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November 21 ,  2013 
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The Yucca Express
Council News November
HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE YUCCA COUNCIL!!!
happy-thanksgiving 2014
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Silver Beaver Nomination Deadline January 3, 2014

The deadline is approaching for the Silver Beaver nominations. If you know someone who has given great service to youth by serving at the District and Council level, please nominate them for this great award. This is the highest award a Council may bestow upon a volunteer. The deadline for nominations is January 3. Please be aware that we are not saving nominations from previous years, so if someone has not received  this award but is a deserving candidate, please submit another nomination form(click here for nominations form). Recipients  will be honored at the Yucca Council Dinner February 15th, 2014. Thank You! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Black at elizabeth.black@scouting.org or 915-772-2292.

Yucca Council Training!
The Yucca Council is asking for your help!!! We are asking every unit to update their training records and email Liz Black(
elizabeth.black@scouting.org) a list of all your adult volunteers who have taken any training. Whether its Youth Protection or any Basic Training so we can update our records in the Yucca Council. Thanks!

A Taste of Scouting!!
For all new Cub Scouts that have joined in 2013, we are inviting you to a FREE event!!! A Taste of Scouting December 14th from 11a-3pm at the Yuuca Council Resource center, 7601 Lockheed Dr. El Paso, TX 79925! Come out to this FREE EVENT where there will be BB guns, bows & arrows, camping, food, and so much more! For more info contact joshua.inguanzo@scouting.org or 915-772-2292.
 
FOR MORE COUNCIL INFO, CLICK HERE!


DON'T FORGET TO GET YOUR RE-CHARTER PACKETS FROM YOUR UNIT COMMISSIONER OR DISTRICT EXECUTIVE!!!
 

For more info visit www.yuccabsa.org 

Check out our Social Network Sites! www.facebook.com/YuccaCouncilBSA www.YouTube.com/YuccaCouncilBSA                       www.twitter.com/YuccaCouncilBSA


 

 

Scout Night with the El Paso Rhinos 2014!!!

The Rhinos are back! Come out and see your favorite hockey team take on the Wichita Thunder January 30th - Feb 1st  *(changed dates).*


Click here for more info!!!

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SCOUT SHOP NEWS!!!

Join us for Santas Scout shop Sat. Dec. 7th for 4’ Filled Stocking Giveaways, Holiday Activities, Free Patch, Great Gift Ideas, and Fun for the Whole Family! The Scout Shop will be closed for inventory the 14th of December at 2pm. Please plan ahead and coordinate beforehand with the Shop staff if this will be an issue! Thank you for your patronage and have a wonderful holiday season! Visit the Scout Shop today at 7601 Lockheed Dr. El Paso, TX 79925 Monday through Friday: 8:30 am-5:30 pm Saturday: 9:00 am-2:00 pm.


CLICK HERE FOR MORE SANTA SCOUT SHOP INFO!!!

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PADI has a scholarship for you!!!

 The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) offers a multilevel scholarship program to introduce Boy
Scouts and Venturers to the exciting underwater world. PADI recognizes that adventure is one of the key elements of Scouting and scuba diving is an exciting avocation or vocation that can be enjoyed in just about every part of the country.


Click here to apply for a scholarship!
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2014 FRIENDS OF SCOUTING

The Friends of Scouting Unit Presentations start in January - schedule your presentation with your DE today!

 

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CALLING ALL YOUTH & ADULT VOLUNTEERS!

 Please click below for training opportunities. All training is open to everyone regardless of which district you are in...



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Info for Unit Commissioners!

Unit Commissioner training tool box is now online!

http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Commissioners/training.aspx

 

Click here for New Unit Commissioner Basic Training!

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2014 Annual Council Banquet!!!

The Yucca Council Executive Board invites you to an evening of fellowship and recognition at the Annual Council Recognition Banquet Saturday February 15th, 2014 at 6:00pm at El Paso Community College - Admin. Service Ctr.(9050 Viscount El Paso, TX 79925). We will also be having the 3rd ANNUAL DESERT SOUTHWEST MEMORABILIA AUCTION  from 12pm-5:00pm

For Banquet info click here!!!

For Auction info click here!!!

2014 BOY SCOUT KLONDIKE!

Come show off your skills at the council's premier cold weather event January 17-19th, 2014 at CDR!


CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!!

2014 Boy scout klondike patch

Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturing, & Exploring Recruiting 2013!

RECRUITING ALL YEAR! Please make sure to contact your District Executive to help your unit grow!

 

Click here to help with 2013 Membership!

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2014 Sun Bowl Fundraiser!

UNITS interested on a fundraiser to start the 2014 year will be able to sell programs at this years upcoming Sun Bowl game on December 31st.  Programs will be sold at $5 and Units will earn $1 of the proceeds. For more info or to participate contact joe@sunbowl.org.

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COFFEE & HOT CHOCOLATE Fundraiser!

Does your unit need a fundraiser??? The Yucca Council is offering different sale opportunities to help units raise additional revenue to support your unit's program!


Click here for the Coffee & Hot Chocolate Option!

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BSA Policies about Unit Fundraising

 

For more information Please CLICK HERE

 

 

 

ONLINE PATCH SHOP NOW OPEN!!!

Browse a wide variety of council shoulder patches, commemorative patches, and special insignia as well as shirts, hats, and other great items!

 

Click here to go to the store! 

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BSA Policies about Political Participation

 

For More information Please CLICK HERE

Tel: (915) 772-2292

7601 Lockheed Dr. El Paso, TX 79925

Email: joshua.inguanzo@scouting.org                       




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