Scoutbook is now free for all units. If you unit has been considering using Scoutbook, now is a good time to check it out.

Also note that since January 1, 2019, Scoutbook and my.scouting are using a “single sign on” (SSO) login. This means you will use the same username and password for both. You need to activate SSO in Scoutbook before the end of the month. If you do not, your access to Scoutbook may be interrupted.

Contact us with questions, or issues:

Transition from a WEBELOS scout to a Scout BSA.

December’s roundtable will feature presentations by Twin Valley Scout troops for prospective WEBELOS scouts. All WEBELOS and leaders are invited to listen to short briefing by troop youth leaders why their troops are so great.

SPLs should be prepared to present a 2 to 3 minute talk about why WEBELOS scouts should join their troop.

Roundtable is this Thursday, December 13, 7 PM, at the Alameda county sheriff training center, 6289 Madigan Road, Dublin.

Twin Valley commissioner staff will be on hand to collect your completed recharter packets.


  • November 27 7 PM to 9 PM – Livermore Starbucks, 4333 First St, Livermore, CA 94551
  • November 28 7 PM to 9 PM – Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave


Reminder: To be complete you must have all forms signed, payment for fees, all leaders current on Youth Protection training. Please complete your Journey to Excellence forms too.


Twin Valley units should all plan on attending at least one of the 2019 Unit Assessment presentations this month. The Unit Assessment is the replacement for the Insurance Recovery Fee introduced last year.

It is important the each unit attend and understand unit obligations for 2019. Meetings will be held at various places in around the council, and you may attend any of them. The first meeting for Twin Valley will be this Wednesday evening at the Alameda County Sheriff Training Center.

Tuesday 10/23    Noon YLTC, 1001 Davis Street, San Leandro

Tuesday 10/23    7 PM, West Portal Lutheran Church, 200 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco

Wednesday 10/24 Noon YLTC, 1001 Davis Street, San Leandro

Wednesday 10/24 7 PM Alameda County Sheriff Training Center, Dublin

Thursday 10/25   Noon, YLTC, 1001 Davis Street, San Leandro

Thursday 10/25   7 PM, LDS Center, 820 Walnut Ave, Fremont

Friday 10/26        Noon, YLTC, 1001 Davis Street, San Leandro


Meetings are open to all, attend any meeting that is convenient for you.




Packs, troops, crews, and posts, you may have new recruits waiting to talk to you. Log into the Invitation Manager on My Scouting to get in touch with new scouts! While you are there, you may have an “on-line application” from a new scout. Applications “time out” after 30 days and fees must be refunded. Visit the Application Manager at My Scouting to complete these new scout applications.

By October 1, 2018, all registered adults must have taken the new YPT. Only the new YPT is considered current. Old YPT certifications will expire by October 1.

To remain registered and prevent issues with your recharter process this fall, log on to and take the new YPT ASAP!


Starting January 1, 2019, Scoutbook will be free for all units. Current subscriptions renewed on or after September 1, 2018 will be free.


Read the FAQ for more information.



Effective April 30, 2018 new direct contact leaders must complete Hazardous Weather Training to be considered position trained.

This course is available around-the-clock in the BSA Learn Center by logging in to your account on 

All district scouters and merit badge councilors must renew their district registration before June 1, 2018. The registration forms have been mailed via USPS and should be in your possession by now. All scouters re-registering MUST include their YPT2 certificate showing a renewal. Boy Scout troops please remind your merit badge counselors of this registration requirement. NOTE: If your old YPT certification doesn’t expire before the end of the year, you must still include a new YPT2 certificate.

The NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) program was developed in response to the demand for a nationally recognized range safety officer certification. To become a NRA Range Safety Officer, you must pass the RSO course and demonstrate that you possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

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