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Welcome to the Buttes Area District

Serving the youth of Colusa, Yuba and Sutter Counties, CA

... where Scouts have fun while learning about the outdoors, responsibility, citizenship, nature and a whole lot more. Scouts are grouped by age and maturity level, gaining in experience and responsibility as they grow. Click on the "Join Scouting" tab above for information on age requirements and joining. 


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District Chairman, Martha Duran 
District Commissioner, Mike Parker  
District Executive, Randeep Lally


Volunteers needed!

Volunteers are needed to support our boys in the Buttes Area District. Contact Randeep Lally (530)300-7371.


Roundtable Meeting:

Who: Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Webelos Leaders, Den Leaders, Tiger Partners and other unit leaders.
When: First Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm
Where: CalTrans building, 703 B st., Marysville, CA

 


District History

The district began its life as a part of the Sacramento District Council (predecessor to the Golden Empire Council) in 1923. One year later that council was split three ways. Buttes Area Council came into being May 1, 1924 and included Butte (southern portion), Colusa, Sutter and Yuba Counties. The council was divided into two districts, Broken Arrow and ?? The National Council encouraged smaller councils to merge in order to streamline operations and in 1993, Buttes Area Council, along with Mount Lassen Area Council, was consolidated with the Golden Empire Council. For a time, the District was called the Buttes Area Region. In 2001, the council made a boundary change, moving the Gridley Stake of the LDS Church into Ranchero West District. This was done to better align the LDS units in the Oroville and Gridley areas with their traditional units in the same areas, making all of Butte County a part of Ranchero West District. This also made the LDS Liberty Ward (Live Oak) a part of that district.

Contributed by Bruce Johnson's memory

Upcoming Events

Passport to Adventure June 25-29, 2018 3:50 pm – 8:40 pm Details Where: LDS Church, 1470 Butte House Rd, Yuba City What to Bring:...
2018 NOAC Lodge Member Patch Sales The Lodge Trader patch sets are set at a low cost, nearly the manufacturing cost.  Silver Mylar ...
4th of July - National Holiday In honor of our Nation's birthday, The Golden Empire Council Service Center will be closed from July...
Independence...
NOAC 2018 National Order of the Arrow Conference Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  July 27 - Aug 4, 2018 Check out the National Website...
Council Connections Council Connections starts at 7 PM. See you...
Wood Badge Reunion You are cordially invited to attend the Second Annual Wood Badge Reunion For the Golden Empire Council August  25,...
Labor Day - National Holiday In honor of the American Labor Movement, the Golden Empire Council Service Center will...
44nd ANNUAL SWING A CLUB FOR SCOUTING Benefit Golf Tournament Monday, September 10, 2018 7:30 a.m. Registration & Driving Range...
 

Recent News

    GOLDEN EMPIRE COUNCIL
    BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

    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 www.amanginacha.org