AB 506 Update Mandated Reporter Training Due by Feb. 28, 2022

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Youth protection is a core value of the Golden Gate Area Council. We are continuing to update you with the latest news on California law AB 506, which adds layers of protection to our already robust BSA Youth Protection and Barriers to Abuse policies.

Twin Valley’s new District Executive

Twin Valley is excited to announce that Michael Souza has accepted the position of Twin Valley District Executive. Michael is a native of Fremont and earned the rank of Eagle with Troop 154 in 2011. He is a graduate of California State University, East Bay and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional, Public, […]

Twin Valley District Executive Promoted

Twin Valley District Executive Matt Lindberg has accepted a promotion within our council to be the Program Director. Matt was originally recruited to the Scouting profession while working at Camp Royaneh. He is indebted to the Twin Valley volunteers who helped form and shape his leadership style within Scouting. He hopes to see you all at camp!

Deadlines extended for Eagle Scouts to apply for these NESA scholarships

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The deadline for this year’s scholarships has been extended to Feb. 12 to allow the inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts the opportunity to apply. Young women who have earned the Eagle Scout Award from Oct. 1, 2020, to Feb. 8, 2021, will be the inaugural group and have their Eagle Scout credentials dated Feb. 8, 2021

Twin Valley’s Silver Beaver 2020

Twin Valley congratulates Kristine Biehl on being honored with the Silver Beaver award. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given at the council level. Kristine has been involved with Scouting for 20 years, in Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and Venturing. She was […]

Twin Valley Scouting during “Stay at Home”

Once again we find ourselves under the direction of a new health order. We are generally required to “shelter in place”, and the Alameda County health order places severe restrictions on what is permitted in the county. The Golden Gate Area Council has also provided guidance. In accordance with the December 3, 2020 California Regional […]

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