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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".

GaGa Ball Tournament Help Needed!

Posted by nsouza on Jul 16 2021 - 10:56pm

Hi Parents, we are having a GaGa Ball Tournament on Sat, Aug 7 from 9-12 at Borego Park in Foothill Ranch. This is a recruiting event and the cub scouts from the packs in our district have all been invited. But, we need your help to make it happen. Ellen Dever, our new Membership Chair, is leading the coordination and needs help in the following areas:

New Summer Activities added to calendar

Posted by nsouza on Jun 25 2021 - 11:16am

Our Annual Planning Meeting is scheduled for Fri, July 30 at 6 p.m. at the Souza's. We'll have pizza and swimming. All scouts are welcome, but all members of the PLC are expected to attend, as well as ASMs. See the calendar for details.

Our first-ever Ga-Ga Ball Tournament is scheduled for Sat, Aug. 7 at Borego Park in Foothill Ranch. This is a recruitment activity aimed at incoming Webelos and prospective scouts. We need full participation from scouts, as well as help from parents to make it happen. Watch for details soon!

Class B Items now available!

Posted by nsouza on Jun 3 2021 - 10:35am

Our Online Store now has Class B items for sale again! For those who are new, we have gray t-shirts for scouts (both short and long-sleeve), and green t-shirts for adults (short-sleeve only). The adult shirts come in both men's and a new ladies V-neck style. There is also a gray zippered hoodie for both scouts and adults, as well as hats and briefcases. Please purchase any items through the Online Store, and pay via PayPal. Any questions, please contact our Class B Coordinator, Daisy Li, daisycai@hotmail.com

Merit Badge Counselors needed

Posted by nsouza on Nov 24 2020 - 7:02pm

Parents, we could use some additional merit badge counselors for the scouts in our troop. You don't need any special expertise, just an interest and basic knowledge of the merit badge. You'll also need to fill out some paperwork and take some online training, but that only helps you know what you're doing! Attached is a list of merit badges that have no counselor in our troop. If any of these appeal to you, and you'd like to help us out, please contact Nancy Souza at nancysuesouza@gmail.com. 

New Social Media sites

Posted by nsouza on Nov 8 2019 - 2:03pm

Don't forget to follow us on Social Media! Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Instagram:

Facebook: BSA Troop 639 Foothill Ranch

Instagram: bsatroop639

Parent meeting slides & info

Posted by nsouza on Sep 27 2019 - 9:17am

Parents, for those who weren't able to make the parent meeting at the Court of Honor last Wed, the presentation slides are attached.

1) We need each Registered Adult to take the online training for Troop Committee Training in order to recharter you next month. Please go to my.scouting.org to take it by Oct 1, then send Nancy Souza your final certificate that says Completed. This is NOT Youth Protection Training (YPT), which you took last year before you could register. This is the training for a committee member, which is what all registered adults in our troop are, unless you are an Assistant Scout Master. The good news is that this training only needs to be taken once - you don't have to repeat it.