Pioneer District serves the area of Santa Clara, Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Redwood Estates, Cambrian Park and West San Jose.

If you live in any of the areas mentioned in Pioneer and would like to get information on joining a Cub Scout pack or Boy Scout troop, please contact District Executive Dianne Betz at 408.638.8350 or

District Resources

Join us at our monthly Roundtable, on the second Wednesday of every month. Give us an hour and a half and we will save you much more than that each month planning den meetings, pack meetings and more! Come get some training and network with other unit leaders!

Roundtable – 2nd Wednesday each month at 7:30 PM at 925 Cera Drive, San Jose (LDS Church near Saratoga Ave & Williams Rd.) Topics listed at bottom of the page.

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District Events

Pioneer District Camporee

Beyond you lies a barren wasteland, it’s the world we live in now… Do you have what it takes to survive in a post apocalyptic wasteland?Grab your gas masks and ten essentials and see if you have what it takes to make it through MAD SCOUTS at Fort Cheesebrough!

Camporee is entirely organized by and run by Scouts for Scouts so please come test your metal and come to Camporee. Register early to ensure your place in history! This event is open to Scout Troops, Crews, and Webelos (attending with a troop).

Friday April 28th through Sunday April 30th

Earlybird Discount -Registration on or before March 31st  : $18 per participant (Scouts and Adults)

Registration after March 31st: $22 per participants (Scouts and Adults)

Webelos always attend for free if they attend with a Troop. 

Click Here To Register
Click Here for 2017 Leaders Guidebook

Questions? Email Garry Allen at


Vasona Cub Scout Day Camp

At this AWESOME CAMP, the boys will be exposed to slingshots, Nerf, fishing, biking, creek walking, STEM, games, and fun crafts.

When: June 26th – June 30th

Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Where: Vasona Park

Click Here  for Cub Camp Flyer

Registration opens Saturday, March 25. Click Here for more.

Questions? Contact Izzy Morrish at

Pioneer District Calendar 

Pioneer District BBQ – Wednesday August 10, 2016
WestFAIR – Nov 9, 2016
Bearpaw Indoor – Nov 12, 2016
Pioneer District Dinner- Friday Nov 18, 2016
Pinewood Derby – Saturday February 4, 2017
Bearpaw Outdoor – February 24 -26, 2017
Pioneer Camporee – April 28-30, 2017
Pioneer District BBQ – August 9, 2017

2017 Roundtable Topics

Date Cub Scouts Boy Scouts
Jan 11th Cooking Venturing
Feb 8th STEM Activities Outdoor Ethics/Leave No Trace
Mar 8th Aqua Cubs Troop Resource Program Guide
Apr 12th Cub Scout Hiking Scout Meeting High Success
May 10th Cub Scout Camping Eagle Project Review
Jun 14th Outdoor Cooking/Swap Meet
Jul 12th Enjoying Nature Youth Leadership
Aug 9th District BBQ
Sep 13th Internet Resources JOTA/Troop Finances
Oct 11th Family Involvement/Working as a Team Merit Badge Counselor Training
Nov 8th WESTFaire
Dec 13th Recognition/Pinewood Derby Trail to Eagle
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