Activities & Civic Service Committee (A&CS)

The purpose of this committee is to build connections with the community and promote opportunities for learning and service for Scouts of all ages in the San Diego-Imperial Council. The major responsibilities of the Committee are to:

  • Set policies and procedures for Council and Zone activities
  • Set goals for activity production and budgeting
  • Plan and run council-wide activities
  • Promote activities and civic service events in and for units
  • Establish guidelines for coordinated council and zone activities such as camporees, recognition dinners, etc.

Activities promoted or supported by the committee may include events from the following categories:

  • Competitive Skill Events - a bike rodeo, first aid contest, advancement hike, pinewood derby, summer day camps, and Venturing Extravaganza.
  • Civic Service Activities - may include service to children or disabled senior citizens, conservation projects such as Leave No Trace or OA events, emergency service, neighborhood improvement, community celebrations, patriotic or international events, and food drives such as Scouting for Food.
  • Display Events - a booth show at a community festival, Scout parade, Scout Fair or Show 'N Do.
  • Scouting Anniversary Week - rededication ceremonies, parades, Uniform Day, shopping center demonstrations, religious service attendance in uniform, speakers at service clubs, etc.
  • Recognition Events - could include an annual council and/or zone recognition dinner for adult Scouters and their families such as the Silver Beaver Award Dinner, the Eagle Scout Recognition dinner or a Scout of the month radio or television appearance.
  • Camporee - A weekend encampment planned for all troops of a zone, multiple zones or the entire council such as the International Camporee.

We welcome the opportunity to build connections with the community through meaningful activities. Community organizations and Scout leaders are invited to submit an Activity Proposal Form to this committee to conduct activities in the Council, zones or within the community. Learn more about submitting an Activity Proposal. Additional tabs with information about current Council and community activities as well as ideas for service projects and descriptions of past events will help you as you plan and adjust your unit calendars.