Welcome to Scout Troop 28

Proudly Scouting Since 1950

For over sixty years, Troop 28 has been building young men of excellent character through Scouting. We stress leadership, personal responsibility, fun, friendship and outdoor adventures. 

Youth who have earned the Arrow of Light rank and are at least 10 years old, or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, or who are 11, but not yet 18 years old are welcome to join Troop 28.

For grades K - 5, contact Burlingame or Hillsborough CUB SCOUT Packs. 1) https://www.troopwebhostcs.org/Pack128Burlingame/Index.htm  2) https://www.facebook.com/hillsboroughcubs Pack 58

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

                                

     

Coastal Clean Up 2022

Posted on Sep 17 2022 - 8:35pm

Thanks to the scouts of Troop 28 there’s a lot less trash in Burlingame ! Thanks gentlemen ! (PS- Don't forgot to record your service hours in your scout book.)

Eagle Court of Honor - Save the Date

Posted on Sep 16 2022 - 5:05pm

All Scouts and Families are invited to celebrate the accomplishments of Troop 28's newest Eagle Scouts. We encourage younger scouts and their families to attend this joyous event. Light refreshments will be served.

Please register on the troop website. https://www.t28burlingame.org/node/4479 

November 6th 4-6pm at the Burlingame Community Center - Sequoia Room A

Family Camping at Memorial Park 9/23-25

Posted on Sep 12 2022 - 12:59pm
Everyone is welcome to Family Camping! Bring mom, dad, sisters and brothers! (sorry, no pets)

Memorial Park is a San Mateo County Park less than an hour drive from Burlingame in the Santa Cruz mountains. The campground is surrounded by a beautiful coastal redwood forests with a creek running right through the park. It is a great place to hike, bird watch and camp. 

Please bring the food, camping equipment, and personal items you will need for you and your family. The Scouts will do their own menu planning and will cook together.

A few things to keep in mind: 

- Your family must register on the troop website. https://www.t28burlingame.org/node/4434 

- $6 per vehicle.

- The list of the Scouting "10 Essentials" is always a great reference, so you scout knows what to bring.

- Wear layers. The fog usually rolls in.

Our campsites: Azalea Flats # 2, 4, 6, 15 & 17. 

https://www.smcgov.org/parks/memorial-park

Coastal Clean Up Day 2022

Posted on Sep 12 2022 - 12:59pm
Sep 17 2022 - 9:00am - noon

Scouts: Earn service hours at Burlingame's annual Coastal Clean Up Day. Please register on the troop website so we know you to look for you near the registration desk.

Location: 150 Anza Boulevard (next to Embassy Suites).

What To Bring:

  • Waiver Forms - Every participant is required to sign a waiver form. To make your check in faster, print, sign and bring the waiver form with you on the day of the event. All volunteers under the age of 18 must have the waiver form signed by a parent or legal guardian before participating in a cleanup. 
  • Reusable bucket to collect trash and help us reduce the amount of single-use plastic bags. We will provide dumpsters so you can discard what you collect and bring your bucket home.
  • Gardening or work gloves. Help us reduce the amount of disposable plastic gloves provided at the cleanup by bringing your own gloves.
  • Filled, reusable water bottle to stay hydrated at the cleanup.
  • Comfortable closed-toe shoes and sun protection (sunscreen, sunglasses, or a hat).

What the group will provide:

  • Snacks and water (don't forget to bring your reusable water bottle)
  • Extra waiver forms, plastic bags, and plastic gloves.

Scout leader: Varun

1-Day Aviation, Weather, Astronomy Merit Badge Programs at Hiller Aviation Museum

Posted on Aug 22 2022 - 3:18pm

1-Day Aviation, Weather, Astronomy Merit Badge Programs at Hiller Aviation Museum

Boy Scouts can complete their requirements for the Aviation, Weather, or Astronomy Merit Badge thru special 1-day programs at Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos. Please direct any questions to Hiller Aviation Museum. https://www.hiller.org/learn-and-discover/scouts-bsa-mb/ 

Welcome Back Picnic and Bocce

Posted on Aug 22 2022 - 9:54am

Our annual back to scouting event at Washington Park was a huge success. We loved seeing old friends and playing games with our new scouts and their families. With over 50 in attendance, scouting is back!! We are looking forward to a fun filled, active year!! 

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