Crew 2016 and 377 Paddle from AZ to NV

Crew 2016 and 377 Paddle from AZ to NV

Members of Crew 2016 from Norco and Crew 377 from Bermuda Dunes attended the annual Black Canyon Trek. On March 26 they launched their canoes and kayaks from Willowbeach, AZ, and headed down the Colorado River for a 5 day adventure. After only a short distance from launching they were ensconced in the sheer canyon walls of Black Canyon. After only 30 minutes on the water they witnessed a red tail hawk grab a seagull in midair and do a controlled dive while the seagull was complaining about being lunch…

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Leadership Skills for Crews Course put on by WLACC VOA

Leadership Skills for Crews Course put on by WLACC VOA

The Western Los Angeles County Council VOA has hit its halfway point for the 2015-2016 term, and has some great events to reflect upon. In December 2015, WLACC led the Leadership Skills for Crews (LSC) training at Camp Josepho in the Pacific Palisades. There, Venturers were given the opportunity to meet other scouts from their Councils, and have fun learning an assortment of skills that can be applied to everyday leadership, whether it may be in a group project for school, at home with siblings, or in their Crews. The…

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Leadership Skills for Crews Course

Leadership Skills for Crews Course

The Western Los Angeles County Council VOA has hit its half- way point for the 2015-2016 term, and has some great events to reflect upon. In December 2015, WLACC led the Leadership Skills for Crews (LSC) training at Camp Josepho in the Pacific Palisades. There, Venturers were given the opportunity to meet other scouts from their Councils, and have fun learning an assortment of skills that can be applied to everyday leadership, whether it may be in a group project for school, at home with siblings, or in their Crews. The…

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Area 4 VOA Retreat, Camp Josepho

Area 4 VOA Retreat, Camp Josepho

On September 12th and 13th, Area 4’s VOA, in conjunction with Western Los Angeles County Council’s VOA, put on a training and networking weekend for the Area Officers at Camp Josepho. The goal was to get people from the active councils to come together and learn how to work together. We had representation from Orange County Council, West LA County Council, California Inland Empire Council, and even San Diego Imperial Council! The officers learned the basic skills, like how to work individually and as a team, and were faced with…

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