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About us

The Briones District was created with the reorganization of the former Aklan and Iron Horse Districts. Briones serves the Scouting communities of Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek.

Briones District Roundtable

The District Roundtable is normally held on the first Thursday of each month from September to June at 7:30 pm Lafayette Library – Arts & Sciences Room, Lafayette everyone is welcome to attend. There are special breakout sessions for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. 

Briones District Committee Meeting

The District Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month from September to June via Zoom.

About the Golden Gate Area Council

Golden Gate Area Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and is one of five councils that serve the San Francisco Bay Area in California. The council’s office is located in Pleasanton California. It serves chartered organizations and BSA units in Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Lake County, Napa County, San Francisco County, Solano County (except the cities of Dixon, Rio Vista, and Vacaville).  The council is located in BSA National Service Area 3.

About the BSA

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.


The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, reverent.


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