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Trailblazer DistrictWelcome to the Trailblazer District

Serving the youth of Dixon, Elmira, Vacaville and Winters in Solano County, 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.


Scouting's Journey to Excellence

"Scouting's Journey to Excellence" is the BSA's council performance recognition program designed to encourage and reward success and measure the performance of our units, districts, and councils. It has replaced the Centennial Quality Awards Program as a means of encouraging excellence in providing a quality program at all levels of the BSA. More information is available here.


Roundtable Meeting:

Who: for all Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Webelos Leaders, Den Leaders, Tiger Partners and other unit leaders.
When: The first Thursday of each month, 7:30pm.
Where: Wrentham LDS church, 480 Wrentham Dr, Vacaville.

District Committee Meeting:

Who: for District Officers and Unit Charter Organization Representatives.
When: Third Thursday of every month at 7:00pm.
Where: VacaValley Hospital Conference Room (near the cafeteria)


A Brief History of Trailblazer District

Previous to July 1, 1972, Golden Empire Council had a larger district, called Solano District, which covered Fairfield, Travis Air Force Base and all of what is presently Trailblazer District. The Council decided it would be more effective to have smaller districts. So, effective 1 July, 1972, Solano District was split into two districts. The new Solano District was Fairfield and Travis Air Force Base. Several years later, that new Solano District was moved into the Mt. Diablo-Silverado Council in a council consolidation.

Our district was called the Vacaville-Dixon District. The first District Chairman was Walt Graham and the first District Commissioner was Dave Fleming. Dave became the second District Chairman on July 1, 1973 and served as chairman until Dec 31, 1976. During this two and half years, the district got tired of being called the Vacaville-Dixon District and had a contest to pick a new name, and later to design a patch. The contests were held and the result was Trailblazer District, with our current patch.

Upcoming Events

2017 National Jamboree Council Preorder Patch Set The Golden Empire Council, Amangi Nacha Lodge is offering two VERY special 2017 National...
2017 Trailblazer Zomboree   April 7 th –9 th , 2017 EcoCamp Berryessa - Napa, CA Registration Must register online by March 10 th -...
  Boy Scouts of America - Golden Empire Council OUTDOOR LEADER TRAINING For all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters and Varsity...
  Boy Scouts of America - Golden Empire Council BALOO        Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orietation...
Executive Committee meeting Location: Council office Light breakfast items will be...
 

What's happening around the District

    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