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Welcome to the Boy Scout Troop 676 website! Established in 1989, we are located in the San Diego, CA community of Rancho Peñasquitos. The troop meets on Monday nights at 7pm at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. There are about 75 scouts in our Troop, ranging in rank from Tenderfoot to Eagle. We enjoy backpacking, tent campouts, and other activities which include an active High Adventure program.

Our Troop's mission is to cultivate and to nurture the high ideals of Scouting in all of the Troop's youth members. This will be accomplished through moral strength and character development, good citizenship training, and the development of physical, mental, and emotional fitness.

Philmont Trek (now full)

Posted on Jan 27 2015 - 3:50pm

We had one space that opened up on our Troop's Philmont trek this July, but it has now been filled. If another space opens up we will repost

 

Troop Guides

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 5:21pm

We still need a few more Troop Guides to work with our incoming new scouts. This is a great leadership position and is open to any scout that can complete 1st Class before the new scout campout in March. Please talk to Jon Cline or Mr. Dyer if you are interested. Note that if you already have a leadership position you can still volunteer to be a Guide as the actual work will not start until March. We will have a planning meeting soon with pizza so I suggest signing up before then.

Mountain High Ski Day- Sat Feb 21st

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 5:21pm

Troop 676 will be going to the Mountain High Scouts Weekend Event on February 21, 2015.  This is a family event that gets you a entire day of skiing with rental equipment, lessons, merit badage program (if interested), and lunch, all for the very low cost of $49 + the cost of driving. For more information and to sign up go here.

Last call for Cherry Valley secondary summer outing

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 5:20pm

As a way to get back some of our deposit money for a scheduling error in 2013 the Troop signed up for a week of summer camp again this year at Cherry Valley on Catalina. This is NOT our troop summer camp. The troop is going to Lost Valley east of Temecula for summer camp.  This is an extra summer camp. There are no leaders signed up for this option and no Scouts have expressed an interest in going on this outing. The troop is preparing to cancel the reservation before payments are due at the end of the week, and is putting out a last call for anyone who is interested. The cost is $650 for each Scout, and requires 2 adults to attend. There may be some discounts depending on how many attend and if discounts still apply after canceling some reservations. The option has been announced in the meetings with no interest so this is the last call before the reservation is cancelled before payments are due.  The dates are July 5-July11. If interested please contact Mr. Cline before Jan 29.

Chemistry Merit Badge

Posted on Jan 21 2015 - 2:55pm

The second set of slides for the Chemistry Merit Badge have been uploaded.

Colorado River Trek -- deposit due 1/12/15

Posted on Jan 12 2015 - 11:03pm

Scouts, the sign-up for the Colorado River trek over spring break is available here. This trip is one of the very best that the troop offers. It includes three nights camping right on the river, starting at the base of Hoover Dam and paddling through the Black Canyon area. Parents are welcome. If you are planning to go please sign up now as we need to make permit reservations soon. For those that have signed up, a $50 per person deposit is due at the January 12 troop meeting.

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