JOTA – JOTI 2022

JOTA / JOTI at Pacificon 2022 – Saturday, October 15, 2022 Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club and Golden Gate Area Council, BSA – International Committee are presenting Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) 2022 and Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTI) 2022 at Pacificon 2022 Come any time from 9:00am – 4:00pm on October 15, 2022 JOTA – Jamboree On The Air – […]

Hiller Aviation Museum

Scout Days at Hiller Aviation Museum Scout Days: September 18, 2022 | November 10, 2022 | January 8 2023 | May 21, 2023 The Hiller Aviation Museum provides complimentary admission to all BSA Scouts on Scout Days!  Visit the Museum’s collection of over 50 different historic aircraft, discover flight with a range of interactive exhibits, […]

Trade-O-Ree

TradeOree checking out the merchandise

Golden Gate Area Trade-O-Ree & Memorabilia Sale The “Golden Gate Area Trade-O-Ree & Memorabilia Sale” is an annual fundraising event hosted by the Yerba Buena Lodge, Order of the Arrow and co-sponsored by the Golden Gate Area Council and Yerba Buena Lodge. The event was held in the lodge at Camp Herms and attended by […]

Wente Dock Dedication

Fishing from the new dock at Wente

Dedication of the new dock at Wente Scout Reservation We enjoyed a wonderful scouting event at the end of June to honor long time Scouter, Al Westberg at the Wente Scout Reservation.  Al was the Scout Executive of the Mt. Diablo Silverado Council for several years and passed last year after retiring just a couple […]

Program Planning Retreat – 2022

Rancho Los Mochos street sign with a background showing Teel Lodge and outdoor seating aea

2022 Annual Golden Gate Area Council Program Planning Retreat Registration is now open for the 2022 Annual Golden Gate Area Council (GGAC) Program Planning Retreat, August 12-13 at Rancho Los Mochos. Join the council’s program committees as they map out council-level activities for the next three years (2023-2025). This is an opportunity to not only […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Outdoor Program Conference

Welcome to Camp Royaneh sign at camp entrance.

GGAC Outdoor Program Conference Scouters, come be a part of building the council strategic plan and the ideal year of Scouting! On October 15-17, 2021,  the Golden Gate Area Council will be holding its first outdoor program Conference at Camp Royaneh.  The conference will begin on Friday evening with an informal meet and greet and Cracker […]

Sign-Up Nights

Sign-Up Night Best Practices for Sign-Up Nights Sign-Up night is at the school where most new members attend ​> Packs that have high attendance from multiple Schools offer multiple Signup nights​ > This is really important. Sign-Up night is a stand alone event > Not back to school, or a Pack meeting​ Sign-Up nights are held […]