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2018 Distinguished Citizen Dinner to Honor Sheriff Rob Giordano Recently Added Content

The annual Distinguished Citizen Dinner set for August 16, 2018 will feature the presentation of the Distinguished Citizen Award to our Sonoma County Sheriff and community leader Rob Giordano, along with recognizing past DCA recipients and celebrating Scouting programs. Click here for details...

Orca Lodge Order of the Arrow Fellowship - July 6-9 at Camp Noyo Recently Added Content

Greetings Orca Lodge! It’s been a long time since our last fellowship, but at long last, we're pleased to announce the upcoming Orca Lodge Summer Fellowship at Camp Noyo. Our weekend will include a special lodge shoot with opportunities to practice your marksmanship in rifles, shotguns, and archery. Not only that, but we will be riding the historic Skunk Train right to the gates of camp.

BSA Youth Protection Training Revised 2/1/2018

The National Council BSA has released the revised Youth Protection Training for all BSA and Exploring volunteers. All volunteers will need to complete the new YPT on or before October 1. Click here for details direct from BSA...

BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls - from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle Scout

Beginning in June 2018, BSA will open Cub Scouting to girls in girl-specific dens, and in February 2019, will open Scouts BSA troops for girls. See linked article for more information.

Cub Scouts/Webelos Scouts Shooting Sports only at council/district camps

Because the Boy Scouting and Venturing programs encourage all kinds of shooting sports, folks often want to know what Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts may do. The answer is age-appropriate shooting sports at council/district camps and activities. See article for details...

Pomo District hosts Boy Scout Leader Training - BSALT and IOLS

Boy Scout adult leaders -- join us in BSALT and IOLS trainings.

Merit Badge Applications "Blue Cards" not replaced by Scoutbook software

With the advent of Scoutbook software, many have asked if Scoutbook has replaced or will substitute for Merit Badge Applications (known as Blue Cards), and the answer is emphatically no. Click here to read the article from the March-June 2018 edition of BSA Advancement News...

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