NOTE: Due to forecasted rain this event has been postponed to January 20, 2024!
For the upcoming Merit Badge Day on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Palm Park, 5703 Palm Ave, Whittier, CA 90601, we have now released the merit badges offered and the session schedule.
Scouts should email the counselor to reserve their seat in a merit badge class (be sure to cc your Scout Leader and Parent on all emails, per 2-deep Youth Protection guidelines). Parents, please don’t email the counselor yourself to reserve a seat, your scout should be responsible for reserving their own seat (with the proper cc’s as mentioned above).
Cost: $15.00, Includes lunch
Scouting For Food: Please bring canned goods!
Please download the flyer by clicking here for forms, schedule, and counselor email addresses (on the last two pages).
This Sunday, September 17, 2023 from 8am-1:00pm the Pio Pico District will be hosting a Camporee Service Project. We are looking for responsible scouts that that need service hours to help paint benches at Prado Regional Park, 16700 Euclid Ave, Chino (If you are registered and will attend please park in lot #2. No charge for parking.)
Please be sure to:
Wear old clothing that you are not afraid to get paint on
Bring a sack lunch and drink
Have a unit permission slip and your medical forms
Wear sun protection
Register via email
If you are participating as a unit you will need to have leadership with your scouts.
If a scout is participating solo, he will need to have adult supervision.
No walk-in volunteers allowed.
Please register via the email address on the flyer below.
The September 2023 edition of the Pio Pico Newsletter is now available!
In this edition you can read recaps of 2023 National Jamboree and news about the upcoming Fall Camporee and Diamond Heist Mystery at our Good Scout Award Dinner, and be informed of upcoming district activities and High Adventure Team (H.A.T.) training events, and more.
Please click on the link below to download the latest edition of the Newsletter. You can also find a link to the newsletter on the home page of this website.
The August 2023 edition of the Pio Pico Newsletter is now available!
In this edition you can read about 2023 rechartering and new fees, recaps of Cub Scout Day Camp, Troop 476’s annual Deep Sea Fishing Trip to Catalina Island, news about the upcoming Fall Camporee, and be informed of upcoming district activities and High Adventure Team (H.A.T.) training events, and more.
Please click on the link below to visit the Newsletter Blog site. You can also find a link to the newsletter on the home page of this website.
To participate in the upcoming Camporee with the captivating theme of Ancient Egypt, we kindly request that you register as a Scout Unit rather than individual registrations. This will help us streamline the process and ensure a seamless experience for everyone. Upon successfully registering your unit, a comprehensive email containing essential information for the Camporee will be sent your way.
We’d like to emphasize that there won’t be any day-use option available for this event. Hence, we kindly ask you to include all attendees, including Scouts and accompanying leaders, within your unit’s registration. Let’s embark on this thrilling adventure through time together and make lasting memories at the Ancient Egypt-themed 2023 Fall Camporee!
The 2023 Pio Pico District Good Scout Dinner will be a “Diamond Heist Mystery Dinner” and will take place on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the Doubletree by Hilton Whittier Los Angeles, 7320 Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602.
The dinner will be honoring the Whittier Police Department.
On our usual Roundtable night of the 3rd Wednesday, on July 19th, 2023, Pio Pico District will be having a Recharter Training/Refresher ONLY. This will be focused on Recharter Training only and will not be a full agenda Roundtable.
So be sure to come on down and join us as this training will be provided for units that have new volunteers that need to be trained or for anyone who would like a refresher in preparation for the Recharter.
The Pio Pico District would like to announce an in-person training opportunity for leaders of Scouts BSA Troops will take place on September 9th, 2023 at East Whittier United Methodist Church 10005 Cole Rd, Whittier, CA 90603. This course fulfills one of the requirements to become a “Trained” leader.
The material can be found online but this course is enhanced with personal instruction, face-to-face interactions and activities, and Q&A with experienced Scout Leaders. Those who benefit include Scoutmasters & Assistant Scoutmasters, Key-3 Members, Junior Assistant Scoutmasters, and Committee Members.