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.

Troop meeting Tuesday night at Monterey Ridge Elementary School

Posted on Oct 26 2021 - 11:31pm

Troop Meeting Tuesday, November 2nd, start time 7:00 pm. (Wear a mask)

Florida National High Adventure Sea Base (13+) July 16-24, 2022

Posted on Oct 26 2021 - 5:32pm


Sail aboard a schooner, swim, fish, snorkel and star gaze around the Florida Keys.

Must be a swimmer and fly to and from Sea Base with the group.  watch (3:09)

Possible excursion: Airboat ride in the Everglades


Whitsett Summer Camp

Posted on Oct 26 2021 - 5:30pm

 Whitsett Summer Camp ~ Sequoia National Forest ~ July 10-16, 2022

(One free adult per every 10 scouts signed up by December 1, 2021)

  watch   (41 sec)      watch   (13:15)

Colorado River Trip ~ February 18-21, 2022

Posted on Oct 24 2021 - 11:10am

Paddle the Colorado ~ Walter's Camp to Hidden Shores

Must have the Swimming  MB, Canoeing MB and attend the YAC Canoe Prep 1/15/22


Little Blair Valley~ December 3-5, 2021

Posted on Oct 24 2021 - 10:56am


Campout in Anza Borrego Dessert State Park ~ Marshall South Cabin, star gazing and Pictographs

ILST - Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops - Sunday, November 7 (in person)

Posted on Oct 17 2021 - 6:56pm

This training is for all Troop 685 scouts in Troop Leadership Positions: Patrol Leaders, Assistant Patrol Leaders, Instructors, Troop Guides, Den Chiefs. Click here for more details and to sign up.

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