Greater Yosemite Council, Inc. #59
4031 Technology Drive, Modesto California 95356
(209) 545-6320, Fax (209) 545-6321



The mission of the Greater Yosemite Council, BSA is to prepare young people to lead successful lives by instilling in them the values found in the Scout Oath and the Scout Law.




Modesto Scout Service Center

From the fertile agricultural land of California's great central valley, to the soaring peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountains, and the world renowned grandeur of Yosemite National Park the Greater Yosemite Council (GYC) in Modesto, CA serves over 7,000 youth in our council. The character developing programs of Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, and Venturing are provided in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America.

The Greater Yosemite Council serves the following Central California counties: Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and parts of Sacramento. The Greater Yosemite Council is divided into 3 administrative districts:

Gold Country | Sierra Valley | Rio del Oro

The Greater Yosemite Council has two service centers.


Modesto Scout Service Center
4031 Technology Drive
Modesto, CA 95356
Fax 209-545-6321

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm
Closed daily from 1 - 2pm for lunch
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Stockton Scout Service Center
1545 St. Mark’s Plaza, Suite 7 
Stockton, CA 95207
Fax 209-954-9207
Monday - Thursday, noon to 5:00pm
(Note the Stockton Office is closed on Fridays)
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