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Welcome To Troop 998 Web Page!

Welcome to the website of Boy Scout Troop 998, chartered in Pleasanton, CA, by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) Post #6298. We have been serving the youth of Pleasanton for over 50 years, putting the Outing in Scouting, through community service, camping in the great outdoors, and allowing our youth to learn by example through the leadership of our youth. We develop responsible and capable youth through camping, adventure, learning and most importantly, through fun and friendship.

Regular Weekly Troop Meeting Schedule
When: Tuesdays evenings
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Harvest Park Middle School (Multi-Purpose Room)

2014 Veterans Day Parade

Posted by Doug Olson on Oct 30 2014 - 10:04am

Logistics:
Why:                     The VFW Post 6298 is our Charter Sponsor and the one time of year we can support them. It would be great to see 100% participation for all Scouts to show their support of our Veterans and the VFW. So please do what you can to participate in this great opportunity.

Troop 998's Newest Eagle Scout!

Posted by admin on Oct 26 2014 - 11:27am

Troop 998's Newest Eagle Scout!
(Photo taken on Wednesday, October 15, 2014)

Chase S. Eagle Oct. 15, 2014

Mystery Night next Tuesday, October 21

Posted by hpeters on Oct 18 2014 - 6:45pm

Mystery Night next Tuesday, October 21, instead of our normal meeting at Harvest Park.  

 Here are the details:

  When: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

 Drop-off and Pick-up:  Kottinger Park, intersection of Kottinger Drive and Bernal Avenue

 Uniform: Class B (Scout shorts, Scout t-shirt, hat); bring a jacket, if needed

 Cost: None

 Be Prepared: For Anything!!  For a Fun Time!!

Backpacking 101

Posted by hpeters on Oct 16 2014 - 5:04pm

Parents,

 Keith Barlow and the boys will be conducting a two part workshop on hiking.

This is intended for all scouts and interested parents

 There  will be two 30 minute sessions at the beginning of the evening troop meetings.

 Tuesday October 28th

Why do we Hike? ( stories, photos, inspiration)

Harvest Park MP room -7pm -7:30( as soon as troop meeting begins)

 Tuesday Nov 4th

What equipment do I need/pack when hiking?

Harvest Park MP room -7pm -7:30( as soon as troop meeting begins)

 We hope to see you there.

 If parents can only attend one, it has been suggested to attend the Nov 4 equipment workshop.

BOR Parent Signup

Posted by hpeters on Oct 12 2014 - 6:41am

Board of Reviews

Thank you to those who have signed up.

We still need a few parents to round out our board of review groups on Tuesday Oct 28th.

Board of Reviews are an essential part of the advancement process in scouting.

If we do not have enough parents at each BOR session then boys will begin to miss advancement opportunities.

Please use the link below and sign up to be part of a scouts’ Board of Review

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040d4ba9a622a57-board

Fundraisers

Posted by bknguyen on Oct 11 2014 - 9:33am

Fundraisers

 

Just a reminder that we only have a few weeks left for our fall fundraisers.

 

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