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   To see outings that have already happened, see our list of Events & Trips.                              
Troop 57 September News (2016) NEW!

Mt. Diablo Hike (Jan. 14)

  • One Step Closer To earning all 6 of your Rim of the Bay Hike patches
  • A Full 8 Miles Qualifies as a 10-mile hike for the Hiking Merit Badge
  • A Good Challenge One of the harder, and more memorable hikes you’ll do in your scouting career
  • A Beautiful Reward Spectacular views (and lunch!) from the summit
Logistics
Meet: 8:00 AM, January 14, 2017 at the Boy Scout House
Arrive back at approximately 3:00 PM


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Almaden Quicksilver Mines Hike (Jan. 7)

Have you ever wondered what the inside of a mine looks like? Well, if you want to know, the Almaden Quicksilver hike is the hike for you. I would really appreciate it if all of you could join me on January 7th for this once in a lifetime chance to hike through countless historic landmarks from the 1900's. Hikers will be able to see mining towns, their equipment, learn about the interesting profession of old fashion mining and walk into the inside of a mine. I hope to see everyone on January 7th for an awesome, scenic hike.


Departure: 8:00 am January 7th from the Scout House


Supplies:

Cold weather gear

Lunch

2 liters of water

Ten essentials


Scout Lead: Ryan Gillies rcgillies@gmail.com (858)-554-0305

Lead ASM: Glenn McGall      glennmcgall@sbcglobal.net    (408) 858-2378

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Golden Gate Park Hike (Dec. 11)

Start your holiday season with a beautiful 10-mile hike through the Golden Gate Park.
From exotic birds to bison and windmills, this easy 10-mile hike is one of the best in San
Francisco hiking, with hardly a hill to climb. Come along and experience the best of Golden
Gate Park with an easy 10 miles under your boot for the hiking merit badge.

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Sunday, December 11th, 2016
11:30 am at the Scout House (back by 6 pm)

Adult Lead: Inder Monga, imonga@gmail.com
Adult Lead: Tony Wu, tonywu1010@hotmail.com
Scout Leader: Brian Ho, firestorm888@gmail.com


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CALL FOR INTEREST - SPRING BREAK CANYON COUNTRY TRIP (4/2-4/8, 2017)

update:

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If you're interested to the Canyon Country of Utah and Arizona spring break trip please add your name to the list by this week.

 

We have enough interest to run the trip. Next we need to determine the permit size for the group. This week is the deadline.

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We're judging whether there is enough interest to have a spring break trip (April 2-8, 2017) to the Canyon Country of Utah and Arizona.  We're considering two prospective trips, one to the Grand Canyon and one to Escalante National Monument. More details here.

 

      Either trip is long enough to count as one of the four required for the Backpacking Merit Badge.   

 

     We  need to apply for a permit by the end of this month for an April trip. Minimum trip size is two ASMs and two scouts; maximum is 11 people in the Grand Canyon and 12 in Escalante.  

 

       The trip difficulty levels are:

·   Grand Canyon:   Moderately Strenuous 

·   Escalante :          Moderate

 

If you're interested you can add your name here.

grand canyon national park, AZ

escalante national monument, UT




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A Summer of Scouting Fun


Camp Oljato:  July 10-17, and July 16-23, including the Kaiser Wilderness backpacking overnight
Located on fabulous Huntington Lake, Camp Oljato offers a great experience for every scout: The Basic Skills Program  (Tenderfoot skills) for incoming scouts; the Merit Badge Program for intermediate Scouts; and C.O.P.E and Climbing, advanced sailing, mile swim and other activities for experienced Scouts. Oljato provides opportunities for Scouts to learn new skills that are not part of our Palo Alto Program, earn Merit Badges, and just have fun in a sa
fe, Scout-led environment!  See http://www.troop57.net/home/summer-camps for more information.


High Adventure - Northern Tier:  June 20-26
A crew of adventurous scouts are going to BSA's Northern Tier base in Ontario for a canoeing and fishing expedition.  Troop 57 scouts are already catching some nice fish in Canada.  Here are couple of pictures they've sent back to us. 


Philmont - BSA's Grandaddy of High Adventure - Northern Tier:  July 6-18
Troop 57 has a crew of Scouts going to BSA's Philmont premier high adventure camp, located in the mountains of northern New Mexico.  They'll be backpacking for 12 days.  



Camp Emerald Bay:  July 31 - August 6

 Some Troop 57 Scouts will be headed to Camp Emerald Bay on Catalina Island.  Along with the standard merit badge classes, Emerald Bay also has an excellent marine program, including the chance for older scouts to get SCUBA-certified.

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