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December 13, 2012 
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The Yucca Express
Happy Holidays News Flash December 2012

Scout Executive/CEO David Jones and the Yucca Council Staff would like to wish you and your family a Happy Holiday Season!

              Happy Holidays Boy Scouts

CLICK HERE FOR A FEW HOLIDAY WORDS FROM SCOUT EXECUTIVE & CEO DAVID JONES!

 

DON'T FORGET TO TURN IN YOUR RE-CHARTER  PACKETS  BEFORE DECEMBER 31ST! CALL YOUR DISTRICT EXECUTIVE OR THE SCOUT OFFICE AT 915-772-2292 FOR ASSISTANCE.

 

Please click below on each district to see whats going on within your District.

WAPAHA   POLARIS    MESCALERO    SUNSHINE    GERONIMO    WHITE SANDS

 

Silver Beaver Nomination Deadline Dec 28, 2012

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 December 28th. Please be aware that we are not saving nominations from previous years, so if someone has not recieved  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 16th. Thank You! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Black at 915-772-2292 or eliblack@bsamail.org

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 DAYS FOR SALVATION ARMY & TOYS FOR TOTS!

The Yucca Council has teamed up with the Salvation Army and Marine Corps Toys for Tots for the month of December at participating Walmarts & Sam's Clubs.

 

Click here for more info and to help out!

Click here for Salvation Army Adopt A Kettle!

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SCOUT NIGHT WITH THE EL PASO RHINOS!

The Rhinos are back! Come out and see your favorite hockey team take on the New Mexico Renegades January 18th-20th. 

 

Click here for more info!

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CALLING ALL ADULT VOLUNTEERS!

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

 

Click here for Mescalero Leader Specific Training 12.15.12

Click here for Scouter's Conference 1.26.13

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2013 SCOUTING FOR FOOD!

The Yucca Council is asking all Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Teams, & Explorers to come out and help collect non-parishable foods for for those in need. Fliers will be sent out on February 9th and cans will be collected on February 16th.  

 

Stay tuned for more info!

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ROBOTICS MERIT BADGE!

El Paso Community College Continuing Education Department is offering the Robotics Merit Badge as a Saturday Continuing Education Course!

Saturday Jan. 12th - Feb. 16th at EPCC Valle Verde Campus

 

Click here for more info!

Click here for the EPCC Registration Form!

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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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JUNGLE JAKS CULINARY AND  ART S & CRAFTS PROGRAMS!

 Have fun & learn at Jungle Jaks! The Boy Scouts & Jungle Jaks have teamed up to offer Culinary and Arts & Crafts classes for CUB SCOUTS!

 

Click here for more info!

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2013 BOY SCOUT KLONDIKE!

Come show off your skills at the council's premier cold weather event January 18-20th!

 

Click here for more info!

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2013 CUB SCOUT KLONDIKE!!

Calling all Cub Scouts! The 2013 Cub Scout Klondike is here! Come out for a day of exitement on Februrary 23, 2013 at White Sands National Monument!

 

Stay tuned for more info and the Leaders Guide!

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FRIENDS OF SCOUTING

The council would like to ask for any UNPAID pledges to be turned in before the end of the year.

 

Thanks in advance!

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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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Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturing, & Exploring Recruiting 2012!

LAST CALL FOR RECRUITING! Please make sure to contact your District Executive to help your unit grow!

 

For more info click here!

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Journey to Excellence

 JTE is how the BSA measures successful units, districts, and councils. We all need to aim for the Gold status.

 

Click here for PACK Requirements

Click here for TROOP Requirements

Click here for CREW Requirements

Click here for TEAM Requirements

 

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BSA Policies about Unit Fundraising

 

For more information Please CLICK HERE

 

 

 

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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