Cub Scout Day Camp (July 27-31, 2015)


Cub Scout Day Camp will be held at St. Hedwig Church in Los Alamitos as we combine with the Orange Frontier District this year. The theme this year is "African Safari." The camp will fill up quickly, so register soon!

Registration will be done online this year at Information Flyer.

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).

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


July (Short Form)
May (Short Form)
April (Short Form)

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.


El Capitan District Facebook Group


Rub electronic shoulders with other members of the District, keep abreast of the most up-to-the-minute discussion, and take the opportunity to network with other Scouters by joining our Facebook Group.

If you still hase not joined the El Capitan Networking Facebook Group, please consider doing so. It is the best way to be in contact with fellow Scouters in the District, ask questions, bring news, post events in your Units or Community, post pictures, etc. This group was created to facilitate open, up and down communication among the adult leadership of El Capitan District's Cub Scout, Boy Scout, OA and Venture Crews. It is a place to ask questions, gain knowledge, make suggestions and promote what
your units are doing in Scouting.

El Capitan District Facebobok Group

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

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-Jul-08, Training:Added dates and registration flyers for Scoutmaster Training, IOLS, BALOO, and Chartered Org. Rep. Training.
2015-Jul-08, Home: Information about Cub Day Camp added.
2015-Jul-08, Home: Link to District Facebook page added.
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.