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If you're new to Scouts and thinking about joining the program, or are currently a Cub Scout looking for a troop to join, we hope that you'll consider Troop 648.  Scouting is a great program, offering a wide range of opportunities for boys ages 11 - 17.  Boy Scout troops vary widely in size, activities, and programs.  When looking for a troop to join, it's important to make sure you have a "good fit" – that is, its leaders, its activities, and overall "feel" are a good match. Troop 648 sets its activities to best meet both the immediate and long term needs of our Scouts. 

We strive to maintain a balanced program of activities throughout the year to challenge the Scouts both mentally and physically, emphasizing leadership and character development in the Scouting tradition. Our activities during the past years serve as examples of the program you can expect from Troop 648 in the years ahead (for a list of past activities, click on the “About Us” link in the menu on the left).

Scouting is far more than camping, hiking, and games. Scouting is also about character, values, and community service. As a Boy-led troop, Troop 648 emphasizes the values embodied in the Scout Outh and Law and our Scouts regularly participate in a wide range of community support activities.

We hope that Troop 648 will be part of your Scouting experience. Should you have any questions, or would like to arrange a visit to one of our troop meetings, please use the “Contact Us” link in the menu on the left.

Yours in Scouting,

Reza Bashar, Scoutmaster

Upcoming Events

Posted on Jan 27 2015 - 9:11pm

See "Upcoming Events" for flyers on local activities

Troop 648 Trading Post

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 9:40pm

Need hiking boots or some other Scout-related item? Check out all the great deals in the Troop 648 Trading Post! Please see the Trading Post photo album for all the items currently for sale in the Troop 648 Trading Post. Click on a photo in the album to see a description of the item and price. If no price is listed then make an offer! Please contact Neil Carlson at neil@carlson-home.com if you are interested in an item or if you have something to list. (Note: funds from items sold either go to Troop 648 directly or to an individual Scout's campership fund.  The seller has the choice.)

Sync the Troop 648 calendar to your smartphone!!!

Posted on Jan 14 2015 - 9:43pm

Keep your personal digital calendars in sync with the Troop 648 website calendar with the new "Calendar Sync" feature, which will generate an "iCalendar" feed that can be viewed on most smartphones and calendar applications (iPhone, Android, Google, Yahoo, Outlook, etc.).  To sync yourcalendar, just visit the "Calendar Sync" link in the User menu on the troop's web site (top left menu), or just click HERE, and follow the instructions to generate the iCalendar feed for your calendar application.

Photo Album for Court of Honor

Posted on Sep 7 2014 - 11:17am

The photo album is ready to receive photos.  Please upload your photos from this weekend's events at Camp Balboa.

Eagle COH

Posted on Sep 6 2014 - 7:00am

Please be sure to RSVP for the Eagle COH by September 16th.  Use the online event signup.

Please register for COH online

Posted on Sep 2 2014 - 7:42pm

In order to get an accurate head count, please register for the court of honor online.

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