Valle Del Sol District


2014 Friends of Scouting Campaign- Donate Now

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Click on Patch to Donate Now

Click for additional information on current Friends of Scouting Campaign

2014 Camp-O-Ree

camporee2014.gif - 200 x 200This years VDS Camporee will be held 4/25/14 to 4/27/14 at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park.

Click here to view this years camporee packet.

Click here to register now on double-knot.

SGVC 2014 Youth Expo

boy scouts.gifPlease join us Saturday, May 31, 2014 for one of the largest events in the San Gabriel Valley Council.

2014 Youth Expo

Mt. Wilson's 60

mtwilson.gif - 200 x 134See the night skies like never before.  Join with Valle Del Sol District of the San Gabriel Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America at the "World Famous" Mount Wilson Observatory.  See the attached flyer for information on how to be part of this great opportunity:

Mt Wilson Fundraiser

Map & Compass Belt Loop

cub scouts.gif - 200 x 200Map & Compass Belt Loop on May 3, 2014.  Belt loop workshop is designed for Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos Cub Scouts.

Click on flyer for additional information:
Map & Compass Belt Loop

Religious Diversity Hike III

religiousdiv.png - 200 x 107Please join us June 14, 2014 for the 2014 Religious Diversity Hike.  Religious leaders from various faiths welcome the participants and speak on various topics.  See flyer for additional information:

Religious Diversity Hike 2014

Get Ready For Camp!

boy scouts.gif - 174 x 200The San Gabriel Valley Scout Shop will be offering free clinics and offering information on the programs offered at Camp Cherry Valley, Camp Holcomb Valley and Camp Trask. 

Click on flyer for additional info:
GRFC SGVC Flyer 2014

Order of the Arrow - Ta-Tanka Lodge #488

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Contact OA Advisor: Mr. Fred Bates

Welcome to our website!

Valle Del Sol District proudly serving the communities of:

Covina, Glendora, Charter Oak, La Verne, San Dimas and Claremont.

Imelda Duenas

VDS District Executive

Nick Seth-Smith

VDS District Chairman

Tom and Coleen Graves

VDS District Commissioners



District Award of Merit: The District’s Highest Honor

  1. Douglas Owenby, Troop/Crew 888
  2. Ed Beterbide, Pack/Troop 491
  3. Robert La Roche, Glendora LDS - Troop 360
  4. Dave Landers, Pack 482

Baden-Powell Award: Recognizing Excellence among our Unit Leaders

  1. Stephanie Walls, Troop/Crew 888
  2. Daniel Polarek, Troop/Crew 888
  3. Alex McKenzie, Troop 489
  4. Robert Nolan, Troop 489
  5. Chris Goff, Troop 489
  6. Jason Lorge, Pack 415
  7. Doug Cramer, Pack 482

Extra Miler Award: For the “extra” steps that contributes to a scout unit’s success

  1. Clark Mason,  Pack 490
  2. Gene Morrill, Pack 490
  3. Lisa Mason, Pack 490
  4. Gary Boyer, Pack 490
  5. Tara Molina, Pack 490
  6. Susan Kimball, Pack 490
  7. Glen Thompson, Pack 490
  8. Dawnette Thompson, Pack 490
  9. Tom Graves, Troop 491
  10. Coleen Graves, Troop 491
  11. David Fredendall, Troop 489
  12. Ronald Wachtler, Pack 408

Current Events
Fri Apr 25th - Camporee
Thu May 8th - VDS Roundtable at Elwood LDS Church
Sat May 31st - 2014 Youth Expo
Sat Jun 7th - Scout Expo
Thu Jun 12th - VDS Roundtable at Elwood LDS Church
Thu Jul 10th - VDS Roundtable at Elwood LDS Church
Thu Aug 14th - VDS Roundtable at Elwood LDS Church
Thu Sep 11th - VDS Roundtable at Elwood LDS Church
Thu Oct 9th - VDS Roundtable at Elwood LDS Church
Thu Nov 13th - VDS Roundtable at Elwood LDS Church