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Welcome to Troop 616's web site

We have put together this information to help you get acquainted with Troop 616. Our troop offers monthly adventures such as camping, backpacking, snowboarding, canoeing, white water rafting, cycling, fishing, rock climbing and shooting model rockets. Troop 616 also provides bi-monthly meetings filled with hands-on activities, games and planning for upcoming weekend activities. By participating in the weekend activities and Troop meetings, Scouts have fun, create lasting friendships, and learn important skills. Scouts learn skills that range from cooking at a campout, to using a compass, to learning first aid techniques. Specific skills are described in your Boy Scout Handbook. Scouts are recognized for their achievements by advancing to higher level ranks, earning merit badges, and dozens have reached the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout.

Philmont Training Hike - Crystal Cove State Park 10-mile hike

Posted on Jan 18 2015 - 9:00pm

Time:     8:00 am - 2pm, February 7   

For Philmont team members, this hike will simulate a long day hike to "Tooth of Time" mountain peak at Philmont.  Bring your daypack with water (3 liter minimum), and sack lunch/snack.   Sign-up is now open.       

Welcome new scout!

Posted on Jan 16 2015 - 8:01am

Please extend a warm Troop 616 welcome to SAM KIM, brother of Jonathan Kim and son of ASM Chris Kim.  Great to have you with us Sam!

Two Eagles in the Nest!!!

Posted on Jan 14 2015 - 7:46am

Congratulations to JONATHAN ESTRADA  and PARKER KIRSTEN  on achieving the Eagle Rank last night.  So much hard work, and recognition so deserved.  Great job, guys!

Paul Bunyan Woodsman Campout

Posted on Dec 29 2014 - 8:50am
January 9-11, Oso Lake 
 
Senior Scouts earn the Paul Bunyan Woodsmand Award 

Summer Camp 2015

Posted on Oct 31 2014 - 12:01pm

Troop, Summer Camp 2015 is coming.   We are going to the premiere camp of Holcomb Valley Scout Camp, [7/12/2015 – 7/18/2015]. 

 We have reservation for 15 scouts.  First come first served.  Please sign up at the website Calendar.   Price is $450 per scout and will be done in 3 payments (11/15, 1/31, 3/31).  You will need to pay via Paypal on the troop website.

2016 Philmont

Posted on Oct 9 2014 - 12:15pm

Planning for Philmont 2016 begins now.  If you are interested in going to Philmont in the summer of 2016, please contact Hilton Yee (hilton.yee@gmail.com) and provide input for dates.  See Menu items on the right under "2016 Philmont Trek".  Philmont Scout Ranch is the Boy Scouts of America's largest national High Adventure Base. Its 34 staffed camps and 55 trail camps provide an unforgettable adventure in the high country along hundreds of miles of rugged, rocky trails.  This hiking/camping trip is considered by many to be the ultimate highlight of a scout's experience. Scouts should be 14 by time of the trek.  So I encourage all scouts who will be 14 or older to sign up and go!

BSA Troop # 616

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