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.

Troop 888 represents well at Camp Fiesta Island

Posted on Jun 29 2015 - 3:14pm

Troop 888 returns from Camp Fiesta Island Mission Bay with great memories. The scouts that attended CFI completed 36 Merit Badges and 8 special awards. The Troop represented the Mount Diablo - Silverado Council well in San Diego. Many Scoutmasters and counselors spoke to me on how impressed they were with our Troop, even the Kraken was impressed. Thank you also to all the Adults that assisted in a making this a great Camp ( Mr. Gradney, Mr. Gandhi, Mr. Shetti and Mr. Phillips )

Danville Fourth of July Parade

Posted on Jun 25 2015 - 2:27pm

Scouts.  Come show your patriotic pride and join us in the Danville Fourth of July Parade on Saturday, July 4th.  Support our Charter Organization, American Legion Post #246 in this annual troop tradition.  Register here:  http://troop888.us/node/6220

Troop Meeting Schedule for June and July

Posted on Jun 7 2015 - 12:41pm

***Please note the changes to the Troop meeting schedule for June & July***

Due to finals next week, schools closing for the year and Wolfeboro summer camp, please note the following changes to the June & July meeting schedule:

Congratulations Avinash Jois - Eagle Scout Troop 888

Posted on Jun 5 2015 - 10:40am

Avinash Jois has become the newest Eagle Scout in Troop 888.

Great Job AVI !!!!!!!!

Wolfeboro 2015

Posted on May 14 2015 - 9:53pm

Wolfeboro summer camp is quickly approaching.
***New Scouts who recently joined the troop need to pay by Monday, May 18 to take advantage of the lower discounted price*** 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.

BSA Troop # 888

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