conf 05 120hThe 5th Vietnamese Scouting National Conference, BSA

Thursday – Sunday March 3-6, 2022

Las Vegas Area Council BSA office
7220 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

The first three Vietnamese Scouting National Conferences, BSA (1999, 2003 and 2011 respectively) was held at the Philmont Training Center, Cimarron, New Mexico. The 4th Vietnamese Scouting National Conference, BSA was held in Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2020 with a record number in attendance.

With the success of the 4th Vietnamese Scouting National Conference in 2020 and popular request from the conference participants, we are returning to the Las Vegas Area Council BSA office/property, 7220 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119 for the 5th Vietnamese Scouting National Conference in March 2022.

You (Unit leaders, Liên Đoàn Trưởng/Phó, interested parents’, supporters, and National Committee members) are cordially invited to join this conference for a weekend of fun, fellowship. The conference will include the discussion on how to preserve the Scouting traditions and Vietnamese heritage. Sharing of resources from the BSA. High adventure and scholarship opportunities and planning for the future of Vietnamese Scouting in the U.S.A.

The conference objectives:
Develop a comprehensive Vietnamese Scouting program in the U.S.A.
Identify Vietnamese American population in the U.S. to start new units/Liên Đoàn.
Utilization of BSA facilities and resources: The Summit, Philmont, Florida National High Adventure Sea Base; Northern Tier and scholarship.
Plan, develop leadership training and program/activities:

  • Trai Tung Nguyen (Wood Badge)

  • Leadership Challenge (The next step after Wood Badge)

  • Junior Leadership training

  • Leadership Position specific training

  • Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (ILOS)

  • My.Scouting Tools training - Learning Management System (LMS)

  • Trai He Nghanh Thieu (Scouts, BSA summer camp)

  • Trai Khai Pha (Vietnamese National Venturing SuperCamp)

  • Trai Binh Tam (National Vietnamese Jamboree)

  • Future Vietnamese Scouting National Conferences (Philmont, Summit, etc…)

  • Scouting literature development (English/Vietnamese)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Conference Registration
Click to REGISTER 2022 Vietnamese Scouting Conference Registration
The cost is $100.00 per person conference fee covers:

  • Meals - 3 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, snacks: $69

  • Patch and T-shirt - $13

  • Insurance - $5

  • Materials Fee - $13

Travel and lodging are not included. All attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging accommodations. For your convenience provided below are several lodging information. You should plan to be at the Las Vegas Area Council BSA office no later than 10:00 p.m. on Thursday March 3, 2022, and if flying, you should schedule your return flight for any time after the closing (1:00pm) on Sunday March 6, 2022.

Hotel – If you choose to stay in a hotel, below is a list of non-casino hotels, which is walking distance to the Las Vegas BSA office. Its location is not far away from the Las Vegas Strip where you have additional hotel choices. For hotel reservation contact the hotel directly.

  • Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Las Vegas Airport

    7250 Pollock Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89119 (702) 948-4000 (~ .3 miles)

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport

    6575 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89119 (702) 647-8000 (~2.3 miles)

  • Hilton Garden Inn Las Vegas Strip South

    7830 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89123 (702) 453-7830 (~1.9 miles)

Airbnb – This is another option in lodging and most favor by past participants. For reservation visit Airbnb.com.

What to Bring
Pack for a 4-day weekend camping trip. Comfortable clothing (uniforms are required) a good attitude, and lots of great ideas! Dress code for the conference is BSA Field uniform and activities uniform.

National Vietnamese Scouting Committee is not liable for any misplaced, stolen, or damaged valuables or belongings. Therefore, we suggest you have the option (s) to safekeep your items during your stay at the lodging facility.

Youth Protection Training and Medical form A/B only are required

Contact information:
Mallorie Dang – conference chair 714-495-0905, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Quan Phung – SPL/MC 858-519-6855, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Ryan Moon – host location 702-968-8113, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.