100th Anniversary

Scouting in Long Beach Founded in 1919

Theme: A Century of Scouting, The Adventure Continues

Purpose: 

  • Celebrate our history
  • Connect with alumni and supporters
  • Engage the community

Support Our Centennial!

See PPT Presentation online

Download PowerPoint Presentation here

Centennial Hike

See hike details

Media Coverage

Join Us for a Year-Long Celebration:

January 12 Kickoff Breakfast (at The Grand)

February 28 Annual Eagle Dinner (at The Grand)

March 2Shoreline Village Mardi Gras Parade

April 2-30Long Beach Historical Display
April 6Service Project at Gold Star Manor | RSVP
April 13-14
Grand Prix | RSVP
April 27 Sea Scout Reunion

May 9Gala Event (at LB Arena) | RSVP

June 1Scout-O-Rama (at LBCC)
June 9 – Service Project at Sunnyside Cemetery 

July 5 – Raingutter Regatta
July 13 – Tahquitz Staff Reunion

August 17 – Alumni Reunion (at LBYC)

September – “JOIN-SCOUTING” EVENTS

October 13 – Service Project at Sunnyside Cemetery
October
18-20Camporall (at CSULB)
October 26 – Cemetery Tour

November 9Scouting for Food
November 9 – Veteran’s Day Parade

December 1 – Belmont Shore Christmas Parade

Calendar Poster (click to download)

Budget Breakdown

$50,000 Gala Event
$20,000 Long Beach Biz Journal special edition 
$20,000 Centennial promotion/advertising 
$15,000 Consultant 
$12,000 Long Beach Historical Display
$10,000 Camporall Event
$10,000 Grand Prix presence 
$8,000 Marketing, collateral
$7,000  Scout-O-Rama public expo
$6,000 Alumni Reunion 
$5,000 Kickoff Breakfast 
$5,000 City-wide service projects
$5,000 Raingutter Regatta – a Guinness Book event

100th Anniversary Committee

  • Geraldine Knatz – Chair
  • Albert Guerra
  • Mary Hinds
  • Sandy Mayuga
  • Paul Muehlebach
  • John Fullerton – Scout Executive
  • Leslie Smith – Consultant