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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.

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

Troop Meeting This Tuesday, Sep 19 at Livorna Park and SVMS

Posted on Sep 18 2017 - 8:59am

SM Conferences will be conducted and we will be having a neighborhood popcorn sale.  If you would like to participate in the popcorn sale, sign up on the troop website, come dressed in your Class A and meet at Livorna Park at 6:30 pm.  We need adult drivers, too.  The scouts will be brought to SVMS at 7:30 to finish out the meeting.  This is a great opportunity to earn money towards summer camp.   

Parent Volunteers Needs for Board of Reviews (BoR’s) on Sep 19 and 26

Posted on Sep 18 2017 - 8:59am

In order to earn a rank advancement, scouts must complete a BoR which consists of three parents asking questions of the scout regarding their rank.   All parents new and old are asked to participate in a night of BoR’s at least once in the scouting year.  No experience is necessary and we have sample questions.  Your help is needed.  Please email, Renee Brooks if you can volunteer on Sep 19 or 26.

COMMUNITY SERVICE - Scout Volunteers Needed!

Posted on Sep 18 2017 - 8:48am

These are Individual Community Service Opportunities; parents need to contact the organizer listed and work out details.  Scouts will need to keep record of the event, date and hours, then report this information to Ms Stewart for Service Hours to be credited to their TM records. 

Scouts can earn service hours for their Troop Service Patch (goes on their Troop Neckerchief) or Rank requirement. 

Alamo School Hoedown needs volunteers on Friday, October 13th from 5 to 9pm. We would love to have uniformed scouts volunteers help with set up, games, and take down.  Please contact Carrie Carlton at cmcarleton238@gmail.com.

Parkmead Elementary School Carnival needs volunteers between 2:15-6:15pm on Saturday, October 21.  Duties would include selling tickets and taking tickets/managing lines at various booth and activities.  We will provide snacks and beverages for all who volunteer!  Please contact Katie Kempf at is kpkempf@gmail.com

 

EAGLE PROJECT – September 23rd & 24th

Posted on Sep 17 2017 - 8:48pm

Dylan Nakahara will be working on his Eagle Project.  Friendship Bench for Alamo Elementary School. Tasks involve, sanding and prepping the wood, building of the bench, applying a protectant coat to the final bench, weeding and general landscape clean up at the school, if time permits. We will work at 11:00 to 3:00PM on Saturday, and 11:00 to 1:30PM on Sunday. Please feel free to sign up for any part of the day. We will work at my house and Alamo Elementary School.  Please sign up on the troop website, and I will send you an email with details the week prior.  Thank you.

WARRIOR'S GAME on November 11th / Sign Up and Pay by Sept. 17th

Posted on Sep 17 2017 - 8:45pm

THE ULTIMATE BSA / GSW EXPERIENCE:  The Golden State Warriors is offering Boy Scout Troops, Packs, Crews a game experience on Saturday, November 11th.  Tickets are $85 per person.  Parents, siblings, grandparents, and scout friends are invited to this fun event.  Below is the optional line up for the day.

FAMILY SKATING EVENT

Posted on Sep 17 2017 - 8:45pm

Join troop members at Golden Skate in San Ramon on Sunday, October 1st at 3:30PM for an afternoon of Family Skating!  ALL family members, plus friends interested in scouting are welcome to join this fun event!  Scouts, siblings and family friends must be accompanied by a parent.  NOT A TROOP EVENT = MANDATORY PARENT ATTENDANCE.  Skater Fee is $13/person entry, $4/person skate rental.  Non Skater Fee is FREE.  Families/Scouts should pay at the door when they arrive on the 1st.

Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

BSA Troop # 216

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