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2020 Camporee On Minecraft!

Pomo District invites all Scouts BSA scouts to join us for a day of fun and competitions. Since we cannot have our traditional camporee due to COVID we have planned something even better! Join us on August 22nd on Minecraft Java edition to see how you and your patrol can build a campsite, have fun with various mini-games, an online campfire with awards, and patrol presentations.

Scouting at Home - New BSA webpages with resources during 2020 Coronavirus Outbreak

The Boy Scouts of America created a special set of resources for Scouting youth, families, and adult volunteers for "Scouting at Home" which is a continuation of Scouting program for those who are at home and unable to participate in traditional in-person activities. Click here for details...

Some BSA Councils Offering Virtual Camps in Summer 2020

With shelter-at-home orders continuing for many if not most Scouts during this summer, some councils are offering "virtual camps" to facilitate Scouting fun and learning for Scouts still at home. Check here for article and links...

Council/district events postponed-Service Center closed, staff working from home

The REC-BSA Risk Management Committee met on March 14 and again on May 8 to review concerns of Scouters and recommendations made by National BSA and county health officials. A letter with details was sent out to unit, district, and council Scouters, as well as Scoutbook users in council. Click here to read original text, plus additional information added March 18, March 31, and May 8

National BSA to Increase Member Fees effective August 1, 2020

The BSA National Executive Board has decided to increase the annual per member fee by $6.00 per person, the unit renewal fee (per unit) to $75.00, and institute a first-time new member joining fee of $25.00. Click here for the news article with complete details.

Service Hours Reporting now done through Scoutbook, Internet Advacement, and Lodgemaster

The old service hours reporting mechanism through GTFA/Legacy Tools has been retired. Service hours can now be recorded through Scoutbook, Internet Advancement, and OA Lodgemaster. Click here for specifics...

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