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Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.

The Coronado Area Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Silver Beaver Recipients!

Welcome Our New Field Director

Please help us give a warm Team CAC welcome to Peter Maskovich. Peter is the new Field Director for Coronado Area Council effective January 1st. Peter is excited to join our team and looking forward to continuing the excellent service provided by the executive staff of the council.
Peter started his career in Fresno, CA as a District Executive, Senior District Executive and Program Director. Peter was then promoted to District Director and Field Director for Transatlantic Council in Europe. This provided Peter with the experience that will help us given his staff was stationed all over Europe and the Middle East. After serving Transatlantic Council for 5 years Peter’s next assignment was Program Director for Heart of America Council, Kansas City.
Please give Pete a warm welcome to the council!

Position-Specific Training Updates

Position-Specific Training Updates
Position-specific training courses for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts (Scouts BSA) are being updated and will be available January 2, 2019. Any progress on current training materials will not carry over to the new learning plan so be sure to complete any in-progress training before December 31, 2018.

Derby Day Deals

The BSA’s Calendar of Religious Dates lists Feb. 10, 2019, as “Scout Sunday, interfaith.” It lists Feb. 17, 2019, as “Scout Sunday, United Methodist.”

But those are just guidelines. The BSA says a local church may celebrate “on the Sunday most acceptable to the pastor and congregation.” So check with your chartered organization representative or faith leader.

Depending on your faith organization, Scout Sunday could be held any Sunday in February. It could be Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 17 or even Feb. 24.

In the past, Scout Sunday was always held on the Sunday before the birthday of the BSA on Feb. 8. Realizing that each chartered organization has a unique schedule of worship, the BSA no longer uses that guideline.

Looking for a holiday event for the whole family? Join us for Christmas on the Prairie!

Imagine this: Your troop is ready to depart for a big campout. All the Scouts and adult volunteers have arrived at the church on time, and the weather is perfect.
But something’s missing: your troop trailer. Oh, and hundreds or even thousands of dollars in gear inside.

Registration for the 2018 OA Vigil Dinner is now live!

Fall recruitment has taken off like a rocket!

Registration for the 2019 Council Recognition Dinner is now live. Make plans to attend today!

Silver Beaver nominations are now being accepted.

The 2019 Recharter packets will be available soon.

Triconda Roundtable 9.13.18

There will be a special guest attending the meeting on September 13th, Amber Fishburn our own Scout Shop Coordinator! She will be showing our brand-new selection of items and talking about some of the upcoming sales! The Scout shop will be open 6:00pm to 6:30pm if you want to check out the new inventory or make purchases.

Kernel Journal 9.4.18

As a Council we ordered almost $280,000 in Show & Sell popcorn, WAY TO GO!!

Have you had your popcorn kickoff yet?
Check out the CAC Popcorn Kettle Facebook page to see what your Unit Kernel peers are doing to pump the kids up to sell

Maggie McCombs with Pack 260 on Ft. Riley taught her Scouts a popcorn dance, click the link to see:

TROOPS: Don't forget your opt out forms are due by September 7th at 5pm to


We look forward to sharing more information with you in the coming weeks!

Remember, you can email all questions and concerns to 24 hours a day.

Scoutbook is the BSA’s online unit management tool and helps Scouts, parents and leaders track advancement and milestone achievements along the Scouting trail.

Wood Badge Postponed to 2019

Some of you may have heard that BSA has launched a new and improved Youth Protection Training.

We are quickly approaching the most important date on the Scouting calendar.

Camp Hansen was the venue for a picnic this past weekend.

Take a look at the picture that accompanies this article, I found this shirt while digging through my Scouting memorabilia this weekend.

2018 Wood Badge Course C5-192-18

Wood Badge is Scouting's premier training course. It's the ultimate leadership training experience designed to meet the leadership needs for all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, and Venturing leaders as well as Council and District leaders and Scouting professionals.

OA Fall Fellowship is just around the corner.

If you live an altruistic life and donate to an organization or cause you care about, you might be surprised to find these life benefits from financial donating.

Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.

Do you want to make a difference and give back to your community this holiday week? Check out our list of volunteering ideas for you to try on the Fourth of July.

Fortunately, there are a few ways and practices to grow in your communication skills. Here are healthy habits you can try to become a strong communicator.

If you’re considering volunteering with a cause you care about in the community, consider the benefits you can receive. Here are the top eight benefits of volunteering.

Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.

How can you continue to honor and respect the service men and women dedicated to protecting this nation? Here are six ways to show your support this Memorial Day.

Mentoring a child helps them to see unlimited possibilities for the future, learn something new and most importantly, realize that somebody cares about them.

While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.

If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are plenty of gifts you can give your loved one on Mother’s Day that also give back to others in the community.

Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.

We compiled a list of six of the greatest books to read about giving back. These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world.

Earth Day 2018 is the perfect opportunity to get involved with your community and take care of our Earth. Let’s talk about some ways to go green for Earth Day 2018.

If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.

When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, there are lots of ways to get involved this National Poetry Month. Today we dive into a few ideas to get started.

Turns out, helping others can actually help you live longer. You heard that right: the key to a long and fruitful life might exist in what you give, not in what you get.

How can you enjoy the new sunshine of the season? Here are some ideas for how to live your best altruistic life and celebrate sunshine on the first day of spring.

National Plant a Flower Day is the perfect start to the new season, so if you want to get involved, there are a few ways to join. Here’s how you can give back today.

Today we dive into the history behind this month and how you can get involved, give back and build a better world by celebrating National Women’s History Month.

Here are some hows, whys and benefits of supporting small businesses for your altruistic lifestyle.

How can you honor Presidents’ Day in your everyday life and your family’s life? We have some ideas. Check out these six altruistic ways to celebrate Presidents’ Day.

Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love, but true, kind, caring love for your neighbors and those in need. How can you lead a more altruistic life this week?

Black History Month is a time to remember, celebrate and commemorate the achievements and contributions by African-American men and women throughout U.S. history.

It’s true: with a lack of Vitamin D and little time spent outdoors, the winter months can literally make you sad.