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Rancho Alegre
Fire Fund:

Official Los Padres Council Fund for the Re-Building of Rancho Alegre

On July 8, 2017, the Whittier Fire broke out about 1:30 pm. The winds drove the flames over the camp destroying most of the structures ot both the Main Camp and at Larsen Meadow. Rancho Alegre has been the Council's home camp for 52 years.

There is insurance, but additional funds are needed to bring the camp back on line. To make a difference, please donate today.

Friends of Scouting


To learn more about this year's FOS campaign and to make your donation and/or pledge, click on the the button above.

Every Scouter must complete updated Youth Protection training by Oct. 1, 2018 - Read more

Status reports, prior official statements, and pertinent information about the Whittier Fire have moved to their own page. Click here to follow.


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Los Padres News - APRIL 2018 Issue

To learn more about these opportunities, click on the graphic or link

Take advantage of these general activities!


Larsen Meadow - Rancho Alegre

May 11-12, 2018

To sign-up for these courses, click here.



June 30, 2018 from 9 am to 1 pm

PG*E Education Center - Avila Beach

Flyer   ---   Register Online

National Youth Leadership Training


Larsen Meadow - Rancho Alegre

Must attend both weekends:
July 27-29 AND August 3-5

For more information or to enroll in this program,
click here.

24th World Scout Jamboree 

Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve
in West Virginia

July 22 - August 2, 2019

For more information about this event, click here.

Call/Message Los Padres Contingent Leader Brian O. at
(805)452-7756 to find out about local contingent.


Del Norte District

Camino Real District

Live Oak District

Cachuma District

South Coast District

If you have incorrect or last year's info, ask your DE Why?


Del Norte District

Camino Real District

Live Oak District - Santa Maria

South Coast District

If you have incorrect or last year's info, ask your DE Why?


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Fundraising Programs


Popcorn - 2018 Dates
April Wright - Council Coordinator

Camp Cards - 2018
Paul Bradley - Council Coordinator


70th Anniversary Celebration

Learn how you can earn this patch during 2018
click here

2018 Order of the Arrow Dues

Still only $15

Online Payment - Form for Mail-in

Upcoming events include Service Days in July at Rancho Alegre, the Summer Ordeal on August 24-26, and the Section Conclave at Camp Three Falls
March 2018 Bear Claw - Download

Promoting Scouting Events on the Website and in the Newsletter

Los Padres Council will only promote approved Scouting events on its website, in its newsletter, and in social media. If you have any question about approval, contact either Carlos Cortez ( or Scott Oldenburg?(

Copy, fliers, forms, and photographs should be sent to volunteer Webmaster ( Please send this material well in advance of the event.

Los Padres Council
Serving Scouting in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties

4000 Modoc Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

(805) 967-0105; fax: (805) 967-5094

Council Service Centers

Santa Barbara Service Center
Main Administrative Office
4000 Modoc Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Office:(805) 967-0105
Fax:(805) 967-5094
Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday thru Friday

Closed Saturday & Sunday

Santa Maria Service Center
Santa Maria Town Center Mall
228 Town Center East (2nd Floor)
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Office:(805) 925-1955
Fax:(805) 925-9206
Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Hours: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday

Hours: 10 am to 4 pm;

Closed Sunday

Atascadero Service Center
7350 El Camino Real, Suite #201
Atascadero, CA 93422
Office: (805) 461-4018
Fax:(805) 461-4021

Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday

Hours: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Closed Sunday, Monday, Friday, and Saturday