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NYLT 2019

 

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.

Rocketry Campout - October 19 - 20, 2019

Posted on Nov 23 2019 - 11:05am

This past October, Troop 616 traveled to Kramer Junction to launch rockets in the desert. We conducted over 30 launches and several nighttime launches. The boys then earned the Space Exploration Merit Badge, under the supervision of Mr. Mike Comer, using the new experience that they gained from launching rockets. Overall, they had fun, gained great experience, and a merit badge. Attached below are pictures of the outing. 

Friends of Scouting

Posted on Oct 27 2019 - 11:29am

Dear Troop 616 Families,

Please support Scouting! Our upcoming Court of Honor will feature a follow-up Friends of Scouting Campaign Presentation. We are hoping to have 100% participation in Friends of Scouting. The Orange County Council partners with our troop to ensure that your Scout has the best program experience possible. The Council depends on your participation in the program to ensure that Scouting in Orange County stays strong! You can make a tax-deductible donation via the secure online link below or in person at our meeting. 

John Cho Eagle Scout

Posted on Oct 8 2019 - 10:41pm

Please congratulate John Cho on reaching Scouting's highest rank!

Pack 696 Scout Event - September 20

Posted on Sep 17 2019 - 11:47am
Hi all scouts, 
 
We will be helping in Pack 696's first pack meeting and recruiting night this Friday. We currently only have 6 scouts signed up, we need more to help instruct about 40 cub scouts. If you have time this Friday, please sign up to help the event go smoothly. 

Orange County Food Bank Service - August 3, 2019

Posted on Sep 5 2019 - 8:31pm

On August 3, 2019, scouts from Troop 616 served a shift at the Orange County Foodbank. By assiting the nonprofit organization, the scouts helped distributed food to the 4,792 homeless and hungry people in Orange County.

Annual Troop Planning Session

Posted on Aug 28 2019 - 12:51pm

Scouts & Parents,

Troop 616 is conducting their annual 2020 event planning session on Tuesday September 10th at 7:15 at NPC.  If you want to have input on what the troop does, goes, undertakes, serves, etc, please come and give your opinion.  We plan out the potential camping, hikes, service, monthly themes, and all activities for next calendar year.

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