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Posted 4/11/2019 9:25:00 PM by Allisa Phan

Sunday 4/14/2019


  • Please be on time!!!
  • Full attendance is required for the rest of April and the month of May unless prior arrangements are made. We have lots of activities due to Gold Journey & Silver Journey. 
  • Saturday 4/20/19 - Silver Award Candidates to meet with Advisor Triet from 2-4 PM. Location will be sent out. 
  • OC Bank event scheduled for this Saturday for 8:30 am - 10:30 am is cancelled due to low interest.   We may reschedule this event in the future. 
  • Silver Journey Scouts- Don't forget to work on your appreciation speech as a group.  For each project, prepare 2 minutes speech, with your partner(s) if your project involved more than 1 person. Follow instruction sent out by C.Triet on 4/9. The speech is due to ML Leader and C. Triet by 4/21/19.
  • Silver Journey Scouts- Please gather 8 pictures of your project activities and send them to C. Triet by 4/21/19. They can be the same pictures used in SA binder.

Scheduled Events this Sunday:

9-12 PM- Gold Journey 3rd Training Session.

  • Please have the rough draft of yours proposal be ready to be reviewed with Truong Evelyn/Sabrina. 

9-10 AM Mandatory Meeting for Parents of Silver Award Candidate in MPR

10-12 PM  Mandatory Silver Award Ceremony Practice in MPR for SA Candidates

10:30 - 11:50 AM --Big Game (It's a part of CPR Training scheduled by BV.  Some scouts from ML maybe selected to attend. More information will be provided this Sunday.)

Upcoming Events:

4/20 - Silver Journey has meeting with Advisor Triet to finalize project report.

4/21- LDHV off. Easter Sunday

4/28- Gold Journey 4th Session & Silver Award 2nd rehearsal.

5/5 - Silver Award (Require full uniform & sash)

5/12 - LDHV Off - Mother's Day

5/19 Downtown Disney


Posted 4/4/2019 10:45:00 PM by ML Leaders

Congratulation to Sarah & Ivy on completing Silver Project!!!



  • Parent Meeting - 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM in Multipurpose Room at Plaza Vista School concerning BSA. 

  • Please support fund raising activities by Trina for her Silver Award Project
  • Silver Award Report due to Advisor Triet 4/4/2019
  • (Leader meeting 9:15 am - 10 am or 11:15 am - 12 pm)
  • The Sock Doll session is being postpone and will be rescheduled


TMP Schedule

9:00 - 9:30 AM         Attendance

9:30 - 10:30 AM       Vietnamese program

10:30- 11:00 AM      Break

11:00- 11:30 AM      Scout games

11:00 - 11:30 AM     Silver Award Candidate Meeting with Advisor 

11:30 - 11:45 AM     Review activities for the following weeks




Posted 3/27/2019 8:31:00 PM by Allisa Phan

Hurley Spring Camp

Address: Hurley Creek Park 56375 Highway 74, Mountain Center, CA 92561

ML Camp site: #33, #37, #47 or #49.  We are camping next to CP as usual.



  1. For scouts bringing stove, don't forget the propane.
  2. Check posting from prior week for suggested packing list.
  3. Check for notice from Sabrina on updated patrol assignments and equipments.
  4. Bring flash light.
  5. Don't forget to have fun.

Camp Competition:

  • Campfire Performance: 1) How well does the skit fit the theme of camp.  2) Is Vietnamese incorporated into the skit or song.  3) Bonus points for learning new song.
  • Scouting Spirits- Greeting leaders, displaying knowledge of scout skills, and practicing scout laws
  • Theme: Award for upholding the camp theme of self-sufficient/independent with emphasis on Huong Viet.

General Information

  • shower is available for 3 minutes for 2 quarters
  • We have wood to use at ML camp site (Saturday evening/Sunday morning). Pickup wood at camp site #39 & #17.  Please sign off with someone when pickup.
  • Camp Fire MC - Sabrina
  • Tuyen Hua Program - Sabrina
  • Tuyen Hua Scouts- Fiona & Khai-Y
  • ML Skit- The Independent Cong Chua (Princess)
  • ML Song - Hay Hat Len Tuoi Tho

Camp Schedule

Friday check in (optional) 3:00 PM. Scouts need to stay with parents


8:00-8:30 am             Arrival / Check-in

8:30 am - 10:00 am   Doan time (set up tent)

10:00 am -10:30 am  Chao Co (Flag Ceremony)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Doan time

12:00 - 1:00 pm         Lunch 

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm     Game with Thanh

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Doan Time & Dinner (each patrol prepare own dinner)

7:30 - 9:00 pm           Camp Fire (check with Truong for handwarmers)

9:30 pm - 11:00 PM  ML private camp fire & hot chocolate & ghost stories :)

9:30 - 11:00 pm         Thu Thach for Tuyen Hua (Good Luck!)

11:00 pm                   Light out

11:00 pm                   Leaders Camp Debrief



6:30 am                    Tuyen Hua Ceremony (Congratulation!!)

7:00 - 10:00 am        Doan Time, Breakfast, Clean Up Camp Site

8:00 - 10:00 am        Bath room duty (pickup trash from floor, empty trash can, notify leader if toilet is  clogged)

10:00 - 10:30 am      Chao Co (Flag Ceremony), Awards

11:30 am                   Break Camp

Posted 3/13/2019 4:03:00 PM by Allisa Phan

Sundy, March 24, 2019 (1 week before camp)


  1. Final checks of your camping equipments
  2. Parents should receive map and camp instruction from Phu Huynh Leader
  3. Make sure to bring equipments assigned to you to camp
  4. Buy your favorite snacks
  5. Work with patrol to come up with menu for camp. This is due back to ML leaders this Friday.
  6. Any changes, please address by Friday.

Patrols & scouts attending camp- below is the revised equipment assignments due to changes in attendance. Please communicate with Patrol Leader and ML leader if you do not have the assigned equipments by this Friday so arragement can be made. We will be merging into 3 patrols instead of four. Those responsible for the stove, please check to see if you have two full propane fuel tank/canister.  Let ML Leaders know we need to purchase replacement by Friday.

BC: Sydney- igloo, Meghan - stove

HM: Thea -clear box & tent, Tina N.- stove

HD: Felicity-igloo, Fiona -tent, Madeline- clearbox

ML: Jessica (clear box), Kylie D (igloo), Kimberly D (tent), Trina H.- stove 

SPL- Kimberly Nguyen- washing buckets and lantern



9-9:30  attendance

9:30 - 10:30   Review of Scout skills, skt, song, plan menu, camp duty

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45- 11:30 Lashing training with DD to prepare for building of camp gate

11:30- 11:45 Final updates


Posted 3/13/2019 3:28:00 PM by Allisa Phan

Sunday 3/17/2019


  1. Permission slip for camp will be closed by midnight this Sunday 3/17.  If you can't go, please send notice to patrol leader and Melinh Leaders/Truong
  2. If you are planning to attend camp, start gather your equipments by using the checklist on GS Handbook.  The temparature will be around 60 degree during day time 40 degree or less at night. 
  3. Addional items to have at camp to help you stay warm:
    • poncho
    • thermal underwear, warm jacket
    • for additional layering bring fleece jacket/pant 
    • We will provide handwarmers and feet warmers through donation from one of the parent.
    • waterproof shoe is also a good option in case of light rain
    • glove, beanie
    • stainless steel bottle/metal to put warm water in at night
    • extra wool or synthetic socks.
  4. For those who will be participating in Tuyen Hua program, please make sure you have the 10 essentials items (GS book), full uniform and whistle. One of the Truong will go over the details with you before camp.

9-11:45 Gold Journey, 2nd Session (please be on time)

Schedule for 1st year ML Scouts

9-9:30           Attendance, 3 Loi Hua, 10 Dieu Luat

9:30-10:30    Equipment Check 

10:30-10:45  Break

10:45 - 11:45 First Class/Second Class Program

11:45             Dismiss











Posted 3/6/2019 4:59:00 PM by Alissa Pham

SUNDAY 3/10/2019


  1. For those participating in Gold Journey, please bring $8 this Sunday to pay for your book.
  2. Please have parent submit permission slip for Spring Camp ASAP
  3. For those need to complete Tuyen Hua, testing needs to be done by 3/24. After this day, Truong won't  be available to sign off for you.

Spring Camp


WHEN: Friday, 3/29/19, check in at 2 pm (optional) through Sunday 3/31/10, check out at 1 pm.

WHERE: Hurley Creek (56375 Highway 74, Mountain Center, CA 92561)

PERMISION SLIP: Required to attend camp.

9-11:45 Gold Journey First Training Session (please be on-time)

TMP for Scouts who are not in Gold Journey

9-9:30                Attendance, 3 Loi Hua, 10 Dieu Luat

9:30 - 10:30      Tuyen Hua, First Class/Second Class, Program

10:30-10:45      Break

10:45 - 11:45    Craft/Cooking Session

11:45                Dismiss



Posted 2/21/2019 10:20:00 PM by Alissa Pham

Event = CCDN

Where: Garden Grove Park. 9301 Westminster Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92844

When: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Reminder: Please wear full uniform with Class B underneath for games and bring water bottle. Lunch will be provided. Do have parents drop off and leave on schedule to avoid interferrence with CCDN schedule. Check your email for direction and map sent by your patrol leader.  

CCDN Schedule

8:30 - 9:00 AM       Attendance & brief meeting of CCDN guidelines

9:15 - 9:45 AM       All Lien Doan gather at flag pole for CC

9:45 - 10:00 AM     Introduction of guests and LD Truong

10:00 - 10:30 AM   Flag Ceremony

10:30 - 11:30 AM   Traditional Tet Ceremony & Performance

11:30 - 1:00 PM     Lunch

1:00 - 3:30 PM       Vietnamese cultural and scout games

3:30 - 4:00 PM       Award, Closing and Dismiss

Below are questions/answers for the game at CCDN.  


Me Linh Upcoming Events
Event Start Title
4/14/2019 9:00 AM Gold Journey 3rd Session
4/21/2019 9:00 AM LDHV off for Easter Sunday
4/28/2019 9:00 AM Gold Award 4th Session / SA Rehearsal
5/5/2019 9:00 AM Silver Award
5/12/2019 9:00 AM Lien Doan Off (Mother's Day)
5/19/2019 9:00 AM Downtown Disney
5/26/2019 9:00 AM Lien Doan Off (Memorial Weekend)
6/2/2019 9:00 AM Regular Meeting
6/9/2019 9:00 AM Bowling or Fun Day
6/16/2019 9:00 AM 6/16 - 8/7 LDHV Off (Have a nice summer)
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