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

Apr
24
Sat
9:00 am Akshay Medidi Eagle Project Day 1 @ 2916 Sombrero Cir San Ramon CA
Akshay Medidi Eagle Project Day 1 @ 2916 Sombrero Cir San Ramon CA
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Remarks: Description: Hello Troop 888, For my Eagle Project, we will be constructing a mini temple out of wood that will hold idols of deities for Sri Datta Sai Temple and Cultural Center in San Ramon, CA. My project will span over two days and the first day occurs on April 24th. On April 24th, scouts will be constructing the mini temple. This will take place at the project beneficiary representative’s house, I will need a total of 6 scouts (with at least 3 being over the age of 14) and two adults. Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty with sawdust as well as closed-toe shoes as power tools will be used. Also, please make sure to bring your Medical A/B and Consent Forms, as you won’t be able to participate without them. Please also bring gloves and a mask if you have them, if you are not able to bring gloves they will be provided. Refreshments and lunch will be served. NOTICE: In light of the current situation that we are in, many safety precautions will be taken. Scouts should bring their own masks and gloves to all the days of the Eagle Project. Masks and gloves will be provided to scouts that don’t bring any. Additionally, I will spread out the scouts to ensure a safe distance. As of now I am posting for the first day of the event. Second day will be announced based on the availability of adult leaders, project beneficiary representatives and also the amount of work pending. Thank you for helping me with my Eagle Project! SPL: Akshay Medidi ASM: Sameer Gandhi Secondary Adult Leader: Vamana Murti Medidi
9:00 am Stealth Raptor/Faiz’s patrol hike @ Tassajara Ridge Trail
Stealth Raptor/Faiz’s patrol hike @ Tassajara Ridge Trail
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Remarks: Description: This is a patrol hike from approximately 9 am to 12 pm. We will be starting at the Tassajara Staging area and will be ending at Fioli Loop. Please be there at 8:55 sharp.
Apr
25
Sun
9:00 am Stealth Raptor Conservation Outing
Stealth Raptor Conservation Outing
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Remarks: We will be meeting at Gale Ranch at 8:15. Get mask, gloves, water, and snacks. Description: This conservation outing will be from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. We will arrive at Gale Ranch by 8:15. We will leave at 8:30. Remember to get an extra mask just incase your mask breaks. Feel free to bring a snack as well. Also, email me if you have any questions about this outing. Also, BRING A RAINCOAT. It will be raining at the this outing.
10:00 am Las Trampas Hiking @ Las Trampas trail
Las Trampas Hiking @ Las Trampas trail
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Remarks: Description: Where: Las Trampas trail. When: April 25th at 10am. What to bring: Compass, map of the park (you can print one at home) water bottle, hat, mask and snack bar. Wear Class B uniform. Wear in layers just in case. Please bring consent form and medical form A,B&C We are covering, Second Class 3A – explaining the meaning of 5 map symbols Second Class 3C – potential hazards that exist and how to prevent them. We will be following safety guidelines keeping 6ft distance and wearing mask during the hike. We will meet at the staging area, Drive all the way to the end of Bollinger Canyon Road, where you will see an END sign and a gate. Take a left into the staging area and park. This is where we will be meeting to start the hike. SPL: Shreyas Kukanur ASM: Mr. Krishnaswamy Adult leader: Shiva kukanur

Scout Law

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