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Troop 888 Open House
Monday, December 8, 2014   7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Gale Ranch Middle School - Multipurpose Room
6400 Main Branch Rd, San Ramon, CA 94582

Come learn about Scouting with Troop 888 at our open house.  Our open house is intended for:

  • Second year Webelos (Webelos 2) who plan to continue in Scouting
  • 6th grade boys and older who are interested in joining Boy Scouts

For families interested in having their son join the troop, an adult must attend the parent meeting that takes place at the same time.

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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.  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.

Wolfeboro 2015

Posted on Nov 24 2014 - 3:55pm

Announcing Camp Wolfeboro dates for your summer vacation planning purposes.

Placeholders have been put on Troop calendar also, details to come later.

Annual Registration - Please Complete by November 17th

Posted on Nov 5 2014 - 11:31pm

Its time to register for the new scout year (9/1/2014 to 8/31/2015)

All scouts need to register for the new scout year by November 17th. This year we will need the following:

Uniform and gear exchange - November 17th

Posted on Nov 5 2014 - 11:30pm

Let's share with our families any uniform items (shirt, shorts, pants), hiking boots, camping gear (backpacks, sleeping bags, etc). and any other item that our scouts may have outgrown. 

Scout Night at the Warriors Game - January 23rd

Posted on Oct 27 2014 - 4:30pm
All Troop 888 Scouters,

On January 23, the Golden State Warriors are having a Scout Night. The Warriors will be playing the Sacramento Kings.

Northern Tier High Adventure - Coldweather Camping - January 2016

Posted on Oct 27 2014 - 12:24am
Dear Troop 888 scouters,
Mr. Chen has found the ULTIMATE coldweather adventure for all you polar bears. He would love to plan a trip to Minnesota in January 2016 to do the Northern Tier Winter Adventure, click her for additional information: http://www.ntier.org/About/Winter%20-%20Okpik%20Coldweather%20Camping.aspx

Troop 888 Leadership Application

Posted on Sep 21 2014 - 12:40pm

It is sad that all good things must come to an end. The current leadership term will come to a close at the end of December. However, do not fret! The next leadership term will be just as great!

For all scouts who want to have a leadership position in the troop: You must fill out the attached application and turn into the SPL (Me, Anand Kannappan) BY OCTOBER 13. 

The SPL Elections and Patrol Leader Elections for the upcoming term will be happening at the troop meeting on November 17. 

BSA Troop # 888

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