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Fourth Generation Eagle Scout

Scouting – A Family Affair, Local Scout Becomes 4th Generation Eagle Scout On February 12th, 2014, Brent Valentine received a prestigious title that he had been coveting ever since he was a little boy. It isn’t simply a title that he can ask his parents for or bestow upon himself; no, it is a title that has […]

OC Scouts sail to defend the International Sea Scout Sailing Championship

June 18, 2014 Thirty-six teams of Sea Scouts converge on Long Beach, June 22-28, to compete against each other in the biennial William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup.  Scouts from Brazil, England, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States qualified for the event. (Teddy Carter, Sarah […]

Pack 789 Visits the Mormon Battalion Museum in San Diego

Pack 789 Mormon Museum June 9, 2014 Pack 789 Visits the Mormon Battalion Museum in San Diego  To kickoff the Summertime Pack Award, Pack 789’s June activity was a visit to the Mormon Battalion Museum in Old Town San Diego.  Pack 789 is chartered by the Mission Lake Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ […]

New BSA President Dr. Robert M. Gates Addresses Boy Scouts of America at National Annual Meeting

Dr. Gates will lead the National Executive Board for two one-year terms The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council today elected Dr. Robert M. Gates, former secretary of defense and former director of central intelligence, as the organization’s national president. In this volunteer role, Dr. Gates will lead the National Executive Board, which guides […]

Popcorn Drive Remembers US Troops

Orange County Boy Scouts’ Popcorn Drive remembers U.S. troops here and overseas SANTA ANA, Calif., (Oct. 18, 2013) – The Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America (OCBSA) 20th Popcorn Drive is underway throughout Orange County, with a portion of sales being given to support U.S. troops locally and overseas. Featuring 17 flavors of popcorn, Boy […]

Membership Fee Increase 2014

National Council of Boy Scouts of America Announces Membership Fee Increase for 2014 The Boy Scouts of America is increasing its membership fee from $15 to $24 per year for all registered Scouts and adults effective January 1, 2014. For those who join after the beginning of the year, the fee will be prorated at […]

ADVENTURE BEGINS JAMBOREE 2013

For Immediate Release    ADVENTURE BEGINS AT SUMMIT BECHTEL FAMILY NATIONAL SCOUT RESERVE WITH THE 2013 NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE Boy Scouts of America Welcomes 40,000 People to West Virginia to Celebrate Scouting  MOUNT HOPE, West Virginia (July 15, 2013)—Today, more than 700 buses are transporting approximately 30,000 Scouts, Venturers, and leaders from across the nation […]

OCBSA Board of Directors Recognizes Volunteers

    The Orange County Council Board of Directors recognizes volunteer at recent meeting.

Open letter to…

  Open letter to Chartered Partners, Unit Leaders, and parents of Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America from the Orange County Council Key 4 At the Boy Scouts of America’s National Annual Meeting on May 23, the voting members of the National Council approved a resolution to remove the restriction denying membership to youth […]

ORANGE COUNTY COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA HONORS JAMES “WATTY” WATSON AT 9TH INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE LUNCHEON

Event Showcases Real Estate Community’s Long-Standing Support of Scouting; Features Memorial Tribute to Don Koll SANTA ANA, Calif. (May 28, 2013) – At this week’s 9th Investment Real Estate Luncheon, the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America (OCBSA) will honor James “Watty” Watson, CEO of CT Realty Investors, with the Good Scout Award for […]

The BSA’s National Membership Policy

The BSA’s National Membership Policy For 103 years, the Boy Scouts of America has been a part of the fabric of this nation, with a focus on working together to deliver the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. Based on growing input from within the Scouting family, the BSA leadership […]

ORANGE COUNTY’S MEN OF CHARACTIER RECOGNIZED BY ORANGE COUNTY COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Eight Local Men Were Congratulated Last Week For Their Outstanding Service To The Community IRVINE, Calif. (April 17, 2013) – The Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America recognized eight Orange County men at the annual Men of Character dinner last Wednesday April 17 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. They were acknowledged for great lifetime […]

SANTA ANA EAGLE SCOUT DELIVERS ANNUAL REPORT TO THE NATION TO TOP U.S. OFFICIAL

Local Eagle Scout Is One of Eight Selected to Share 2012 Scouting Achievements with Congress SANTA ANA, CA (Feb. 15, 2013)—A delegation of eight young people from across the country— including Ben Sanchez of the Orange County Council Boy Scouts of America —will represent the Boy Scouts of America® in Washington, D.C., Feb. 23–28, to […]

Santa Ana Scout will report to the nation