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Spring 2016 Update

Summer is almost upon us and it’s bringing a West Coast Camporee! Our Events/Camporee page provides you information and registration information on the camporee.  So check it out and make plans now.  It is a great way to prepare your RPBs and Guide Trails for the International Camporee 2017. Our council met last Thursday at… Continue Reading

International Camporee News

Camporee 2017 Update: At last night’s Camporee Steering Committee meeting the budget was finalized and thus the cost of attending the event could be set. $349.00 in U.S. funds is the amount you will be asked for at registration time — less than a year away. Get your fundraising going. If you have some boys… 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

And, the winner is!!!!

Congratulations to Dylan Grinceri from Crosspoint Church on his taking home the trophy for the “A” Group (1-2nd grade) and the overall ribbon for fastest Cadet car at this year’s Southern California Council Pinewood Derby.  His time was 3.66 seconds, which equates to over 204 miles per hour!   Continue Reading

A Counselor Goes Home

Terry Hartog, a counselor at the former El Dorado Reformed Church has passed away of pancreatic cancer.  He has battled this cancer for about six months and was 56 when he passed. The funeral will be held at Canyon Lake Community Church, 30515 Sorrell Lane, Canyon Lake, CA.  Services will begin at 1:00pm on Sunday,… Continue Reading

We Need Your Help!

In order to help with clubs paying for orders in a timely manner, head counselors are asked to please provide Dave Lewis with contact info for the person who pays the bill (be it counselor or church book keeper). The updated Treasurer’s Report is available on the Council website.  The report is dated 12/14/15. 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

Training and Workshops

The men discussed upcoming opportunities for counselor training at our most recent council meeting. Normally we hold two training workshops at each council meeting.  Our council Developers of Counselor Education (DCEs) are responsible for this training, but do not necessarily always lead a workshop. These workshops are designed to support your ministry as Cadet Counselors. … Continue Reading

Quest Update

For those clubs which receive the Cadet Quest magazine, check out pages 20 and 21 of the current edition – April/May 2015. Our Southern California Field Day is highlighted in an article written by 1st URC of Chino Head Counselor Bernie Gabrielse.  Several of our own counselors contributed pictures. Looking good, SOCAL! Continue Reading