News & Events


Estate Planning for the Future

Don’t leave for summer travels without a current will–now is a great time to make sure your will/trust and plans for your loved ones are up to date! Bequests in your revocable living trust or will are a key component to estate planning – the process of managing your accumulated assets, designating who will care […]

Employee Matching Gift & Volunteer Hours Matching Program

Did you know your gifts and volunteer hours can be turned into a cash gift to the Orange County Boy Scouts of America through your employer’s Employee Matching Gift program? This means any Scouting based volunteering for Orange County Council, will allow you to ask your employer to donate grant funding to the Orange County […]

Bishop Vann Keynotes Historic Luncheon on Scouting

The Orange Catholic Diocese and Bishop Vann hosted the first “Bishop’s Luncheon” in over 15 years on May 23 at the Diocese Cultural Center. The theme was “Growing Your Faith Through Scouting.” Nearly 80 parish pastors, parish youth directors, Catholic council board members and council staff gathered to celebrate a more that 100 year old […]

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 […]

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 […]

OCBSA Board of Directors Recognizes Volunteers

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

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 […]

Santa Ana Scout will report to the nation

National Geographic Taps OC Scouts for Reality Show