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

Nov
2
Mon
7:00 pm PLC Meeting @ GRMS MPR
PLC Meeting @ GRMS MPR
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Remarks: Description: No Troop Meeting.
Nov
7
Sat
10:00 am Scouting For Food @ 3685 Sandalford Way
Scouting For Food @ 3685 Sandalford Way
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – Nov 14 @ 10:00 am
Remarks: Scouting For Food- November 14th Description: Please sign up for the SFF event. This year, the plan is different due to COVID. This is to comply with the social distancing rules and regulations. Scouts who sign up will collect food from their neighborhoods and drop it off at my house. I will collect it and drop it at the food collection center on Nov. 14th. We have 2 shifts at the food collection center. Please make sure that you drop off the food at my place before 10 AM as I plan to go there around this time. Parents whose scouts sign up can share the info on their Whattsapp groups about collection of food. Parents can also spread the word through social media. Scouts will get up to 3 hrs. of service hours for this project. In order to get that, please make sure you leave the food at my door with your name.” Adult Leader: Smrita Gupta SPL: Arnav Gupta Address: 3685 Sandalford Way, San Ramon
5:00 pm Camping @ Scout's Backyard
Camping @ Scout's Backyard
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 8 @ 9:00 am
Remarks: The Blue Phoenix Patrol will be having a Virtual Campout on Nov 7-8. Description: The Blue Phoenix Patrol will be having a Virtual Campout on Nov 7-8 from 5:00 PM – 9:30 AM. We will be camping in our individual backyards. SPL: Saahil Manekar ASM: Mrs. Song Secondary Adult Leader: Mr. Manekar
Nov
9
Mon
7:00 pm Troop Meeting + ASM Reviews @ GRMS MPR
Troop Meeting + ASM Reviews @ GRMS MPR
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Remarks: Description: Hello Scouts, Please sign up for ASM reviews here. Your sign-up will be addressed on a first come, first served basis. Indicate in the Comments section of the RSVP which RANK you are going for. Come in full uniform and prepared with all the documents you need including the Rank Advancement form.

Scout Law

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