May 2021: Beginning June 1, 2021, all adults with expiring YPT certifications will have their registration revoked if the training is not completed by the end of the month in which the certificate expires.
May 2021: NO CAMPFIRES OUTDOORS. Fire season has started early in Herms District. See Safety menu and new Fire Safety links page for links to more information.
April 2021: Scoutbook: On April 12th, 2021, all adults who were not registered as a member in the BSA were removed from your unit’s Scoutbook adult roster. This also affects Internet Advancement. More information is at: https://discussions.scouting.org/t/unregistered-adult-change-in-scoutbook-april-12/231509
Herms District is a geographically defined district in Golden Gate Area Council BSA (GGAC) and serves units in the communities of Albany, Berkeley, and West Contra Costa County (including Crockett, North Richmond, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Hercules, Kensington, Pinole, Richmond, Rodeo, and San Pablo) in northern California.
The purpose of this website is to support units and volunteer staff in the Herms District. This website is a child website of Golden Gate Area Council, BSA (GGAC). For information about what the units in the district have been doing see our facebook timeline or facebook site at https://www.facebook.com/herms023/. for most program information please see the GGAC sites.
Camp Herms, located in the district, has a separate site accessible via the GGAC Camp Facilities page.
Both the camp and district are named after William B. Herms.
(Fall 2020: Scoutreach is not active in Herms District. STEM Scouts units are not yet available in Herms District. Expected national release of program was 1 January 2021.)
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The website navigation menu and home page Quick Links list consists of both local pages and custom links to pages and services on other sites. Most of the menu titles are also active links to information.
Scouting Covid-19 Resources
Herms District Community Resources