Golden Gate Area Council, California, Offices

Telephone Status 1 Dec 2021

Council service center 925-674-6100 PBX main number is working.

GGAC Professional Staff Directory December 2021

Professional staff directory with phone numbers and email links was updated 1 December 2021:

New GGAC office sites in November 2021

Pleasant Hill Scout Shop

508 Contra Costa Blvd, Suite K2
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 674-8500

The store new site is located in the County Square shopping center which is north of the Target store on the same side of the street and just south of 2nd Avenue where the casino is located. The new site opened Monday, 15 Nov 2021 (per post on Facebook, Mon 11:16 am PST (UTC -8).

This Scout Shop is a national BSA Scout Shop. You can find other national Scout Shops by using the

GGAC Trading Posts planned

  • New “Trading Posts” (mini-Scout Shops managed by the council) telephone plan (1 Dec 2021):
    • Pleasanton Trading Post COMING SOON 925-674-6140
    • Fairfield Trading Post COMING SOON 925-674-6166
    • Alameda Trading Post COMING SOON 925-674-6130

GGAC Service Center

6601 Owens Drive, Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 674-6100

The building is located with easy access from the 580 and 680 freeways, and is a short walk from the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station per GGAC 16 August 2021 eNews.

Outdoor Programs Office

1714 Everett Street
Alameda, CA 94501
(925) 674-6100

Telephone numbers are listed in the GGAC Staff directory for:

  • Outdoor Programs Office
    • Program Director
    • Program Executive
    • Program Assistant
  • Camp Herms / Wolfeboro Ranger
  • Camp Royaneh Ranger
  • Wente Scout Reservation Ranger

Some previous news

Government and telephone company information

Telephone wireline service challenges

Local Wireline Area Codes

  • Alameda has area codes 510 and 341 numbers

Old service center building

The old service center office building previously used by the Mt Diablo - Silverado Council (which became part of the new Golden Gate Area Council with the same council number “023”) and the nationally managed Scout Shop was located at:

800 Elllinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. phone (925) 674-6100

The Scout Shop may have had the address of “801 Elllinwood Way”.

The council service center has been closed over 6 months due to the pandemic with the professional staff working remotely at home or in the field.

Edition 17, Version 2021-12-13-A

It is under the directory page off the main screen. The phones and data connections are being worked on. The new office is semi occupied but a lot of unpacking still going on

Using Scoutbook question

Repeating my first post:

Scoutbook Council List?

Does Scoutbook still have a list of BSA councils?
I could not find it yesterday.

From the home page > directories > bsa councils

@jacobfetzer - Thank you. In addition to Scout Shops and Districts, can a Offices sub-list be added?


Direct link is Golden Gate Area #023 on Scoutbook is

Version 1 DRAFT 2021-11-15-A


I have control of that and other than the location update everything is set correctly

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