “COVID-19” is apart of our past. Scouts BSA Summer Resident Camp reservations are now first come first serve. This means if you haven’t booked the same week, another unit has the opportunity to reserve your camp. Reserve Now
The Jamboree-on-the-Air and
JOTA & JOTI are the largest Scouting events in the world with more than 1.5 million Scouts from more than 160 countries annually participating.

If you’ve never experienced the digital or amateur radio events before, this might be the perfect time to attend, especially with many of us Scouting at home.
Scouting For Food COVID Style
GLAAC's next food drive is November 14 & that's just a month away! Let's make this Scouting for food COVID style a success!

Thank you so much for those who have reached out to me to host for the November date. It's not too late to add yourself to our list. If you are willing to host as a food drop location, please email me at cissie.andrews@hotmail.com.
I’m putting our final list together.
GLAAC Cub Scouting Resources
Are you looking for a one-stop-shop in Cub Resources? We have heard your cry, and we have created just that. Come and check out our new Cub Resource page! You can find everything from Themes for Pack meetings, Lesson Plans for all of October, and so many ranks specific resources. This will help you continue to provide the fun of Cub Scouting! Learn More
Interested in Law Merit Badge?
Saturday, November 14 from 9am until 4:00pm come check out a unique experience that allows Scouts interested in legal careers to complete the requirements for Scouting's Law Merit Badge. It will provide Scouts with an understanding of criminal law, civil law, legal history and the opportunity to participate in a mock trail. Click here for more information and registration.
GLAAC, BSA Popcorn website: glaac.trails-end.com
If you have a question, please email Lucia Bernal at Lucia.Bernal@Scouting.org
The 19th Annual Andrew Blackwood Memorial Blood Drive
Sunday, October 18th, 2020
On behalf of the Andrew Blackwood Family, BSA Troop 1 Boys and BSA Troop 1 Girls of Altadena, and the City of Hope invite you to help save a life at the annual Andrew Blackwood Memorial Blood Drive Every year in October at St. Marks Community Hall in Altadena, the blood drive is held in memory of Troop 1 Eagle Scout, Andrew Blackwood. Andrew was diagnosed with bone cancer during his time as a member of Troop 1. He fought the disease bravely but sadly passed away in September 2003 shortly after his 18th birthday. Read More
Jack Crawford's Eagle Project
Paying homage to the surf culture, the work includes numerous pop art icons from throughout Van Hamersveld’s more than 50 year career. The mural is a combination of designs or images in pure colors without shading. It is designed as an abstraction with objects embedded within to produce an experience for the viewer...
Alvin Fu - Troop 266 - Popcorn
I am a Boy Scout, and last year was my first time to sell popcorn for my troop fundraising efforts." I am arranging to sell popcorn at the entrance of a supermarket. Because of my lack of experience in selling, I am nervous when I am talking to strangers. My voice will be lower, and I must remember the several flavors of popcorn with the price. Read More
Silver Beaver – Call for Nominations!
The Silver Beaver Award is given by the National Council, Boy Scouts of America upon recommendation of the local council, to persons who have given outstanding service to youth over an extended period of time. The local Council will present a limited number of Silver Beaver Awards each year, according to the number of registered units in the council.

This award is bestowed upon only those persons who have given continued, unselfish, and effective service to the community, usually through the programs of the Boy Scouts of America, but not limited to Scouting. Because individuals may not nominate themselves for this award, only those persons who have been nominated by their Scouting peers are considered. November 1st is the deadline for nomination submissions.
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