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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.

Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

Posted on Jun 16 2021 - 7:33pm
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

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!

Camp Wente Parent Guide Attached

Posted on Jun 14 2021 - 10:04am

This summer Troop 216 scouts will be attending Camp Wente from Sunday, June 20th to Saturday, June 27th.  This camp has 36 Merit Badges to choose from, a lake for water sports, shooting range for archery and shotgun, craft center for art, sculpture, leather works and many opportunities to learn and practice scout skills.  This year, Camp Wente has instituted several changes in keeping the health and well-being of its campers and their families at home safe.  If your scout wants to attend, please contact Sina Abed at nursesina@yahoo.com.  Scout fee is $525 (one troop spot).  Adult fee is $300. Please see attached Camp Wente Parent Guide if interested.

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

ALL TROOP HA AND SUMMER CAMP ATTENDEES NEED TO SUBMIT MED FORM C

Posted on Apr 25 2021 - 3:20pm

Scouts BSA requires that all scouts and adults attending an outing and or Summer Camp for 72 hours or longer must submit an Annual Health and Medical Record, Form C to their troop.  This form requires a doctor’s signature.  PLEASE COMPLETE THIS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, and submit to Samantha Balboni (Nico’s mom).  You can SCAN (please no pics) and email to samantha1@astound.net or drop off at her house.

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