Updated July 16, 2014
Contact Info: Merl Nygren email@example.com 
Dates: Usually first Tuesday and third Thursday of the month or as scheduled with the Life Scout candidate. However, dates may change due to number of candidates; site or board member availability.
View the 2014-2015 Mission Peak District Calendar  (Rev 6/29/2014).
The calendar covers the dates 7/1/14-12/31/15. We will try to limit revisions, but they will be made as needed. So be sure to check it out when you see a new revision date. Changes will be highlighted in yellow.
New Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook Available
A new version of the Eagle Scout Service Project workbook is available at http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/EagleWorkbookProcedures.aspx 
There are several changes in the new workbook. Life Scouts currently working on their projects may continue to use the old version. New projects require the new version.
Effective January 1, 2014, two changes to Merit Badge requirements for Eagle Scout:
The total number of merit badges required for the Eagle Scout Award will remain at 21. In other words, instead of 12 Eagle-required badges and 9 elective badges, a Scout must earn 13 Eagle-required and 8 elective badges.
NOTE: If a Life Scout had already started work toward Eagle rank before January 1, 2014, using requirements that were current before January 1, 2014, he may switch to the new requirements, or continue with the old requirements. After January 1, 2014, you must use the requirements as they are presented in the Boy Scout Handbook (34622) or in the Boy Scout Requirements book. Source: The Guide to Advancement, in section 188.8.131.52
NOTE: Look for a new Boy Scout Handbook to be issued in 2013.
NOTE: Check out the Eagle Rank Submission Process Information http://www.sfbac.org/programs/advancement 
Do you know who your Unit Commissioner is? Find your Unit Commissioner .
Need to fill out a tour permit? Check out the latest information on filing a tour permit  (updated: March 1, 2011).
All registered Cub Scout leaders and "direct contact" active adults need to keep their Youth Protection Training current, which is not more than 2 year old. This course can be taken on line through MyScouting, or when available through a face to face course.
You do not need to be a registered leader nor do you need a Member ID (you can enter this information later) to take the online course. You will need to set up a MyScouting account to take the online YPT. Here's a link to the Boy Scouts of America page where the new YPT requirements are discussed and where My Scouting can be accessed: http://scouting.org/Training/YouthProtection.aspx . Here's the link to the MyScouting sign-in page: https://myscouting.scouting.org/_layouts/MyScouting/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f_layouts%2fAuthenticate.aspx%3fSource%3d%252f&Source=%2f .
Remember: When you take a face to face training course be sure to bring your Scout ID card, which includes your Scout ID number. If you are unable to find your Scout ID card, please get your Scout ID number from your Cubmaster or Committee Chair or print a temporary Scout membership card from the Internet Advancement section of MyScouting.
Want to be notified of late-breaking changes and news in the district? Has your e-mail address changed? Send the following information to MissionPeakDistrictfirstname.lastname@example.org :
Boy Scouts of America offers terrific programs that help youth grow their character, citizenship and fitness (mental, moral and physical).
For more information on joining Boy Scouts of America or finding a unit in the Fremont, Union City, Newark area, contact Steve Armstrong email@example.com  or Justin Brown firstname.lastname@example.org . A list of open units and their meeting notes is posted on our About page .