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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.

Advance Camp 2015

Posted on Aug 24 2015 - 4:16pm

Advance Camp 2015 is scheduled for 9/26/15. Advance Camp is an opportunity to complete Trail Head requirements and or 2 Meritbadges at the Contra Costa Fairgrounds 1201 W 10th St Antioch, CA 94509. This is a Great way to get your son's Scouting Advancement started. Registration will close on September 13th. Cost for camp is $37.00 per scout with additional funds depending on MeritBadge choice, lunch is provided. Checks should be made out to Troop 888. Permission Slips and Checks must be to Adult Leader Paul Phillips no later than 9/14/15

Congratulations Sahil Hingorani newest Eagle Scout in Troop 888

Posted on Aug 20 2015 - 9:51pm

Please join me in congratulating Sahil Hingorani for reaching the highest rank in Boy scouts the rank of Eagle. Congratulations to Mahesh and Sangita for their son's accomplishment. Thank you for your work with our Troop these past years,

Congratulations to Christopher Bried - Senior Patrol Leader Troop 888

Posted on Jul 28 2015 - 2:19pm

Thank you to all the candidates  ( Jonathan Chen, Rahul Desai and Christoper Bried ) who participated in the Senior Patrol Leader elections on Monday 7/27/15. It was a close race. All candidates demonstrated, through their speeches an ability to lead and the importance of character and integrity. The Troop would have been in good hands with all the candiates. Congratulations goes to Christopher Bried for the victory and we look forward to his leadership into 2016

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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