Scoutmaster Archive

  • 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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  • Troop, Tonight (September 22, 2016) not one but two of Troop 682’s scouts earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Please join me in congratulating Andrew Neale and Jens Hartvig for their hard work and dedication to Scouting. They can both be very proud of themselves. Best, Mr Dickson Andrew Neale, Eagle Scout Jens Hartvig, Eagle Scout Links: See Andrew’s Eagle […]

    Congratulations to Troop 682’s newest Eagles (plural!)

    Troop, Tonight (September 22, 2016) not one but two of Troop 682’s scouts earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Please join me in congratulating Andrew Neale and Jens Hartvig for their hard work and dedication to Scouting. They can both be very proud of themselves. Best, Mr Dickson Andrew Neale, Eagle Scout Jens Hartvig, Eagle Scout Links: See Andrew’s Eagle […]

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  • Hey Troop,  On Saturday, the Troop 682 high adventure crew successfully summited Mt San Gorgonio -11,503′ – the highest peak in Southern California. It was a long hard hike but worth it. We got to sleep at the peak, and a few of the boys just rolled out their sleeping bags to watch the meteor shower. They are spending the rest of the week near […]

    Troop 682 Assaults San Gorgonio

    Hey Troop,  On Saturday, the Troop 682 high adventure crew successfully summited Mt San Gorgonio -11,503′ – the highest peak in Southern California. It was a long hard hike but worth it. We got to sleep at the peak, and a few of the boys just rolled out their sleeping bags to watch the meteor shower. They are spending the rest of the week near […]

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  • Troop, Please join me in congratulating Mason. He had his Board of Review tonight and became Troop 682’s newest Eagle.  Mason, we are all very proud of you! Mr. Dickson Links See Mason’s Eagle Project See all Our Eagle Scouts

    Congratulations to Mason, Troop 682’s newest Eagle

    Troop, Please join me in congratulating Mason. He had his Board of Review tonight and became Troop 682’s newest Eagle.  Mason, we are all very proud of you! Mr. Dickson Links See Mason’s Eagle Project See all Our Eagle Scouts

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  • Troop, Please join me in congratulating your Troop’s newest Eagle Scout, Chris. He passed his Board of Review earlier this evening. Chris, we are all very proud of you! Mr Dickson Links: See Chris’ Eagle Project See all our Our Eagle Scouts

    Troop 682 Eagle – Chris O.

    Troop, Please join me in congratulating your Troop’s newest Eagle Scout, Chris. He passed his Board of Review earlier this evening. Chris, we are all very proud of you! Mr Dickson Links: See Chris’ Eagle Project See all our Our Eagle Scouts

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  • International Scouting on your computer Hi Troop, It’s a rainy day and I suspect a lot of you will be spending much of the day on line. Here are a couple ideas on how you can combine that with Scouting and meet some Scouts from around the world too! First, check out www.ScoutingRadio.com. It is an Internet radio station that […]

    Things to do on a rainy day

    International Scouting on your computer Hi Troop, It’s a rainy day and I suspect a lot of you will be spending much of the day on line. Here are a couple ideas on how you can combine that with Scouting and meet some Scouts from around the world too! First, check out www.ScoutingRadio.com. It is an Internet radio station that […]

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  • Troop 682, Please join me in congratulating Troop 682’s newest Eagle Scout, Andrew B. His board of review was tonight, and he passed easily. Great job! Mr. Meloling

    Troop 682’s Latest Eagle, Andrew B.

    Troop 682, Please join me in congratulating Troop 682’s newest Eagle Scout, Andrew B. His board of review was tonight, and he passed easily. Great job! Mr. Meloling

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