Whether it has been 2 months, 2 years or 2 decades since you were involved with Scouting, it’s never too late!  If you are looking to re-engage with Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, we would love to hear from you.  There are a variety of ways you can get involved:

Join the Scouting Alumni & Friends Association

If you are a former Scout, a family member of a Scout (past and present) or a Scouting volunteer, please consider becoming a member of the Scouting Alumni Association – a growing network of people all with whom you already have one thing in common. You’ll stay up to speed on what’s happening in Scouting and help youth get the most out of what Scouting has to offer.

Enjoy member benefits and support the good work that the BSA continues in its second century. Membership costs vary, with a free tier if you’re interested.  A $35 annual membership includes:

  • Embossed affiliation card, lapel pin, luggage tag and window cling
  • Quarterly electronic newsletter Alumni Alive! – a popular, convenient update of all the great happenings within Scouting
  • Cell phone ring tones of 10 bugle calls
  • Free one-year membership to the National Scouting Museum. This award-winning, world-class museum is located at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. Membership includes:
    • Museum online newsletter Bridges & Trails
    • Free admission for four guests to the museum and Norman Rockwell art gallery
    • One-time discount on a purchase from BSA Supply Group ( online or at your local council service center.

You can register today at Scouting Alumni’s website, and begin receiving membership benefits.

SVMBC Alumni Association

Our local alumni association hosts a number of casual, social mixers throughout the year to connect and share news of local Scouting.  Join our LinkedIn NESA and Alumni & Friends Group to connect with us!  For more information or to participate on our committee, contact Heather Lerner at 408-638-8316 or 

Helping Youth
We are always looking for adult volunteers to help at the district level.  If you are interested in being a mentor for youth either as a leader or as someone that helps out with a Pack, Troop, Venture Crew, STEM Scouts Lab or Career Exploring Post, please contact Bill Albrecht at

Annually, Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council puts on a variety of events to raise money for the youth we serve.  If you are interested in helping one of our special event committees – Golf, Sporting Clays, Character Awards, Distinguished Citizen Dinner, Growing Future Leaders or our Annual Recognition Dinner, please contact Katherine Benson at

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