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Welcome to Troop 216!

Troop 216 Troop 216 has been serving the Alamo, Danville and Walnut Creek communities since 1950. 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.

If you are here to learn about the Troop, feel free to explore the “About 216” sections in the menu on the left. If you are interested in joining the Troop, send us a message using the “Contact Us” menu. Troop members can login to access more information.

All website updates and announcements should be sent to Charles (charlestai2@yahoo.com)  to be included in the weekly eblast.

NO Troop Meeting, February 20th

Posted on Feb 20 2024 - 7:37am

DUE TO SVMS NOT being available, there is NO TROOP MEETING Tuesday, February 20th

Northern Tier Adventure 2025

Posted on Feb 15 2024 - 8:01am

Get ready for another epic adventure with Troop 216!   The troop will form one crew to head out on an 11-day Northern Tier Adventure 2025, in Atikokan, Ontario, arriving to the base camp on June 28, 2025 (afternoon) and departing from base camp on July 8, 2025 (morning).  

Commitment and planning need to start in advance.  If your scout (and you) want to join this crew, (Lead by ASM Thomas Tish and ASM Roger Long) please sign up on the troop website and make a $400 (non-refundable) first payment, by March 8th. (https://www.troop216bsa.org/node/4863).  For this adventure, participants must be age 14 or 13 AND have completed the 8th grade by the time of arrival at Northern Tier.  

REVIEW YOUR RECORDS IN SCOUTBOOK

Posted on Dec 4 2023 - 10:03pm

SCOUTS, Now is the time to check your records in Scoutbook  If you don’t have access to Scoutbook, please ask your parents to grant you access.  You can see your BSA ID #, rank, completed merit badges, leadership position, patrol, contact information (parents, address, phone number), to name a few details in your record.  It is good to check this information during your scout journey so that you are familiar with these records (and the records are correct) when you start work towards Eagle.  Questions?  Please reach out to the Advancement Chair.

ADULT REMINDER: NEED YPT and AB506 Training

Posted on Nov 20 2023 - 9:40pm

ALL Adults need to complete their YPT and AB506 Training, and submit their certificates to Committee Chair Charles for upcoming calendar year. If questions, please contact Committee Chair Charles.
YPT Training: https://my.scouting.org/Training
AB506: https://californiascouting.org/training/
Council: Golden Gate Area Council. Troop: 216B

REMINDER: Return Camp Equipment

Posted on Nov 13 2023 - 7:19pm

PARENTS: To support the many troop outings, the troop (and each family) has invested in high quality camping equipment. Please help the troop keep the camping equipment clean and intact. After each outing, your Scout may come home with a piece of camping equipment that his Patrol used. It is his responsibility to clean, inventory, repack and return the item within the week. If it is a tent, it is especially important to open, air & dry out and then repack. He is to bring items to the next troop meeting, or contact the Troop's scout Quartermaster Carson so that it can be returned to the troop trailer.

New Service Hours Form for Troop 216

Posted on Jun 12 2023 - 9:59pm

Summer brings many opportunities for service opportunities for troop scouts. For those scheduling new troop service projects or finding their own individual service projects, please see attached forms.

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