Check out Area 3’s March Newsletter!

Check out Area 3’s March Newsletter!

Hot off the metaphorical presses, it’s our March Newsletter! Check it out! (Download Link) Here’s an excerpt from Area Venturing President, Josh Dewitt, about why you should apply to be a part of the VOA: Making Area 3 great starts with YOU. You, the youth who is reading this and wondering why putting time into something called a VOA is worthwhile. It’s about making yourself into a better person, a better leader, and a better communicator. The Area VOA is a prime opportunity to grow yourself, and give back to the community. Through my year as…

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Register for the MDSC VOA Fiesta!

Register for the MDSC VOA Fiesta!

What: The MDSC’s annual Venturing Weekend will be here before you know it! When: September 2 – September 5, 2016. LABOR DAY WEEKEND (Friday evening to Monday morning) Where: Camp Wolfeboro (directions can be found on the Council’s website) Cost: $75.00 per person. That includes food, ammunition, camping and memories to last a lifetime! Registration is due by August 26 to the council office. Come one, come all (youth 14-20 yrs old)! Activities will include swimming, shooting sports (handguns, shotguns, rifles, black powder), climbing, and FUN!! Need: Medical Parts AB&C; Firearms and Activity Consent Forms required to attend!!!

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Sign Up for FUSION!

Sign Up for FUSION!

Your upcoming adVenture! Come sign up for this awesome Venturing Encampment called FUSION! Our featured activities include black powder shooting, paddle boarding, motor boating, slack lining, dodge ball, and more! Sounds fun right? Not only that, but FUSION will provide youth with training opportunities that will help ranking in Discovery Award, Pathfinder Award. Basic training for both youth and adults will be offered as well. Hurry and sign up, because you won’t want to miss this incredible experience! July 27-31 2016 Camp John Mensinger Early bird fee- $170/person More info:…

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Overdrive 2016

Overdrive 2016

The Golden Empire Council’s VOA will be hosting Overdrive 2016 this year on August 19-21 at the amazing Camp Lassen. The theme will be Wild West and there are a bunch of awesome activities planned that includes all Camp Lassen has to offer! Program activities may include a COPE course, bikes, and ATVs to name a few. There will also be a Wild West dance, fun crafts. More details to come. Sign up information to come soon on the Golden Empire Council Website. For any questions please contact Ale Ruiz…

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Scouting Scavenger Hunt

Scouting Scavenger Hunt

On December 5, Golden Empire Council’s Capitol City District hosted its 3rd annual San Francisco Photo Scavenger Hunt. The participants met at Crissy Field at 9:00 am to begin. Once the event started, the youth were split into groups of six to eight participants, given a list of things to find, and maps of the city. The participants were then allotted over five hours to explore the city and find the items on their lists. Items included popular San Francisco landscapes, tourist spots, and even the local Sea Scout Base….

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