The Largest BSA Zone in San Diego Imperial Council!
Welcome to Palomar….
Change is always inevitable and as changes occur, we are there for you. This website is powered by Scouts and is for Scouts and Scouters. Stay focused and healthy and keep an eye out for updated information! As you visit each tab, there is a wealth of information available for Scouts and Scouters. Information that is being updated routinely, stay informed, visit often. The Palomar Zone routinely send outs information via Mailchimp. If you have not been receiving information from Mailchimp and want to be added to the mailing list, please email the Zone Commissioner.
Keep up to date with our Zone newsletter. Did you miss last month’s newsletter, click here for previous releases. Did you know our Zone is also featured in the Scouting 360 newsletter. Click here for previous 360 releases.
Resources to help scouters:
- INTERNET RECHARTERING. Internet Recharter 2.0 is scheduled to release on October 15th for all units to submit their renewals online. More information to be released soon. FAQ’s and Guide.
- Training is an important part of a Scouters role. Visit the Training tab for current and future training opportunities.
- SDIC BALOO (Cub Scouts/Packs) and IOLS(Scouts BSA/Troops) training registrations are now available for Oct. 16-17, 2021 (overnight Green Oak Ranch in North County) and Nov. 13-14, 2021 (overnight Camp Balboa). Visit https://www.sdicbsa.org/Training/ for more information.
- SDIC IOLS (Scouts BSA/Troops) training registrations are now available for Nov. 13-14, 2021 (overnight Camp Balboa). Visit https://www.sdicbsa.org/Training/ for more information.
Attention Cub Leaders, join CUB Corner on November 9th, the second Tuesday at 6:30p.m. Important and informative topics to be discussed and all cub leaders are welcome and encouraged to attend. Click here for the zoom link. Pass code Cub Scouts.
Journey to Excellence – Scouting’s Journey to Excellence (JTE) is the BSA aspirational planning, performance and recognition program designed to encourage and reward success of our units, districts, and councils. It is meant to encourage excellence and continuous improvement in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA. Click here on your unit type for the 2021 score cards: Troop, Crew, Pack, Post.
ROUNDTABLE: Join us every month at the Council Roundtable. Updates, resources, ideas, awards and council information all presented each and every month, second Thursday, through virtual meetings. The next Roundtable will be held virtually on Thursday, November 11th, 2021 with our Palomar Zone meeting at 6:30p.m., followed by Council at 7 p.m. BE SURE TO click here to REGISTER FOR ROUNDTABLE if you will be attending virtually!!! If you missed last month’s Roundtable, you can click on the Archives/Recap tab for flyer/information that was presented.
Every day we appreciate all of our volunteers. Whether you spend an hour or a few hours to help our scouts, is always appreciated. There are many opportunities to help either at a unit or zone level. If you would like to volunteer, please reach out to a unit leader, unit commissioner or the zone commissioner. Your help is always appreciated.
Congratulations to our Leaders who completed their training awards. For more information on the various awards that are available, follow this link. Congratulations to our District Award of Merits: Terri Medlock who has served Scouting as Committee Chair for both Pack 640 and Troop 659 in the Palomar Zone. James Noordyk is an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 649 in the Palomar Zone. James has been actively involved with Palomar as the Popcorn Kernel for several years, helping the Zone to reach their highest sales ever. The Palomar Zone thanks Terri and James for their dedicated years and continued service to Scouting. Congratulations to both of you on receiving this prestigious award.
The awesome Pinewood Derby happened on – May 15, 2021. Lots of pictures and video were compiled into a Webelo Walter video. Click here to see the video. From Lions to Webelo II’s, everyone brought their positive scout spirit. Congratulations to all the racers. Click here for the UT newspaper article.
Join SDIC’s participation in BSA’s Summer of Service! As a family, as a unit, or as part of a council activity, there are many ways to get involved in the BSA’s Summer of Service.
Palomar Zone Camporee – October 22-24, 2021 @ Mataguay OPEN TO ALL TROOPS. Its on Double Knot. Click here for the flyer. https://sdicbsa.doubleknot.com/event/2021-palomar-camporee/2850530
For questions, please contact: Barbara Schettler Jehl – Camporee Chair Email: email@example.com
Webelos Day – October 23, 2021 @ Mataguay OPEN TO ALL WEBELOS Click here for registration.
Attention Scouts 14 and older, are you looking for more adventure, visit our Venturing tab or how about activities and mentorship to discover a new future, visit our Exploring tab.
Scouting for Food. Click fill the trunk for more information.
For other activities and events, click on Activities and Events pages for more info!
Webelos Walter is adventurous and has his own You Tube Channel. His role is to meet Webelos and Scouters and learn from them about their experiences in scouting. Attention Cubmasters, do you have any event coming up or do you have Webelos who would like to participate in a Webelos Walter video, please contact his Executive Assistant.