Contra Costa County, with six other Bay Area counties, has extended the “Shelter in Place” directive through the end of May.  Click or Tap HERE for details.

There's never been a more important time to come together. We've got this! We are scouts! - Click or Tap for video

New Golden Gate Area Council (GGAC)
The newly formed Golden Gate Area Council (GGAC) starts June 1, 2020.  Look for email details on the big online kickoff on June 1 at 7:00 p.m.and please join us!     More info… 

A big THANK YOU to essential workers!
Scouts created a BIG thank you video for the people who are keeping our world running. Share this with someone who deserves a thank you!

It’s NOT too late to give – Giving Tuesday

Scouting needs your help!  An investment in Scouting through our Giving Tuesday campaign will ensure that our youth will continue to have the chance to grow and learn to make good choices throughout their live.  CLICK TO DONATE
New Charitable Tax Deductions from the CARES Act.

Virtual Cub Camp-in V.2

Click here to watch the Cub Camp-in on May 23rd.

Pack Challenge model

P-1776 shares their Pack Challenge during the SiP.

Troop Challenge model

T-0805 shares their Troop Challenge during the SiP.

We Need your Success Stories

Please contact Trish with your Scouting success stories!


BSA 5/14 updates with info on activities, camping, advancement and more

Virtual Meetings & Digital Safety

BSA Guidelines for online Scouting activities and virtual meetings.

Eagle Scout Rank Extensions

Info & form Eagle Scout Rank Extensions due to COVID-19.

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Remote Scouting

A whole webpage devoted to Scouting at Home ideas.

Popcorn Registration

NOW is the time for UNITS to sign up for fall popcorn sales.​

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Cub Scouts Day Camp

Join us for Day Camp - a special modified camp for Summer 2020.

MB Pamphlet Online

Online access to Merit Badge Pamphlets. More Kindle pamphlets added!

ScoutingWire TV

Resources to help both Parents and Leaders support.

BSA National Camp-In - May 2

Just in case you missed this great event, watch it now! And get your patch.

Thank You Cards

Help us color & personalize cards for health care workers.

We Miss Cub Scouts!

Pack 100 from Florida share this video. Great energy!

Stay Active Award

Make physical activity part of your daily routine & join the MDSC COVID-19 fitness challenge.

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OA Eligibility

Virtual camping may be counted toward the required OA nights of camping.

Pre-Event Medical Screening

BSA Guidelines on Pre-Event Medical Screening (in H&S section).

JTE Changes Due COVID-19

BSA committee will re-evaluate and revise JTE requirements.

Challenges for Cub Scouts

30-Day Challenges for Cub Scouts and Non-Scouts Families.

Wolfeboro Updates

Updates on summer sessions at Camp Wolfeboro.


Click HERE to open a treasure chest of activities you can do at home


Click HERE for some great ideas from Scouts UK

Click or Tap HERE to join Boys’ Life editors as they share some amazing Treks, jokes, and mind-bending facts every weekday at 2:00pm Central.

Click HERE to find great ways to keep your skills sharp without leaving home

Click HERE to find great ways to keep your skills sharp without leaving home

Click HERE to sign up for online merit badges earned while you shelter in place. Be quick, there are a limited number of badges being offered and places go fast!

Click HERE for a list of Merit Badges that Scouts may complete at home – no social distancing required.

Click HERE for 25 fun projects you can do at home

Click HERE for ideas about how you undertake acts of Scouting service from home.

News & Events

Click HERE for rank advancement information for all ranks – Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, Venturing & Sea Scouting. 
For Eagle Extension forms, click HERE.

Click HERE to see the FAQs with the latest updates to in-person activities, etc.

Click HERE for rank advancement information for all ranks – Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, Venturing & Sea Scouting

Click HERE for  a video showing an online Troop meeting as they prepare for a trek.

Click HERE for  links to review Position Specific training. And, don’t forget about YPT and Hazardous Weather training.

Click HERE to sign up for an entire year of Boys’ Life for free on your mobile device.

Click HERE for information about the merger of Mt. Diablo Silverado, San Francisco Bay Area, and Alameda Councils.

Click HERE to find out how to make your purchases online

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Scouts BSA (Ages 11--17)
Venturing (Ages 14-20)
Sea Scouts (ages 14-20)
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Exploring (Ages 14-20)

2021 National Jamboree



So many ways to give

Check the menu bar's Giving tab for ways to give to Scouting.

Scouting articles

New SB Den Leader Video

An introduction to the free Den Leader experience features in Scoutbook

Recruit Families

Recruit families to your Pack using a blend of online and real-world means

Safe Driving

8 simple ways to be a safe driver when transporting Scouts

BSA Safety Moments

It takes just a moment to make you unit a little bit safer


Join Scouting

Information on Scouting & how to join.

MDSC e-Newsletters

Sign up or view past issues.

Bryan on Scouting

The official blog of Scouting.


The Official Blog of the Scouting Movement.

MDSC Districts

List of districts and webpages.

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