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 (17117 4S Ranch Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92127). 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.

Fall Shooting Sports ~ November 16, 2019

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 5:06pm

One day event at Mataguay Scout Reservation. There are many details so please click on the calendar date of November 16th to read ALL of it. Open to all ages.

Lower Colorado - 50 miler - February 14-17, 2020

Posted on Oct 13 2019 - 1:08pm

     Its time to put in at Walters Camp and discover the beauty of the Lower Colorado River!  Click on the calendar date of February 14, 2020 to read all the details. 

Philmont **Interest List** (Summer 2021)

Posted on Oct 6 2019 - 11:06pm

   Do you know what Tooth of the Time is? (Hint: it's an igneous rock!)   Are you interested in Philmont for Summer 2021? Please sign up on the interest list on the calendar date of October 29,2019. If enough folks respond, (scouts and adults), we can submit a reservation when the lottery opens. New 9 day treks for those that want more than 7 but less than 12.

America Red Cross Wilderness First Aid and CPR/AED Certification

Posted on Oct 5 2019 - 10:05am

November 16th and 17th from  9 AM -5 PM
Cost $90 for WRFA only, $120 for WRFA & CPF/AED
Sharp Grossmont Hospital | 9000 Wakarusa Street, La Mesa, CA 91942
Open to all adults and youth 14 and over
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Space Exploration Merit Badge

Posted on Oct 1 2019 - 12:06pm

Session 1 | Sunday, 27 October, 1-3 PM
Session 2 | Sunday 10 November, 1-3 PM
Session 3 | TBD, Rocket Launches

MB Counselor | Mr Schaller
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Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge

Posted on Oct 1 2019 - 12:02pm

Session 1 | Thursday, 24 October | 6-9 PM Monterey Ridge
Session 2 | Thursday,   5 December | 6-9 PM TBD
MB Counselor | Mrs Barnett, Mr Evans
Open to 1st Class and above / Eagle Required
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