Archive for March, 2015

  • While we were hiking along the PCT on Sunday, I started to think about the most dangerous thing I have seen in the seven years I have been camping and hiking with Troop 682. Let’s see if you can guess what I was thinking about. Was it: A Bear? Not really dangerous as long as you don’t bring food or […]

    The most dangerous thing I’ve seen while Scouting

    While we were hiking along the PCT on Sunday, I started to think about the most dangerous thing I have seen in the seven years I have been camping and hiking with Troop 682. Let’s see if you can guess what I was thinking about. Was it: A Bear? Not really dangerous as long as you don’t bring food or […]

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  • March 28 & 29, 2015 Backpacking on the Pacific Crest Trail was a new experience for a lot of us. Some of the highlights were damming the stream, filtering our own water, and also Froggert, the responsive frog. The trip was also special because we were joined by Joshua from near Stutgaard, Germany, as well Mr. Hammond the previous scoutmaster. The […]

    Pacific Crest Trail backpack trip

    March 28 & 29, 2015 Backpacking on the Pacific Crest Trail was a new experience for a lot of us. Some of the highlights were damming the stream, filtering our own water, and also Froggert, the responsive frog. The trip was also special because we were joined by Joshua from near Stutgaard, Germany, as well Mr. Hammond the previous scoutmaster. The […]

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  • Chris delivered all these fine benches to Poway High School to be used at the tennis court.

    Chris’ Eagle Project

    Chris delivered all these fine benches to Poway High School to be used at the tennis court.

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  • When the scouts arrived at Lake Dixon, they pitched tents, played games and settled in atop the hill. In the morning they enjoyed a well cooked meal by the Old Goats patrol under a blanket of mist. After eating breakfast, the scouts hiked down to Lake Dixon and rested by the water. When the scouts got back, they organized into […]

    Lake Dixon New Scout Campout

    When the scouts arrived at Lake Dixon, they pitched tents, played games and settled in atop the hill. In the morning they enjoyed a well cooked meal by the Old Goats patrol under a blanket of mist. After eating breakfast, the scouts hiked down to Lake Dixon and rested by the water. When the scouts got back, they organized into […]

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  • Hi Scouts, Parents & Scouters! The new troop website is live! Let us know if you have any suggestions for the new website or stories you want posted. Thanks, Kyle W. & Mr. Hartvig Scout Webmaster & Adult Webmaster  

    New Troop web site!

    Hi Scouts, Parents & Scouters! The new troop website is live! Let us know if you have any suggestions for the new website or stories you want posted. Thanks, Kyle W. & Mr. Hartvig Scout Webmaster & Adult Webmaster  

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  • At Lake Poway, the scouts put on their backpacking equipment for a quick hike around the lake. The climate was moderately warm with the sun, but it was a great day for a hike. During the hike we spotted a rattlesnake crawling through the grass, a safe distance away. You can find the pictures here.

    Lake Poway Hike

    At Lake Poway, the scouts put on their backpacking equipment for a quick hike around the lake. The climate was moderately warm with the sun, but it was a great day for a hike. During the hike we spotted a rattlesnake crawling through the grass, a safe distance away. You can find the pictures here.

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  • At the Iron Chef meeting on March 11, 2015, patrols competed to make the best dish they could with the ingredients that they had. Click here for more pictures.    

    Iron Chef Meeting

    At the Iron Chef meeting on March 11, 2015, patrols competed to make the best dish they could with the ingredients that they had. Click here for more pictures.    

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  • Though it’s maybe not as obvious as it is with sports, Scouting is really a team activity. Just as a Little League team would miss their shortstop, your Patrol and Troop miss you when you don’t attend a trip. Take a minute now and sign up for this spring’s trips on TroopWebHost. Go to My Stuff > Sign-Up for Upcoming […]

    Scouting is really a team activity

    Though it’s maybe not as obvious as it is with sports, Scouting is really a team activity. Just as a Little League team would miss their shortstop, your Patrol and Troop miss you when you don’t attend a trip. Take a minute now and sign up for this spring’s trips on TroopWebHost. Go to My Stuff > Sign-Up for Upcoming […]

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  • Scoutmaster Minute 3/2/2015 By now I suspect all of you have seen “the dress”. Was it white and gold, or was it blue and black?  I happened to see it as white and gold, but I understand it was actually blue and black.  My mind saw the overexposed picture, and it jumped to conclusion about what color my eyes were seeing. […]

    Colors and First Impressions

    Scoutmaster Minute 3/2/2015 By now I suspect all of you have seen “the dress”. Was it white and gold, or was it blue and black?  I happened to see it as white and gold, but I understand it was actually blue and black.  My mind saw the overexposed picture, and it jumped to conclusion about what color my eyes were seeing. […]

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  • Our troop is attending summer camp at Camp Meriwether for the week of August 1 – Aug. 8, 2015. Camp Meriwether is located on the scenic Oregon Coast, one of the only Boy Scout camps to feature an ocean beach.  Tall evergreens and plentiful wildlife abound. The mighty Pacific Ocean provides the dramatic backdrop for this full service camp with […]

    Summer camp 2015, Meriwether (OR)

    Our troop is attending summer camp at Camp Meriwether for the week of August 1 – Aug. 8, 2015. Camp Meriwether is located on the scenic Oregon Coast, one of the only Boy Scout camps to feature an ocean beach.  Tall evergreens and plentiful wildlife abound. The mighty Pacific Ocean provides the dramatic backdrop for this full service camp with […]

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