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Look below for the latest and upcoming happenings in the Meridian District.

Quick Links:
Council website
Meridian District section on the Council website
Calendar on the Council website
Meridian District on Facebook

Friends of Scouting Materials
Friends of Scouting Brochure (PDF format)
Sample letter to parents (Word format)
Matching Gift Information (PDF format)
Friends of Scouting Files (Zipped format)

Roundtables:

Roundtable Schedule (PDF format) (Excel format)
Held at the LDS Church - 5025 Crow Canyon Rd., San Ramon
Fourth Thursday of each month - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

New start time for Roundtables 7:30 pm

Upcoming Roundtables:
LDS Church - 5025 Crow Canyon Rd. San Ramon WELCOME BACK! Mark your calendar for this Thursday, August 28th at 7:30 pm to kick-off a new scout program year at the Meridian District opening Roundtable/Ice Cream Social.
Ice Cream Social & Dutch Oven Cobbler (7:30pm): Meet other adult leaders, district members, and much much more. Enjoy FREE ICE CREAM & DUTCH OVEN COBBLER on us. Get there before it iis all gone!!
Opening: Will include information on Popcorn, Advance Camp, Upcoming Events, and Unit Program Packets will be available for pick-up too.
Cub Scout Roundtable BreakoutTopics:Recruiting, upcoming training and the pack night theme, "Under The Big Top" Recruitment Chair Dan Chevez will be speaking on recruiting. He will have lawn signs, flyers, and other recruiting tools for packs to take back to their units. It's going to be a FUN TIME Under The Big Top!
Boy Scout Roundtable Breakout Topics: Special combined Boy Scout/Varsity/Venture breakout with a lively discussion focused on High Adventure & Camping reports for 2014 and planning for 2015. Please come prepared to share highlights from 2014 and ideas for 2015.
Committee Breakout Topics: (For both Committee Chairs and Committee Members). Program Planning Conference and Recharter Planning.
Popcorn Kick-Off(6:45pm):The Popcorn Kick-Off is at 6:45 prior to the Ice Cream. Please make sure your unit popcorn representative or someone from your unit attends the presentation as important dates are coming and important material will be distributed.
PS: Don't forget that WEBELOREE registration just opened today and fills up really fast. Those dates are September 20-21 and October 4-5 at Camp Herms in El Cerrito. We can also use help from Boy Scouts who would like to help at the event.
SEE YOU THERE!!

Training:

Training Schedule Summary:

  • Position Specific for Boy Scout Leaders
  • Den Chief Training
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (iOLS)
  • Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)
  • L.E.A.D
  • Outdoor Webelos Leader Training (OWLT)
  • Venture Leader Specific Training
  • Cycling Awareness
  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR
Training Dates
High Adventure Training Dates
(PDF format) (Excel format)

Tri-District - OLS
Tri-District - BALOO/OS4WL

Wood Badge
TBD

Continuous Training
Wilderness First Aid - For more information, please contact Keith Gale email or (925) 672-3592

High Adventure Training (HAT)
Basic Backpack Awareness (BBA) - for more information and registration.
Cycling Awareness - for more information and registration.
OKPIK - Cold Weather Camping Awareness - for more information and registration.
For information on other HAT courses

Merit Badges:
MBC Information Form (September 2013)(PDF format)
Current (July 2014) Merit Badge Counselor List (Excel format) (PDF format)
Chess Merit Badge Flyer
Cub Scout Chess Flyer

Council Newsletters:
May 2012 Council Newsletter
January - March 2012 Council Newsletters are not currently eavailable.

District Newsletters:
September 2014 District Newsletter (PDF format)
There were no May-August 2014 District Newsletters
April 2014 District Newsletter (PDF format)
March 2014 District Newsletter (PDF format)
February 2014 District Newsletter (PDF format)
December 2013 District Newsletter (PDF format)
November 2013 District Newsletter (PDF format)
October 2013 District Newsletter (PDF format)
September 2013 District Newsletter (PDF format)
There were no April-August 2013 District Newsletters
March 2013 District Newsletter (PDF format)
February 2013 District Newsletter (PDF format)
There was no January 2013 District Newsletter
December 2012 District Newsletter (PDF format)
November 2012 District Newsletter (PDF format)
October 2012 District Newsletter (PDF format)
September 2012 District Newsletter (PDF format)
May 2012 Council Newsletter
March 2012 Council Newsletter
February 2012 District Newsletter (PDF format)
January 2012 District Newsletter (PDF format)
December 2011 District Newsletter (PDF format)
November 2011 District Newsletter (PDF format)
October 2011 District Newsletter (PDF format)
September 2011 District Newsletter (PDF format)

New Tour Plan Links:
Tour Plan FAQ (MS Word Format) - Updated 10/12/11
Filling Out a Tour Plan (MS Word Format)
Instructions for Online Tour Permits (PDF format)
Sample Tour Plan with Electronic Signature (PDF format)

Recording Service Hours

 

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