Scouts BSA & Venturing Activities

Eagle Requirement Camp

An extensive week-long camping experience focused on advancement in many of the Merit Badges required for the rank of Eagle Scout.

Exploration Camp

Earn Merit Badges! Classes are 1 hour long for 5 consecutive days. Sign up for as many as you want!

Hikes: Highlander

The Highlander Hike Program encourages youth and adult leaders to experience the outdoor wonders that exist within our Council. The program is a series of 14 progressive hikes with a rocker for each hike.

Hikes: Rim of the Bay

The Rim of the Bay Program encourages hiking the peaks of the Bay Area. A rocker is awarded for summiting each of the six peaks.

Klondike Derby

Ever want to try sleeping in an igloo? Just want to camp and have fun in the snow? Try out the Klondike Derby!

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth with leadership skills and experience they can use in their units and in other leadership situations.

Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food takes place on two consecutive weekends, typically in November. On the first weekend, Scouts distribute door hangers announcing the drive. On the second weekend, Scouts revisit those houses to pick up bags full of non-perishable food items. The food is delivered to needy families all throughout the council’s borders.

Shooting Sports Day

Have fun shooting stuff for the day! Open to all Scouts! Sharpen your Skills! The Rifle, Shotgun, and Archery Ranges for will be open ALL DAY for Scouts to practice marksmanship.

Shooting Sports Weekend

One day not enough to scratch your Shooting Sports itch? Try Shooting Sports Weekend to get even more time on the ranges!

Explore the many aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in the Scouts BSA and Venturing STEM Program. The Nova awards are an exploration into the STEM fields. If you are hungry for more, there are the Supernova Medals, which recognize significant achievement in the STEM topics.

For more information, please contact the Chair of the GGAC’s STEM Committee, Michael McDowell.

Summer Camps

Camp Royaneh amd Wente Scout Reservation will be offering three to four weeks of Scouts BSA Summer Camp this year.

Please reach out to Melissa Yarns at to check availability


Sea Scouts




Shooting Sport


Scouting for Food

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