Welcome to the Troop 888 website!

Troop 888 is a Boy Scouts of America Troop in San Ramon, CA, in the Mt. Diablo-Silverado Council. We are chartered by The American Legion Post #246 in Danville. Our troop strives to meet the scouting principals of being boy-run and teaching the fundamentals of leadership, community service, outdoor skills, and activities that would otherwise be unavailable to boys outside of the Scouting program.

We meet Monday evenings at 7:00 at Gale Ranch Middle School where we plan outings, work on merit badges and rank advancement, and work together toward the advancement of the young men in our troop. As a troop of nearly 100 Scouts, we have a great number of outings and opportunities - often several per month - allowing us to be a troop for everyone. We have many great traditions with our annual outings: kayaking, snow camping, white-water rafting, and attending summer scout camp at Wolfeboro in Bear Valley, CA. We have been going to Wolfeboro for more than two decades.  Beyond the core of tradition, we have new Scouts join every year for which we provide a comprehensive rank advancement program during their first year. The troop offers many hiking and camping opportunities, service projects, merit badge sessions and other fun activities for the scouts to discover new interests.

District Camporee: Drivers Needed

Posted on Apr 16 2015 - 10:17pm

Troop 888 Parents: We need more drivers for Camporee.

What a great turnout! Over 60 Scouts are signed-up for Camporee next weekend. We do not want to leave any Scouts behind.

Please register on the event sign-up if you are able to drive. Make sure to provide the following detail:

1. The number of Scouts and backpacks you are able to transport.
2. If you are driving Friday to camp.
3. If you are driving Saturday to camp.
4. If you are picking up Sunday from camp.

If you are driving only your son, please make sure to indicate that in the notes section.

Parents who are attending Camporee. Please specify which nights you are camping so we can have correct headcount for carpool and meals (i.e. staying Fri-Sun, staying Sat-Sun).

District Camporee: Pow Wow 2015 - April 24 - 26

What is a Native American Pow Wow?

Camp Fiesta Island 2015 - San Diego Council

Posted on Apr 16 2015 - 8:28pm

Spend a week of Scouting adventure on the beach 6/21 though 6/27 at Camp Fiesta Island! This Aquatic Center facility is located on beautiful Mission Bay. You'll camp among the sandy dunes and set sail for the Pacific Ocean. Campers at CFI enjoy the ultimate waterfront experience.

Kids Against Hunger -- Community Involvement Event- 4752 meals completed

Posted on Apr 11 2015 - 2:17pm

Thank you to all the scouts and parents of Troop 888 that participated in the Community involvement event at Kids Against Hunger in Pleasanton. Through your efforts 4752 meals were completed for kids all around the world. Thank you for making a difference and living the scout oath and law in your everyday activities

Troop T-Shirt Orders (Class B shirts): Due Monday, March 23

Posted on Mar 19 2015 - 9:03pm
Kalpana Roge will be collecting Troop888 T-Shirt (Class B) orders.  Troop T-shirt orders are only done once a year.   ****All orders due by Monday, March 23rd****

Wolfeboro 2015

Posted on Mar 19 2015 - 9:03pm

Wolfeboro summer camp is quickly approaching. Take advantage of lower discounted prices by paying in advance. Please click "read more" for complete information.

Troop 888 Needs Parents for Merit Badge Counselors

Posted on Mar 19 2015 - 9:03pm

Ever thought about helping our Scouts learn and grow by being a Merit Badge Counselor? It is actually pretty easy to become a Merit Badge Counselor with registering, doing an online course in Youth Protection Training, counselor orientation and coordinating with our Merit Badge Coordinator and Advancement Chair along with the Leaders and Scouts in the Troop. Our troop has grown alot and we need your help. Every family needs to pitch in with at least one parent as a Merit Badge Counselor or committee member. Troop 888 is organizing training for Merit Badge Counselor to be held at one of the parent meetings.

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