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Welcome to American River District

Growing and supporting Scouting in Western Slope El Dorado County, the city of Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Gold River and Mather

Roundtables are Virtual!

Our monthly meeting will be the 2nd Thursday using Zoom video conferencing. Join our E-list so we can make sure you get the invite.  

Here are some links to help you with the Coronavirus:

This FAQ Will Help You Navigate Advancement During Coronavirus

National Council statement on COVID-19:  go to Website Remains Open and Can Ship Products to Your Home
  For information about advancement and award items, contact customer service at

Merit Badges for social distancing:  58 badges Scouts can complete at home

Fun projects for kids that you can do from home


Flag Stands: Our district is in search of a set of flag stands. If your unit happens to have an extra set you'd be willing to donate to the district or resell for a decent price, please let me know.

VFW Scout of the Year

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is offering a Scout of the Year award for the following:

Scouts who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.

More details are available on the application on the VFW website.  

The application should be submitted to : Kenneth Davis Trustee of Folsom Post 6604

916-261-8981 or email

American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

To apply for a similar award through the American Legion, follow this link.  All details and the application are available on that page.

Wreaths Across America

As you are planning your Scouting year, service is one item to balance your calendar, consider dealing with this organization to lay wreaths at military cemeteries for holidays such as Memorial Day, July 4th and Veterans' Day.  Their website is

District Key 3

District Chair, Terry Tocci
District Commissioner,
District Executive, 

District Webmaster: Karen Rich


Roundtable Meeting:

Who: Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Webelos Leaders, Den Leaders, Tiger Partners and other unit leaders
When: Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm
Where:  Online via Zoom video conferencing! Login/create your Doubleknot account and subscribe to the E-list for American River District.



Upcoming Events

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2020 Time: 8:30 am (check in begins at 8:00 am) Location: Milagro Centre            ...
AD ALTARE DEI RETREAT October 22nd to 24th, 2021 Trinity Pines Retreat Center, Colfax The oldest religious award available to Scouts BSA and...
NYLT STAFF INTERVIEW INFORMATION Have you attended NYLT and want to interview to be on staff for 2022?  NYLT Youth...
2021 University of Scouting University of Scouting monthly planning meetings.  Everyone is welcome.     Monthly focus May -...
Monthly Council Basic Leader Training Committee meeting.   Virtual on Zoom Please contact Kim Perry-Reid at for more...
Virtual Meetings - please verify before...
2021 Takachsin Chapter Leadership Training Time: 8:00 AM--3:30PM   Cost is $5   Takachsin is the annual training for all OA...
2021 Annual Lodge Dinner November 6, 2021    The Lodge Dinner is a night of recognition and remembrance of the past year.   All...

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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)

10:00am - 4:00pm (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

Order of the Arrow - Amangi Nacha