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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.

Seeking Sustainability Merit Badge Assistance

Posted on Sep 18 2021 - 1:36pm

Troop 216 Sustainability Merit Badge Counselor is looking for another person(s) to team up to help troop scouts earn this merit badge. MB Requirements are listed in below link. If you are interested in being a merit badge counselor or could be a guest speaker or know someone that would be a guest speaker (specifically local architect, engineer, contractor, or building material supplier that would discuss using sustainable materials in a remodel or new build, or someone that knows about alternative energy sources), please contact Cynthia at cynsmn@yahoo.com.

Merit Badge Counselors Needed

Posted on Sep 14 2021 - 1:47pm
Troop 216 is looking for more volunteers to be a MB Counselor for troop scouts, especially for Eagle required MBs.  The troop has a number of merit badge counselors, which you could team up when working with scouts. 

GGAC Scout Photo Competition

Posted on Aug 31 2021 - 2:44pm
GGAC PHOTO COMPETITION (May 28th - Sept. 8th)
Did you capture any special scout moments as you experienced fun and adventure with the troop between May 28th, 2021 and now?  Here's your chance to see your scouting photos or videos on the Golden Gate Area Council website, social media or in Council produced publications.  GGAC is having a photo competition, with grab bag prizes.  Details can be found:  https://blog.ggacbsa.org/summer-photo-competition/.  Please read rules carefully, and remember that anyone in your picture must give written consent for you to submit their picture.

New Service Hours Form for Troop 216

Posted on Aug 31 2021 - 2:29pm

Hi all,

For those scheduling new troop service projects, please see attached form, which is also available under the Files menu item

Parents needed for BORs on 9/14 & 9/28

Posted on Aug 28 2021 - 11:32pm

Court of Honor is scheduled for October 24th and several boys are ready to rank up prior to the ceremony. In order for this to happen, we need 3 parents to sit on each board of review (BOR). No experience necessary! You will be provided with a guide of questions to assist in the board. 

Please sign up on the troop website if you can assist on Sept 14 and/or Sept 28th.

Questions, please contact Advancement Chair Tracie Granzotto at traciegranzotto@gmail.com 

Advancement Overview Sheet from New Parent Meeting

Posted on May 11 2021 - 8:46am

The summary sheet is attached here and saved under FILES-ADVANCEMENT

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