Further Updates Covid 19

Scouting leaders, parents, and stakeholders, We continue to review recommendations from public health officials as we monitor the spread of COVID-19. We’re mindful of the role we play as Scouts to ‘be prepared’ and give leadership to others. As we evaluate this evolving situation, we are relying on information and guidance from the California Department […]

Regarding Covid 19

Dear Scouting Family, As always, your safety and the safety of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. We know there are questions and concerns about how COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, could affect local Scouting programs in the Sequoia Council. Please know that we are monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 both […]

Scout Gatherings – Sequoia Council

Dear Scouting Families, As you know there has been growing concern regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Due to the ever-evolving nature of the Coronavirus and recommendation from the California Department of Public Health, the Sequoia Council is cancelling or postponing the following council-wide events in March 2020. San Joaquin District Camporee Live Oak District Cub-O-Ree Any […]

Council Annual Volunteer & Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner

Don’t Delay… Register Today! Please RSVP by Friday, February 28, 2020. SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020 Reception at 6:00 P.M. – Dinner at 6:45 P.M. Padini’s Shaw and Van Ness in Fresno ATTIRE FOR THE EVENING WILL BE SCOUT UNIFORM OR BUSINESS ATTIRE If you did not know the Silver Beaver award is the highest award […]

How to get your pack or troop into a national park for free in 2020

A seven-day pass to Yellowstone National Park is normally $35 per vehicle. But on five days each year, that fee drops to $0. (Photo by W. Garth Dowling) There’s only one thing better than taking your Cub Scout pack, Scouts BSA troop, Venturing crew or Sea Scout ship to a national park. It’s taking them […]

Six easy steps to planning the ultimate Pinewood Derby

The Pinewood Derby can seem like a maze of tasks that make up a million-piece, very complicated puzzle, but it is time to simplify things a bit and make this all about fun for everyone. These steps should guarantee that you throw a successful and well-run race day event, whether it’s your pack’s first time or 50th.

Nominations for the Silver Beaver Award

The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council. The Silver Beaver is an award given to those who implement the Scouting program and […]

Woodbage 2019 Course

In 1911, Baden-Powell took the first steps in training Scouting’s adult leaders by organizing a series of lectures for Scouters. He made great strides in the years that followed, culminating in 1919 with the establishment of Wood Badge training. Wood Badge recipients now number more than 100,000 Scouters around the world. Wood Badge for the […]

Scout Baseball Nights

Don’t forget to grab your catchers mitt and be ready to cheer on your home team cause we have two exciting nights of Scouting and Baseball fun coming up. May 24 2019: Scout Night with the Rawhide Pre-Game Parade (must arrive @6PM in uniform) Each Scout will receive a commemorative Rawhide Patch A chance at […]

Adventure Weekend at Camp Chawanakee

PURPOSE Experience high adventure activities including Climbing, COPE, Shooting Sports, and Kayaking. Outdoor training classes for youth and adults will also be offered. Please refer to the leader’s guide available on the council web site for more information on camping and schedule. WHO Boy Scout Troops, Venturing Crews, and Explorer Posts PLACE Camp Chawanakee, 43485 […]