Impact for Generations. Prepared for Life.

Golden Gate Area Council’s goal is to create a safe, welcoming environment where every youth has an opportunity to belong and where they will have an unparalleled experience in the outdoors. Scouting provides skills that will last a life-time.

How can you help? It’s simple. Choose what you are passionate about, and we hope to inspire you to give.

Your Friends of Scouting donation supports programs in our local communities for over 20,000 youth. Thank you for your support

Please choose to make either a one-time donation or a recurring donation. Once connected, you will be able select the DISTRICT and unit that will receive credit.

Matching Gifts using Double the Donation

Many corporations match employee donations (or the tax-deductible component of your membership) to  our organization.  If you volunteer with us, your employer may also provide us with a grant to recognize ongoing support. Please, check to see if your company offers these programs.
Donate a vehicle to scouting. Follow the link below for more information
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The CARES Act of 2020 provides an opportunity to give to GGAC and get some tax relief. Click the image for more information

More Ways to Give

Endowments – follow the link below for more information.

James E. West Fellowship – follow the link below for more information

Second Century Society – follow the link below for more information

Memorials & Tributes – follow the link below for more information

Special Events

Sporting Clays


Planned for spring 2021

Birds Landing Hunting Preserve & Sporting Clays

44th Annual Construction Industry Lunch-O-Ree

2021 date to be announced


36th Annual Gala & Auction (Virtual)

November 12, 2020 @ 7PM (Virtual) Livestream Event & Auction:
Silent auction will open November 9th & close November 16th

41st Annual Harvest in the Vineyard (virtual) Wine Auction


Online Auction:
Opens: Dec 3 | Closes: Dec 7


Donation and Giving Questions

Frank Yoke, Director of Development

Email Frank

Anne Herriage, Sr. Development Director

Email Anne

Tim Welty, Development Director

Email Tim

CARES Act – 2020

During these unprecedented times the 2020 CARES Act allows you to donate up to $300 (or $600 for a married couple) to a qualifying charitable organization such as Golden Gate Area Council, BSA and reduce your adjusted gross income (AGI) by up to $300 (or $600 for a married couple) on your 2020 Federal taxes!  Please consult your tax advisor for any additional information.


Sea Scouts




Shooting Sport


Scouting for Food

Order of the Arrow