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Welcome to Troop 216!

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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LAST CHANCE - SNOW CAMPING

Posted on Feb 7 2016 - 9:11pm

Don't miss a chance to go snow camping with the troop!  This adventure is car camping, with sleeping in scout made snow structures (tents will be our back up plan).  Group leaves on Saturday, February 20th at 7AM and returns on Sunday, February 21st about 3PM.  SM Thor will help you prepare, with a Winter Pack list, review of requirements and pack check on February 13th.  Sign up today!  Please contact SM Thor with any questions.

Parent Volunteers Needed for BoR’s on Tuesday, February 9th at 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm

Posted on Feb 7 2016 - 8:47pm

The troop has 4 more scouts requiring Board of Reviews this Tuesday.  Please consider volunteering.   Each scout needs to complete a BoR composed of 3-4 parents/adults in order to complete the rank advancement process.  Not only are you helping Troop 216 but if you are new, you will learn valuable information about the process.  We can provide sample questions, if needed.  Please email Renee Brooks at rbgator90@mac.com, if you can help out this week.

HUTCHINSON LODGE OUTING, MARCH 19th-20th

Posted on Feb 7 2016 - 8:44pm

Built in 1924 as a winter retreat for lovers of the Sierra Nevada, Hutchinson Lodge is a rustic lodge situated in the woods next door to Clair Tappaan Lodge. Scouts bring their sleeping bag, gear, towels and toiletries.  The lodge has a fully equipped kitchen, two sleeping lofts with sleeping pads, showers, and toilets. Two efficient wood burning stoves provide heat. Max capacity is 30 persons.

PERSONAL FITNESS MB

Posted on Feb 7 2016 - 6:41pm

The 12 week physical fitness merit badge program kicked off last Sunday to a great success with a large group of scouts and parents attending the first meeting. Thank you Mr. Baker and Mr. Rossi!!   The next meeting and fitness test will be on Sunday, February 14th at 4 pm at WCI.  Scouts are reminded to track their progress and keep practicing.

See's Candy Fundraiser Update

Posted on Feb 7 2016 - 6:41pm

Jung Westover will distribute the remaining candies from the pre-sale at the troop meeting on this Tuesday.  Please bring payment at the the time of pick up for your order.  If you have chosen to opt out of the fundraiser, and have not done so already, please bring a check in the amount of $30 made payable to T216 to Tuesday’s meeting.

Parent Socials in February During Tuesday, Troop Meetings

Posted on Feb 7 2016 - 6:39pm

Please join the parents of Troop 216 in the library Tuesdays at 7 pm.   We will discuss upcoming outings, summer camps and much more.  Refreshments will be served.

BSA Troop # 216

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