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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.

MB Counselor Annual Reconciliation

Posted on Feb 22 2018 - 3:05pm

It's that time of year! 

Time to make sure our MB Counselor list is up to date and all Counselors are at minimum YPT trained!

Each Unit should have received an email with their current list

Please send updates by the end of the month so that our district can recharter our counselors

If you have questions please email meritbadges@saddlebackdistrict.org

Cub Scout Girl early adopter information

Posted on Feb 22 2018 - 3:05pm

CUB SCOUT GIRLS

Cub Scout Girl dens will be permitted to officially sign-up for Scouting starting May 1st. Packs must meet the following criteria to participate in the Early Adoption program. Chartered Partners and unit leaders must first confirm interest and agree to use the family Pack model, and that they will:

  1. Be approved by the Council before they can update their pin of BeAScout (see process below)    
  2. Register a minimum of four girls into a new all-girl den of the same grade to an existing pack
  3. Use the current Cub Scouting program and resources
  4. Uphold membership policies
  5. Provide input and feedback about their activities and experiences to help improve the formal rollout; this information may also be used in marketing and media outreach

For more information, click here to download the instructional flier, or click here to visit OCBSA's page on how to get your Pack started!

District Webmaster

Posted on Feb 22 2018 - 3:05pm

Saddleback District is looking for a volunteer to take over the role of Webmaster. The duties of the position can typically be performed at the Webmaster's leisure, and they only require an internet connection and a few minutes. If you're familiar with SOAR, would just like the opportunity to assist your District, or have any questions then please contact our current webmaster, Bob Murillo, at webmaster@saddlebackdistrict.org.

2018 Saddleback District Dinner

Posted on Feb 22 2018 - 3:05pm

Join us to celebrate our 35th Annual Saddleback District Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

This event is for our District Leadership to say "Thank You" to those volunteers who have made a significant difference in our Packs, Troops, Teams, Crews and to all of those who have volunteered to make our District grow and improve during the year of 2017.

The Awards that will be handed out this year, will include: the Extra Miler Awards and the District Awards of Merit.  Our theme this year is “RED CARPET”, because you are the “STAR” of our event, so bring your friends and enjoy the food and entertainment.

Date:                                        Monday, March 5, 2018

Gathering Time:                     6:00 pm – Dinner will start at 7:00 pm

Location:                                 Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center, 2 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA. 92869

Attire:                                      Scout Uniforms or Casual Business Attire are both appropriate

Online Registration:              http://ocbsa.kintera.org/saddlebackdinner

Registration Cost:                 $35.00 per person

For all mail-in registrations, please download this form and mail it with your check to the OCBSA, 1211 E. Dyer Road, Santa Ana, California 92705.  Attention: Chase Otter.  

If you have any questions please send an email to Richard Leyvas at activities@saddlebackdistrict.org

 

Award Recipients and Recognition
The District Award of MeritUnit Extra Miler, and the Frank Gambel Award recipients will all be recognized at the District Dinner. Recipients should be made aware that they are receiving recognition and encouraged to attend with their spouses.

For information on these awards and how to nominate recipients or to submit nomination please see the Adult Awards Recognition page at http://saddlebackdistrict.org/node/1900

Silver Beaver

Posted on Feb 22 2018 - 3:03pm

Congratulations to Saddleback District's newest Silver Beaver, Brian Ouellette, on receiving his award at the Council recognition dinner. We are really proud and thankful for all your hard work.

8 great scholarships for Eagle Scouts

Posted on Feb 22 2018 - 3:02pm

These days, higher education comes with a higher price tag. Click here for this great article posted on the BRYANONSCOUTING blog listing 8 scholarships opportunities available for Eagle Scouts.  Many people miss these opportunities, so the competition may be less than with other scholarship applications.

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