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Welcome to Saddleback District's website!

 In order to improve the communication with all the Units, Scouts, Scouters and Parents in Saddleback District, we redesigned and improved your Website.

One feature of this website is the ability to send out weekly Eblasts to all subscribers with up-to-date information and changes as they may occur.  

 Please personally register on this site to receive the weekly Eblast.

 We will be running both sites concurrently.  Please visit http://saddleback.ocbsa.org/ 

 For more information about District events and information to help you serve the youth of Saddleback District, attend the District Roundtable Meetings.

 Roundtable meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the LDS Church, Trabuco Ward Building, 24755 Trabuco Rd, Lake Forest.

This is between Bake and Lake Forest.

 

Yours in Scouting,

 The Saddleback District Committee

 www.twitter.com/SaddlebackOCBSA

Trail to First Class

Posted by jclements on Oct 17 2014 - 8:04pm

The Guiding Light

Trail to First Class
Your new WEBELOS have spent countless hours looking at several Troops and they have picked yours…are you ready to fulfill their expectations? Are your Scouts ready to mentor them? Is your program ready for the WEBELOS Parents?

13 November
Round Tabel Breakout
Sign up now: http://www.saddlebackdistrict.org/node/1563

See attached flyer for more info.

Open to Troop Guides and ASMs leading the Trail to First Class program

CPR

Posted by jclements on Oct 17 2014 - 8:04pm

Be a HERO…

Train in CPR and you could SAVE A LIFE

 

Sign up for CPR class durring the Troop 918 Merit Badge Day on Nov 15, 2014

Only $20 includeing CPR Certification

www.troop918.com/meritbadgeday

See attached flyer for details                      

Training is for CPR only, not general first aid.
CPR is open to adults while Scouts take Merit Badge courses

Saddleback Church, 1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest

Silver Beaver Award Nomination Deadline is Friday October 17th

Posted by gbeck on Oct 15 2014 - 6:51am

The Silver Beaver Award is the council level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. It is the highest honor a local council can bestow upon a registered adult leader. The award is intended to acknowledge noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by registered Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity and Venturing leaders within the territory under the jurisdiction of the local Council.

It is considered the highest award a Boy Scout Council can bestow upon a volunteer Scouter.

The Silver Beaver Award is given to individuals who, through hard work, self sacrifice, dedication and many years of service, have evidenced exceptional service to the BSA, service of exceptional character to non-Scouting youth, and service or standing within the community.
 
The Orange County Council presents Silver Beaver Awards annually at the Annual Recognition Dinner. This year's dinner and award ceremony will be held on March 11, 2015.

Please visit http://www.ocbsa.org/silver-beaver-award-2/ to complete the nomination form.

Nominations for the 2014 Silver Beaver Award are due  by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 17, 2014.

Please contact District Vice Chair Mike Simpson at districtvicechair@saddlebackdistrict.org if you need assistance or have any questions.

Camp Battleship On USS Iowa

Posted by gbeck on Oct 15 2014 - 6:50am

The Battleship Iowa and the Pacific Battleship Center are proud to formally announce the winter 2014 launch of our Camp Battleship program!  The program is steered towards youth groups of all kinds, from schools, churches, the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts, and will be an incredible overnight adventure aboard the grandest battleship along the Pacific.  Your groups will sleep in the crew berthing aboard Iowa and will participate in tours and activities that give you the chance to spend some time living the life of those who served and fought for our country in the US Navy.

Volunteers Needed to Lead Skits and Songs - Mission Viejo Oso Creek Campout - October 18th

Posted by kmonaghan on Oct 10 2014 - 3:55am

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!!  October 18, 2014

Mission Viejo’s 4th Annual, Campout on the Oso Creek Trail

24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA, 92692

Camping…Boy Scout, Boy Scouts…Camping – A perfect fit!

 Mission Viejo is hosting a campout on the Oso Creek Trail for local families.

Saddleback District Scouts have been asked to facilitate the campfire program.

 Needed:  Scouts to help the campers with skits and songs and perform a few of your own.

Fall Camporee

Posted by jrobinson on Oct 5 2014 - 7:09pm

2014 Fall Camporee - October 10th - 13th

Theme - "Scouting Through Time" / "Bridge The Gap"

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