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Troop 216
has been serving the Alamo, Danville and Walnut Creek communities for a little over 63 years. We are proud to be the oldest chartered troop in the Meridian District. The troop has consistently earned the Quality Unit Award – Gold Level, each year for leadership, outdoor programs and scout accomplishments.

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ROTARY CLUB ALAMO MUSIC FESTIVAL - Honor Guard

Posted on Aug 28 2014 - 2:23pm

Saturday, September 6th from 6:30PM - 7:30PM.  Scouts needed for an Honor Guard for the Rotary Club's annual Alamo Music Festival.  Please sign up TODAY!  This is a great opportunity to complete service hours and or complete Second Class rank advancement.

ADULT TRAINING ~ Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills

Posted on Aug 28 2014 - 2:22pm

Fall IOLS course will be held either OCTOBER 10th - 11th in Cordelia (GS Cordelia Program Center) OR October 24th - 25th in Brentwood (Camp Fetterman).  Further details are listed on the Troop Calendar - click on the date/event.  The troop reimburses for Adult Trainings - submit your certificate of completion with Reimbursement Form to Troop Treasurer (Donna Courington). Registration is by individual adult.  Fliers to register can be found on the Council website - http://www.bsa-mdsc.org/training/basic-leader-training/introduction-outdoor-leader-skills

TROOP CALENDAR

Posted on Aug 28 2014 - 2:21pm

Please take a look at the Troop Calendar as we have posted the new outings and events!  Please sign up for each outing and or event that you can attend.  Adults are needed as well! Events are open for sign up through October.

Alex Pinto Eagle Project

Posted on Aug 24 2014 - 8:47am

Alex Pinto will be installing bike racks at New Life Church in Alamo the weekend of Sept 6-7 and Sept 13-14.  The  working time on the Saturdays will be from 9-5 including donuts in the morning and pizza for lunch. Sunday work times will be from 1:30-6PM. The address is 2501 Danville Blvd.  Please sign up on the calendar noting what time frame you can be there in the notes.

ADVANCE CAMP - Still Time to Register

Posted on Aug 10 2014 - 5:51pm

REGISTER your Scout on the TROOP WEBSITE to attend Advance Camp. Fee is $37 (it is past the early bird discount price). Once you have "registered" / signed up your Scout on the Troop website, Tracy Seng (Advance Camp Coordinator) will forward your choices (give two choices for AM and PM) to Scoutmaster Thor and Tom for their approval, once approved she will register your scout under the Troop account. The troop also needs parents to DRIVE to and from Advance Camp. Please register as well - put down if you can drive to or from Advance Camp, OR if you can stay and/or would like to attend any of the Adult Trainings (fee is $37 per adult to attend trainings). DEADLINE is September 17th!

VOLUNTEER NEEDED ~ Troop Popcorn Co-Kernal

Posted on Jul 22 2014 - 1:39pm

Boy Scout Popcorn Sales is around the corner!  The District Kick Off Meeting is August 6th - WEDNESDAY at 7PM in Danville.  By attending this Kick Off Meeting our Scouts will earn an additional 4% (this would give them 31%).  Troop Scouts keep their Popcorn proceeds for their summer BSA approved camps and troop outdoor outings.  Last year,  Troop Scouts earned approximately $2,800 in commissions (plus summer Camp Credits & incentives), which went towards their summer camp fees and or troop outdoor outing fees.  THE TROOP NEEDS ONE (or TWO) MORE PARENT TO COORDINATE TROOP POPCORN SALES.  Donna Courington Wendandt (Troop Treasurer) has graciously volunteered to be one of the Troop Kernals / coordinators, but NEEDS HELP.  For details, please contact Donna or Brant Watson (last year's Popcorn Kernal).

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