Troop 202 Service Projects

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 […]

STEM Supernova Award

Noah R earns the Dr. Bernard Harris Supernova Medal The Boy Scouts of America’s STEM Nova Awards program incorporates learning with cool activities and exposure to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, Scouts BSA, Sea Scouts, and Venturers. These activities and associated awards stimulate interest in STEM-related fields, and show […]

Yerba Buena Lodge Ukraine Fundraiser

Picture of Yerba Buena Lodge members displaying check for Ukraine Scouts

Honor Scouts raise $4,250 for Scouts in Ukraine On Sunday, Yerba Buena Lodge celebrated the enormous success of their fundraiser for Ukrainian scouts. We raised over $4,200 for the National Organization of the Scouts of Ukraine, the Ukrainian equivalent of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The money will go towards the administration of the […]

Monet G – Eagle Scout

Monet G giving her presentation on teen depression and anxiety as part of her Eagle Project.

Monet G’s Eagle Scout ProjectTeen Depression & Anxiety Presentation for Caregivers Monet G, founding member of Troop 42 (the first female troop in Berkeley, CA), held presentations for caregivers on teen depression and anxiety for her Eagle Project. Eagle projects are an opportunity for Scouts to benefit their community in an impactful way. Although we […]

How to make a weighted lap buddy

Jake M introduces his video explaining how to make a weighted lap bag

Jake’s Eagle Scout Service Project – a real stitch up! Jake’s project involved making lap buddies for a special education classroom at Lammersville School District in Mountain View. Weighted blankets have been shown to provide proprioceptive information to our bodies causing the brain to release “feel good” neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine. They can […]

Flag Planting – 2022

Flag Planting at the Presidio – San Francisco National Cemetery Saturday, May 28, 2022 Each Memorial Day, the San Francisco National Cemetery hosts one of the largest commemorations in California where people gather to honor those who have passed while serving their country. Today, hundreds of Scouts and community members across the Council and Bay […]

Women in Scouting

Women in Scouting Breakfast & Fundraiser Twenty five Youth Members and Scouting Volunteers gathered for a fundraiser breakfast event held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Lake Merced Boathouse, San Francisco, celebrating Women in Scouting in the Golden Gate Area Council and beyond. Megan O. and Noelle P. spoke about their dedication and involvement […]

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 […]

Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America – Lake District, 2021 For three years in a row, Fire Post 7777 in Lakeport and Troop 7315 in Middletown have attended the Wreaths Across America as they did so on Sat, December 18, 2021 at the Middletown Cemetery in Lake County.  Both did so along with other Exploring Posts and Scouts […]

Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food – 2021 Scouting for Food in 2021 reminded us that even in dire times of need, we are able to follow safety protocols and provide service to our community. In Fall 2020, we shifted our focus to a virtual food drive and crowd funded $22,000 for our local food banks. Our community […]

Toys for Tots

Pack 225’s Amazing 2021 Toys for Tots Collection Drive Pack 225 was able to do their usual Marines Toys for Tots toy drive this year at Glorietta Elementary School in Orinda.  Principal Lewis announced the toy drive in her weekly message, and Cubs and leaders were at the school during the morning carpools on Dec. […]

Coast Guard Visit

Pack 88 cub scouts seated in front of a Coast Guard helicopter

Cub Scouts from GGAC Pack 88 Visit SF Coast Guard Air Rescue Base Over 40 Cubs Scouts with their families visited the US Coast Guard Air Base near the SFO airport on 12/5/21. The members of Pack 88, based in SF’s Noe Valley neighborhood were awed by the tour, visit, and the chance to see […]