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Western Los Angeles County Council

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Western Los Angeles County Council #051
Western Los Angeles County Council #051
Location 16525 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA 91406
Website
https://bsa-la.org/

The Western Los Angeles County Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America located in the state of California. It serves the Western Los Angeles County.


Council History

Districts

Western Los Angeles County Council (WLACC) is made up of five districts serving the north and west regions of Los Angeles County.

  • Antelope Valley (serving from Edwards Air force Base to Santa Clarita Valley border)
  • Bill Hart (serving all of the Santa Clarita Valley)
  • Campo De Cahuenga (serving the eastern area of the San Fernando Valley, from Balboa Boulevard to the Burbank border))
  • Crescent Bay (serving from Mulholland Drive south to Playa Del Rey and Culver City, and from Ventura County line to Beverly Hills.)
  • Reyes Adobe (serving the western area of the San Fernando Valley, west of Balboa Boulevard, north of Mulholland to the Ventura County line)

Camps

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  • Camp Whitsett - Traditional Summer Camp and Hi-Adventure Base located in the Sequoia National Forest, Whitewater Rafting, Horse Pack and Backpacking Trek Opportunities.
  • Camp Josepho - includes the program areas of Ecology and Conservation, Scoutcraft, Shooting Sports, Aquatics, Handicraft. in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
  • Camp Emerald Bay - BSA Aquatic Base located on Catalina Island. Includes the program areas of Ecology and Conservation, Scoutcraft, Field Sports, Aquatics, Handicraft, and Marine Science. Scouts can become certified Lifeguards with Red Cross, Sailors with American Sailing Association, do overnight with our War Canoe Program or Day Trip to the Seaside Village of Avalon. Hi-Adventure Treks include war canoes, cross island hikes and Scuba Diving.
  • See Also Scout Camps in California

California Excursion

California Excursions is built to give Units the chance to experience all that California has to offer and includes a visit to all three of the Western Los Angeles County Council camps: Emerald Bay, Whitsett, and Josepho over two weeks. Scouts will also have the chance to explore world famous Santa Monica, visit a theme park and generally explore the City of Angels. Geared to youth aged 14 to 21.

Order of the Arrow

Malibu Lodge - Order of the Arrow This Council is served by this Order of the Arrow Lodge.

See Also