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Welcome to the newly formed 'Yolano' District

Serving Scouting in the communities of Davis, Woodland, Dixon, Winters, Vacaville, and Esparto

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.

The Scouting program has four specific objectives, commonly referred to as the "Aims of Scouting." They are character development, citizenship training, leadership, and mental and personal fitness.

Yolano District is responsible for carrying out four standard functions: membership, finance, program, and unit service.


Download the Feb 6th District Connections Slide Show

Download the Feb 6th District Connections Minutes


Next "District Connections" is on May 7, 2020 and will be the District Recognition Dinner

It is being held at the Woodland Scout Cabin. Nomination forms and current details on the District Recognition Dinner Page.

[The quarterly "District Connections" has replaced what was previously monthly Roundtable meetings. In the future, there will be a District Connection each February, May, August, and November. The meeting place will move to different parts of the Yolano District each time.]





Camporee - Has Been Postponed

Unfortunately Camporee is being postponed but as soon we are able to reschedule it we will let you know all of the deals.

We apologize for the inconvenience but please know we will still be having Camporee this year, just at a later time.


District Recognition Dinner Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:30 - 9:00 PM


(in place of the May 2020 District Connections)

This will be the Annual District Recognition Dinner. It takes place at the Woodland Boy Scout Cabin at 515 Lincoln Ave, Woodland, CA 95695 at 6:30 pm.  Nomination forms and current details on the District Recognition Dinner Page.


Camp Carswell - June 17-19, 2020 (with Webelos overnight)

We are in need of adult and youth volunteers to help staff and plan Camp Carswell. Our first planning meeting will be on Feb 13th, 7pm, at the LDS Church in Dixon, CA (305 N. Lincoln St). If scouts in your pack are going to attend Camp Carswell please send at least one representative to the meeting. Flyer Download

Camp Carswell Page


Centennial Rally - Sepember 26, 2020

At the Sacramento Railroad Museum - Details TBA


Centennial Day of Service - October 24, 2020

Details TBA



2019 Camporee and Family Camp Surveys

No one is perfect and we certainly are not, though we strive to improve. To do that, we need your help. Feedback is a gift, and your constructive feedback can help us improve Camporee and Family Camp next year. Please circulate the following links with everyone who attended, both youth and adults.


Family Camp:



District Connections: Quarterly (Feb, May, Aug, and Nov) at 7:00 PM - For all leaders, there are great breakouts for Cub and Boy Scout leaders.

Commissioner Team Meeting: TBA - For All Unit Commissioners

Latest Yolano District Newsletter: March 2020 Issue


2019 Cub Camp Advancement



Current Adult Leader & Youth Training

View the current list of training sessions (2019-2020) here (updated August 31, 2019)


Updated Unit Directory

List of Units and Their Webpages



District Committee Meeting starting at 6:30 PM on the 1st Thursday of the month at:

355 Pheasant Run Dr, Dixon, CA 95620 (Tremont Elementary School Multipurpose Room)

District Connections Meeting starting at 7:00 PM in Feb, May, Aug, and Nov at:

Rotating places

Commissioner Team Meeting TBA at 7:30 PM on the 3rd Thursday of the month, at:



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Community Advisory Committee -  When Information comes in, read more on the new Community Advisory Committee page (Under Program⇒Service).


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District Committee Meeting:

Who: District Officers, Unit Chairs (or designee) and Unit Charter Organization Representatives
When: First Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm
Where: 355 Pheasant Run Dr, Dixon, CA 95620 (Tremont Elementary School Multipurpose Room)

District Connections Meeting:

Who: All Unit Chairs, Scoutmasters, Cubmasters, Webelos Leaders, Den Leaders, Tiger Partners and other unit leaders
When: In Feb, May, Aug, and Nov at 7:00 pm
Where:  Rotating places


Upcoming Events

We invite you to attend our STEM Committee Meeting each 3rd Wednesday of the month to help us provide a fun SCIENCE focused program for youth in...
Wilderness First Aid! WFA Flyer Please note that for the Indoor & Outdoor Practical Sessions. You must attend the entire...
Epi Pen for the Layman Get qualified to properly use an Epi Pen in an emergency.  $20 fee.  Immediately after the WFA class. New State of...
The Spring Wood Badge Course has been cancelled due to COVID-19.  Registrants will have the option to transfer their registration to the Fall...
Yolano District Spring Camp-O-Ree  & Venturing Encampment    Your Troop or Crew is invited to join in the Spring Camp-O-Ree...
Basic Backpacking Awareness (BBA) is a two weekend course covering the topics below to help you plan and execute amazing backpacking...
   BSA Range Master Training  Saturday, April 25, 2020  8:30 AM-1:00 PM  Check-in 8-8:30AM    LOCATION:...
Outdoor Training BALOO & IOLS WHEN: Friday and Saturday, May 1 - 2, 2020 TIME: Check-in/Tent Setup is 5:00 to 6:15...
Outdoor Training BALOO & IOLS WHEN: Friday and Saturday, May 8 - 9, 2020 TIME: Check-in/Tent Setup is 5:00 to 6:15...
Do your Scouts like to go backpacking?  Have you completed a 50-miler?  A week on the trail carrying everything you need to survive on your...

What's happening around the District


    New Yolano District Newsletter

    Current - Mar 2020

    Yolano District Newsletter - Archives

    (Archives of Past Issues of The Pleasant Pheasant: Click Here)

    Website Corrections & Additions

     Please send website corrections and additions to Tom Sands, the Yolano District Webmaster

    -Updated on 2020-03-10 3:30 PM


    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 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