July 18, 2022
Scouting Magazine can be found at https://scoutingmagazine.org/
Around the U.S.:
Around Los Angeles:
The Greater Los Angeles Area Council High Adventure Team (GLAAC HAT) has some valuable publications. Of particular interest are:
Merit Badge Classes
Merit Badge classes are offered at Cabrillo Beach Youth Water Camp. A calendar of classes and contact information can be found at http://www.cabrilloyouthcamp.org/
For Prospective Eagle Scouts
Publicize your Eagle project (both before and after) by contacting the local Daily Breeze/Beach Reporter newpapers. Send the information to Sandy Gerety at: email@example.com. Photos are accepted and in fact are encouraged.
If you are, or just about to become an Eagle Scout, there are websites full of information for you!
Free download (PDF) - National Geographic maps
You can download maps for free from the National Geographic.
Free download (PDF) - U.S.G.S. maps
You can download maps for free from the U.S.G.S.
You can order hard copy of any topo map directly from the U.S.G.S. store. The 7.5-minute series maps typically run $8 each (2014 prices), plus $5 per order for shipping and handling (any number of maps).
Bear Box Locations
Climber.org maintains a list of Sierra Nevada bear box locations. It is an extensive list with exact box locations.
To determine if you MUST use bear canisters check with the local rangers or visit Sierra Wild.
Contents of this page provided by Tom Thorpe.
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