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Events

Sporting Clays for Scouting

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Scout Day at the A's

Sign up for fun in the sun as the A's take on the Rays on May 2

2021 National Jamboree

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Wood Badge 2020

Registration is now open! Click on the image

Norcal College of Commissioner Science is going to be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill. Click on the image to register.

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News & Briefings

National Organization of BSA files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Today, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.

While the word “bankruptcy” can be intimidating, it is important to know that Scouting programs will continue. Your regular unit meetings and activities, district and council events, other Scouting adventures and countless service projects will take place as usual.

We took this action today amid increasing financial pressure on the BSA from litigation involving past abuse in Scouting. We are outraged that there have been times when individuals took advantage of our programs to abuse innocent children and sincerely apologize to anyone who was harmed during their time in Scouting. We believe victims, we support them, we provide counseling by a provider of their choice, and we encourage them to come forward. Our plan is to use this Chapter 11 process to create a Trust that would provide equitable compensation to these individuals.

As we go through this process, we want to make certain that all Scouting parents and volunteers know the following:

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Roger C. Mosby

Get to know the new President & CEO of BSA

Litigation

BSA statement about abuse litigation

Eagle Projects

Eagle Projects from around the country. Round 31
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Winter Activity

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Gift Guide
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FOS 2020

Check your Unit’s calendar for planned events. FOS is a critical source of funding our Council’s ability to provide support services.

Our goal this year is $790,000 along with a huge desire to achieve 100% participation.

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Matching Gifts

Make a lasting impression. MDSC is dedicated to teaching character development and leadership to Youth. Click on the image to see if your company offers these programs

James E. West Fellowship

Click on the image to learn more about becoming a Fellow.

Second Century Society

Growing future leaders. SCS, replaces the 1910 Society and Founders Circle as the way to recognize Scouting’s major donors at both the local and national levels.

Harvest in the Vineyard

Watch this space for information and sign up for the 2020 Harvest in the Vineyard and Wine Auction event.

Safe Driving

8 simple ways to be a safe driver when transporting Scouts & Venturers

BSA Safety Moments

It takes just a moment to make you unit a little bit safer

Cub Scout Recruiting

Break out of the usual recruiting season and welcome new Cub Scouts this winter.

Check out this Den Leader video

An introduction to the free Den Leader experience features in Scoutbook

High Adventure Base

Consider your options when you register at High Adventure Base.

Merit Badge Classes

Rules for classes, fairs & universities.

Pinewood Derby

Tips for planning the best Pinewood Derby ever.

New Member Coordinator

Everything you need to know about the New Member Coordinator Position

Recruit Families

Recruit families to your Pack using a blend of online and real-world means

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