Weekly Scouter Update
November 4, 2020 | Greater Los Angeles Area Council, BSA
Cabrillo Merit Badge Day Camp November 14, 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 to Register.
Calling all Scouters & Friends
WE NEED YOU!! On Saturday, December 5 & Sunday, December 6, GLAAC is looking for volunteers to help cut & design cars with our cubs to prepare for upcoming Pinewood Derby events. We are looking for Scouters who have tools to share at both Smiser & Cushman. Scouts will be signing up for time slots so we can maintain social distance regulations. 

If you can help with this event, please let me know the date & location you prefer.cissie.andrews@hotmail.com
Youth Protection Training
Hello Scouters, as the Fall weather approaches and we start to think about Renewing our registration in Scouting for another year. In order to remain in compliance with our Board’s resolution to keep young people safe, please take a moment to update your annual Youth Protection Training. You can find the latest training by visiting your my.scouting.org account and clicking on the YPT information on the right hand side of the screen. If you have any questions about the BSA’s Youth Protection Policies or training, please contact our Council Commissioner Travis Williams (travisw@usc.edu).
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.
Calling all Scouts of all ages! We need your help! We will be hosting our council, Good Character Gala and we would like to show case our Scouts in our opening ceremony. We would love for you to record you Scout in full uniform (Class A) reciting the pledge of allegiance, Scout Oath and Scout Law. Please film the video on landscape and in good lighting. Make sure it is quiet in the background as well. We will then be taking the videos submitted and creating our opening ceremony. We can't wait to see the videos you create. The deadline for submissions is November 9th at 10pm. Click here to submit your video.
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
The Greater Los Angeles Area Council, BSA is proud to present Andy Bernstein Live Discussion speaking about Legendary
Kobe Bryant and Mamba Mentality. 
Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10AM -11AM (PST) Via Zoom
Click here for more information and registration
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
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
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
Tall Ship Sailing Adventure Day Camp The Los Angeles Maritime Institute (Chartered Organization of Sea Scout Ship 1992) has been cleared by County health officials to offer day camp on their majestic sailing ships. Based out of San Pedro, groups of 12 youth (ages ten and up) with two adults (like a Scouts BSA Troop) can learn the basics of sailing in a COVID-19 safe environment. Prices start at $30 per youth/$60 per adult for a 2.5-hour sail. Scheduling is flexible--weekday afternoons and weekends are available. Come aboard and be part of the crew while enjoying a day outdoors on the water!

For more information or to schedule your next adventure, email  Info@lamitopsail.org or call 310.833.6055.
Are you getting a late start to your Popcorn fundraiser? No problem! When you’re ready, we’re ready! Your GLAAC Popcorn team understands that many of you are just now getting back to Scouting. WE are here to support your fundraising efforts whenever that might be! We’ve partnered with Trail’s End to provide your Scouts with both in-person and virtual opportunities to raise the funds you need to continue your Scouting adventures in 2021! Trail’s End has fun and festive holiday products available online and plenty of promotions that will motivate your Scouts. We even have storefront opportunities available (following appropriate COVID guidelines).

Lucia Bernal l Popcorn Staff Advisor lucia.bernal@scouting.org
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