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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.

Hiking Merit Badge Class is Starting!

Posted on Jan 23 2017 - 8:04am

If you are interested in getting some exercise, learning about Orange County's history and picking up a merit badge that counts toward Eagle, sign up for this one!  Orientation class has been moved from Tuesday Jan 24 to Feb 7, 6:30 pm at NCP.  We will then be taking 5 half-day hikes in the coming months, capped off with a full day hike, probably in May or June.  You will learn about hike planning and safety, conditioning, map reading, and a little first aid.  Hiking Merit Badge will satisfy the some requirements for Tenderfoot and Second Class as well as give you a good head start on Orienteering and Wilderness Survival merit badges at summer camp, if you're interested.  The first few hikes will be on Sun Feb 5, Sun Feb 19, and Sat Mar 4.  The Orientation Class Feb 7 is required to earn the merit badge - if you have a conflict, contact Mr. Kluksdahl at tkluksdahl@yahoo.com - we can work something out.  If you want to just do the hikes but not the merit badge, that's fine too.

All Troop Campout Cancelled due to rain and Webelos pinewood derby

Posted on Jan 17 2017 - 8:59am

We will be moving the January 21st campout to late February or March when we have better weather. If you have paid the $ 35, it can be applied towards the re-scheduled campout. Sorry for all the changes.

SSR #1

Posted on Jan 10 2017 - 12:29pm

 

Please register for All Troop Campout by Thursday !

Posted on Dec 30 2016 - 8:23pm

 

Please register for our FIRST all Troop campout of 2017 by Thursday. We will NOT be having a troop meeting before the campout so please register on the website and download the permission slip.  Registration deadline is Thursday - no exceptions so Patrol Leaders can buy food on Friday.  Permission slip is posted and must be filled out and turned in to Mr. Darst before departure.

During this Holiday Season..........

Posted on Dec 20 2016 - 9:24pm

Remember & Appreciate:

Your Friends

Your Teachers & Adults

Your Family

Be Thankful for:

Your Health

Troop Holiday Party Tuesday, Dec 20 NCP; Regular Meeting Time

Posted on Dec 19 2016 - 7:48pm

Troop, our Tuesday meeting will be our traditional holiday party.  We will also have elections so it's important every comes.

BSA Troop # 616

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