Scoutmaster Archive

  • Troop- Exciting news: At the last Troop meeting, Damian announced new patrols. He and the Patrol Leaders wanted to make the patrols more balanced so that each patrol had a good chance to win the Patrol Cup and so that each patrol has enough campers on most trips. They used the feedback from the surveys, and I think they did […]

    New Patrols!

    Troop- Exciting news: At the last Troop meeting, Damian announced new patrols. He and the Patrol Leaders wanted to make the patrols more balanced so that each patrol had a good chance to win the Patrol Cup and so that each patrol has enough campers on most trips. They used the feedback from the surveys, and I think they did […]

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  • Troop, Please join me in congratulating Troop 682’s newest Eagle Scouts Gokul and Kyle. They each had their Eagle Board of Review tonight and became the 36th and 37th Scouts to earn the rank of Eagle in Troop 682. We are very proud of your hard work! Mr Dickson

    Congratulations to Gokul and Kyle, our newest Eagle Scouts

    Troop, Please join me in congratulating Troop 682’s newest Eagle Scouts Gokul and Kyle. They each had their Eagle Board of Review tonight and became the 36th and 37th Scouts to earn the rank of Eagle in Troop 682. We are very proud of your hard work! Mr Dickson

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  • Scouts- As you work on your ranks, you will notice that one of the last requirements listed for each rank is to have a Scoutmaster conference. You’ll all need one soon for Scout and/or Tenderfoot — hopefully before the Court of Honor in May. If you’ve never had one before, it might seem a bit intimidating. So I thought I’d send […]

    Scoutmaster conferences and rank advancements

    Scouts- As you work on your ranks, you will notice that one of the last requirements listed for each rank is to have a Scoutmaster conference. You’ll all need one soon for Scout and/or Tenderfoot — hopefully before the Court of Honor in May. If you’ve never had one before, it might seem a bit intimidating. So I thought I’d send […]

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  • Troop, I am always proud when a 682 Scout earns Eagle; tonight I am proud as a father also! Please join me in congratulating Troop 682’s newest Eagle Scout. Daniel Dickson had his Eagle Board of Review this evening and is now officially an Eagle.   Mr Dickson Links: See all Our Eagle Scouts      

    Congratulations to Daniel, Troop 682’s newest Eagle

    Troop, I am always proud when a 682 Scout earns Eagle; tonight I am proud as a father also! Please join me in congratulating Troop 682’s newest Eagle Scout. Daniel Dickson had his Eagle Board of Review this evening and is now officially an Eagle.   Mr Dickson Links: See all Our Eagle Scouts      

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  • Troop, Please join me in offering congratulations to Ian Walker, who completed his Eagle Board of Review this evening and is now officially an Eagle Scout. He can be very proud of himself for his hard work and perseverance over the last 12 years since he first started as a Tiger Cub Scout. Great job. Mr Dickson Links: See all […]

    Congratulations to Troop 682s newest Eagle Scout Ian W.

    Troop, Please join me in offering congratulations to Ian Walker, who completed his Eagle Board of Review this evening and is now officially an Eagle Scout. He can be very proud of himself for his hard work and perseverance over the last 12 years since he first started as a Tiger Cub Scout. Great job. Mr Dickson Links: See all […]

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  • Troop, You know I often have to remind you to put your phones away. But I am not totally against technology in Scouts. Here is a video on YouTube that I would encourage watching during (some) meetings. It is especially good for those of you under First Class and any of you who still need to learn knots, and as […]

    7 Essential Knots (video)

    Troop, You know I often have to remind you to put your phones away. But I am not totally against technology in Scouts. Here is a video on YouTube that I would encourage watching during (some) meetings. It is especially good for those of you under First Class and any of you who still need to learn knots, and as […]

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  • Scouts, Since camp starts tomorrow (Aug 6, 2017), I hope you are already packed. But if not, or if you are a first year camper, you might want to watch these videos. They’re by a Scout, not a Scoutmaster or parent, so they’ve got some good advice. There are also some things you might relate to (for instance about changing […]

    Summer campers – How to pack video

    Scouts, Since camp starts tomorrow (Aug 6, 2017), I hope you are already packed. But if not, or if you are a first year camper, you might want to watch these videos. They’re by a Scout, not a Scoutmaster or parent, so they’ve got some good advice. There are also some things you might relate to (for instance about changing […]

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  • 682, Happy Independence Day! I hope you enjoy your picnic or however you celebrate… and that you take a minute to remember how lucky we are to be here. A special thanks to Alex W, Gokul and Rahul for helping out the city of Poway with their celebration. See you all Monday, Mr.Dickson Troop 682 Scouts volunteering at the Poway […]

    4th of July Celebration volunteers

    682, Happy Independence Day! I hope you enjoy your picnic or however you celebrate… and that you take a minute to remember how lucky we are to be here. A special thanks to Alex W, Gokul and Rahul for helping out the city of Poway with their celebration. See you all Monday, Mr.Dickson Troop 682 Scouts volunteering at the Poway […]

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  • Troop, Be sure to save today’s copy of the Poway News Chieftain and Rancho Bernardo News Journal. A great picture of Troop 682 building a raft at the Scout Expo is featured on page A4. Also, thank you to all of you who helped out at Expo! Mr Dickson

    Troop 682 in the News

    Troop, Be sure to save today’s copy of the Poway News Chieftain and Rancho Bernardo News Journal. A great picture of Troop 682 building a raft at the Scout Expo is featured on page A4. Also, thank you to all of you who helped out at Expo! Mr Dickson

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  • Troop, Please join me in congratulating our newest Eagle, Zachary Goodman, who had his Eagle Board of Review last night. Remarkably, he is our 7th Eagle this year!  Great work. Mr. Dickson

    682’s Newest Eagle

    Troop, Please join me in congratulating our newest Eagle, Zachary Goodman, who had his Eagle Board of Review last night. Remarkably, he is our 7th Eagle this year!  Great work. Mr. Dickson

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