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This website is for Boy Scout Troop 639 in Foothill Ranch, California. For registered members, there's lots to see and do here. Read announcements, check calendar dates, sign-up for events, download files, view photos, etc.

Boy Scouts of America Mission Statement:

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Troop 639 Mission Statement:

To provide a safe, supportive and participatory environment that enables the scout’s learning of new skills, personal growth, character development, and leadership development, all within a structured outdoor program. Our scout-run troop is organized within the guidelines outlined in the “BSA Mission Statement” above.  To provide such a program requires the full commitment and participation of the entire adult and scout membership of our troop.

To learn more about Troop 639, click on "About Us".

Running Springs Campout October 24th and 25th

Posted by rjohnston on Oct 18 2020 - 12:08pm

Hello Scouts! We're trying again to camp! Thanks to Mr. Puccio we will be camping on the large lot behind his brother's house in Running Springs. We will leave from the McDonald's parking lot in Foothill Ranch by 7:30 AM on Saturday 10-24 so we will assemble at 700am to check in and possibly grab breakfast. We will return on Sunday 10-25 by 1:30 at the latest.

Youth Protection Training (YPT) RENEWALS are coming up for re-charter!

Posted by rjohnston on Oct 8 2020 - 3:54pm

1) Youth Protection training is required for all BSA registered volunteers, regardless of their position.

2) New leaders are required to take Youth Protection training before submitting an application for registration. Also all Merit Badge counselors must be YPT certified.

3) Youth Protection Training must be taken every two years. If a volunteer’s Youth Protection training record is not current at the time of recharter, the volunteer will not be re-registered.

Friends of Scouting Needs You!

Posted by nsouza on Sep 25 2020 - 1:52pm
2020 Friends of Scouting
 
Help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Orange County Council with a charitable gift.

Sign up for your cleaning shift at the Elk's Lodge

Posted by nsouza on Sep 21 2020 - 2:43pm

Scouts, as a service to the Mission Viejo Elk's Lodge for allowing us to use their patio for our meetings, we need 2-4 scouts each Friday at 4:00-5:00 p.m. to clean up the patio area before their Friday night dinner meeting. Cleaning entails using an electric leaf blower to blow leaves and debris off the patio, wiping down the tables and chairs, and setting up placecards at the tables. All scouts are expected to take a turn at least once a quarter, ff not more. Please click on the Sign-up Genius link below to sign up for your shift. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0945A4A62DA7FE3-elks

It's Popcorn Selling Time! Have you started selling yet??

Posted by nsouza on Aug 28 2020 - 9:14am

Scouts, have you started selling popcorn yet? If not, get going! You can sell directly online to friends and family near or far, and their popcorn will be shipped directly to their home. And even better, if they buy before Sept 3, they'll get free shipping! Check out the online selling flyer attached. Or, you can download the attached order form and take orders, turn them in, then deliver the popcorn later. Make sure to maintain proper social distancing and contact-less selling and delivery if you choose this option. Deadline to turn in all popcorn orders is Wed, Oct. 21!

Merit badge work is available from home!

Posted by rjohnston on Apr 20 2020 - 8:01pm

Scouts- if you are interested in completing any of the merit badges listed on this link while you are at home please email me with your name, the badge name and  the date you started so I can log it for the blue card issuance. I will give out blue cards the next time we meet next. As of 3-28 i have 3 scouts how have emailed me to add to my list.