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Troop 216 Troop 216 has been serving the Alamo, Danville and Walnut Creek communities for 65 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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Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on Apr 26 2016 - 5:19pm

***Parent Volunteer Policy***

We can not accomplish as much or attend as many outings without parent volunteers.  For this reason, we need ALL parents to take on a responsibility.  For any family that does not take on a responsibility there will be a non-volunteer fee of $150. As the scout year is coming to a close, the committee will be evaluating current volunteer contributions. Please contact Renee Brooks if you are interested in volunteering.

Bookkeeper URGENT NEW VOLUNTEER POSITION OPENING

Parent Volunteers Needed for BoR’s on Tuesdays , April 26th and May 17th at 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm

Posted on Apr 24 2016 - 5:47pm

The troop has scouts requiring Board of Reviews this Tuesday.  Please consider volunteering.   Each scout needs to complete a BoR composed of 3-4 parents/adults in order to complete the rank advancement process.  Not only are you helping Troop 216 but if you are new, you will learn valuable information about the process.  We can provide sample questions, if needed.  Please email Renee Brooks at rbgator90@mac.com, if you can help out this week.

SM CONFERENCES & BoRs - 4/26 & 5/17

Posted on Apr 24 2016 - 5:47pm

The troop will be scheduling Scoutmaster Conferences and Board of Reviews for 4/26th and 5/17th. The troop meeting on 5/17 will also be the last chance to turn in anything for the 5/31 Court of Honor. Please email Ms. Cara Stewart at T216Advancement@gmail.com if you have completed the requirements for your next rank, to get on the SM & BoR Schedule. Those on the Schedule will get priority, and others will be allowed if time permits.

6th Annual Danville Half Marathon to Support Local Scouting

Posted on Apr 24 2016 - 5:47pm

Volunteers are needed at the Danville Half Marathon on Saturday, May 28th from 8 until noon at one of the course aid stations providing beverages to runners.   This is a great opportunity for scouts to earn community service hours and support local scouting.  Please sign up by May14th so we can see if we have a big enough group with adults to attend.

Eagle Court of Honor - May 31st

Posted on Apr 24 2016 - 5:47pm

There will be an Eagle Court of Honor for Alex Pinto and Devin MacIntyre on Tuesday May 31st starting at 630 to 715 directly before the Court of Honor.  All are invited, refreshments will be served.

Eagle Court of Honor - May 21st

Posted on Apr 24 2016 - 5:45pm

You are cordially invited to attend the Eagle Scout Court of Honor recognizing the advancement of Jack Absher & Derek Merideth to the highest rank of scouting.  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hillside Covenant Church in Walnut Creek. 

BSA Troop # 216

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