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Scripps-Mesa District

Scripps-Mesa district proudly serves the north San Diego communities of Mira Mesa, Scripps Ranch and MCAS Miramar.

San Diego-Imperial Council  v Boy Scouts of America

Last Updated 9/8/14

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  - Sir Robert Baden-Powell


District Events and Information
Council Events of Interest and Additional Information
In Appreciation: Roy Jones III

Due to a recent health setback, Mr. Roy Jones III has needed to step down as Scripps-Mesa District Commissioner.

We have greatly benefitted from Mr. Jones' can-do attitude and fun personality. We wish him well in his recovery and future endeavors.

If you happen to see him on his bicycle or out and about, please give him our regards.

Re-Chartering Orientation/Help at Roundtable (Cubs and Boy Scouts)

DATE: October 9, 2014, 7:30 pm

The San Diego-Imperial Council is instituting changes in the re-charter process that make it more important than ever to get started early, and to understand how to have the packets reviewed prior to submission.

To this end October's Boy Scout Roundtable is dedicated to providing instruction and help to unit leadership. Our District Director, Jeff Young, will be present to conduct the activity. Anyone involved in the re-charter process is encouraged to attend, but especially unit leaders, committee chairs, and others with direct responsibility in this area.

Cub Scout leaders with these responsibilities are also invited and encouraged to attend.

Tiger Safari 2014

DATE: November 9, 2014, 10:30 am to 2:00 pm

All Tiger Cubs are invited to take part in this activity sponsored by the Scripps-Mesa District. There will be a fun combination of skill games, crafts, and achievements. See the descriptive flyer for the details, and also the list of achievements and electives that can be earned.

Registration will be through Doubleknot, and will be advertised in the near future. Registration is limited, so don't delay in reserving your spot! Watch this space and/or the district calendar for the Doubleknot link.

**Date Change for Geology Day 2014**

DATE: December 6

The date for the 2014 Geology Day has been changed from October to December 6. Please make note of it and spread the word.

This has been a very popular event for both Cubs and Boy Scouts for several years. As the date draws nearer watch here for details on content and registration.

Boy Scout - Girl Scout Broomball Event

DATE: December 27, 2014, 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm

This activity at the San Diego Ice Arena in Mira Mesa has been very popular over the last few years. See the flyer for the details and registration information. Registration is through Brian Ruark, whose contact information is on the flyer.

Please contact Mr. Ruark as soon as possible to let him know of your interest, as a minimum number is required to schedule the event.

Time for an Update?

Has there been a change in your unit leadership? Please check out the "Unit Information" link near the top of this page and let us know if anything needs to be added or changed. We really do want it to reflect reality.

Simply click on the "Email Webmaster" link at the bottom of this page to send us your update. Thank you!

Upcoming District Events

Be sure to mark these dates on your calendar, and watch for more information as they draw nearer.

Scout Village @ Mira Mesa Street Fair: September
Trail to Eagle Program: October 25
Tiger Safari: November 9
Geology Day: December 6 (*NOT* 10/25)
Broom Ball: December 27
Webelos Day: TBA

Roundup Resources Available

Did you know that the San Diego-Imperial Council has many ready-made resources for you to use for your membership roundups? Why re-invent a perfectly good wheel? Check out the resources on the council web site for more information.

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

These are a few of the council events that may be of special interest.

Cub Scout and Boy Scout Camping Opportunities: Throughout the summer. Check the council web site for more information.
Fun With Son (Lost Treasure at Balboa, $25.00): September 19-21
Fun With Son (Adventure Land, Mataguay, $30.00): September 2-28
Webelos Woods: October 17-19

Honorees at the 2014 Scripps-Mesa District Dinner
District Award of Merit

Paula Trubitt (Troop 301) and Gary Short (Troop 1217) were awarded the District Award of Merit, the highest honor a district can bestow. Both Paula and Gary have served in numerous positions and venues over their scouting careers, and exemplify the scouting spirit. Please congratulate them if you have the opportunity.

Unit Volunteer Awards

Nearly 50 unit volunteers were announced as recipients of the Unit Volunteer of the Year award. These scouters are the true backbone of the units and the district. Those in attendance received their certificates at the dinner. The remainder will be awarded at unit functions. See the section below for the complete list.

    Pack 614
Cheryl Pritchard
Gerard Schnee
Archi DelaCruz

    Pack 615
Jennifer Ballard

    Pack 1200
Maryann Quinto
Veronica Dessouky
Chris McKinney

    Pack 1203
Stephanie Kwiatkowski
Martha DeMeyere
Bret Davis

    Pack 1205
Roxanne Avant
Chad Colden
Stephen McQuillan

    Pack 1209
Scott Wiley
Chuck Nothdurft
Yvonne Negron Pimentel

    Pack 1216
Joanne Wright
Rachel Bottomley
Denise Herich

    Pack 1217
Marlayna Christensen
Richard Doramus

    Pack 1219
Anna Clevenger

    Troop 301
Paula Trubitt
Christine Simmons
Dr. Ed Fields
Tanya Sweeney
Matt Hanson

    Troop 616
David Audick
Paul Honeycutt
Steve Linton
Ron Tabor

    Troop 663
Holly Behyan
Harry Ferrari
Richard Leneau

    Troop 664
Lorelle Mudd
Kim Witham
Blan Cox
Dana Poirier

    Troop 1203
Mike Ellison
David Miller

    Troop 1212
Randy Shepard
Michael Palugod
Brian Jarvis

    Troop 1217
Chris Green

    Troop 1219
Tom Bedont

    Crew 1203
Dom Guzzardo
David Gray

S-M District Winner of the San Diego 500, June 21, 2014

Congratulations to Parker Sadleir of Pack 1219. He is the Scripps-Mesa District Champion of the San Diego 500. The race was re-scheduled to June 21 because of damage to the equipment by the weather at the Scout Fair in April.

Parker is accompanied in the photo by his father Bart Sadleir.

BSA-certified Leave No Trace (LNT) Trainers Available For Your Units!

Did you know that the BSA is the official educator of the Leave No Trace (LNT) organization which includes the US Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau Of Land Management, and the US Fish And Wildlife Service?

And, did you know that our Scouts have LNT requirements for rank advancement?  Similarly, LNT training is included in some required adult leader training such as IOLS.

So, LNT training is needed for our Scouts and Scouters.

The good news is that Scripps-Mesa District has 2 BSA-certified LNT Trainers available to support your units:



They are 3 of the 47 BSA-certified LNT Trainers in San Diego-Imperial Council.  And, they're available to support the LNT needs for all units in Scripps-Mesa District.  So, if your training event needs an LNT Trainer or if your unit needs guidance regarding LNT, please contact them.  They are making themselves available to serve you.


From the Scripps-Mesa District Advancement Committee (Updated as of June 2014)

1 - Trail to Eagle Program (Ongoing, watch for announcements)

These programs are presented two to three times per year. Check the calendar items or contact a member of the Advancement Committee below to find out when the next one will be.

If you know or associate with a Life Scout, please ensure that he knows about this program. It is presented by Eagle Service Project Counselors and members of the Eagle Board of Review who are well versed in important points and pitfalls that may be encountered while pursuing the highest rank in scouting.

The program is held at the Mira Mesa LDS Church at 11023 Pegasus Ave., the same place as the monthly Roundtable. It begins at 9:00 am and lasts a little more than one hour. There is no charge for attendance, but please bring your own note-taking materials and copies of (1) the Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook and (2) the Eagle Scout Rank Application, both of which are available at National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) website.

If you plan to attend, please let us know so we can be sure to have enough handouts. Please send an email to Layne Jensen at the address below.

2 - Eagle Project Counselor / Board of Review Member

If you are interested in being certified as an Eagle Service Project Counselor, please contact Layne Jensen as shown below. If you would like information about serving on the Eagle Board of Review, please contact Jules Barad.

If you have advancement-related questions, feel free to contact a member of the Advancement Committee listed below.

   Layne Jensen, Chair

   Jules Barad, Eagle Coordinator

   Keith Trahan, Committee Member has undergone a facelift and has lots of information to assist leaders, scouts and scout parents. The new site has information for Boys Scouts, Cub Scouts and developing new units.
Scripps-Mesa calendar switches to Google

You can now access our district events calendar using your google calendar enabled device.  Just add "S-M District BSA" to your list of other calendars. You can also add it using its URL:
We welcome members of the District Committee to add scouting events to the calendar.  For more information please email .

Join Scouting

BE A SCOUT is ready to help with your unit recruiting. That means more exposure for Scouting and more leads for your unit. It also means that you’ll need to make sure that all your unit information is accurate.

Parents today often use the internet searches to find youth activities like Scouting. uses Google Maps to help parents locate packs, troops, and crews near them and lets them request information from local Scout units.




If you have a boy that you would like to get into scouting and need to find the closest Pack, Troop, Crew or Ship, or just want information about the District, please contact one of the following people:

District Position Name Phone# E-Mail
District Director Jeff Young 619.298.6121 x266
District Chair Bob Apgar 858.695.0422
District Commissioner TBA ---.---.----<-->


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