2016 Scout Rank Changes
When Ryan Seacrest finishes the countdown on New Year’s Eve, the calendar won’t be the only thing changing.
Boy Scouts will switch to a new set of requirements at each rank — Scout through Eagle — beginning Jan. 1, 2016. You can see all the requirements, old and new, in this PDF.
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Save the Dates
Mark your calendar for these important district/council events:
Camp-o-ree: Apr. 29-May 1
Cub-mobile: June 4
Webelosree: Oct. 14-16
JOTA: Oct. 22
Scout Expo: Oct. 29*
*Note: Date Correction
Detailed information about these events will be posted as we get closer to the event dates.
Wind Under Their Wings Luncheon
Sponsored by the Greater Los Angeles Area Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Women of Eagle Scouts Committee, the 19th annual “Wind Under Their Wings” luncheon will be held on May 7, 2016 at the San Gabriel Country Club in San Gabriel. All mothers, grandmothers, wives, sisters and girlfriends of Eagle Scouts are invited. This year’s keynote speaker will be John Semcken, a Top Gun fighter pilot, who was responsible for the development of the Los Angeles Staple Center as a VP and Senior Development Partner of Majestic Realty Co. Valerie Gumbiner Weiss is chairing this event. Proceeds from the luncheon support young boys in the Scouting program from Tiger Cubs through Eagle.
For further information, please contact Cecilia Nazarian Cecilia.firstname.lastname@example.org or 213-413-4400 Ext 311
A message from Charles Pickering
Hello VDS Volunteers,
My name is Charles Pickering and I am your new District Executive. I had the chance to meet with some of you... READ MORE