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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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Off Site Troop Meeting Sky High

Posted on Sep 28 2014 - 5:17pm

Troop Meeting at Sky High on 9/30.  Location: Sky High Trampoline @ 1631 Challenge Dr. Concord, CA 94520.  Let us know if you are coming by registering on the website.   Bring Sky High Waiver and Troop Activity Permission Slip
Time: Arrive at 7PM to Check in and turn in paperwork. 7:15-8:15PM JUMP
End Time: 8:15PM meet in Picnic Area until your parents arrive to take you home.
BRING: Sky High's Waiver - attached, $12 cost for 1st hour. Bring extra $$ for snacks, drinks, etc.

POPCORN SHOW & SELL

Posted on Sep 26 2014 - 6:21am

The Popcorn Show and Sell sign up is here. Cut and paste this link ~ http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e45a5a72f4-popcorn.

 There are two BART locations - Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill.  Dates are September 24th, 25th, 26th and 29th - October 1st, 2nd 3rd between 4PM-6:30PM.  There is also Safeway at Alamo Plaza on September 28th - Sunday.  There are a MAXIMUM of SIX SCOUT SLOTS per date and location.  YOU MUST SIGN UP ON SIGN UP GENIUS to attend a Show and Sell.  Each Scout's parent must sigh up for an assignment as listed on Sign Up Genius - exception is given to the Popcorn Kernals / organizers of the Popcorn Sales.  There will be more dates available as confirmations by the location are received.  If you have a recommended location, please contact Kernal Vivian Meek.  Questions?  Please contact Kernal Vivian Meek.

Car Camping Next Weekend - Sign Up NOW

Posted on Sep 25 2014 - 10:30pm

Camping at Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park.  Leave Sat. 8 a.m. from WC CVS parking lot, arrive home Sun. by 11 a.m at same destination.  Get away for a short trip of camping and exploring historic graves and a water powered mill.  Trip will include a 2 mile hike, exploring a Pioneer Cemetery with graves dating back more than 100 years.  We will also be visiting a Historic Mill where we may see grains being ground.  Bring as swim suite as we may jump in the pool if it's open.  Sign up on the troop website by Sunday 5PM.  We will be working out our food and patrols early next week. Sign up on the calendar

Troop Wide Fundraiser - Need Coordinators

Posted on Sep 25 2014 - 6:41pm

Each year, the Troop Scouts have a Troop wide fundraiser to support their Troop's equipment and meetings.  Last year, Ruben V. and VIvian M.  worked with the Scouts in earning over $1,400 by selling See's Valentine's Candy.  This group of Scouts earned more than their goal of $900, and it was in a very short window of time!  

Earn Service Hours at the Parkmead Carnival

Posted on Sep 25 2014 - 6:40pm

Earn service hours at the Parkmead Carnival on October 18th from 3-6PM.  Tasks will include helping out at a carnival game, selling tickets, being a rover or helping at the prize booth.  As usual, all volunteers get a slice of pizza, bottle of water and of course a big thank you!  If you can work the 3 hour shift that is great.  If not please consider helping anyway you can.  Sign up on our calendar and note if you need to work certain hours.

Scout Leadership Forms Due October 14th and SPL Election on October 21st

Posted on Sep 25 2014 - 5:01pm

For Scouts needing a Leadership Position, please read through the Troop Leadership Descriptions (tab on the left menu) and submit your Applications to SM Thor and SM Tom BEFORE October 14th - Tuesday.  Senior Patrol Leader election will take place on October 21st.  Leadership positions officially start November 6th, but OUTGOING and INCOMING Scout Leadership would attend the PLC Meeting on November 4th.  This is a MANDATORY MEETING for all Scout Leadership positions.  Questions?  Please contact SM Thor or SM Tom. 

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