Welcome to the
Ranchero West District
Golden Empire Council Boy Scouts of America
2015 Ranchero West Twilight Camp Forms
Scout Expo 2015
April 17-19, 2015
Join Boy Scout Troop and Teams at Dragon Town for activities that will trill,
amaze and get your heart beating faster. Units will arrive Friday evening,
or Saturday morning, to set up camp in the Dragon Towns' Scout sub-camp.
Saturday, after the morning opening ceremony,
check out the Merit Badge Midway,the flight line military exhibits,
community showcase, climbing walls, BMX bikes, Spirit Zone,
basketball games, disability awareness challenges,
fix wing (air planes) and rotor (helicopters) remote control air crafts.
Order of the Arrow centennial encampment, shooting ranges, special activities
and the Expo Trading Post. Sunday morning there will be a fun run and Interfaith Services.
Amangi Nacha Lodge, Golden Empire Council's Order of the Arrow,
will hold candidate selection call-out at each of the Boy Scout and Venturing Sub-camps.
Price is $35 person.
In order for the military to process our clearance on to the bases, Registration Closes on Friday. Don't delay!
Register as a family or with your pack now and so you don't miss all exciting events that await.
Register for Expo so we can get updates directly to you ASAP.
For more information, email email@example.com,
or follow us on Facebook-Scout Expo 2015,
or check our link on YouTube & Facebook: Wayne Brock - Chief Scout Invitation
and our own Scout Executive, Chuck Brasfeild
Questions? Sending an email to: ScoutExpo2015@gec-bsa.org
The NEW 2015 Golden Empire Council
Camp Cards Sale is here!
What's New this year?
5 regional cards with valuable discounts to
exciting new vendors!
Ranchero West District Needs your Help!
Ranchero West District has several district positions available
and we need people to fill those vacancies! Some are small
positions that are once-a-year responsibilities
and we have very important large positions too.
For a list of positions and responsibilities...
If you would like to help!!
Please contact RW District Chairman
Steve Kelsey at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2015 District Calendar is updated
and ready to go...
...or download your copy here!!
Calendar Updated 2/27/2015*
* Twilight Camp - Date Changed
Upcoming Training Dates!!
~ Wood Badge I - Sept. 24-26th
~ Wood Badge II - Oct. 8-10th
2015 CAMP STAFF INFORMATION
Do you want to work in the mountains?
Do you know someone else who does?
Golden Empire council resident camps are accepting applications now! There are a variety of positions available for varying lengths of time at each of the Golden Empire Council Camps.
Interviews on-going until filled. Don't delay!
Come to Camp Lassen Cub Resident Camp 2015 Adventure
The Cub Program Committee is busy planning an exciting summer of fun-archery, BB guns, nature, handicraft, scoutcraft, showmanship, climbing, bikes, and waterfront. Some areas will have separate programs for Cubs (Wolves and Bears) and Webelos so we will be asking you for a breakdown by rank soon.
Golden Empire's Summer Camp Locations
60% FULL - Don't delay - Get your reservations in today!
Golden Empire Council has a variety of programs and locations for your 2015 Boy Scout and Cub Scout residence camp experience.
Click here for Golden Empire Summer Camp descriptions
Click here for updated Camp Schedule with prices.
All 3 camps accept provisional Scouts-boys attending camp without their unit-for whom the camp will provide adult leadership.
Leader Guides for all camps are located here GEC Summer Camp. The guides will provide more details about regular and special programs.
For help with camp questions contact us at Camping@gec-bsa.org.
Support the local Scouting Movement in several ways
As you may know, the Golden Empire Council chartered through the Boy Scout of America,
is an independent non-profit organization. We rely on regional fundraisers,
local businesses, grants, the Golden Empire Council Endowment fund and our members,
Scouters like you, in order to conduct business through the year.
Please Join Us Each Month for
Have you been to District Roundtable lately??
Find out what going on in the Ranchero West District. Enjoy some peer-to-peer interaction and learn a trick or two to make your Troop or Pack just a little bit better and to get to the next level. If you are a regular attendee to Roundtable, invite a friend or two to attend with you!
Join us on the 1st Thursday of every month (except July)
1450 E Lassen Ave, Chico in the LDS Building between Ceres and Eaton Rd.
Steve Frediani for Boy Scouts @ email@example.com
Elaine Nilsson for Cub Scouts @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for opportunities to serve our community?
Check out the newest addition to the
RW Distinct Website Menu Bar!
Just click on the link above or the Website Menu and see who would like help from the Boy Scouts of America!
If you hear of any opportunities to serve the community, let us know!
Just email service requests to...
3 months at a glance
11-12 National Youth Leader Training - weekend #1 only sign-up once
Ranchero West's Featured Pic!
Simon - Troop 423
Working on his Snow Sports Badge
Do you have a Scouting picture you want to see featured? Email it to email@example.com
We Are the Boy Scouts of America!
The Boy Scouts of America builds the character and integrity of America's youth. Our Oath teaches a dedication to duty, God, country, others, and self.
Scouting is more than what we do--it's who we are--and what we will be.