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  • 2017 National Jamboree Patch Set
  • Wood Badge Spring 2018
  • Venturing Photo Scavenger Hunt
  • Wood Badge Fall 2018

Boy Scout Mission and Vision Statement
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.

  • Council Annual Recognition Dinner
    2018 Annual Recognition Dinner
  • VFW Scout of the Year
    VFW recognizes three Scout individual who are who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities Scouting highest award.
  • Annual Business Meeting
    The Golden Empire Council Annual Business Meeting will be held on Wednesday December 6, 2017 at Shriners Hospital. The meeting will start at 3:00pm. This meeting is for all Council Advisory Board Members, Council Executive Board Members and Charter Organization Representatives. The Nominating Committee is taking suggestions for potential board members.
  • 2018 University of Scouting
    Registration for the 2018 University of Scouting open November 14, 2017
  • 2018 ScoutExpo Planning Meeting
    Over 6,000 scouts, leaders, staff, parents and community groups will gather at Gibson Ranch, Elverta, CA for the 5th Scout Expo.
  • 2018 Order of the Arrow Dues
    Pay your 2018 dues today
  • Venturingfest 2018
    Celebrate Venturing's 20th birthday at the Summit Bechtel Reserve..
  • Summer Camp - Reserve Your Spot NOW!
    GEC is accepting reservation for Summer Camp - Camp Lassen (Boy Scout & Cub Scout) and Camp Winton (Boy Scout)
  • GEC Newsletter
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BSA Membership/Recuitment

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, Yuba Camp! 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

Order of the Arrow - Amangi Nacha