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 […]

Please Welcome Mike to the Sequoia Council

We are pleased to announce the selection of Michael R. Marchese as Scout Executive of the Sequoia Council in Fresno and the Central Valley. Mike began his Scouting career as a District Executive, District Director and then Assistant Scout Executive with the Oregon Trail Council in Eugene, Oregon.   He moved on to become Director of […]

BSA membership fee to change beginning Jan. 1, 2020

Fee Communications with Talking Points FAQ From Council President and Scout Executive Starting next year, the Boy Scouts of America membership fee will be $60 a year for all registered youth in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouts. The annual fee for adult members and youth in the Exploring program will be $36. While costs to the organization have increased […]

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 […]