Ishaan Mokashi leads scouts in weeding trails

On 4/9/22, Ishaan Mokashi led a group of scouts to give back to nature and conserve wildlife. Ishaan faced many struggles, however his most difficult one was the lack of participation in his event. Ishaan resolved this problem by reaching out to scouts and getting them to come to his event. Ishaan h ...

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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 https://www.scouting.org/jota/ 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 admissi ...

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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

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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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
12
Fri
3:45 pm District Camporee 2024
District Camporee 2024
Apr 12 @ 3:45 pm – Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm
Remarks: Description: This Sign-up is for both Scouts and participating Adults. Scouts and Parents, Join us for a fun weekend of Scouting at our District Camporee. There will be events challenging to Scouts of all ages. ****To guarantee receiving a Camporee T-shirt and patch, sign-up by Tuesday, 15th March.**** Sign-ups will be accepted after 15th March, but there is no guarantee you will get a T-shirt or patch as they need to be ordered in advance. IMPORTANT: The registration fee for all scouts is being paid by the Troop, however if you register for the event and DO NOT attend, you will have to reimburse the Troop $40, no exceptions. Sign-ups will close Sunday, 10th March. If you sign-up and are not sure you can attend, please remove your name from the registration. Scouts: when registering, please indicate the following: (“Yes, I need a ride” or “No, I am riding with (name of adult)”.) AND The size of your T-shirt. ————————- What to Bring: 1) Details about Meals and cooking will be provided in a separate e-mail. 2) Wear class A uniform on Friday. Bring Class B T-shirts. 3) Camping backpack with sleeping bag, sleeping pad, refillable water bottle, hat, sunscreen, sleeping clothes and the 10 essentials.
Apr
15
Mon
6:50 pm Troop Meeting @ Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
Troop Meeting @ Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
Apr 15 @ 6:50 pm – 8:30 pm
Type: Meeting Location: Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
Apr
22
Mon
7:00 pm April Board of Review @ Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
April Board of Review @ Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:20 pm
Type: BOR Location: Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
7:00 pm Philmont Informational Meeting
Philmont Informational Meeting
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Remarks: Description: Hello Troop 888 Scouts and Parents, Our Troop had an amazing high adventure at Philmont last summer. We also have 1 Crew going to Philmont this summer (2024). If you are going to Philmont next summer or would like to start your own Crew (either for 2024 or beyond) or just want to know more about Philmont, come attend the Philmont Info Session. – What: Info Session on Philmont – What is it, how to plan for it, costs, gear recommendations, best practices and more – Who Can Attend: Open to all interested Troop 888 Scouts and Parents – Mandatory for 2024 Crews and their families Thanks Anand Ranganathan
7:20 pm April Board of Review @ Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
April Board of Review @ Gale Ranch Middle School MPR
Apr 22 @ 7:20 pm – 7:40 pm
Type: BOR Location: Gale Ranch Middle School MPR

Scout Law

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