Greater Yosemite Council, Inc. #59
4031 Technology Drive, Modesto California 95356
(209) 545-6320, (877) 486-5519 toll free, 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 17,000 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
877-486-5519 toll free
Fax 209-545-6321

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

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Stockton Scout Service Center
1545 St. Mark’s Plaza, Suite 7 
Stockton, CA 95207
Fax 209-954-9207

Monday thru Friday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 

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