Scout Fest 75 (June 6, 2015)


Pack 75 and Troop 75 are combining to hold a Pushcart Race. This event is known as the Second Annual Scout 75 Fest and will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015, from 8 AM to 2 PM. The event includes a 100 large cone obstacle course race and a drag race or straight pushing race. In addition other scouting related activities will be available. Boys from BOTH local Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops are invited to participate.

For more information, please visit the Scout Fest 75 webpage.

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.

Recent District Newsletters



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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.

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

New Bobcat Requirements


The new requirements for the Bobcat badge have been published. These requirements will become effective June 1, 2015 as part of the transition to the new Cub program. You can download a copy of the new requirements by clicking here (Word document).

Lutheran Camporee (September 25-27, 2015)


The Lutheran Association of Scouters, Southern California Area is sponsoring their 64th annual camporee. Any unit sponsored by a Lutheran Church may participate (not all the scouts need be Lutherans). Event details have not yet been finalized, but Lutheran-affiliated troops are asked to please save the date.

Download a flyer here

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: May 14, 2015

2015 Popcorn Sales


Please make sure to begin planning for your 2015 Popcorn Sales if your unit plans to participate. Important dates can be found on the timeline below, but it is especially important to note that the deadline for Show-and-Sell orders is September 3, 2015. Please contact Pamela Moseid, our Popcorn Chairperson, if you need more information via email (olive_eve@verizon.net) or phone (714-299-1677).

Popcorn Timeline 2015.

Most Recent Updates



2015-May-14, Contacts: Elsa Torres added as Scout-O-Rama chair, Darin McKee added as Advancement Chair, Robin Hoyle added as Merit Badge Counselor Coordinator
2015-May-14, Home: Information about Lutheran Camporee added
2015-May-14, Home: Information about Popcorn sales updated
2015-May-14, Home: New Bobcat Requirements posted
2015-May-14, Home: Updated District Calendar posted
2015-May-14, Commissioners: Commissioners list updated
2015-May-14, Information about Scout Fest 75 added
2015-May-14,
Newsletters: District Newsletter for April added.
2015-Mar-12, Home: Added information about new Cub Scout Program from Greg Dubois
2015-Mar-12, OA Chapter: Added information about "Scout Uniform Closet" service project.