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Troop 216 Troop 216 has been serving the Alamo, Danville and Walnut Creek communities for a little over 63 years. We are proud to be the oldest chartered troop in the Meridian District. The troop has consistently earned the Quality Unit Award – Gold Level, each year for leadership, outdoor programs and scout accomplishments.

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Troop Family Social

Posted on Aug 28 2015 - 4:15pm

As summer break draws to a close, let's all gather for one last fun event before we start the new year...the Annual Troop Family Social, complete with catered Dinner from Chipotle! Cost is $10.00 per person.

WHERE:                        Rudgear Estates Pool, Walnut Creek

WHEN:                          Sunday, August 30, 2015     3:00-6:30 pm

WHO:                            Scouts and their families are invited! ($10 per person fee)

WHY:                             Because Troop 216 is FUN!!

WHAT (is needed):        RSVP on Troop Website by August 23rd

                                       Boy Scout Release Form

                                       Large Igloo Drink Coolers with ice (for water and lemonade)

                                       Any dessert or appetizer you'd like to share (we'll have cake)

Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

                                       

CYCLING SERIES STARTING BACK

Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 3:51pm
THIS Saturday, August 29th join the Cycling group for a 10 mile ride.  Great day to go cycling!  The group will meet at New Life Church on Danville Boulevard at 8:00 am.  Please check the calendar for the 10mi. trail plan and mandatory gear & supplies list.  Please sign up on the Troop website as soon as possible so that we can get a headcount.  Parents are welcome!  The group needs at least one more adult.  Also added more Cycling dates so that the Cycling group can complete the Cycling MB.  Others are welcome to join, just contact ASM Charlie to confirm attendance.  Questions?  Please contact ASM & Cycling MB Counselor Charlie Luke Velasquez @ lukevelasquez@gmail.com.

 

SHOOTING SPORTS MB DAY

Posted on Aug 23 2015 - 12:21pm

SFBAC has organized a Shooting Sports MB Day on September 13th, from 8:45AM-4PM at Ranchos Los Mochos Shooting Range.  MB choices are Archery, Rifle or Shotgun.  Cost is $50, after 9/7 will be $55.  Includes MB session for one discipline and lunch.  Parents do not need to stay with their Scout after they sign them in.  Sign ups are INDIVIDUAL, and completed by going onto SFBAC online registration @ http://sfbac.doubleknot.com/event/boy-scout-shooting-sports-merit-badge-day/1656984.  

CIT IN THE COMMUNITY MB OPPORTUNITY

Posted on Aug 23 2015 - 12:21pm

Do you need to complete requirement #3; Attend a meeting of your city, town, or county council or school board; OR attend a municipal, county or state court session?  Alamo Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) meets on the first Tuesday of the month.  To learn more go to http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/3595/Alamo and their website.  They are great supporters of the troop!  If you have questions, or wish to speak to one of the members contact Mrs. Rock.

SHOOTING SPORTS WEEKEND

Posted on Aug 23 2015 - 12:16pm

Safety Instruction - .22 Rifle Marksmanship - Archery - Tomahawks - Wildlife Conservation Class - Trapshooting/Shotgun Course - BIG FUN !

This is a great opportunity for Scouts who want to earn a shooting sports MB, practice shooting, get a camp night in, and have some BIG fun with the troop and fellow Scouts!  Saturday, October 4th thru Sunday, October 5th at Rancho Los Mochos, Livermore.  Program fee is $50 per Scout, includes food and basic course ammunition. $30 per adult, includes food.  Please sign up on the troop website AND submit fee plus 2 copies of Consent Form to Cynthia Nakahara.  At least one more adult is needed.  Space is limited, so the troop wants to register as soon as possible.  Questions?  Please contact ASM Allan Abed.

HORNADAY AWARD WEEKEND

Posted on Aug 13 2015 - 6:22pm

October 17th & 18th at Camp Herms, El Cerrito.  The Hornaday Conservation Award Weekend provides a path toward earning Scouting's highest rare conservation award. It is also the most rare award in Scouting. Scout can work on a few merit badges with exclusive Hornaday merit badges counselors like U.C. Berkeley Nuclear Science Club.

Full program details and registration:
http://www.bsa-mdsc.org/events/all-programs/hornaday-award-weekend
Registration is open to any Scouts or Scouters in any council.  Troops are welcome but registration is by individuals to be able to track t-shirt and merit badge classes.  Scouts are $60 and Adults are $50

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