11-29TroopPatrol Meetings
11-29TroopTroop Meeting
11-30TroopTroop Committee Meeting
12-01TroopMerit Badge Counselor Training
12-02TroopLife to Eagle Class with Ms. Fosnes
12-04TroopCamping!
12-04TroopTentative: Escape Room
12-04TroopSTEM Merit Badge Midway
12-06TroopRegistration Opens 9am: Merit Badge Midway
12-06TroopPLC
12-12TroopHOLIDAY PARTY
12-13TroopPatrol Meetings
12-13TroopTroop Meeting
12-20 -> 01-03TroopWinter Break - all schools
12-04TroopCamping!
7 people attending
12-12TroopHOLIDAY PARTY
3 people attending
01-08TroopWood Carving Merit Badge Class #1
3 people attending
01-15TroopCommunication Merit Badge Class
2 people attending
07-03 -> 07-09TroopCamp Royaneh
1 people attending
07-13 -> 07-20TroopPhilmont
10 people attending

Welcome to Scout Troop 28

Proudly Scouting Since 1950

For over sixty years, Troop 28 - boys ages 11-17 - has been building young men of excellent character through Scouting. We stress leadership, personal responsibility, fun, friendship and outdoor adventure.

For boys and girls grades K -5, follow this link to CUB SCOUT PACK 28 - https://www.facebook.com/Pack28Burlingame

We are grateful to be sponsored by Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 415 El Camino Real, Burlingame. Our troop meetings are generally held the first and third Monday of each month, from 7 - 8:15 pm.  Click on Contact Us if you're interested in learning more about Troop 28 or would like to attend one of our meetings.

Our troop is Scout-led, and our adult staff is highly trained. Our emphasis is on quality, not quantity, and we achieve good results by having the parents of our Scouts reinforce the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law at home.  Our parent group has high participation in providing the scaffolding for the scouts to build the program on.

Our troop is engaged in camping, hiking, backpacking, river rafting, skiing and service projects. We practice the patrol method, and emphasize creating experiences that are both meaningful and memorable.  Our troop culture practices what we call the straight A’s: attendance, appearance, activity, advancement, accountability, and awards.

More photos can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/T28Burlingame

 

December camping

Posted on Nov 20 2021 - 7:27am
As several Scouts would like to go camping again soon, we'd like to add another short outing at the beginning of December. 
 

Annual Dues - due 10/31

Posted on Oct 27 2021 - 5:22pm

In preparation for another year of scouting activities, we are collecting our annual dues. We have decided to keep the fees the same as last year, even though there has been another increase in our costs from BSA and Pacific Skyline Council. We request that you submit $325 for annual troop expenses. These dues cover campsite reservations, supplies and equipment, merit badges, food, chartering, and other expenses. You have the following payment options: 

• Deliver a check for $325 made out to “BSA Troop 28” to 1630 Balboa Ave, Burlingame, Ca 94010.

• Send $325 by PayPal to t28treasurer@gmail.com.

• Pay $325 by credit card at the troop online store https://squareup.com/store/t28burlingame

Please do your best to submit your payment by October 31. Let me know if you have any questions and thank you for your prompt payment!

Dimitrios Sogas - Troop 28 Treasurer.

Swimming Merit Badge 10/30 & 31

Posted on Oct 27 2021 - 5:22pm

Eric Lennane and Sean will be hosting a Swimming Merit Badge class at the Burlingame Aquatics Center.  You will need to attend both classes: October 30th Saturday 2-4pm and Sunday October 31st 10am-noon.  Please sign up on the troop website!

More details: Need a badge for the Eagle requirement? The swim merit badge is just the thing for you. This will be a 2 hour session conducted at an appropriate pool, most likely BAC, and covers the following requirements: https://www.boyscouttrail.com/boy-scouts/meritbadges/swimmingmb.asp

Be prepared for all of the exercises. Workbook: http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Swimming.pdf Have this printed and filled out by the time of the swim test

Pamphlet: https://www.troop109nj.com/app/download/5843791/Swimming+Merit+Badge+Pamphlet+35957.pdf

We intend to knock this all out during the session, read the pamphlet, do the workbook, be prepared to swim and complete all the exercises on 10/31. We have a prep on the 30th.

If there are any questions, please email Eric

Hiking Sweeny Ridge POSTPONED

Posted on Oct 26 2021 - 4:58pm

POSTPONED Meet at the Sneath Trail Head at 10 am. Sign up on the troop website. 

Sneath Lane Trail, Sneath Ln Trail, San Bruno, CA 94066

Bring: hats, sunglasses, water, and snacks. A five mile hike is a rank requirement for younger scouts.  https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/sweeney-ridge--2

Sneath Lane Trail is the easiest hiking and biking grade up to the crest of Sweeney Ridge. From the ridgetop go south to visit the Portola Discovery Site, or north to the former Radar Control Site for Nike Site SF-51. Nike ground-to-air missile sites protected American Cities from the Soviet Bomber threat during the Cold War from 1955-1974.

Family Camp wrap up

Posted on Oct 23 2021 - 6:46pm

Thanks to all the families that came out to beautiful Memorial Park to enjoy a weekend in the redwoods. Thanks to Dan H. for creating an awesome orienteering exercise to teach the scouts how to read maps and use compasses. See some of the pictures here: https://www.facebook.com/T28Burlingame 

Family Camping at Memorial Park

Posted on Oct 9 2021 - 12:35pm

Oct 22 - 24, 2021  Memorial Park 9500 Pescadero Creek Rd. Loma Mar, CA 94021

All Scouts and their families are invited to this once a year Troop 28 tradition. We have reserved Homestead Youth Camp at beautiful Memorial Park. Scouts, parents, and siblings spend the weekend together. Homestead camp site is available for all families starting Friday afternoon. We'll head home on Sunday. Please sign up on the troop website. 

Stay tuned for details on gear check out and menu planning.

https://parks.smcgov.org/homestead-youth-camp-6 

 

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