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2016 BSA Rank requirements book insert

Posted by mlynn on Oct 27 2016 - 12:37pm

FCE Scouts: A few of you have come to me for Scoutmaster Conference and I have noticed you are on the 2015 book printing. Please check the printing date of your BSA Handbook. If the date is 2015 or older, please follow this link to print the new requirements and attach them to the back of your book.

Upcoming Adult Leader Training - (LST-SM) & Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

Posted by dstokes on Sep 14 2016 - 2:00pm

Adult Leader -  Leader-Specific Training (LST-SM) New Training Course!

When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 7:30 AM—1:30 PM

Where: Wonderwear Facility 26561 Rancho Parkway South Lake Forest

Cost: $15 includes lunch


Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) (Registration Deadline is 10/15/16)

When: Friday, Oct. 28, 5:00 PM through —Saturday Oct. 29, 2016, 8:00 PM

Where: BSA Oso Lake Camp 21021 Los Alisos Blvd. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Cost: $20 plus food cost (TBD)


You must have both to be a “Trained Leader”


Please see the flyer and registration information here: http://missionviejo1602.mytroop.us/node/2983 and http://missionviejo1602.mytroop.us/node/2984


New Rank Requirements for 2016

Posted by jrobinson on Jan 11 2016 - 12:17pm


The rank requirements in the latest book are official as of Jan. 1, 2016.

Scouts who joined the Boy Scouts of America on or after Jan. 1, 2016, MUST follow the rank requirements as printed in this Boy Scout Handbook or in the current year’s Boy Scout Requirements book.

It takes a whole unit to develop a leader

Posted by mallen1 on Dec 8 2015 - 1:03pm

Below is an article from the Orange County Council Leadership Development Chair, Rich Galpin. The article does a great job of explaining the importance of developing youth and adult leaders…not just sending them to a training course and believing they are “trained”. The calendar page of the troop website has current information and registration details about all youth and adult leadership development courses offered in the Orange County Council. A few that may catch your attention…

Eagle Board of Review Members

Posted by jrobinson on Nov 1 2015 - 10:46am

Hi everyone,

The District is always short on Eagle Board of Review Members.  If the District is unable to fill a Board, the Scout has to reschedule which can take an additional 6 weeks.

Adult Training

Posted by jrobinson on Nov 1 2015 - 10:45am

Every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader....

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