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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. 888 is further made unique in tradition by the involvement of several Eagle Scouts from the troop's past who have come back as adults to help run the program and offer guidance to the troop's current boy leaders and future Eagle Scouts. 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.

Raymond Wang's Eagle Project

Posted on Apr 20 2014 - 8:44pm

Hello Troop 888!

I would like to invite you to join me on bringing the Boy Scout EDGE Method to the school system and creating a fun interactive lesson. Please refer the details to: http://troop888.us/node/5606

District Camporee - Wild Wild West: ALL Scouts Please Reply by April 21st

Posted on Apr 10 2014 - 11:55pm

Hello Troop 888,

The Wild Wild West is coming to Camporee. We need to know if you're attending!
SCOUT ACTION REQUIRED: Register your reply at http://troop888.us/node/5597

Troop 888 Bowling PART-TY!!!! Friday, April 25th

Posted on Apr 10 2014 - 11:54pm

The troop is sponsoring a bowling party for all scouts on Friday, April 25th, from 7-9 pm at Dublin Bowl. If you are interested, please sign-up on the calendar event The troop will pay the cost of 2 games and shoe rentals for each scout that attends, but you have to sign-up in advance. 

New SPL

Posted on Apr 3 2014 - 10:04pm

Last meeting, March 31st, we held elections to vote for our next Senior Patrol Leader for the new leadership term. At the end of the meeting, it was announced that Anand Kannappan will be our SPL! Please join me in congratulating him! Our current SPL, Raymond, will be working with him to get ready for the new term, starting early May.

Troop 888 is looking for a scout to send to New Youth Leader Training (NYLT) - Apply by Friday, April 11th

Posted on Apr 2 2014 - 11:24pm

Hello Troop 888 Scouts,

The Mount Diablo Silverado Council is offering a great training opportunity called the National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT). This training is for youth scout leaders that want to learn about leadership and develop skills to help lead our unit. There are 2 sessions scheduled for June 2014. Troop 888 wants to send our new SPL and one other scout, yes the troop will pay the registration fee to attend the training.

Kayaking Merit Badge

Posted on Mar 15 2014 - 10:26pm

Hey Scouts!
How would you like to: Earn a new merit badge! Have a BLAST! Learn about a very special and unique environment! AND do it all at the same time? Well, now here's your chance! Join us as we head over to the Elk Horn Slough and take on the Kayak Merit Badge!! Here's the details:

BSA Troop # 888

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