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Welcome to Troop 216!

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.

If you are here to learn about the Troop, feel free to explore the “About 216” sections in the menu on the left. If you are interested in joining the Troop, send us a message using the “Contact Us” menu. Troop members can login to access more information.

 

All website updates and announcements should be sent to Tracie (tracie_at_home@yahoo.com) by 12pm on Sunday to be included in the weekly eblast.

No Troop Meeting - June 28th

Posted on Jun 27 2016 - 1:52pm
Due to summer Camp Wente and the Troop Family & Friends A's Game, the troop will not be meeting the rest of the month.  Enjoy camp and the baseball game!  See all Scouts (and parents) on July 19th at Livorna Park.

TROOP 216 SCOUT, ADULT & SIBLING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Posted on Jun 27 2016 - 1:51pm

Scouts should complete a good turn daily.  Troop 216 Scouts can do this through the troop's community service opportunities.   NEW SCOUTS can earn their Troop 216 Community Service
Patch after 3 hours of community service.  This patch is place on their neckerchief.  All Scouts can complete rank requirements by helping at a community service project.  Please look over the troop's many community service projects and sign up on the troop website today!  

Kiwanis Club's 4th of July Parade in Danville
Kiwanis is our Chartered Organization and sponsors our troop. They are holding a parade in Danville on July 4th honoring our Vietnam War Veterans and have asked for scout and parent volunteers. There will be a briefing at 7:00am followed by breakfast at Pete's Brass Rail that starts at 7:30am. We will work for the duration of the parade. Please sign up today if you are in town and can volunteer during this time period. There is a one hour meeting to receive instructions on Saturday July 2 at 10:00 am at Pete’s Brass Rail. If you cannot make this meeting, instructions will be provided before breakfast. Sign up on the Troop website.

Sign up now! Troop 216 Family Social and Swim, Sunday August 28th

Posted on Jun 24 2016 - 8:50am

Our annual celebration will be held at the Rudgear Estates Pool from 3 - 6 pm.  Kick off the scout year with our scout families, enjoy delicious BBQ and take a dip in the pool.  Families are to sign up on the evite below and bring payment to Renee Brooks at the next troop meeting.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c44adad2aab9-troop

White Water Rafting Day Trip - August 20th

Posted on Jun 24 2016 - 8:49am

This is a Class II-III white water rafting adventure for all Scouts and adults!  No experience necessary.  Saturday, August 20th.  The group will leave at 6AM from
CVS (Walnut Creek), and arrive back at 9PM.  Scout rafting fee is $118, plus $16 carpool fee and money for dinner, and Adult rafting fee is $130 plus
dinner.  Rafting fee includes a 15 mile, 6 hour rafting adventure, from the South Fork Lower Gorge, Coloma to Salmon Falls, plus a river lunch.  Scouts will need to pack a hearty breakfast and snacks (both directions) for the car ride and money for dinner on the way home.  Please sign up on the troop website.  Sign up, then BSA Consent, Rafting Liability Release (attached) & outing fees ($134 for Scout and $130 for adults) due by July 12th.  Please drop or mail the 2 copies of Consent and outing fee to Renee Brook's home or bring to the July 12th Committee Meeting.  Questions?  Please contact Renee.

Extra Troop Class O Shirts

Posted on Jun 24 2016 - 8:49am
If you would like a Troop Class O Shirt or a second Class O shirt, please contact Cynthia at cynsmn@yahoo.com before July 19th!  Class O shirts are Mt Hardware, Wicked Lite Short Sleeve shirt, which is UPF 15, moisture-wicking, light weight and airy.  These shirts are great for all Troop Outings and summer camps.  The troop has a few extra Scout (blue sizes AS-AL) and Adult (gray sizes AM-A2XL) shirts for $30 each.  After July 19th, these extra shirts will be available through the Troop Shirt Coordinator, Ingrid Pinto.

Easy (and free!) Ways to Donate to Mt Diablo Silverado Council

Posted on Jun 24 2016 - 8:49am
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