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We have a very exciting opportunity for the youth in your units to make money to pay for summer camp, day camp, resident camp, Jamboree, Philmont or any other event your unit has coming up. What you ask is the exciting opportunity? The answer is the CAMP Camp Card Unit Fundraiser - Scout Executive's Minute 02-22-17
We have had several people contact the council because they have found a unit through BeAScout.org, tried to contact them, and received no response.  Every unit should periodically check their BeAScout pin settings to ensure they are correct and you aren't Don't Neglect Your Unit's BeAScout Pin!
Consider Riley's Farms as a destination for your unit.  We are a 760-acre farm and Living History destination offering Farm Life Adventures and educational tours that immerse students in California Gold Rush, Civil War and Revolutionary War history Check Out Riley's Farm
The Council Recognition Dinner is where we recognize our Eagle Scouts and other award recipients.  Come join us for a wonderful dinner and ceremony for $50 per individual or $90 per couple.  2016 Eagle Scouts attend for free.

The deadline to register
LAST CHANCE to Purchase Tickets for Recognition Dinner
Spring is in the air which means a few things are coming up soon here in the VHC:

1. The spring camporee is scheduled for March 10-12 at Camp Verdugo Oaks. Greg Schowengerdt is serving as the chair for the event. This promises to be a great time so
Scout Executive's Minute for 02-15-17

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Council Events

The VHCBSA Council will be honoring our 2016 Eagle Scouts and the 2017 Silver Beaver Award recipients at a recognition dinner at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club on March 9, 2017. Also being presented will be The NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award 2017 Recognition Dinner
Aaarg!  Come test your scouting skills in a competition with fellow Scouts at this Pirate themed Camporee.  Competitions will include shooting weapons, treasure hunting, throwing tomahawks, and navigating pirate ships on the high seas.

When: March
VHC Pirate Cove Spring Camporee
Join the New York Film Academy for this FREE opportunity to earn the media merit badges where the real work of movie making is done.  You can sign up for one of the following merit badges: Animation, Game Design, Moviemaking, or Photography.  Lunch is New York Film Academy Merit Badge Day
Don’t forget to sign up for Commissioner College!

My staff and I have been hard at work putting together the technical program for this year’s Southern California Commissioner College. We’re out of control: we’ve programmed 16 tracks and added 13 new
2017 Southern California Commissioner College
The High Adventure Team's goal is to give adult Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venturing Leaders knowledge and training that will help them plan and lead their units on fun, safe, and rewarding outings. These HAT Awareness courses cover subjects that are not VHC High Adventure Training: Basic Backpack Awareness
Extreme Merit Badge Mania Weekend is April 7 – 9, 2017 at Camp Verdugo Oaks. The weekend will include a number of Eagle required Merit Badges (Swimming, Camping, Hiking, First Aid) as well as Archery, Astronomy, Indian Lore, Wilderness Survival, Woodworking 2017 Extreme Merit Badge Mania
Support Troop 199 as they raise money for their Scouts to go to Summer Camp.  They will be selling all manner of treasures at their Yard Sale Fundraiser.

When:   Saturday and Sunday, February 25 and 26
From 8 AM to 2 PM each day
Where: 5016 Caspar
Troop 199 Yard Sale Fundraiser

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