11-21 -> 11-29Thanksgiving Break - PUSD Holiday
12-01Troop Meeting
12-01Webelos Night @ T685
12-04 -> 12-06Mud Caves
12-07 -> 12-14Chanukah
12-08Troop Meeting
12-14Troop Committee Meeting
12-19Christmas Tree Flyer Distribution
44 people attending
Register by Dec 01, 2015
23 people attending
Register by Dec 08, 2015
01-02Christmas Tree Recycling Fundraiser
26 people attending
01-29 -> 01-31Little Blair Valley Car Camp
7 people attending
Register by Jan 12, 2016
03-04 -> 03-06Wind Caves
6 people attending
Register by Feb 09, 2016
06-26 -> 07-02Mataguay Summer Camp 2016
7 people attending
07-10 -> 07-16Camp Oljato - Summer 2016
8 people attending
07-18 -> 07-31Philmont 14+
1/24 people attending

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. Exceptions will be noted on the Troop Calendar on this website. Many thanks to our chartering organization, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Post 7766. Monterey Ridge Elementary School 17117 4S Ranch Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92127


Posted on Nov 22 2015 - 6:37pm

Donations will be collected by Devon Kessler and Ben Shafer at the December 1st and December 8th Troop Meetings. Please bring in money to help support Troop 685's 2015 family. We are hoping to collect $350 to support this needy and worthy family of 4. If donating by check, please make checks payable to Nora Kessler. Donations are tax deductible. Please refer questions to Devon or Ben at meetings or to Nora Kessler at norakessler22@gmail.com. Thank you! and Happy Holidays!

Scout Religious Emblem

Posted on Nov 15 2015 - 9:46pm

The Catholic Committee on Scouting presents specially trained religious emblem counselors
to guide scouts in the Catholic faith. A group in RB is forming soon for boys ages 15 and over for Pope Pius XII but there are programs for all ages. Please contact Terri Thinnes for more information.
territhinnes@yahoo.com or 858-504-0244

HALTT Training (Adults only) 2016 dates

Posted on Sep 28 2015 - 12:28pm

High Adventure Leader Trek Training (HALTT)


This 37-hour course prepares unit leaders for backpacking and wilderness camping trips. Topics include trek planning, equipment, food, health and safety, orienteering, and places to go. Leaders completing sessions I, II, and III-A receive a patch and numbered card.


Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 2:47pm


Print out your Contribution Report yearly and give to the Treasurer and that amount will be credited to your Scout Account!

How to get a Troop 685 Class B T-shirt or hat

Posted on Jun 8 2015 - 8:43pm

Dawn Ramsayer, Uniforms Coordinator, has new and gently used Class B royal blue T-shirts available now.  Cotton: $8;  Quik-dry $12. Please email her at Ramsayer@sbcglobal.net if you would like one before summer camp.

Shutterfly will be used to share Troop Pictures

Posted on May 25 2015 - 6:28am

Going forward our Troop will use Shutterfly for sharing Troop pictures and videos.  We are running out of room on this website to share pictures and it does not allow the sharing of videos so we evaluated several alternatives and selected Shutterfly.  Shutterfly offers a safe and effective alternative and requires participants to be invited to ensure the security of our information.



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