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San Diego Imperial Council

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ESAA Events

ESAA meetings
First Thursday of the month at 7:10am
Atherton Hall, Camp Balboa
Gathering of Eagles
Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 6pm to 9pm
Island Palms, Shelter Island

ESAA Retreat and Work Party
Saturday, November 3, 2018

ESAA Annual Breakfast Meeting
Thursday, January 10, 2019, at 7:30am
Atherton Hall, Camp Balboa

Council Recognition Dinner
February 23, 2019

SDIC Scout Fair
Saturday, April 6, 2019

SDIC Eagle Recognition Dinner
April 2019
St. Michael's Church, Poway

ESAA BBQ and Fellowship night
Thursday, May 23, 2019, from 5pm to 7pm
Patio behind Atherton at Balboa


2018 Officers

Bruce Doole

First VP
Dennis Pate

Second VP
John Shotwell

VP of Membership



Greg Deering

Immediate Past President
Sammy Knight

Upcoming Events

Gathering of Eagles

Save the Date for the Gathering of Eagles on Thursday, October 18, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Island Palms on Shelter Island. We will be honoring our 2018 NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award recipients. Our guest speaker will be Distinguished Eagle Scout, Admiral Charles Wurster.
2018 NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award recipients:

Steve Breen- Political cartoonist
Robert Brock- Community Leader
William Nelson- Colonel USAF (retired), test pilot
E. Royce Williams- Captain USN (retired), fighter ace

Register HERE, for this great event!





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President's message:

Hello Eagle Scouts,
           Change is in the air as we transition from summer Scouting to fall Scouting.  Girls have been joining Cub Scouts in significant numbers and will be eligible to join Boy Scouts in early 2019.  Concurrently, the top chartered organization in Scouting will no longer be chartering units after 2019.  These two major shifts in Scouting are causing councils, and in particular San Diego to reevaluate who they are and how they are serving youth.   What can we as ESAA members do to adapt to these changes?   The first thing we can do is maximize our effort for current Scouts to make Eagle Scout. We want to continue to make serving on Eagle Boards a top priority and make sure there is no time lag in Scouts making Eagle.   Communicate that we are welcoming girls to all facets of Scouting and how it will work in practice.   What are the lifetime benefits of being an Eagle Scout and why should boys and girls work so hard to achieve it?  It is our duty and our calling to communicate this message and I hope all ESAA members will join me in these efforts.

Bruce Doole
2018 ESAA President



Please pay your 2018 dues of $20, you can pay for multiple years if you wish so $100 will get your dues through 2022 paid,  or purchase your lifetime membership for $300. You can contact Debbie Lenart, (619)298-6121 ext 235, or, to pay your dues or find out if you are current. You can also pay your dues online here.

Youth Protection Training

All members, it is our responsibility to provide a safe haven for the young men entrusted to us, even if you are not active with a unit please log into your account and complete the 60 minute online training and quiz for youth protection.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the San Diego - Imperial Council Eagle Scout Alumni Association (ESAA) is to support and enlarge the success of the Boy Scout movement and build fellowship among adult Eagles in San Diego and Imperial Counties. The ESAA achieves this purpose, by recruiting as many adult Eagle Scouts as possible to become Scouting volunteers, by supporting activities within the Council that promote the Scouts' advancement along the Trail to Eagle and by giving recognition to the young men who earn the rank of Eagle Scout.


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