Volunteer Celebration – 2023

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Volunteer Celebration – 2023 Stepping Forward Join us for a mid day celebration to honor YOU, the volunteers who make our organization so succesful. We have pivoted our event to be during the day, so that you may celebrate with your closest companions in the late afternoon and evening. This event will start with our […]

Super Nova Awards

STEM Super Nova Award Recipients Scouts BSA – Dr. Bernard Harris Supernova Award Andrew M. of Troop 112 in Mission Peak District earned his Dr. Bernard Harris Supernova Award in September. Divya P. of Troop 2119, also in Mission Peak District, earned her Dr. Bernard Harris Supernova Award in November.  This medal is the one […]

Philmont Cavalcade

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Philmont Cavalcade – Philmont on horseback! Alameda Venture Crew 2 is going on a Philmont Cavalcade Trek on June 16-25, 2023.   We have openings for four more Scouts or Venturers, and they can be either boys or girls since we have two 21+ adult leaders including one adult female.  Read more about it below and email […]

Scouting for Food

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Scouting for Food – 2022 Thank you for supporting  Golden Gate Area Council’s Scouting for Food program! 

Grant Writing

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How many Grants can a Grant Writer Write? We hope to find out . . . and soon! Welcome Dr. Caroline Tsuyuki, our Council Grant Writing Committee Chair. She is currently a biomedical research curriculum developer for high school students in advanced sciences and has written grants for academic research in Molecular and Cellular Biology. […]

GGAC LEAD – 2023

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L.E.A.D.Leader Education and Discovery – 2023 Saturday, January 28, 2023 | Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill REGISTER NOW L.E.A.D. 2023 Participant Survey Thank you for attending L.E.A.D. 2023. Your feedback is very important to us, and we appreciate your time. We have shortened the survey to a few questions. We will use your responses to […]

Tom Weibert – GGAC President

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Welcome Tom Weibert, GGAC President Tom Weibert became the Golden Gate Area Council President on October 19 at the GGAC Executive Board meeting. Scouting has always been a part of Tom’s life and he is proud to be a home-grown product of the Golden Gate Area Council. One of his greatest pleasures is to look […]

Silver Beaver Award – 2022

Request for Nominations The Golden Gate Area Council is accepting nominations for the Silver Beaver Award to be presented at the Council Volunteer Celebration event on March 4, 2023. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest honor the Council can present to recognize registered scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within the council. The […]

Millie M – VOA President

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Millie M . . .GGAC Venturing Officers’ Association President for 2022-2023 We are excited to announce the selection of Millicent “Millie” Moon as the 2022-2023 GGAC Venturing Officers’ Association President. Millie has been serving in this role as soon as she was officially sworn in on August 11, 2022.   Millie discovered Venturing after joining […]

Nominations for VLA Awards

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Council Venturing Leadership Award Nominations The Council Venturing Committee will be accepting nominations for the Council Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) starting November 1, 2022 and the last day to submit nominations will be December 1, 2022.  Also, this will be the nomination window for the Council VLAs every year unless otherwise announced. The Council Venturing […]

Troop 202 Service Projects

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Troop 202 – Oakland’s oldest Scout Troop Thank you Bulldog community, especially Mr. Price , for welcoming Scouts BSA Troop 202 as part of the Tech family. Not only do we feel fortunate to host our meetings at Tech, but we also love to call Tech our home. Troop 202B is the oldest scout troop […]

Isabelle G – Venturing Summit Rank

Isabelle G – Crew 8100, Chief Solano District – earns Summit Rank Congratulations to Isabelle G. for earning the Summit Rank, Venturing’s highest rank!  Isabelle’s Venturing Summit Rank Board of Review was conducted on September 20, 2022.  The Summit BOR consisted of Geona S. (Crew 8100 Member), Donny G. (Eagle Scout), Vanessa C. (Crew 62 […]