Rancho Alegre rebuild after Whittier Fire
May 08, 2018 11:44 AM
Carlos Cortez, Boy Scouts
Rancho Alegre rebuild after Whittier Fire

Friend of Rancho Alegre and Los Padres Council, Boy Scouts of America we wanted to update you on the status of Rancho Alegre since the Whittier Fire in July.

A dedicated group of Los Padres Council volunteers, the Phoenix Committee, have been meeting weekly since the fire. As you may recall the fire destroyed forty seven of fifty structures in the camp. Since the fire we have completed demolition and removal of debris, both at the main camp and at Larsen Meadows. Working with our insurance provider, we have received $5 million earmarked for Rancho Alegre rebuilding. We continue to work with our insurance company in hopes to receive additional funds.


We are in the process of arranging for a capital campaign to begin in 2018. We are hopeful that you might a consider a gift to move us toward our reconstruction goals. Your contribution can be made out to Los Padres Council, BSA and mailed to our headquarters at 4000 Modoc Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93110 with RA in the memo line. You can also make your donation online by visiting our website www.lpcbsa.org . If you have any questions please call or email Carlos Cortez, Scout Executive at 805-967-0105 carlos.cortez@scouting.org

Yours in Scouting.,
Carlos Cortez
Scout Executive. Los Padres Council