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District Advancement Committee

Shortcut to the Merit Badge Counselor information

Committee Members

  • David Kimball - District Advancement Committee Chair, Eagle Advisor 916-393-4986,
  • Bill Kirk, Eagle Coordinator, Eagle Board, 916-531-7746
  • Floyd Brown, Merit Badge Counselor List, 916-208-0130

Boy Scout Transition to New Requirements

  • New Boy Scout Advancement Requirements - Bring your ASMs and Advancement Team to the meeting to find out how to ready for the new changes that take effect on January 1, 2016.
  • PowerPoint - New Requirement
  • National Website Program Update 2015 and Beyond

Eagle Scout Advancement

Eagle Scout candidates should first start with their units Eagle Scout coordinator for help understanding the Eagle Scout process. If your unit does not have an Eagle Scout coordinator, contact Gerry McIntyre, Capital City Advancement Chairperson, for help with the Eagle Scout advancement process.

Eagle Boards of Reviews

Eagle Boards of Review take place on the third Wednesday of the month, starting at 7:30pm at the Buddhist Church of Sacramento:

Buddhist Church of Sacramento
2401 Riverside Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95818
At the corner of Riverside Blvd and X Street)

Life to Eagle Seminars

Life to Eagle Seminars are held three times per year prior to the March, July/August and November Roundtable meetings. See the District online calendar for dates and time.

Available Eagle Scout Resources

Eagle Scout documents are available at the Golden Empire Council website under Program/Council Committee/Advancement and the Boy Scout National Council (

Merit Badge Counselor List

The Golden Empire Council does not maintain a council wide Merit Badge Counselor (MBC) list as this information is maintained by the individual districts advancement committees. The Capital City District MBC list, and password, is provided only to troop Scoutmasters, crew Advisors and/or the units advancement chairs. To find out how your district grants access to their MBC list, please contact your District Chair and/or Advancement Chair. Thank you, Capital City Webmaster.

  • The Merit Badge Counselor (MBC) application includes:
  • Application can be dropped off or mailed:
    • Drop off at the monthly Capital City Roundtable, 2nd Thursday of each month at the LDS Church, 1101 51st Street, Sacramento, CA
    • <li id="p2" "="">Dropped or mailed to the council's Service, attention Justin Hernandez Capital City District Executive, 251 Commerce Circle, Sacramento, CA 95815
    • Mailed to Floyd Brown, 2038 Jordan Hill Way, Gold River, CA 95670
  • Please contact Floyd Brown at 916-208-0130 or if you have questions about the merit badge application process
  • Merit Badge Counselor file (updated 12/14/18 & NEW PASSWORD) is available for download to Capital City unit Scoutmaster, Advisor and/or their units advancement chairs. As the file is encrypted, these individual needs to contact Johnie Pennington at for the password.
  • MBC Training Requirements

updated: December 14, 2018


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