Webelos to Scouts

WEST Fair Photo

What is the WEST Fair?

We would like to give your family a first hand look at what Boy Scouting is all about! The Webelos to Scout Transition Fair will give you a preview of 15 different Troops in our community. This is a great way to visit with Scouts and parents from other troops. Also a good way to find the best fit for you and your Webelos Scout.

Webelos Open House

Date: Thursday, September 12

Time: 7:00pm
(Boy Scout Troops set up at 6:30pm)

Location: Long Beach Stake Center
3701 Elm Ave LB 90807
Right across the street from the Scout Shop!

Photos from last year

Flyer posted here

Questions to Ask Boy Scouts

Event questions? Email Marc Bonner

List of Troops attending:

Troop #    # of Scouts Location Scoutmaster   
Troop 14 27 Belmont Heights United Methodist Church Christopher Errecart
Troop 29 18 Bixby Knolls Christian Church Robert McClure
Troop 32
19 St. Barnabas Juan Carpio
Troop 65
68 Lakewood Village Community Church    Tom Soto
Troop 67
36 St. Cyprian  Jonathan Kennelly
Troop 74 55 Los Altos United Methodist Greg Benedict
Troop 75 42 Bethany Lutheran Matt Warner
Troop 117 8 St. Gregory’s Episcopal Todd Saunders
Troop 120
101 St. Joseph’s Brian Moskovitz
Troop 126
24 Los Altos United Church of Christ Carl Ekstrom
Troop 134 49 Arbor Road Church Mat Talag
Troop 140       21 St. Timothy Lutheran Wil Huiza
Troop 212 
46 Grace First Presbyterian John Douglas
Troop 224 23 St. Maria Goretti Greg Gath
Troop 247 24 St. Pancratius Church Robin Glaser
Troop 371 14 St. Dominic Savio Patti Tellez
Troop 613 7 Temple Beth Shalom Tova Gottesman   
Troop 1776 7 St. Bernard Abelino Flores

Adventure and excitement ahead

Trust us, the fun is only beginning. Joining the Boy Scouts after Webelos is a whole new game! 

The first part of the evening will be a discussion on how to choose a troop; 
    1. What are the things that you should be looking for when selecting a troop
    2. How does the Boy Scout program differ from Cub Scouting
    3. How do I, the parent, get involved

The second part of the evening will be a Troop display where you can;
    1. See the Troops of Long Beach Area Council who are looking for Webelos to join their unit. 
    2. The Boy Scouts and Scout Leaders will set up a 10×10 booth with informational handouts about their troop
    3. Leaders and youth will answer your questions
    4. They will have dates that you can come visit the troop along with a troop calendar so you know what your Webelos will have an opportunity to do in the unit.

Why should I go?

As you look back at all the exciting times your family has had thus far we hope that you and your son are looking forward to the next adventure in Boy Scouting. 

The Boy Scout Program is for youth 11 – 18 years old that are looking for adventure, leadership opportunities, and hands on learning. This program is focused on helping young boys turn into amazing young men with the use of the outdoors and merit badge programs.