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WHAT IS A CAMP CARD? 
A Camp Card is a discount card that provides the purchasers numerous discounts to restaurants and retailers all throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles areas. Click here for more information.





SUMMER & WINTER CAMPING
Let our staff help your Scouts make memories that will last a life time!  


is located on Catalina Island and offers opportunities for Scouts to participate in our merit badge program, water sports in the calm cove and hike the mountainous 
terrain while camping in platform tents under the cherry trees. 
 
is located near Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains and offers Scouts a variety of programs such as rappelling and climbing, C.O.P.E., Outpost program 
and our vast merit badge program while camping in our platform tents 
under the canopy of trees. 

Click here for contact information and registration! 





DEAR REGISTERED SCOUTER: 

Charter renewal is upon us! With that in mind, we are sending some reminders/clarifications that will help in making this as smooth a process as possible. Please remember that: 

  • Youth Protection Training (YPT) is required on a YEARLY basis! This is now in effect in all councils across the country, although the National Council is a little behind in updating its training site and website information. The National Office online re-charter and registration system will not catch adult membership lacking this training, but we will be monitoring it at the council level.  ANY ADULT SUBMITTING REGISTRATION FOR 2018 MUST HAVE TAKEN YPT SOMETIME IN 2017. It takes less than 30 minutes to complete the training online. 

  • Direct Leader Training is required for adults currently registering in the following positions: Cubmaster (CM), Tiger Cub Den Leader (TL), Den Leader (DL), Leader of 11-year-olds - LDS (10), Crew Advisor (NL) and Skipper (SK) at recharter. If you are new in one of these positions, you can still register, but will have 3 months to complete the necessary training. This is a Greater Los Angeles Area Council requirement, and will be monitored from our local service centers. To take BOTH trainings please go to: https://my.scouting.org/ 

  • National BSA Membership Fee Increase starting December 1st will be $33 per year, or a pro-rated amount of $2.75 per month. These registration dollars will go directly to the National Council of the BSA. A $7 insurance surcharge will be added by the Greater Los Angeles Area Council (GLAAC) for every registered person, and will be prorated at 58 cents per person per month. This surcharge WILL be automatically charged in the online re-charter process. 

We are committed to providing a safe and robust program for the youth we serve. Scouting remains an incredible value for our youth and families, and we look forward to working with you in providing outstanding Scouting experience in 2018. 

Please feel free to call either of our service centers if you have any questions.

Cushman Watt Scout Center - (213) 413-4400 
Smiser Scout Service Center - (626) 351-8815





WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE

Click here for more details and to apply!





EAGLE SCOUT SERVICE PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD CONTEST


The Greater Los Angeles Area Council's Eagle Scout Association is seeking applications from the Council's Eagle Scout Class of 2017 for the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award.

The Award
The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award to recognize valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout to a religious institution, school, community or other entity.  The  award recognizes the Scout for his Eagle Scout service project, one of the requirements for earning the rank of Eagle Scout.
The Levels of Award
Each year, local councils select a council-level winner.  From the council winners, each region selects region-level winner.  The national winner is then selected from the four regional finalists and the award is presented at the BSA Annual Meeting.  The GLAAC winner is also recognized at an ESA Eagle Scout event and on the
National Eagle Scout Association website.
Who can earn this Award?
Eagle Scouts in the GLAAC Eagle Scout Class of 2017 based on their
Eagle Scout service projects.
How to Apply for This Award
An Eagle Scout, his parents, or any registered BSA volunteer (with the Eagle Scout's permission) may submit the Eagle Scout's service project for consideration by submitting  an nomination form to the GLAAC ESA Committee.  
Click Here to download the form.
All nominations must be received by the GLAAC NESA Committee
on or before January 21, 2018





OUTSTANDING EAGLE SCOUT AWARD 

The GLAAC Eagle Scout Association Chapter is currently accepting nominations for the National Eagle Scout Association Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA). 

The NOESA is a prestigious recognition granted by the local council's NESA committee to Eagle Scouts who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at the local, state, or regional level. The NOESA recognizes Eagle Scouts whose efforts have made a positive impact on the local, state, or regional level through their participation in scouting, community groups, and/or their professions. 

 The GLAAC ESA Chapter's nominees must either be registered with or have their primary residence within the boundaries of GLAAC. Please see the award application and accompanying instructions linked to here http://nesa.org/PDF/542-057_WB.pdf for further information and eligibility requirements. 

Completed NOESA applications should be emailed to: Rose Bowl District Executive Cicily Gardea at cicily.gardea@scouting.org and must be received by Wednesday, January 31, 2018 to be considered.





THE LION 
CUB PROGRAM
This is an exciting program is full of indoor and outdoor activities specifically designed for kindergarten boys and their adult partner. Adult partners are there to support and guide, and allow the new Cub Scout to discover risks and rewards under adult supervision. Lion Cubs learn by doing. As they learn and grows, the relationship with their adult partner grows as well. At the conclusion of their kindergarten year, the Lion Cub will transition to Tiger Cubs where he well earn the Bobcat Badge and continue through Cub Scouting. Be the first pack in your community to start this exciting program! Click here to get more information and to sign-up!