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Mon, May 31 – Offices and Foster City store closed for Memorial Day.
Sat-Mon, May 29-31 – Palo Alto store closed for Memorial Day.
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2021 Office Closures
MLK – Mon, Jan 18
Presidents Day – Mon, Jan 15
Good Friday – Fri, Apr 2
Memorial Day – Mon, May 31
Independence Day – Mon, July 5
Labor Day – Mon, Sep 6
Veteran’s Day – Thu, Nov 11
Thanksgiving – Thu-Fri, Nov 25-26
Christmas Eve – TBD (Jeff)
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- Nineteen Cub Scout elective adventures will be retired next yearThese 19 Elective Adventures have been some of the least popular with some being earned by fewer than 3% of Cub Scouts. They will still be available through May 2022.
- How this troop honors one of the youngest Americans killed in the Revolutionary WarFour times a year, Troop 600B of the Old North State Council meets near the spot where Bugler Boy Gillies died to hold a special ceremony.
- National Youth Leadership Training updated to better serve youth leadersThe council-offered youth leadership course was last updated in 2005.
- 5 ways that foreign-based BSA troops do things differently (and one way they don’t)Reminder to any Scouting families who choose to relocate to another country: Your Scouting adventures don’t have to end when you leave.
- All about Alpha Phi Omega, a great way for college-age BSA alumni to stay connectedAlpha Phi Omega transports the Scouting commitment to service into college, where service projects are a great way to give back and make friends.
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