Urgent Update – Please Read

Keeping with the communications received from the School District, Scouts BSA, the County health department and our Troop’s health and safety in mind, all Troop events and activities are canceled till end of Spring break – Apr 10th. We will be assessing the situation at the end of March ...

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Moving to Scoutbook soon

Scoutbook is the BSA’s online unit management tool and helps Scouts, parents and leaders track advancement and milestone achievements along the Scouting trail. As of January 1, 2019, Scoutbook subscriptions are free to all scouting units. Units that already use Scoutbook won’t be charged when they r ...

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Jamboree-on-the-Air or JOTA 10/19/2019

JOTA/JOTI 2019: Jamboree on the Air / Jamboree on the Internet Jamboree-on-the-Air Room: Bishop Ranch, Salon F Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019; Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Place: PACIFICON, San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA Cost: $10 includes JOTA patch and general admission into the ...

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Wolfeboro Camp 2019

Located in the high Sierra Nevada Mountains on the shores of the Stanislaus River, a favorite summer camp experience since 1928! Camp Wolfeboro is one of the longest and running scout camps in the Western United States. Founded in 1928, Wolfeboro has continually become a special place to all its Sco ...

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2019 New Scout Hike

We had our 2019 New Scout hike at The Lafayette Reservoir. This Lafayette Reservoir is an open-cut man-made terminal water storage reservoir owned and operated by the East Bay Municipal Utility District. Completed in 1933, it was intended solely as a standby water supply for EBMUD customers. We cann ...

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Welcome New Scouts 2019

Welcome to Troop 888! Now that you’ve registered for the troop, your first year in the troop will be aided by your Patrol Leader, and each patrol has a Troop Guides and an ASM for Troop Guides. Some of the meeting time will be spent working on rank advancements for the newer scouts. Oftentimes, time ...

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Order of the Arrow – What is this?

For over 100 years, the Order of the Arrow (OA) has recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives. This recognition provides encouragement for others to live these ideals as well. Arrowmen are known for maintaining camping traditions and spirit, promot ...

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Boy Scouts to Scouts BSA Feb 1st

Beginning February 1st, the name of the program for youth 11 through 17 years of age is changing from “Boy Scouts” to “Scouts BSA.” Before, during, and after that program name change, the overall organization name will continue to be Boy Scouts of America. Both male and femal ...

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New Scouts – Welcome

Welcome to Troop 888! Now that you’ve registered for the troop, your first year in the troop will be aided by your Patrol Leader, and each patrol has a Troop Guides and an ASM for Troop Guides. Some of the meeting time will be spent working on rank advancements for the newer scouts. Oftentimes, time during PLC meetings is also available for advancement.

It’s important to check your email for troop announcements and first year updates. Usually troop wide announcements are made once and sometimes twice a week. As part of your registration the troop will automatically place you on the email announcement list. However, if you think you aren’t getting the info, please contact our web team.

Upcoming Events

8:30 am Mask Making Service Project
Mask Making Service Project
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Remarks: Help make masks for the needy! Description: Help the needy by making 40 simple but high quality face masks. Come to my house (2016 Tarragon Rose Court) on the 17th (Sunday) to get the materials. At 10:00 on the 18th, a Zoom meeting will be held for the instructions of how to make the masks (I will send the link through email after you register). Remember to sanitize the work area as well as yourself, and wear a mask yourself. Please finish by the 24th. Once finished, come to my house to return the completed masks. We will give the masks to a organization named the Common Humanity Collective. You will receive 3 service hours. Please sign up! SPL: Pranav Nimmagadda ASM: ASM if needed: Mr. Aravind Krishnasamy. We will probably not need a lot of help from him since this is an asynchronous project. The scout’s parents will be supervising the scouts. Secondary Adult Leader: Mrs. Srujana Nimmagadda
all-day Rainwater Collection Project
Rainwater Collection Project
Jan 22 all-day
Remarks: Time: 3:00-6:00 P.M. Description: In this outing, we will be placing rainwater collection pipes on a greenhouse in the Fertile Groundworks land. The rainwater will then flow into a large water basin to be used for the crops in the area. It will require advanced construction work, good patience, and careful attention to detail, so this will be a fun and unique outing for those who are looking to get some service hours. This outing will be only for those 14+. Please come with your activites A and B forms. You can come in any clothing, but just make sure you can dirty it a little. MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAKE SURE WE DON’T CONTINUE THE COVID-19 SPREAD. Please bring work gloves if you have them. I would strongly recommend bringing a water bottle and jacket. NO carpool due to Covid restrictions- please be on time Totally only 5 SCOUTS SPL: Vikram Ravi ASM: Mrs. Raja Other Adult leader: TBD
11:00 am Virtual Cooking Outing @ Virtual
Virtual Cooking Outing @ Virtual
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Remarks: Description: I am planning to host a virtual outing where I will be explaining cooking for the younger scouts who want to work toward their second class or tenderfoot cooking requirements. I am planning to demonstrate the following things below: 1. Importance of good nutrition. 2. How to create a meal plan using MyPlate. 3. Proper food handling (how to transport, store, and prepare the foods you selected). 4. How to pack a patrol box for the campout. Second class cooking requirement – 2d 5. How to set up a lightweight stove and propane stove. Describe the safety procedures for using these types of stoves. Date: January 23rd 11:00 am ASM: Praveen Subramanian Adult Leader: Mrs.Rajaram SPL: Anerudh Praveen
11:00 am Virtual Cooking Outing @ Virtual (Google Meet)
Virtual Cooking Outing @ Virtual (Google Meet)
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Remarks: Description: I am planning on holding a virtual cooking outing for scouts who are interested in working towards getting their tenderfoot and second class cooking requirements. We will be covering very useful and important requirements during the outing: 1. Importance of sharing work between patrol members in meal preparation and cleanup. 2. How to safely clean items/utensils that are used to prepare, serve, and eat a meal. 3. How to select foods from MyPlate(creating a meal plan), importance of good nutrition, and how to transport the food that you’ve selected. 4. Necessary items to have in a patrol box 5. Live demonstration of how to set up a propane stove along with the safety precautions to keep in mind when using this stove. For the scouts who register, please make sure to read over the tenderfoot and second class reqs they need. Date: January 30th 11:00 am ASM: Mr. Dipinder Khurana Secondary Adult Leader: Mrs. Avanthi Gunturu SPL: Pranav Gunturu
8:30 am RGN Cooking Event @ At scouts homes
RGN Cooking Event @ At scouts homes
Feb 14 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Remarks: Description: The Radioactive Gummy Ninjas will be having a day-long cooking event to complete First-Class cooking requirements. This is a day-long cooking event for the RGN patrol ONLY. Scouts will be cooking in their backyards. SPL: Arnav Kishore ASM: Mr. Ram Golla Secondary Adult Leader: Mrs. Monika Kishore

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.