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

Jun
1
Sat
6:00 am Lake Del Valle Hike @ Lake Del Valle Paddle Trail
Lake Del Valle Hike @ Lake Del Valle Paddle Trail
Jun 1 @ 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
Remarks: Description: 15 mile hike at the Lake Del Valle Paddle trail. Not very difficult and will be a fun way to start off summer break When: We will meet on the 1st of June at 6:00 at Gale and leave at 7:00. We should be done at about 1:00 or 2:00, and arrive at about 3:00. What to wear/ bring: The weather is in 70’s so bring some light layers. Bring 2 liters of water, ten essentials, snacks, first aid kit, Medical A and B, and consent forms. Remarks: I need at least two more adults to join, so please say if your parent can come on the hike when signing up. Also if your parent can drive, please mention that as well.
Jun
3
Mon
7:00 pm PLC @ GRMS
PLC @ GRMS
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Type: Meeting Location: GRMS
Jun
10
Mon
7:00 pm ASM Review
ASM Review
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 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.
7:00 pm Troop Meeting @ GRMS
Troop Meeting @ GRMS
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Type: Meeting Location: GRMS
Jun
14
Fri
6:00 pm SM Conferences @ TBD
SM Conferences @ TBD
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Remarks: Description: Please sign up for SM Conferences ONLY after a successful ASM Review. You will get an email requesting you to choose one of a few slots on Fri or Sat to complete your SM conference. Come in full Uniform prepared with the necessary documents.

Scout Law

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