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Help with Camp Chawanakee Class Signups

Hello Everyone, It’s almost time for class signups to begin and we wanted to share a few last minute things with you. First a quick little reminder. In order to be able to sign up for classes you must have $200 per person (youth and adults) paid. Once that’s been met you will be able […]

Regarding Chapter 11 News Article

December 14, 2018 Dear Parents, Volunteers, and Donors: The purpose of this communication is to help you understand the position of the Sequoia Council, Boy Scouts of America and how it relates to the National Council, Boy Scouts of America. A recent story in the Wall Street Journal has been wide-spread. Below are some facts […]

Why your partially completed position-specific training won’t carry over into 2019

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, it won’t just mean the end of 2018. It’ll also mean the end of any partial progress made toward position-specific training for Cub Scout leaders and Boy Scout leaders. (These courses, and many more, are found at the BSA Learn Center on My.Scouting.org.) The courses are being […]

#GivingTuesday

It is time for #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Join us in celebrating […]

Popcorn FREE SHIPPING is back!

Yes, FREE SHIPPING is back! For 48 hours this weekend, www.trails-end.com/store  will offer ‘Free Shipping’ on all orders! Details Starts:   Friday Oct 5th at 8 PM EST (2 PM PST) Ends:     Sunday Oct 7th 8 PM EST (5 PM PST)

Cub Scout Neckerchief recall

Dear Valued Customers, On September 27, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Boy Scouts of America, announced a voluntary recall of certain units of the Wolf, Bear, Lion and Webelos neckerchief slides sold between February 2018 and August 2018. If you believe you have one of these slides please return it […]

Popcorn Sellers: Mid-Sale Rally

Mid-Sale Rally: Come Celebrate the Halfway Point of This Year’s Popcorn Sale with Dinner, Fun, Games & Prizes   When:   Saturday, October 6th, 2018 Check-in:  3:30-3:55 pm 4:00 pm – Prizes and Awards Presentation 4:15pm – Arcade Fun Time & Buffet Dinner Where:   John’s Incredible Pizza 7095 North Cedar Ave. Fresno, CA 93720 How […]

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. […]