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Scout-Me-In Too

Scout-Me-In Too
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Last Day To Register
8/16/2019 5:00 PM
15356 Oregon Hill Road
Dobbins, CA 95935, US
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Scout-Me-In TOO

Scouts BSA members

Golden Empire Council’s Family Scouting Task Force would like to
invite Scouts BSA members and their families to join us for
a weekend of scout skill development and camaraderie.

When:        Friday, August 16th, 4:00pm through Sunday August 18, 2019, 12:00pm

Where:       NorCal Adventure Area (ß GEC-BSA’s newest camp!)

                  15356 Oregon Hill Road, Dobbins, CA

Who:          All Golden Empire Scouts BSA Troops, Webelos Cub Scouts, their families and friends.   A special invitation is extended to experienced female and male Scouts BSA members interested in helping to teach basic scout skills or to help run an event.

                  Early registration is recommended no more than 250 people will be able to camp overnight

What          This is a tent camping event where each troop/group/family will cook on their own.  There is plenty of space to set up tents and cooking areas.  Potable water and flush toilets are available onsite (Do bring something to carry water).

Purpose:   ** To give our new Scouts BSA members the opportunity to be exposed to various scout skills and to get signed off on some of the requirements for the ‘Scout’ through ‘First Class’ ranks.

                  ** To share the joy of scouting with families and people who may like to join our scouting program.



We plan to have a variety of activity stations that youth and adult participants can rotate through at their own pace.  The activities will include fire building, use of bladed tools (knives, axes, saws, etc.), rope work (knots and lashings), first aid, land navigation (maps, compass and GPS) and other skills required for rank advancement.

To sign-up to lead an activity:

We need adults who are willing to supervise activities and youth who are interested in running the activities (to give the youth leadership and instructional opportunities). In most cases we have the plan and materials for each activity, we just need the staff to run them.  You can sign up for an activity here:




The cost will be $10.00 per person.


What to bring: (this is a generic list, bring what you think you will need)

  • Tent camping gear
  • Group cooking gear
  • Folding tables (a few picnic tables are available on site)
  • BSA uniform (for opening/closing ceremonies)
  • Warm comfortable clothing
  • Scout handbook
  • Materials for decorating camping/cooking areas (if desired)
  • Rain gear (tarps, pop-up canopies, changes of clothing, etc.)
  • Pocket knife
  • First aid gear (we have medical personnel in our unit for emergencies)
  • Compass/GPS (if desired)
  • Song/Skit ideas for campfire
  • Troop/Patrol flags/banners (if desired)
  • Personal hygiene gear including wet wipes
  • Bandana/hand towel(s) for hand drying
  • Cameras to document this historic event


To Register:

Please visit: and be prepared with the following information:

  1. Contact information for troop/group/family leader
  2. Number of youth and adults attending
  3. What days/times you will be attending (Units are welcome to come Friday night or before noon on Saturday). People are welcome to come for just the day on Saturday if they don’t want to spend the night. 
  4. How many adults/experienced scouts from your group who can help run skill stations (we will have the stations well scripted for them)




Please call Brian or Ron with any questions, ideas, suggestions or concerns you might have.

Brian Meux

BSA Troop 1625 Scoutmaster

916-826-3313 or


Ron Ellis, GEC-BSA Family Scouting

(916) 801-3707 or Ron_Ellis@2SS.Com

$10.00 per Adult
$10.00 per Youth


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 - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

10:30am - 3:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar 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

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