Know an Eagle Scout that deserves a college scholarship?

american-dreamsAs a flock of Eagle Scouts prepare to take flight at universities all over the world, now is the time to start thinking about scholarship opportunities. Be sure the National Eagle Scout Association’s academic and merit-based scholarships are on your Eagle’s application list.

Due to the overwhelming number of applications NESA received last year, the scholarship committee voted to move the NESA scholarship window up two months. The new deadline for submissions is October 31Mark the date on your calendar now to keep the Eagle Scouts you know accountable in striving for these outstanding awards. Remember, an Eagle Scout can apply for the merit scholarships until (and including) his junior year in college.

Another change for this year: NESA scholarships are payable to Scouts attending vocational trade schools and approved programs. That means, unlike years past, not just Eagles headed to 4-year universities are eligible to earn NESA scholarships. These scholarships, however, are not available to students attending any of the U.S. military academies, because, at these academies, expenses covered by NESA scholarships are already paid by the U.S. government.

All applicants must be members of NESA but can secure their membership while simultaneously applying for the NESA scholarships. Find the NESA membership application here.

Young men can fill out a scholarship application even if they haven’t passed their Eagle Scout board of review yet but plan to by Oct. 31. NESA staffers will manually verify Eagle Scout/NESA membership status before selecting recipients.

All NESA scholarship applications must be submitted online. Learn more about the scholarships by checking out these FAQs on the NESA website.

Dutch Oven Dessert Cook-Off

Valle Del Sol “Commissioners Staff” 4th Annual Dutch Oven Dessert Cook-Off San Dimas


Blackberry Cobbler Ducth Oven Recipe Camping“Western Days” October 3, 2015 201 E Bonita Ave San Dimas Ca. 9am to 4pm

This is a Patrol Event. Entry Fee: $10.00

  • 1st Place Prize:* $500.00  Sponsored by: Farmers Insurance Western District San Dimas
  • 2nd Place Prize:* $200.00 Sponsored by: JB Plumbing San Dimas
  • 3rd Place Prize:* $100.00 Sponsored by: Hass Bros. Auto San Dimas

Call Mr. Beterbide to reserve your time 626 203 6776 Deadline 10/01/2015 Judging by the International Dutch Oven Society So Cal Chapter

A family day at the beach!

cd50c92038e3dc1866172445d54ade81This day is shaping up nicely!!!

August 8, 2015

**To attend, you must sign up for each of these events in advance**

Bike Ride:  Meet at the church at 7am.  Arrive at Yorba Linda Regional Park at 8am and depart on bikes from there, to the South end of Huntington Beach for the party.  Bring towels, bathing suit, hat and sunscreen.  Cost $13 for transportation and food at the beach party event, where we will all meet after.

This event will require our normal Troop Permission Slip that can be found here.

Kayaking: Meet at the church at 8am.  Kayak from 10am – 12pm.  Head to Huntington Beach  party when done. Bring towels, bathing suit, hat and sunscreen. Cost is $36 for transportation, the event and food at the beach party, where we will all meet after.  The entire amount must be turned in by August 3rd.  No exceptions!!!

This event will require our normal Troop Permission Slip that can be found here and additional permission slip for the kayaking rental. click here for the additional permission slip.  

Beach Party:  Meet at the south end of Huntington Beach at 1pm. Bring towels, bathing suit, hat and sunscreen. Food will be served at 2pm.  Cost $8 for food.

The beach party is a family event, and open to all Scouts, and their families.  There will be no transportation provided if you are only attending the beach party!  No permission will be required if you are attending only the beach party event.  Your parents should be attending with you.  No drop offs please.  Thank you.   Please come and enjoy the day!

We will stay at the beach until fivish, and be back at the church by sixish.

Hope to see everyone there!

Weekend Update

Angel Benitez completed his Eagle Project on Saturday!  No help will be needed on Sunday.


Welcome home summer campers!  Hope you had a great time. 

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They have arrived!

Yosemite Outdoor Summer CampsAll the boys on the summer camp trip arrived safely at their destination.

Also…

  • There is some limited cell phone service.  Depending on who your provider is, texts might go through.
  • There will be no Troop meeting on 7/13.
  • The Angel Benitez Eagle Project will be this coming weekend – July 18th and 19th

Have a great week!

Welcome to our new web site!

DSC_0219Hi all…

  • As you can see the look is a bit different.
  • The navigation menu has been changed and simplified. It should be much easier to find what you need!
  • The Calendar has been completely made over as well.
  • All the same content is here, but hopefully more user friendly.

Check back often for more updates!

-The Webmaster