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.

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

Posted on May 19 2019 - 9:54am

     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. (YAC - TBD but is required as well, unless you did Black Canyon)

Salesmanship Merit Badge at the Padres + a game!

Posted on May 17 2019 - 4:49pm

        Earn your Salesmanship Merit Badge at Petco Park and watch a Padres game against the Cardinals. Click on the calendar date of June 29th for details. 

NYLT Pre-Course Meeting

Posted on May 10 2019 - 1:03pm

Attend MANDATORY pre-course meeting for your session

  • Session 1: Tuesday May 21, Atherton Hall/Camp Balboa 6-8 pm
  • Session 2: Wednesday Jun 5, Atherton Hall/Camp Balboa 6-8 pm

Make sure to fillout the required forms prior to pre-course meeting.

Salesmanship Merit Badge at Petco park

Posted on May 9 2019 - 7:25pm

   VS       Earn your Salesmanship Merit badge at Petco Park. The workshop is Saturday, June 29th from 4:30-6:30PM. Cost is $60 per scout which includes the workshop and 2 Toyota Pavillion tickets for the game. Additional tickts are $30 each.

Photography Merit Badge

Posted on May 8 2019 - 8:01am


photography MB
 Session 1 of 2
 Tuesday, 11 June | Regular Troop Meeting
 Session 2 of 2
 Saturday, 22 June | 6-8 PM, Rancho Bernardo Community Park Gazebo
 MB Counselor | Mr. Antezana
 You must attend both sessions to complete the Merit Badge
 Class Limited to 10 Scouts | 6th grade and up
 Sign-up and see Calendar for details

Council Adult Leaders Training

Posted on Apr 14 2019 - 11:44pm

For ASM or parents who are interested to become ASM (Assistant Scoutmaster), the in person Scoutmaster Specific Training is available to register for the class in May. Questions: Mrs. Sheirman Hoong - training@troop685.org

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