Welcome !

Welcome to BSA Troop 685 from San Diego, California Troop 685 is a scout-led troop where the boys decide upon, lead and participate in their trips, activities, and service projects. Adult leaders guide scouts on this journey and on their path to Eagle. Troop 685 meets at 7 PM every Tuesday evening at Monterey Ridge Elementary School. Exceptions will be noted on the Troop Calendar on this website. Many thanks to our chartering organization, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Post 7766. Monterey Ridge Elementary School 17117 4S Ranch Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92127

Barker Valley Backpack planning meeting June 1st 6:00-8:00

Posted on May 28 2016 - 4:51pm

We'll be meeting on Wednesday June 1st from 6:00-8:00pm for our first planning meeting for teh upcoming trip. 

The meeting will be at Mr Hildum's house located at 13975 Chicarita Creek Rd San Diego, CA 92128. Parents of attending scouts are highly recommended to stay for the meeting.

Summer Camp Meetingtg (Oljato & Mataguay) Not a Troop Meeting

Posted on May 26 2016 - 3:17pm

May 31st, 7pm at Chapparral Elementary School -17250 Tannin Dr, Poway, CA 92064.

DEADLINE 5/31 for summer sweatshirts

Posted on May 23 2016 - 12:23pm

Due to high demand, a 2nd  order for Troop 685 sweatshirts will be placed May 31st !!   Please contact Esther Amano amanos@cox.net.  Scouts prefer the Quik-Dry hoodie ($31). Cotton available if desired, please see attachment for photos & prices.

SERVICE: VFW Memorial Day Flag - Still need scouts/adults on Monday morning only

Posted on May 19 2016 - 2:01pm

We wtill need Troop 685 scouts and adults  to support the local VFW - our charter organization - during their annual Memorial Day program Monday, May 30th. Scouts are needed to clean up the park, set up equipment, hand out programs and clean up after the program. Scouts should arrive by 9:30am to Webb Park in their Full Class A uniform. The service event is over by 12pm. Please sign up for this event on the website. 

Sporting Merit Badge Counselor needed

Posted on May 16 2016 - 6:03pm

Hi everyone,

We have a scout who is looking to complete the sporting merit badge. As far as I am aware, we do not have a counselor within the troop for sporting. If you would be willing to become a counselor for the sporting merit badge, please email me at Lauren.hood2@gmail.com so I can put you in touch with the scout. 

Troop Merit Badge Counselor List - Update

Posted on Apr 15 2016 - 6:40pm

Merit Badge Counselors:

Please send me an email or a copy of your letter from council listing your merit badges that you are an approved counselor for.  We just received our letters this week.  



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