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At the annual meeting on January 20, 2015, the Los Padres Council adopted a new Strategic Plan to cover the Council for the future. To download and or read a copy fo the Strategic Plan and the future of this Council, click here. During the Chat with the Officerson Saturday, January 24, questions and comments were accepted and answered by the Council Executive Leadership Team and Scouting Professionals. If you were unable to attend that event, you are invited to submit comments and/or questions to Justin Jepsen at and they will be directed to the appropropriate individual to reply.

Council's 21st Annual Recognition Dinner
Congratulations to our Silver Beaver Award Winners

Three Scouters who have served our youth and our Council faithfully for many years received the Silver Beawer Award at the Council's Annual Dinner on Saturday, January 24th at the Santa Maria Country Club. The Silver Beaver is the highest honor that a Council can award to an adult for service. Please join us in congratulating

  • Ann Ladwig
  • Don Luce
  • Tom Parsons


To register for this event and pay o.

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2015 OA Dues

Online Registration

Offline Registration Form

Cub Scout Archery

Cub Scout
Shooting Sports Day
Rancho Alegre
February 21, 2015

Online Registration
Morning Session

Online Registration
Afternoon Session



Cub Scout Archery

Santa Maria Town
Center Mall
March 28, 2015

Unit Info Packet

Show Some STEAM


2015 World Jamboree


Silver Beaver Award
Leader Training &
Merit Badge Pow Wow

March 14, 2015
Santa Maria LDS Stake Center


Holiday Store and
Service Center Hours

Philmont Arrowhead

2015 Trek


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Florida Sea Base

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To register for the Wilderness First Aid Course, click here. - To register for the requisite CPR Class for WFA, click here.


Fellow Scouters:

Risk Management LogoA number of BSA Safety Publications have been updated for 2015.  Please review the list below and download these publications for your unit's safety program planning:

AND, a relatively new publication, to assist you as a UNIT leader, in planning fun and safe UNIT sponsored aquatic activities – “Aquatic Supervision” (BSA No. 34346 / 2013 Printing) – which you can purchase at your local Service Center.  This is an excellent publication to support your Unit activities.

Attached are some of the superb resources from this new publication.


Upcoming Council Scouting Events

Below you will find a list of the next 40 upcoming Council-wide events for Los Padres Council. To register and/or pay for any of these events, click on the line and it will take you directly to the registration page. For events beyond the last date, click on the link to the calendar.

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Council News

Check here for news releases and stories about upcoming Scouting events and changes. After each title is given a short synopsis of the article. Click on the title to read the entire article. Additional stories may be accessed by using the bottom link.

Additional news releases

Training Information

Every Scout is deserves a trained leader
Check out these courses!

Stop BullyingFor a BSA prepared Powerpoint presentation on bullying -
Scout Version -
Leader Version


For a BSA prepared Powerpoint presentation on bullying - Scout Version - Leader Version Scouting’s values make it clear that bullying is not tolerated—both inside and outside of our organization. Our position on bullying—coupled with our commitment to serving America’s youth with a quality Scouting experience—provides Scout leaders a unique opportunity to teach respect and acceptance of others. --Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive


Youth Protection and Risk Management Information

To report a suspected case of child abuse in Scouting, download this form with instructions.


  • April 17-19 Camino Real at Camp French
  • April 17-19 Live Oak at VAFB
  • April 17-19 South Coast at Rancho Alegre
  • April 24-26 Del Norte at TBD

Promoting Scouting Events on the Website and in the Newsletter

Los Padres Council will only promote approved Scouting events on its website, in its newsletter, and in social media. If you have any question about approval, contact either Rebecca Fields ( or Ron Walsh (

Copy, fliers, forms, and photographs should be sent to volunteer Webmaster ( Please send this material well in advance of the event.

Los Padres Council
Serving Scouting in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties

4000 Modoc Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

(805) 967-0105; fax: (805) 967-5094

Council Service Centers

Santa Barbara Service Center
Main Administrative Office
4000 Modoc Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Office: (805) 967-0105
Fax: (805) 967-5094
Hours:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
            Tuesday thru Friday
            Closed Saturday, Sunday & Monday

Santa Maria Service Center
Santa Maria Town Center Mall
229 Town Center Mall (2nd Floor) Santa Maria, CA 93454
Office: (805) 925-1955
Fax: (805) 925-9206
Hours:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
            Monday thru Friday;
            Saturday: 10 am to 1:30 pm;
            Closed Sunday

Atascadero Service Center
7350 El Camino Real, Suite #201
Atascadero, CA 93422
Office: (805)461-4018
Fax: (805) 461-4021
Hours:  Tuesday and Thursday:
             10:00 am - 5:00 pm'
            closed for lunch  
            Saturday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
            closed Sunday,  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday


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