Weekly Scouter Update
December 3, 2020 | Greater Los Angeles Area Council, BSA
Live the Adventure
Summer camp is an important chapter in child’s time in Scouting. Camp provides Scout’s with the opportunity to meet new people, meet those who are different than ones self, gain self confidence through activities, and most importantly have fun...

Scouts get to get outside and truly experience Scouting’s outdoor adventure programs. Summer Camp allows your child to develop independence, a child experiences time away from their parent possibly even for the first time. Read More
Scouting for Food "COVID STYLE" Holiday Edition
GLAAC will be hosting the final Scouting for Food of 2020 on December 19th. I am currently looking for hosts for this event. Hosts can be individual Scout families, a Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship, or Lodge that can host at their charter location (with COVID distancing in place). GLAAC would love to have representation from each district. The need is great & the more hosts we have, the better we can do! Please reach out to me at cissie.andrews@hotmail.com if you would like to host or participate.
Save The Date - Attention Ordeal Members of Tuku'ut Lodge
Saturday afternoon, December 12th
Have you have been an Ordeal Member of the Order of the Arrow for at least six months, if so you are eligible to seal your membership and become a Brotherhood Member on Saturday, December 12th?  The Lodge will be holding a virtual Brotherhood ceremony for Ordeal Members to seal their membership. The cost is $20, which covers the cost of the new Brotherhood sash. If you are a member of the lodge in good standing, you will soon be receiving an email with more details. Please hold Saturday, afternoon December 12th, and be on the lookout for more information about the Brotherhood ceremony in your email and on the lodge website.
GLAAC Cub Scouting Resources
Are you looking for a one-stop-shop in Cub Resources? 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
Save the Date
(Short-Term Camp Administrator Training)
We will host a nine-hour training course on Saturday, January 9, 2021. If you are a District or Council Volunteer who chairs a program, activity, or training that requires camping overnight this training is geared specifically for you. For more information contact Dave Minnihan (GLAAC NCAP Chair, dave.minnihan@gmail.com) or Steve Salyards (GLAAC Camping Chair, scouting@salyards.com).
Want to be a Part of Something Bigger Than Yourself? 
Working at camp provides you with the opportunity to; Live, play and work in the outdoors, go on active adventures daily, make new friends from all over the world and country, learn leadership skills, become a child’s hero and of course many more things. Working at camp cultivates many things such as oral communication skills, critical thinking, problem solving, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, collaborative skills, and most importantly creativity. Working at camp is a very unique experience, every day you will not only have fun, and learn real life skills but you will truly be making a difference in those people’s lives that you come in contact with. 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
The NESA Eagle Scholarship Website Is Live and Taking Applications
If you know a Scout who has earned the rank of Eagle, you should show them this site of scholarship opportunities. Scholarships are awarded annually to an Eagle Scout who has shown academic performance, financial need, and active participation in school and Scouting activities. Learn More
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