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Capital City District Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) and Scoutmaster Specific Training Training is for Scoutmasters, Varsity Coaches...
Trainer's Edge This training is required for all Wood Badge and NYLT staff members District Training Chairs and District Training team members...
Camp Winton and Camp Lassen Staff Meeting Tentative Schedule 8:30-9:00AM All Staff Arrive 9:00-9:45AM - Winton paperwork turn-in time; Lassen...
Saturday, May 7, 2016 Pioneer Express Urban Bike Ride 2nd Annual Event   Come join the Pioneer Express District, Golden Empire Council, BSA...
Celebrate Scouting You Mean the World to Us! Pioneer Express District Annual Adult Recognition...
2016 Gold Country District Dinner When: Friday, May 13th Time: 7:00 PM Where: Higgins Diggins—22490 E Hacienda Dr, Grass Valley, CA...
  Buttes Area Scout-O-Rama and District Pinewood Derby Change of location to: Gauche Aquatic Pack, 421 C Street, Yuba City CA. May 14, 2016...
Golden Empire Council District Recognition Dinner Saturday, May 14, 2015 Loyal Order of Moose Family Center 205 South Walton Avenue Yuba City...
Golden Empire Council District Recognition Dinner Saturday, May 14, 2015 Loyal Order of Moose Family Center 205 South Walton Avenue Yuba City...
Calling all Venturers!!!! The Golden Empire Council VOA Masquerade dance and dinner is coming fast. This fun event is for all venture scouts....
The Capital City District is holding their Annual District Dinner on May 19, 2016 at the Buddhist Church of Sacramento. This is where awards...
Instructions for the Ordeal Registration Link >> To Complete Instructions and What to Bring If you have recently been elected to the Order of...
Jamboree Committee...
NRA Range Safety Officer Course is being offered on Sat. June 4th. Cost $50.00 for BSA members with a $25.00 deposit due on or before May...
KNC Firearms Training  is conducting a NRA Rifle Instructor Course Contact K.Greg Nelson only to register for this event Cell...
Jim Heath is conducting a Archery Level 1 & Course on June 4-5 Contact Jim directly to register 530-669-7453 Jim is also...

Recent News

Access to Unit Account - Temporarily Disabled

Unit accounts were part of the old Genesis system. Development is underway make this feature available again. In the meantime, email Juanita Phillips at or Michelle Pisias. Please include the unit number and date range needed. Thank you for your cooperation.

Council New Website & Internet Service

In December 2015 the council Internet committee investigated the web service offered by Doubleknot. Their service includes:

The internet committee recommend switching to Doubleknot as it offered more flexible and a wider range of tools. Over the past four months a huge effort by many people has helped move event and training registrations, calendar activities and summer camp registrations to the Doubleknot service.

New Website Launch

On April 1, the  majority of the council's webpages migrated to the Doubleknot web service.



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 Field Office & Trading Post - Chico
phone: (530) 809-0400

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