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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.

Parent Training & Orientation

Posted on Oct 15 2014 - 8:28am

Parents, Mark your calendars

Tuesday Oct 14th,  7:15 to 8:30  NCP Main mtg room

Annual Parent Training & Orientation Presentation 

Welcome New Scouts

Posted on Oct 11 2014 - 5:47pm

We'd like to welcome the following new scouts to our troop:

Tim Chang and Dad Jim

Rohan Kakulawaram, Dad Ram and Mom Kalpana

Troop:  Please warmly welcome them, and show them the ropes (and the knots!)

Troop Service Project - Make a knot board - At Mr. Stone's house

Posted on Oct 11 2014 - 8:47am

 

I need TWO scout volunteers to help Mr. Darst make two knot boards Sunday Oct. 19th from 2 - 4 pm. Please register on the website. If you would like to help sand some wood and use a drill to drill in wood screws and spray paint wood. This will be a project that will stay with the troop for many years.

Skills Training Oct. 18th !! 11 am Deerfield Community Park

Posted on Oct 10 2014 - 4:55pm

 

We will be having our October Skills Training October 18th from 11 am to 1 pm in Deerfield Community Park. This is a new park for us to do Skills Training since NCP is booked and it s close to Mr. Darst's house. We will NOT be meeting at NCP in Northwood and we will probably meet at this park in the future for Skills Training. See attached Word Document for Map and pictures.  We will be meeting in the back of Deerfield Community Park, there are two tables close to handball courts and the tennis courts.

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!

Ashwyn Bhai Eagle Court of Honor

Posted on Oct 6 2014 - 9:53pm

Sanjeev and Anjali Bhai cordially invite you to attend the Eagle Court of Honor
for Ashwyn Bhai on Saturday, November 15th, 2014.  The ceremony will be held at
Irvine Lakeview Senior Center and will begin at 7pm.  Dinner will be served
immediately following the ceremony.  Guests are requested to wear scouting or
semi-formal attire.  Kindly sign-up on the website by November 4th, 2014.  Thank you.

BSA Troop # 616

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