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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.

February Troop Activities - Scout Sign Ups Needed!

Posted on Feb 4 2023 - 1:40pm

Don't miss out on the many troop day activities in February!  Details on the troop website; click on the far right side, the event that you would like to sign up, under Event Registration. Scouts (and parents) are needed for Pack 53's Pinewood Derby event on Saturday,February 11th and the troop's outing to Black Diamond Mines and Scout Skills with visiting Cub Scout den(s) on Sunday, February 26th.

Aviation, Weather and Astronomy MB Opportunity

Posted on Feb 2 2023 - 9:09pm

Scouts can complete their requirements for the Aviation, Weather or Astronomy merit badge through special programs at Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos.  You can get a small group of other scouts to join you!  Check out the flier for details and how to register, under Merit Badge Policy (far left).

SUMMER CAMP WOLFEBORO 2023 - Final Payment due March 15th

Posted on Jan 30 2023 - 8:05am

June 11th – 17th.  Don’t let your scout miss out on BSA summer camp!  This year, the troop decided to head to the council's summer Camp Wolfeboro.  Younger scouts can work on rank advancements, merit badges, STEM Nova Awards, and bond with fellow troop scouts.  Older scouts (+14yrs, First Class or above) have an opportunity to participate in the camp’s ACE Program (Adventures, Connections, Experiences). The final payment is due March 15th. $425 per Scout and $350 per Adult, minus two free adult fees divided by the number of adults. Please make your final payment via ZELLE or check payable to Troop 216.

Still Time to Sign Up for PERSONAL FITNESS MB

Posted on Jan 30 2023 - 8:05am

Are you interested in earning your Personal Fitness Merit Badge, whether for the first time or partial to complete? First meeting is on February 14th in Walnut Creek.

Citizenship in the Community MB

Posted on Jan 14 2023 - 1:15pm

Do you want to work on your Cit in the Community merit badge?  Please contact Mrs. Cynthia Nakahara (cynsmn@yahoo.com) to continue or start your work on this merit badge.  She can help you with any questions you might have on the remaining requirements, or set a meeting to discuss the requirements you have completed.  

TROOP VOLUNTEERS are needed!

Posted on Jan 14 2023 - 1:15pm

It cannot be emphasized enough that the troop can only have these fantastic scouting opportunities with adult volunteers.  If you do not hold a volunteer position, please contact Charles (charlestai2@yahoo.com) and Cynthia (cynsmn@yahoo.com).  There are a number of key adult volunteer positions open.  Past volunteers are more than willing to assist you during your transition. Communications Coordinator (Troop website and email blasts), Treasurer, Membership Chair.

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