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The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

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    Our hearts are with all of our friends and family impacted by the devastating Camp Fire currently burning in Butte County, CA. At times such as these people frequently ask how they can help and we have come up with three ways that people can support our community: (read more)
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    GEC is accepting reservation for Summer Camp - Camp Lassen (Boy Scout & Cub Scout) and Camp Winton (Boy Scout)
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Scouting age groups
Lion Cub Scouts
6 years old
Cub Scouts
7 to 10 years old
Boys Scouts
11 to 17 years old
14 to 20 years old
for young men and
young ladies

Golden Empire Council's
Summer Camp Program

Camp Winton, Camp Lassen, NorCal Adventure Area! You can not take the outing out of Scouting. The outdoor program is the feature about Scouting that appeals to boys, and a week at summer camp is a mountaintop, lakefront, and high adventure experience. Let us show you why the Golden Empire Council camps are the camps you want to experience.



251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 6:00pm (M,T,TR,F)
9:00am - 6:30pm (W)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benater Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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