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BSA will make Scoutbook free for everyone beginning Jan. 1, 2019

It’s a bit like learning there’s enough Dutch oven peach cobbler for everyone to have seconds. It seems too good to be true, but you will absolutely take it. The BSA announced today that it will make Scoutbook subscriptions free to all BSA units beginning Jan. 1, 2019. Units that already use Scoutbook won’t be […]

Popcorn Orders

A popcorn sale is pretty simple but there are some details that will make the sale a lot smoother for you and your unit. Be sure to share important dates with the families in your unit. Any resource or form you can’t find on the website, you can email your District Kernel or your District […]

Students have until Oct. 31, 2018, to apply for these NESA Eagle Scout scholarships

Becoming an Eagle Scout is its own reward. Earning a college scholarship because you’re an Eagle Scout? That’s like a reward on top of a reward. The National Eagle Scout Association will award nearly $700,000 in scholarships to more than 150 Eagle Scouts based on their academic performance, Scouting background, college plans and financial need. […]

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 […]

BSA Popcorn 2018 Kick-Off

We hope you have been enjoying your summer and the 2018 Scouting year. As we approach the Fall season, it is time to prepare for the biggest fundraiser of the year, Popcorn!  Our kickoffs are taking place in just a few short weeks.  Please make sure your unit is represented.  This meeting contributes greatly to […]

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2018-2019 Program Planning Guides Available

The 2018-2019 edition of the Sequoia Council Program Planning Guide is now available. These Program Planning Guides contain the calendar of major council events over the next year and a half and features training dates, camp schedules and much more! You can pick your copy up at either of the council service centers or at […]

New Youth Protection Training

Sequoia Council will be hosting our first group setting Youth Protection Training at our Fresno Scout Office at 6:30 pm tonight. As we’ve been communicating, National has updated this training and has required all registered adults to complete the new YPT by September 30, 2018 or your registration will be expired. This training is also […]

OA to open unit elections to Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scouts

The National Order of the Arrow Committee today approved some exciting updates to Scouting’s national honor society. Beginning Feb. 1, 2019, unit elections will be permitted in Scouts BSA troops, Venturing crews and Sea Scout ships. Previously, elections only were for Boy Scout troops. The Order of the Arrow, or OA, has welcomed female leaders since 1988. Today’s […]

Scout Me In!

The BSA Launches Historic ‘Scout Me In’ Campaign Inviting Girls and Boys to Experience Adventures Through a Cub Scout’s Point of View