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.

Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

Posted on Jul 18 2021 - 4:29pm
Scouts that are interested in completing their Citizenship in the Nation MB, can start with the troop on July 27th - Tuesday (troop's off-site meeting).  Once we have sign ups, we will discuss the best time to start our meeting.  Please sign up on the troop website, and MB Counselor Mrs. Nakahara will contact the group.  MB worksheet can be found here:  http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Citizenship-in-the-Nation.pdf

Water Sports MB - August 7th, 2021

Posted on Jul 18 2021 - 4:29pm
MB Counselor Dominic John will help troop scouts in earning their Water Sports MB!  This will be a half day of fun on the water and land; learning safety, motor boat signals and then learning to stand up on skis or wakeboard, cross the wake 4 times and being able to do a glide free stop.  Please read the requirements before you sign up:  https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/merit_badge_reqandres/water_sports.pdf


Posted on Jul 18 2021 - 4:29pm

If you are interested in attending a European Jamboree in the Summer of 2022, please sign up on the troop website under calendar date: September 15, 2021.  Signing-up is only to anticipate and evaluate the number of interests. This is not an official registration.  Once we have sign ups, we can discuss the two possible options, further details for each, and you can decide if you want to attend.  Possible options for the troop to attend are:

Sugarloaf Oak Tree Watering Project - Conservation Service Hours Earned, Signup Required

Posted on Jun 16 2021 - 4:19pm

We will be heading back out to Sugarloaf Open Space to water the young oak trees since rain has been scarce. Watering days are scheduled the second Saturday June through August. Please wear long pants and bring a large bucket and wagon if you have it. Donuts will be served after the event! Please sign up on the troop website!

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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