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Boy Scouts is an apolitical, nonprofit organization

25 Jul , 2017  

Dear Friends of Scouting, Yesterday’s visit by the President has upset many within the American scouting family and worldwide fellowship of scouting. We in Troop 80 adhere to the spirit and traditions of scouting. We are apolitical. This means outside citizenship awards, there is no discussion of politics. BSA’s national chief scout executive apologizes for […]

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Duty to others, Home Page Articles, Service Projects

Troop 80 serves it up at Hotel de Zink

22 May , 2017   Gallery

Serving our community is a privilege and Troop 80 takes it seriously, well, it’s fun to serve, let’s put it that way. Service is a large component of who Troop 80 is. Each year, 12 Palo Alto area churches host the homeless so they have a place to sleep that is indoors and a hot […]

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Backpacking, Be Prepared, Home Page Articles

Troop 80 hikes yet another Rim Rover peak

22 May , 2017   Gallery

What should have been a snow camping preparation trip turned into a day hike up Mt. Diablo, one of five peaks to earn the Rim Rover award. Safety first! The forecast was ugly, i.e., thunder, lightening, gale-force winds, so plans were modified. It was a successful trip in that nearly everyone who planned on attending […]

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Helpful, Home Page Articles, Service Projects

Graham parking service project

19 May , 2017  

Every year, Troop 80 assists its original chartered organization representative, Graham Middle School, with parking for their 8th grade graduation. We love our community so it’s always a pleasure to serve. As usual, it was in the low to mid 90*F degrees and lots of parents, relatives and students. A big thanks to Karen Tsai […]

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Merit Badges

Merit Badges

28 Jun , 2016  

Merit Badge Book Library Troop 80 has an inventory of merit badge books available for the scouts. Scouts should contact the Troop Librarian to check out, return, or donate merit badge books. Please return the merit badge books after you’re done using them so that others may continue along their advancement track too! Always refer […]

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Alumni, Eagle Scout

Troop 80 Honor Roll

26 Jun , 2016  

Significance of the Eagle Scout Rank The fact that a boy is an Eagle Scout has always carried with it a special significance, not only in Scouting but also as he enters higher education, business or industry, and community service. The award is a performance-based achievement whose standards have been well-maintained over the years. Not […]

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Backpacking, Home Page Articles

Off to Sequoia King’s Canyon National Park

25 Jun , 2016  

Early Friday morning, June 24, 2016, ASMs John Fitch and Cyndi Gyugyi along with six Troop 80 scouts left for the backpacking experience of a lifetime in the south end of Sequoia King’s National Park. The boys worked hard to make their bodies physically fit enough to begin their hike from about 7,500 ft. elevation. […]

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Home Page Articles, Scout Law

Reverent

23 Jun , 2016  

A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.

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Home Page Articles, Scout Law

Clean

23 Jun , 2016  

A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean.

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Home Page Articles, Scout Law

Brave

23 Jun , 2016  

A Scout can face danger although he is afraid. He has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh at him or threaten him.

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