Scouts LOVE the Park event

Opportunities to work on Environmental Stewardship Badges
Cub Scouts & Scouts BSA: Saturday, April 30th
GSA: Sunday, May 1st

Pre-Registration is REQUIRED
Program Reservation Fee: $13.00
NOTE: This fee is refunded 100% upon participant completion on event day.
This is not a drop-off event. Scouts must be accompanied by an adult or follow their scout adult/child safety ratios.
Adult chaperones are free. Registration is by individual scout, not by troop or den. Please contact us at if you would like to register a group (program registration fees per scout apply).
Please bring your own water bottle and snacks.
Earned official badges or achievements are not included.
These events take place outdoors, rain or shine!
Certified teachers, Foundation Volunteers, and Washington State Parks Staff will welcome scouts, facilitate activities, and participate in pedestrian/equestrian safety exercises before scouts discover and navigate organized trail adventures with scout chaperones/parents.
Here is a link to the info page on our website:

ScoutsLovethePark Flyer:

Forest Summer Camp 2022

Bridle Trails State Park, 482 ACRES
When: July 18th-22nd; 1-4pm
Where: Bridle Trails State Park: 5300 116th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
Cost: $200

Discover Pass included – Distributed on the First Day
Led by Washington State Certified Teachers who live in the neighborhood.
Engaging youth is a priority shared by the Bridle Trails Park Foundation and the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.


Students Entering Grades 1-6
FOREST FRIENDS: 1st & 2nd Grade
NATURE DETECTIVES: 3rd & 4th Grade
TREES & TECHNOLOGY: 5th & 6th Grade

An important urban forest uniquely and wonderfully shared by pedestrians & equestrians.
More information at:
Bridle Trails Parks Foundation:
Email us:
Forest Summer Camp Flyer 2022:

Free Chess Lessons Offered by District Students

425 Kids Chess, a group of middle and high school students in the Bellevue school district, offers free online chess lessons for students of all ages!

Sign up for recurring 1-on-1 lessons tailored to your student’s level throughout the week, or group lessons to learn with peers during the weekend. If your child is interested in learning to play chess or to develop their skills, then check out our available classes on, or contact us at

Food Drive 3/7-3/11 at Cherry Crest

Cherry Crest is hosting a Food Drive the week of March 7-11 to benefit Renewal Food Bank in Bellevue.

This food drive is organized by 5th graders from Girl Scout Troop 41164 as a part of their Bronze Award service project to raise awareness for food insecurity in our community. Troop 41164 has girls from both Bennett and Cherry Crest, and are hosting a concurrent food drive at Bennett Elementary.

Food drive donations (see for list) can be dropped off in the marked collection bins located in each of the grade-level wings, in the entrance foyer, and outside the covered area in front of the school. These donations will be gathered by the girls daily and delivered to Renewal Food Bank at the end of the food drive.

Free Tutoring through Mission InspirEd

Mission InspirEd will be offering free, weekly classes for elementary and middle school students starting the week of January 23rd.

They have qualified instructors, teaching topics ranging from Introductory Business to Intermediate Java!

Spots fill up quickly, so make sure to sign up as soon as possible.

Learn more at or view the flyer for more information.

Bellevue East Little League: Winter Clinic and Spring Registration

Bellevue East Little League is happy to announce the opening of their Winter Clinic and Spring Season registration for T-Ball, Baseball, and Softball for boys and girls between the ages 4-16. Winter Clinic starts in January.  Evaluations begin in February with the season for baseball/softball starting shortly thereafter.

Find their season schedule at or sign up today at

Free Online Chess Lessons

425 Kids Chess, a local group of high school and middle school students, offers free weekly group and 1-on-1 chess lessons for elementary school students online! We provide fun, interactive learning, with mentors who are dedicated to helping students grow.

To sign up or learn more, visit or email

Free Family Service Event – Camp Kindness Counts

Looking for ways to help in our community? The Youth Leadership committee has organized safe and fun in-person events! On December 5th we’ll make cards of encouragement and assemble snack bags for the experiencing homelessness.

Flamingo Fundraising Season is here!

Help support the Girl Scout Troop 40333 this year while having a little pink flamingo fun!

For any questions, please contact Melanie at