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, usually 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, Major Abraham J. Baum Post 7766.

Those interested in having Troop 685 scouts participate in a service event are asked to submit the attached form to service@troop685.org.

SERVICE: Independence Day Ceremony at Webb Park

Posted on Jun 21 2022 - 8:23am

AT LEAST 18 SCOUTS and a few Adults are needed to help at the Independence Day Flag Ceremony on Monday, July 4th at Webb Park! This very important annual service event for our troop is presented by the Rancho Bernardo Veterans Memorial Association, VFW Post 7766 (our chartering organization) and the General J.P. Holland Chapter of the Military Order of World Wars. Click here for details and to sign up. 

Coin Collecting Merit Badge Workshop | Coinarama Coin Show

Posted on Jun 21 2022 - 8:21am

  Saturday, 9 July 1-4 PM, San Diego Scottish Rite Center | 1895 Camino Del Rio South
  MB Counselor | Robert Fagaly
  See attached for event details, pre-requisites and how to sign up

Robotics Merit Badge | July 23rd and 24th from 10-11:30

Posted on Jun 16 2022 - 8:15pm

  Saturday, 23 July 10-11:30 AM and Sunday, 24 July 10-11:30 AM
  MB Counselor | Navan Yatavelli and Randy Navarro
  Sign-up and see Troop calendar for details

BSA Scout Volunteers Needed for Cub Scout Twilight Camp 25-29 July at Scripps Mesa Community Park

Posted on Jun 12 2022 - 10:43pm

 Scout and adult volunteers needed.
 Various hours/days available.
 Scout Troop Guides for Cub Patrols needed.
 Contact Mrs. Barnett for additional information.
 See attached information for Camp Director's contact information.  

Granite Springs Beginner Backpack ~ New Dates Coming

Posted on Jun 3 2022 - 4:33pm

 Beautiful hike starting at Noble Canyon to Indian Creek to Granite Springs (15 people cap) 

International Camporee ~ Games of Rome ~ September 16-18, 2022

Posted on May 11 2022 - 10:54pm

Legions, barbarians, gladiators and scouts from around the world! (Closes Aug 30)

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