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Welcome to the Buttes District

Serving the youth of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Sutter and Yuba 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. 


Buttes Area Key 3:

District Chairman, Vacant
District Commissioner, Bill Caloia 
District Executive, Randeep Lally


Volunteers needed!

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


District Committee Meeting:

Who: District Committee Members, Commissioners, and anyone who would like to help serve at a district level.
When: First Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm
Where: 2670 Myrtle Street, Live Oak, CA 95953

 


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

November's Council Connections will be held virtually via zoom.  Click the link below to join the...
Come be a part of history, as this event will be the Order’s first-ever national induction weekend! Candidates are expected to have no other...
SHORT TERM CAMPING ADMINISTRATION There is a new National Policy, which takes effect January 1, 2021: A short-term camp is any council or...
2020 Takachsin Chapter Leadership Training November 21, 2020 Virtual   Time: 8:00 AM--3:30PM   Lunch will cost $5 in...
Get outside and get healthy with our 5K Jingle Bell Fun Run December 5-6.  Pick your time and route, complete the run/walk with your family and send...
SHORT TERM CAMPING ADMINISTRATION There is a new National Policy, which takes effect January 1, 2021: A short-term camp is any council or...
 

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