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 "We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it."

Quote from the founder of Scouting: -Sir Robert Baden-Powell


SUMMERCAMP JUNE 20 - 26 Canyon Camp

Posted on Apr 19 2021 - 12:26pm

Early registration participants = 7 or 8 scouts

Leaders - Tim G., Valerie B., Carlos B.

Scouts - Gabriel B., Leonard D., Andrew H., Cruz & Diego O. & incoming AOL Ethan B.

2021 Family Friends of Scouting

Posted on Mar 25 2021 - 11:02am

Your HELP is NEEDED. 2021 Friends of Scouting.

SCOUTMASTER Dave ask you to consider giving.

Covid has been had for us all.  Our council has had little income for past 12 months and is continuing to attempt to offer a quality program and to be ready when distancing rules relax.

CAMPING - Guidelines for Units Updated 3/22/21

Posted on Mar 23 2021 - 1:25pm

New guidelines are complicated but may be somewhat doable. Listed MY Short - interpretation of rules. FULL list below my short evaluation.

OA chapter meeting APRIL 7

Posted on Mar 21 2021 - 6:51pm

Reminder that Gohkos OA Chapter will be hosting its April Meeting at Camp Lowden on Wednesday April 7 at 6pm. Please remember we will be having elections for chapter positions at this meeting and need youth to be present. Also please note that the council is hosting work days at camp Lowden on the following dates and would like to see if the chapters sponsor one of the days as a day of service.  Dates are;

Proposed Diversity, Equity Merit Badge Delayed

Posted on Mar 10 2021 - 1:24pm

Proposed Eagle Scout Required Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Merit Badge Delayed

The introduction of the proposed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is being delayed to allow for the careful consideration and evaluation of feedback received from a wide variety of commenters on the draft requirements. Until further notice, all Scouts working on the Eagle Scout rank should continue to use current rank requirements. Once the Eagle-required Diversity, Equity and Inclusion merit badge is introduced, Scouts in the process of earning the rank of Eagle Scout will be given adequate time to earn it.

Troop Meeting & Activity planner

Posted on Feb 18 2021 - 4:48pm
  • MARCH 1st ZOOM =Monday 7:00 to 7:40
  • TROOP MEETING  Zoom CODE on calendar date information.
  • MARCH 1st ZOOM planned meetings ( Hope this is last ZOOM meeting but be prepared should things change)
  • ZOOM meetings Limited to 40 minutes 
  • ZOOM meetings will Start promptly at 7:00 so be on computer before 7:00 so we can start at 7:00 and will be done when system shut us off (40 minutes after 
  • Scouts call Leaders for any advancement help . We discuss on phone, In-person or ZOOM Meeting arranged for those scouts as needed.
  • MARCH 8, 15, 22, 29  IN PERSON MEETINGS PLANNED AT THIS TIME: 6:30 to 8:00 refer to web site calendar.

COVID-19 Guidelines as of FEBRUARY 5, 2021

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