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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  https://www.scouting.org/coronavirus/  

ScoutShop.org Website Remains Open and Can Ship Products to Your Home
  For information about advancement and award items, contact customer service at customerservice@scoutshop.org.

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 at:lzuplift@juno.com

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 https://wreathsacrossamerica.org

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, January 19, 2022 Time: 8:30 am (check in begins at 8:00 am) Location: Hilton Garden Inn Sacramento/South Natomas    ...
It's Back! and it's better than Ever     The International Sportsmen’s Expo has invited the Golden Empire Council and...
Due to the Sacramento Mandate for COVID we will be hosting our Roundtable meeting through zoom for this month. Please join us with the zoom link...
  Due to the Sacramento Mandate for COVID we will be hosting our Roundtable meeting through zoom for this month. Please join us with the...
Monthly Council Basic Leader Training Committee meeting.   Virtual on Zoom Please contact Kim Perry-Reed at KPerryR@Gmail.com for more...
American River District 2022 Klondike Derby       January 28 – 30, 2022 For Scouts BSA and Venturers All...
2022 Council Dinner The Golden Empire Council Recognition Dinner is on February 5, 2022, celebrating the birthday of Boy Scouts of...
Scout Sunday   The Boy Scouts of America annually celebrates its founding on February 8, 1910, based on the program started by Lord...
Monthly Council Basic Leader Training Committee meeting.   Virtual on Zoom Please contact Kim Perry-Reed at KPerryR@Gmail.com for more...
 

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GOLDEN EMPIRE COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

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

Order of the Arrow - Amangi Nacha www.amanginacha.org