This website maintains the historial information regarding Rancho Los Mochos. The Golden Gate Area Council has a new and improved website for the camp. See us at: https://losmochos.ggacbsa.org/Rancho Los Mochos is a Nationally Accredited BSA Scout Camp owned and operated by the Golden Gate Area Council. The Golden Gate Area Council was formed in June 2020 by the merger of the Alameda Council, Mt. Diablo Silverado Council and the San Francisco Bay Area Council. LosMochosislocated18milessouthoftheNorthernCaliforniatown ofLivermore,40milesEastofSanFrancisco.The686acreproperty wasdonatedtotheOaklandAreaCouncilinJune1944bythe AutomotiveMachinistsUnionNo.1546,InternationalAssociationof Machinists. Thecampwasdedicatedasawildernesscampforthewelfareofyouth inthecommunity,inmemoryofthemembersoftheAutomotive MachinistsUnionwhogavetheirlivesinourCountry’swarsandto assurethatfuturegenerationsofyouththeAmericanDemocratic heritageofopportunityandwell-beingtheprinciplesforwhichsaid members fought and made the supreme sacrifice.