Sarah McNamara

Welcome Sarah McNamara District Executive for Diablo Sunrise Please join me in welcoming Sarah McNamara to our team. Sarah started with us on May 1 and serves as the Diablo Sunrise District Director.   Sarah McNamara has over 25 years’ experience in HR, organizational development, instruction, marketing, and project management.  After graduating from SFSU with […]

FAGES II: 20 Miler

FAGES II: 20 Miler 28th Annual – A Scouting 20 Mile Hike – 2022 June 4, 2022 – 5845 Park Avenue, Richmond, CA Wildcat Canyon – Alvarado Staging Area Scouts & Scouters Looking for a 20-mile hike for the Hiking Merit badge? Here’s an opportunity to do it safely while having fun and earning a […]

National Jamboree – 2023

banner for National Jamboree featuring the Jamboree patch and date and locaton of the event

Golden Gate Area Council2023 National Scout Jamboree Council Contingent Information The Council is in the process of forming our contingents for the 2023 National Scout Jamboree (NSJ) to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in scenic West Virginia in July 2023.  Join Scouts from around the nation to experience white water rafting, kayaking, rock […]

Venturing Leadership Award – NST 3

Patrick Jaime Awarded NST 3 Venturing Leadership Award The Venturing Leadership Award (VLA) honors Venturers and Venturing Advisors who display exceptional dedication, give outstanding leadership and service to Venturing and Venturers, and who exemplify the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Currently, the VLA may be awarded in the Council, Territory, and National levels of the […]

Adult Leader Training

Image showing BSA Fleur de Lis with several Scouts crossing a rope bridge in the background with a caption Adult Leader Training every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader.

Cub & Scout Leader Position Specific Training + BALOO & IOLS Sponsored by Marin Council, BSA Marin Council is hosting the following classes and has extended an invitation to members of its neighboring Councils.   Saturday, May 7, 2022 For all Pack & Den leadership positions: exactly what you need to make being a Cub […]

Flag Planting at the Presidio

Annual Flag Planting Event at the Presidio Pleas join us for the annual SF Flag Planting Event at the SF National Cemetery in the Presidio. Scouts of all ages, families and the general community are invited to help us plant thousands of flags at the National Cemetery on Saturday, 5/28 at 8:45 AM in preparation […]

SAR Eagle Awards

Sons of the American Revolution Eagle Awards The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all Eagle Scouts interested in the American Revolution to participate in the Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Contest. The contest is open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in an active unit […]

Claire H – Eagle Scout

How an Alameda teen became the Island’s first female Eagle Scout Claire Howell, 17, is the first Alameda girl to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America’s national Scouts BSA program. Her Troop 1015 and the Golden Gate Area Council of the Scouts BSA awarded her the […]

Silverado Golf Classic

GGAC BSA Silverado poster advertising the traditional District golf tournament

Silverado District presents the 2022 Golf ClassicSunday May 15, 2022 | 11:30am – 7:00pm Hosted by the Chardonnay Golf Club, Napa Valley2555 Jameson Canyon Rd, American Canyon, CA 94503 Fees include: Green Fees, Cart Fees, Personalized Golf Ball, Dinner (Vegan & Meat option),Customized Golf Towel, Auction, Beautiful Views and MORE!!! There are a limited number […]

Kite Day – May 7, 2022

Go Fly a Kite! Friends Fly Free! Purchase one kite as a registered youth, invite up to three friends for a free kite! Please come out and join us On May 7th, 2022 at Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley for our 1st annual Council-wide Kite Day. Bring your Friends who may be interested in Joining […]

Euan M earns 138 Merit Badges!

Scout holding a plaque recognizing his accomplishment of earning all 138 merit badges.

Brentwood Scout Euan McManus Earns All 138 Merit Badges Euan, an Eagle Scout with Troop 21 in Brentwood, has just completed his 138th merit badge to join a small group of just over 520* Scouts who have earned every current merit badge offered since the founding of BSA (Boy Scouts of America) in 1910. Since […]

Scoutbook – Advancement Update

Temporary Changes to Advancement Requirements Expire February 28, 2022 On March 1, 2022, all temporary changes to Scouts BSA advancement requirements will expire, and Scouts will return to the original, unmodified requirements. Note that Scoutbook will be modified around March 1 to restore the requirements that were deferred due to COVID. If the rank has already […]