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 Design 39 (17050 Del Sur Ridge Rd, 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.

Arnav Kanekar Eagle Project Fundraiser ~ Needs

Posted on Jul 20 2021 - 5:59pm

Hi, my name is Arnav Kanekar- I am a Life Scout with Troop 685, and I'm working on my Eagle project with Los Penasquitos Elementary School, where I'll be building and installing backpack racks. Please click here to see my presentation and my GoFundMe page. I still need to fundraise $310.00! Thank you for your support! (This message approved by Mr. Ford and Mr. Root)

Introducing ~ Horse Heaven Campout ~ August 27-29, 2021

Posted on Jul 20 2021 - 5:22pm

 Nestled in the pines of Laguna Mountains, join us for in-person camping! Click on the calendar date of August 27 and sign up! 

Dixon Lake ~ New Scout Campout (September 17-19, 2021)

Posted on Jul 5 2021 - 1:45pm

  Dixon Lake in Escondido is for new scouts from 2020 & 2021 along with SPL team, instructors, Guides, EDGE teachers, NYLT, and 15 adult helpers!

Eagle Project Donations!

Posted on May 25 2021 - 4:26pm

If you would like to donate to one of our Eagle Scouts working on his project but would like to avoid using Go Fund Me, you may send the money directly to our Treasurer, Sonia Souza. You MUST write the Name of the Scout and note its for an Eagle Project so it is deposited into the correct account. 

Troop COVID Protocol | Good through 15 June

Posted on May 3 2021 - 4:53pm

 see attachment (link in lower right corner)

At Home Rank Advancement

Posted on Oct 11 2020 - 9:49pm

Scouts in Troop 685 ~ there's a plan available to work toward Rank Requirements for Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class.

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