VOA Picnic

Venturing Canoeing & Picnic Event On Sunday, April 16, 2023, the GGAC Venturing Officers Association (VOA) and Venturing Crew 2 hosted a Canoeing & Picnic event at Heart’s Desire Beach – Tomales Bay State Park. This event was the first in-person VOA outdoor event since both the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 council merger. Venturers and […]

Alaska Airlines Aviation Day

Alaska Airlines Aviation Day – 2023 Saturday, May 20, 2023: 9:00am – 12:45pmCheck in at 8:15am – REGISTER Saturday, May 20, 2023: 1:15pm – 5:00pmCheck in at 12:30pm – REGISTER For the first time ever, Alaska Airlines will be hosting an Aviation Day at SFO. While we have hosted Aviation Day in Seattle and Portland […]

GGAC Crab Feed 2023

Join us for a Crab Feed benefiting Scouting programsin the Golden Gate Area Council! Saturday, April 29th at The Fratellanza Club Register Details Time: No-Host Cocktail Reception at 5:00 PM, Dinner begins at 6:00 PM There will be Drawings and a Silent Auction! Location: The Fratellanza Club, 1140 66th Street, Oakland.  Parking on site with security.  […]

GGAC Breakfast for Scouting 2023

Join us for a splendid breakfast supporting Scouting programs in the Bay Area Friday, May 12th at 8:00 AM San Ramon Community Center 12501 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583 Register Alex MehranKeynote Speaker Scouts Tell Their Stories Lifesaving Award Recipient: Hear from a Scout who earned this award by saving someone’s life. Listen firsthand how […]

2023 Volunteer Celebration Program

Stepping Forward Golden Gate Area Council Volunteer Celebration Saturday, March 4, 20231:00 – 5:00 pmAlameda Elks Lodge Program Click on a blue program feature to learn more about the award and the honorees. Opening FlagsTroop 1015 WelcomeMarcus Lampley InvocationJill Tarkoff Council Executive RemarksMike Hale Veteran AwardsMike Hale Sea Scout Pilot LicensesSteve Welch Sea Scout Leadership […]

Volunteer Celebration – 2023

Poster for volunteer celebration

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 […]

Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food collage of images with a background of a Food Bank truck

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

GGAC LEAD – 2023

Banner promoting Leadership education and discovery event

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 […]

JOTA – JOTI 2022

Scout talking on a walkie talkie with Fire Department communication truck n the background

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: November 20, 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, and join the fun […]


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 […]


Sea Scouts




Shooting Sport


Scouting for Food

Order of the Arrow

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