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News: Mt Man Rendezvous

Last Summer, 2015, the Laguna Niguel Stake organized a opt-in group to prepare for Mountain Man Rendezvous. During the summer we were able to learn how to light a fire with flint & steel, shoot with a sling shot, caber toss, cannonball/shotput toss, cook over an open fire, knife throwing, ...

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20 interactive digital merit badge pamphlets, including every Eagle-required badge, now available

For the first time ever, it’s now possible for a Scout to earn every Eagle-required merit badge using nothing but the new interactive digital merit badge pamphlets. Or, put simply: The future is officially here. As first reported on Scouting Wire, interactive digital merit badge pamphlets are now available for all Eagle-required merit ...

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Preparing for the New Boy Scout Rank Requirements (2016)

BSA’s 411 Program Updates are nearly all in place except for Boy Scouting, which makes its final changes in January 2016. Of course, the first things you will notice are the new rank requirements. These were introduced last May but take full effect on January 1st ; Scouts joining on or after Jan. 1, 2016 MUST ...

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Summer Camp Spotlight: Camp Emerald Bay

Boy Scout Program Camp Emerald Bay currently serves over 4500 Boy Scout Campers per summer. With such a large propery and many exploration sites on Catalina’s West End, the possiblities for activity and growth are limitless. Your week-long stay will be broken into five periods each day, during which you may ...

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Stan’s EYO Scouting Blog #10—The Board of Review

As an eleven-year-old (EYO) Scout leader, your Scouts will reach that point where you will send them to their first and second boards of review (BOR) for advancement. The Scout will have completed his requirements for Tenderfoot Scout or Second Class Scout. You will have conducted your Scoutmaster conference, checked ...

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