Camporee & Camporall (April 17-19, 2015)




The Siege of Mafeking

April 17 - 19, 2015 (note new date!) at Ramada, Rinconito, Green Island 1 & 2 and Arthur Letts Camp Sites, Firestone Scout Reservation (flyer can be downloaded by clicking here).

It is with great pleasure that I present to you the Camporee packet for the Siege of Mafeking. This event will be a challenge but with the utmost safety and fun. Please come to Roundtable asking questions that you may have, pick your camp site, pay your fee, and most importantly, commitment for attending this event. Download the Camporee/Camporall Packet for Scoutmasters.

Contact Creg Reitzel at 714-776-0426 Home or 714-683-5191 Cell or lahina_1@yahoo.com.

Scout-O-Rama (May 9, 2015)


There will be a Kick-off March 21 from 8:00 am to noon at the LDS Church at 535 Rio Vista St. in Anaheim for sales of CampCards. More information about both Scout-O-Rama and the CampCard fundraiser program is available in the 2015 CampCard Guidebook.

Registration will be done online this year at http://ocbsa.kintera.org/SOR.

Prizes will be distributed at the May 14 at Roundtable (after Scout-O-Rama) - Units must be paid in full to receive prizes.

District Newsletters for 2015


March (Short Form)
February 2015 Newsletter
January 2015 Newsletter

Older newsletters may be downloaded from the Newsletters link in the menu at the top of the page.

Are You Trained For Your Position?


Many of our top leaders (SM and CC) are not trained. Check your records. Expect a call from one of our friendly trainers if you're not trained. Check the OC website for Training Opportunities.

BSA eLearning Link - create an account and log in then you can take YPT, Fast Start and other BSA online training courses.

Friends of Scouting



Your gift makes it possible for tens of thousands of youth in Orange County to experience a program that builds character and trains our future leaders to live the Scout Law and Scout Oath. Please donate today and share in the knowledge knowing your contribution lives on forever.

El Capitan District Dinner (March 27, 2015)


Greetings Scouters, below are the nomination forms for this year's district dinner. Please nominate the person in your unit that is worthy of the Extra Miler award. If you have a fantastic unit leader (Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, Crew Advisor) that you want the district to know about and recognize, please fill out the application, and send it to Linh Terry, phone number 714-260-1866.

Extra Mile award
Cubmaster of the Year
Scoutmaster of the Year
Crew Advisor of the Year
District Award of Merit

All nominations are due on 2/11/15 at Roundtable.

Click here for dinner details, you may also contact Linh Terry to make reservations via linhkterry@gmail.com or by calling 714-260-1866.

Cub Program Changes (June 1, 2015)


Greetings El Capitan District Cub Scout Leaders and Parents,

There are changes coming to the Cub Scout Program, below is information on the changes for your review. You can follow 4 easy steps to become familiar and knowledgeable about the changes.

Step 1: Please review New Program Overview powerpoint.

Step 2: Please review the Program Launch dates and make note of the effective change dates.

Step 3: Please print out a copy of the new program handout.

Step 4: Watch Video -

For further information and videos please go to http://www.scouting.org/Home/programupdates.aspx

Thank you!

Greg Dubois, El Capitan District Training Chair
OCBSA Risk Management Committee Member
El Capitan District Safety and Risk Management Chair
Committee Chairman, Pack/Troop/Crew 167
714-393-7381

Pushcart Derby (April 18, 2015)


Once again this year the El Capitan District and the City of Garden Grove are sponsoring a Pushcart Derby for cub scouts. The derby will take place on Springdale Street near the interesection of Springdale and Stanford (at the 22 Freeway overpass). Racing spots will fill up fast, so we encourage you to register your cubs quickly (registration forms linked below). Volunteers of Boy Scout age are needed to assist with crowd control and helping keep the race organized. If you have any questions or wish to volunteer to help, contact Le Truong at cspack271@yahoo.com, call (714) 655-0925, or visit Pack 271's Pushcart Derby page. Everyone is welcome to come out, watch, and cheer on the cub scouts!



Pushcart Derby Rules
Pushcart Derby Calendar.
Pushcart Derby Registration Form.
T-Shirt Order Form.
Pushcart Derby Flyer

El Capitan Calendar of Events



The consolidated District calendar of events is available Microsoft Word Document Format (click to download). This is a great tool to allow your unit to know "what's going on" so that you can join in on District-wide events.

Last Revision: February 5, 2015

District Positons



There are still district positions available! If you would like to nominating candidates or to apply for the open positions on the Commissioner and Program Staff please contact Jorge. With your help, we can lighten the load on the current staff and improve our support of the Units within our District. Please bring your nominations to Roundtable or e-mail them to jorger@ocbsa.org.

Most Recent Updates



2015-Mar-12, Home: Added information about new Cub Scout Program from Greg Dubois
2015-Mar-12, Home: Scout-O-Rama and CampCard fundraiser information posted.
2015-Mar-12, OA Chapter: Added information about "Scout Uniform Closet" service project.
2015-Mar-12, Home: Added T-Shirt order form and video for Pushcart Derby.
2015-Mar-12, Newsletters: District Newsletter for March added.
2015-Mar-12, Contacts: Updated with current District Roster
2015-Mar-12, Commissioners: Updated with current roster
2015-Feb-10, Home: Updated District Calendar posted
2015-Feb-10, Home: Added Pushcart Derby Announcement (April 18, 2015)
2015-Feb-04, Home: Camporee/Camporall packet posted.
2015-Jan-29, Home: Date of 2015 Camporee changed from April 24-26 to April 17-19.
2015-Jan-29, Training: Spring Intro to Outdoor Leadership Skills training scheduled