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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 […]

Boy’s Life

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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

Family Scouting

We are excited to announce beginning in 2018, our Cub Scouting program will be open to boys and girls. By welcoming both girls and boys into the program, even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Scouting promises and be better prepared for future success.  For more information on […]

Send a Scout to Camp 

Send a Scout to Camp! All Scouts should experience the “wonderful world of camping” that Cub and Boy Scouting has to offer.  The Sequoia Council is committed to ensuring that Scouts have the opportunity to attend camp, and as such, we provide scholarships to those in need to help them realize their camping dream.  All […]

Every Scouter must complete updated Youth Protection training by Oct. 1, 2018

The BSA has announced bold, wide-ranging updates to its Youth Protection program as part of an ongoing effort to protect young people from child abuse. This starts with an enhanced online Youth Protection training course all volunteers and professionals must complete. Even those Scout leaders who took the previous version of Youth Protection training must log into My.Scouting.org and […]