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Welcome to Saddleback District

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

Additionally, you can contact any of the program chairs.

Rountable meetings will be held at Saddleback Church located at 1 Saddleback Parkway in Lake Forest.
The meeting will start at 7pm but all are invited to arrive early for fellowship.

2020 Friends of Scouting

Posted on Sep 2 2020 - 4:44pm
2020 Friends of Scouting
Help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Orange County Council with a charitable gift.
Your support helps to provide our Scouts with local camps, program and leadership to ensure the best Scouting experience.
Your Charitable Gift Provides . . . - All youth have the opportunity to be a Scout, no matter their economic circumstance. - Support and training for nearly 10,000 volunteer leaders that make the Scouting program possible. - Materials and program development for the exciting once-in-a-lifetime experiences that can only be found in Scouting. Show your support today be becoming a Friend of Scouting!

Eagle Applicaiton Process

Posted on Aug 11 2020 - 7:54pm

Are you ready, to turn in your Eagle Scout Rank Application? 

Don't stop for COVID-19!!!

Contact Mrs. Christy Henry at to make arrangements for and schedule a virtual-book check.

COVID-19 Eagle Project Guidelines

Posted on Aug 11 2020 - 7:54pm

Advancement Committee Guidelines for Eagle Projects during COVID-19

In this time of COVID 19, it is important that Scouts and leaders follow steps to help keep Scouts, project participants and beneficiaries safe. In addition to the guidelines in the Guide to Advancement section: Risk management and Eagle projects, the council COVID updates, and the Centers for Disease Control and other public health agencies, here are some additional recommendations to follow.

Please click here to read the entire OCBSA guideline under which Eagle projects may take place.

Please contact Advancement Chair Dave Klein with any questions at

Online Merit Badge Classes Advisory

Posted on Aug 11 2020 - 7:53pm

Advancement Committee Advisory Statement Regarding Online Merit Badge Classes

The Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America Advancement Committee is issuing this advisory to all Unit leaders within the Council. Scoutmasters and Venture Crew Advisors need to verify the validity of online Merit Badge classes before issuing Merit Badge Applications (Blue Cards) to Scouts. Classes offered online must meet youth protection guidelines and be offered by a source that is approved by Boy Scouts of America or the Orange County Council. It is important to note that Merit Badges must be taught by registered and trained Merit Badge Counselors.

Please click here to read the full advisory


Posted on Jul 13 2020 - 6:19pm


Dear Scouting Family and Friends,

Due to today’s announcement from Governor Newsom to close Office Workspaces for non-essential sectors, the Orange County Council Service Center will close beginning Tuesday, July 14 until further notice.

Scout Shops will continue their modified hours of operation based on the Retail sector.
Program delivery at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center and Newport Sea Base in the Day Camps sector is not affected at this time. The Council Outdoor Adventure team continues to refine safety precautions and is finding new innovative ways to provide safe and fun activities for our youth this summer.
The Orange County Council continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will announce changes as needed. We strongly encourage our families and units to use precautions to ensure all participants do so safely. The next COVID Program Update is scheduled for July 16th.
Our staff stands ready to deliver exceptional customer service remotely. Please let us know if you have any questions by contacting us at

Virtual summer camps for Scouts

Posted on Jun 24 2020 - 8:34am

Hello there, fellow Scouter! Here's the latest Scouting news you need. Thanks for reading, and thanks for all you do for Scouting.

Everything you need to know about virtual summer camps for Cub Scouts and Scouts

This summer, the adventure continues. Families in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA and Venturing can participate in one (or more!) virtual summer camp experiences.This summer, councils from coast to coast are offering virtual camps, delivering many of the best parts of summer camp right to your home.

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