Scouts BSA Activities

The Pacific Skyline Council provides these fun and exciting events for Scouts BSA each year.

2023 National Jamboree

Scouts and Venturers will have a one-of-a-kind experience at the 2023 National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia!

2023 Summer Camp at Camp Oljato

At Camp Oljato we have an excellent summer camp with programs geared for all ages and stages. While at camp, Scouts and Venturers can work on earning a number of merit badges, as well as WATERSKIING, RAPPELLING, and LOG ROLLING! We have a great First Year “Transitional” program for those new to Scouts BSA.

Klondike Derby

Winter camping and competition! Join your fellow Scouts and Venturers for a fun weekend in and on the snow! Featured events include Sled Race, Jumbo Ski, Snowshoe Relay, Spear Throw, Fire Building, Snowball Toss, Ice Rescue, and Moon Ball.

Merit Badge Midway

A 1-day event for Scouts to earn Merit Badges and to finish incomplete ones.

Shooting Sports Weekend

A weekend packed with shooting sports activities. This event is for Scouts ages 11-17, age 10 if completed Webelos and joined a Scouts BSA troop. Scouts rotate through the various stations. Experienced instructors will conduct safety briefings, supervise all activities, and provide expert instruction. This is an amazing opportunity to experience a wide variety of shooting sports in a safe and fun outdoor environment.

Council Camporee

Scouts and Venturers learn and practice fire building, first aid, and a host of other wilderness survival skills. Patrols (5-8 Scouts each) will compete against one another for top scores and bragging rights! For Scouts BSA and Venturers.

Home Repairs Camp

Scouts will learn: electrical, plumbing, painting, and other skills like hanging a picture, installing wall anchors, stretching window screens, and caulking a shower.

Gold Rush Adventure

Gold Rush era-themed campout with 20+ activities for Scouts BSA, Venturers, and their Arrow of Light (Webelos II) guests. Pan for gold; rope a steer; shoot a bow & arrow; throw tomahawks and shoot muzzle-loading rifles (young ‘uns can shoot pellet guns at the shooting gallery); make candles, ropes, and bullets; brand leather and wood; cook your own jerky, donuts, and bread; start your fire with flint & steel; cut wood for your cabin with a 2-man bucksaw; drink sarsaparilla and play cards at the saloon; visit the general store; and more!

Trail to First Class Camp

Got new Scouts? Here is an opportunity for them to complete many of the requirements for the ranks of Scout through First Class! Knots, cooking, fire-starting, map and compass, plant and animal identification, first aid, food safety, knife and axe safety, water safety, swim requirements, and much more

S.T.E.M. Merit Badge Midway

A 1-day event for Scouts to earn STEM*-related Merit Badges and to finish incomplete ones. (*STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

1-Day Aviation and Weather Merit Badge Programs at Hiller Aviation Museum

Scouts BSA youth can complete their requirements for the Aviation, Weather, or Astronomy Merit Badge thru special 1-day programs at Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos. (Event is not a council event, please direct any questions to Hiller Aviation Museum.)

  • Several sessions in each badge every year
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Plumbing Merit Badge Workshop

A 3-day introduction to plumbing while earning the Plumbing Merit Badge.

  • Monday evening, Friday evening, Saturday all day, in November
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Virtual Council Camporee (for everyone!)

Everyone is welcome to participate in the Stay-at-Home Camporee to show off your Scout skills! We will be featuring challenges to our Scouts such as first aid at home, Scout Trivia game, best Scout jokes, patch design contest, show us your mask design, and more! We will be interacting with each other through social media posts to Instagram and Facebook. This also helps spread the message that Scouting is still continuing during the Stay at home orders.

No registration needed, except for the patch. The patch will be $10. 50% of the proceeds will go to COVID-19 response non-profit. Registration link coming.

Virtual Memorial Day Remembrance (for everyone)

We will have guest speaker videos on the Pacific Skyline Council Facebook page as well as posting those videos to our website over the course of Memorial Day weekend. We are encouraging all Scouts to post a photo of themselves saluting in Uniform on to social media and tag it #UniformsThankingUniforms to show our Virtual Remembrance for those who gave up so much.