Sierra R – Supernova Awardee

Picture of Sierra from Troop 2220 wearing her Thomas Edison STEM Super Nova award medal.

GGAC acknowledges its very first female Scouts BSA Thomas Edison Supernova awardee. Sierra R, a Life Scout from Troop 2220 in Fremont, CA, was recently awarded the Thomas Edison STEM Supernova Award, the highest Supernova award for Scouts BSA.  This precocious 9th grader pursued the award following her successful completion of the Bernard Harris Supernova […]

Apara’s Eagle Project

Apara is a member of Troop 36G, Meridian District, Golden Gate Area Council. Her Eagle project for Project Pride’s Rehabilitation Center transformed the backyard of their facility in Oakland creating two areas – a ‘Children’s Area’ and a ‘Women’s Area’. In the Children’s Area, volunteers assembled and built a playground, placed rubber tiles, painted a […]

GGAC Inaugural Sea Scouts Flagship

Picture of SSS Corsair which was named the inaugurals GGAC Flagship. Shows a classic wooden whaler under full sail in San Francisco Bay.

Sea Scout Ship Corsair named inaugural GGAC Flagship Flagship, “the finest, largest, or most important one of a group” is an honorific sought after by Sea Scout Ships nationwide.   The National Flagship and National Flagship fleet honors are awarded each year by the National Sea Scout Committee. SSS Albatross Ship 72 of Martinez, SSS […]

Pack 1015’s Blue & Gold Celebration

Banner advertising Alameda's Pack 1015 Blue & Gold celebration at the Alameda Theater Drive-In.

On March 10, Pack 1015 celebrated this year’s Blue and Gold Ceremony a little bit differently from years past.  We wanted to come up with a plan to do something together as a pack safely, since so many events of the last year have been held on Zoom.   To do this, we partnered with […]

Pack 1776’s Supernova Awards

Pack 1776 Supernova Awardees

Nine Arrow of Light Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 1776 earned the Dr. Charles H. Townes Supernova Award this February 2021.  The Dr. Charles Townes Supernova Award is Cub Scouting’s  highest STEM Award and can be earned by Webelos/ Arrow of Light scouts.  Pack 1776 serves boys and girls attending the Coyote Creek and Bella […]

Troop 11’s Christmas Tree Cleanup

Troop 11 Christmas Tree recycle

On January 9th, Alameda Boy Scout Troop 11 launched its 49th annual Christmas Tree Pick Up and Recycling program.  The service project has become a holiday tradition for Alameda. The first Christmas Tree Pick Up event started as an Eagle Scout project by Harold Zecher, Jr. in 1972, well before the county offered recycling programs. […]

Pack 800’s Clean-Up Day

Pack 800 clean up day

With our traditional group service projects currently on hold, Pack 800 invited each Pack family to clean up the area around them as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of service. Although we did not work together as a large group, we were able to make several positive impacts throughout the community. For example, […]