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.

Adopt-A-Family 2018

Posted on Dec 8 2018 - 4:44pm

Troop 685 has Adopted A Family for the holidays! We are collecting money at each Troop meeting through Dec. 11th. Our goal is to raise $300 and we have raised $90 so far!  You are welcome to donate by cash, check or give a gift card to a grocery store, Target or Walmart.  Donations are tax deductiblePlease make check donations payable to Nora Kessler. I will provide you with a letter of donation if requested. Thank you! 

Order of the Arrow Elections

Posted on Dec 8 2018 - 2:28pm


  Dec 11, 2018 we will be holding our OA elections. 
  Maximum participation is required for the elections to be successful.

White Elephant Game - December 18th

Posted on Dec 8 2018 - 2:28pm


Scouts - bring a $5-10 dollar gift wrapped in a brown paper lunch sack or wrapping paper. 
The troop will play the left-right-center game to share gifts. Scouts must bring a gift to receive a gift!

Tree Fundraiser Is Open (December 22nd and January 5th)

Posted on Dec 2 2018 - 7:33pm

Do not miss this opportunity to fundraise for your scout account.
There are 2 dates to qualify for $$ to your scout account.
One date qualifies for service.
See calendar details for more infomration!

Wood Badge

Posted on Dec 2 2018 - 10:54am

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Wood Badge!

San Diego is currently FULL.  Wait list only.

Coast to Crest Challenge 2 (5 New Hikes)

Posted on Nov 10 2018 - 2:58pm
  • Ramona Grasslands Preserve Trail (3.5 round-trip) Awaiting a Lead

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