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Welcome to the Yolano District

Serving Scouting in the communities of Davis, Woodland, Dixon, Winters, Vacaville, West Sacramento, Clarksburg, Rio Vista, 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.

NEW: Yolano District Calendar - Click Link

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GEC Council Dinner 2023 6:30PM on February 4, 2023

Location: Davis Veterans Memorial Center, 203 East 14th Street, Davis, 95616

The early registration rates for the Council Dinner have been extended to January 15.  Please register now to take advantage of the early rates.  Seating is limited and registration will not be available at the door.
If you have pictures of Scouts in action that you would like to have included in the the dinner slide show, please send them to  The dinner planning committee looks forward to seeing you at the dinner.

Registration Here


Come join us to recognize outstanding Council Volunteers


2023 Klondike Derby February 10-12, 2023

Location: 6600 Donner Rd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148

Registration Now Open Here

Klondike Derby Flyer

Link to Klondike Derby Webpage

Cold weather builds character

Contact: Klondike Mayor, Brian Meux at 


National Youth Leadership Training, February, June, & September 2023

The 1st will be February 18th-20th and 25th-26th at Nor Cal Adventure Area

The 2nd will be June 11-16, 2023 at Camp McConnell, Livingston, CA (Joint course with Greater Yosemite Council )

3rd will be Sept 2-4th and 15-17th, 2023 at Nor Cal Adventure Area

Registration for the February course is now live at the link below: 


Next Yolano District Connections ** In Person ** - February 16, 2023 7:00 PM

Minutes for Most Recent Meeting Here

Minutes for Past Meetings Here

Yolano District Connections Meetings are in person and held four times a year in February, May, August, and November.

November's District Connections Meeting will be in person at the Woodland Log Cabin (515 Lincoln Ave., Woodland, CA 95695).


Next Yolano District Roundtable Meeting On Zoom March 16, 2023 7:00 PM

Please contact Tyler for zoom link


Summer Camps 2023

Lassen for Cubs and Winton for Scouts BSA



25th World Scout Jamboree August 1-12, 2023

Registration is now open. See more planing details on page two of the March 2022 Newsletter


Wood Badge Will Be Offered In Fall of 2023

Dates will be Friday, September 22nd through Sunday September 24th, 2023 PLUS Friday, October 13th through Sunday October 15th, 2023.

Registration coming and will be available here in the future.


Yolano Merit Badge Counselor Notes

Email from Yolano Advancement Chair, Linda Paumer on January 30, 2022 (Click to download)


Current Adult Leader & Youth Training

Council Training Webpage


Updated Unit Directory

List of Units and Their Webpages


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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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Upcoming Events

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Save the date for our next Shooting Sports Event at Camp Lassen on September 9-10, 2023 Registration to open late April 2023. Last year we...
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What's happening around the District


    Yolano District Newsletter

    Current -December 2022

    Yolano District Newsletter - Archives

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

    Website Corrections & Additions

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    Old Yolano Calendar

    -Updated on 2023-01-20


    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