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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.

Memorial Day Weekend Flag Placement - Saturday May 23rd 8-10am

Posted on May 22 2015 - 9:11pm

* * NOTE: Please bring the Permission form and give it to Mr Shafer at the event. * *    

This Black Mountain District tradition is our annual opportunity to participate in the Memorial Day activities to honor the US military veterans who have passed on. We will be participating in a flag raising ceremony along with hundreds of other local Scouts at the El Camino Memorial Park, followed by placing an American flag next to each military veteran head stone. Please come out and help our Troop show our respect for our veterans.  More info & sign-up 

Camperships Available

Posted on May 11 2015 - 1:54pm

The Troop attempts to set aside money each year to assist Scouts registered with the troop whose families are experiencing financial hardship.  These funds are intended to defray the costs of a camping experience, long term or short term, for a scout who might not otherwise be able to attend.  Camperships are based on significant financial need (and similar to school programs) however financial documentation is not requested.  Please refer to the attached application for information.

Upcoming bicycling events May 17 and 24

Posted on May 10 2015 - 3:44pm

We have two trail rides coming up on May 17 and 24, 9am at the Canyonside trailhead.  These will be 10 and 15 mile rides in Penasquitos Canyon at a steady pace with no more than 2, short rest stops.  

Wednesday Hikes - May permission form

Posted on May 10 2015 - 9:33am

The Wednesday hikes are for all scouts, not just those going on the upcoming backpacking outings. Hikes are also open to all parents and siblings. Filling out the attached permission form once is good for all Wednesday hikes for the month of May.

4/29 Fundraiser at California Pizza Kitchen

Posted on Apr 26 2015 - 8:21am

Help support the Troop by having dinner at California Pizza Kitchen.  Please click here for the flier.

Beach Cleanup - Sat 4/25

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 6:43am

We will be a part of the Clean San Diego "Creek to Bay" cleanup effort again this year year. We are at the same location as last year; Torrey Pines State Beach. It is a greeat opportunity to do some service while spending some time at the beach. The troop had a good time last year and this year should be the same. We will be meeting at the north parking lot for Torrey Pines State beach, off McGonigle at 8:45am on Saturday. Please sign up and fill out the 2 required forms here. We still need 2 adults to sign up for this event to take place.

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