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Council Meeting #1 for 2022-23 Cadet Year

The first meeting of the Southern California Cadet Council will be held on August 25th, 2022.  This meeting will be hosted by First United Reformed Church of Chino at 7:00pm.

Attendance at this “kick-off” meeting of the new Cadet year is important, especially for clubs with new counselors or head counselors.  Training sessions (“workshops”) will be available and will include the Counselor Certification Course for men who have decided to serve God in this ministry to young men at their local churches/clubs.

The council calendar has been updated to include this meeting.

West Coast Camporee 2022 – Updated

Over one hundred and twenty cadets, counselors and dads enjoyed the Bear Valley campgrounds this past month. The cadets enjoyed a wide variety of activities: Archery/Marksmanship, Obstacle Course, Canoe Races, Camp Craft, Lashing, Frisbee Golf, GPS Scavenger Hunt and a special presentation from a Game and Wildlife Manager.   Each full day began and ended with… Continue Reading

2022 Pinewood Derby Early Results

It was a great day of racing today!  God gave us perfect weather and the counselors and volunteers from First CRC of Bellflower did an AWESOME job. All the cars were collected (thank you) and all the trophies awarded.  We will be posting the final results in a few days. Continue Reading

2022 Regional Counselors’ Conference CANCELLED

The council has decided to cancel the West Coast conference this year. There was a lukewarm response and we were late in getting the ball rolling with the planning of this event. There are some good points from both sides about having it in Southern California and just doing it every other year in Visalia.… Continue Reading

Field Day 2021

Field Day 2021 will be held on the grounds of Calvin Christian High School in Escondido (2000 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA) on Saturday, December 11th 2021.  Registration opens at 7:30am with events beginning at 9:00am.  It is recommended that clubs complete all registration materials prior to arrival.  Additional information is provided in the Field Day letter… Continue Reading


The 2021-2022 Southern California Cadet season has begun!  Two clubs (that I know of) had their first meeting on Wednesday, September 1st: Crosspoint and Bayview.  Visitors should check out our Calendar for upcoming events in September. On this Labor Day weekend, pause and give thanks for your employment or the employment of others that you… Continue Reading

Website Redesign and Updates

Happy Saturday Y’All (8/28/21) The Council Executive Board met August 7th.  One of the items under discussion was the council website.  The calendar was easily updated for the upcoming year so please check it out.  The Board agreed to add individual club meeting time/location information to the calendar.  Please send me your club’s meeting schedule… Continue Reading

Into Her Father’s Arms

Today, at  1:15p.m. our beloved Kathy Door went to join Jesus in heaven. Kathy served our Calvinist Cadet Corps for many years as Executive Secretary. She impacted not only my life, but many other people’s lives. She supported our council when we hosted the Counselors Convention in 2010 and worked tirelessly to help create much of the… Continue Reading


Great job to the Cadets of The Bridge (Club 1520)!  Winning the 2015 Field Day and taking home the trophy with an overall per boy score of 14.625. 2nd Place = Westminster OPC (Club 1566).  Points per boy: 14.571 3rd Place = Artesia Trinity CRC (Club 1512).  Points per boy: 11.375 4th Place = Bayview… Continue Reading