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Welcome New Scouts and Parents!  Troop 269 has been chartered for over 40 years in the San Francisco Bay Area Council.  We offer a strong, year round program that focuses on Youth Leadership, Character Development, and Having Fun!  Thank you for considering joining our Troop.

Troop 269 Mission Statement:
To help prepare young men for leading successful lives through the implementation of both leadership and educational activities; and to take positive action toward the improvement of both our community and the world around us.

•    Troop 269 meets every Thursday from  7:15 to 8:45 pm at Niles Elementary School
•    Committee meets the first Monday of every month at Keller William Realty 39645 Paseo Padre – Suite 1500 7 pm
•    Scout Dues are $25.00 a month
•    Class A uniform (shirt, pants, socks, kneckerchief) required at all meetings and outings (as appropriate)
•    Troop T-shirts and additional Troop Hats are available for purchase for $10 to $15 each
•    For more information, please contact our Scoutmaster, Dave Ridings at 
or call at 510-797-3552.
  • A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent. 

Troop 269 Events

Troop 269 - Fremont CA

Upcoming Events:

  • Patrol Leader Council - June 3rd 
  • Troop Leadership Training - June 6th at KWR 
  • Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Mason Harvey - June 7th at Niles Nursery 
  • Alameda County Fair - June 17th to July 5th 
  • Camp Royaneh at Cazadero - June 20th-27th 
  • National Youth Leadership Training at Rancho Los Mochos - June 21st - 27th 
  • Troop Leadership Training Overnight - June 26th 
  • Fremont 4th of July Parade - Over 200 Scouts will participate! 
  • Camp Alexander Colorado - July 12th - 18th 

Recent Events: 

  • 22 New Scouts joined Troop 269 in March - April 2015! 
  • Sam Macdonald (Sam Mac) Troop Camp-Out 
  • Scout Day at Lake Elizabeth
  • Lake Don Pedro Water Sports
  • Troop 269 Fall Camporee
  • Kennedy High School Graduation Flag Honor Gaurd
  • Beginning of Summer Family BBQ
  • Alameda County Fair Fundraiser
  • Troop Leadership Training - Rancho Los Mochos (shotgun/pool fun)
  • National Youth Leadership Training - Camp Cutter (9 scouts)
  • Summer Camp - Camp Winton (Near Jackson, CA)
  • Fremont Festival of the Arts - Service
  • High Adventure - Atikokan Canada Northern Tier Canoe Trek
  • Hot August Nights Car Show - Service
  • Glenmoor Elementary School Computer set up - Service
  • Niles Antique Fair - Service
  • Niles Elementary School Cleanup - Service
  • Annual Planning Session - 2013
  • Annual Dinner / Picnic Swiss Park, Newark CA
  • Mission Peak District Scout Day - Cub Scout Games/Balista Staff
  • Monterey Kayaking Camp out
  • Troop 269 - Patrol Team Building Camp out
  • Popcorn Fundraiser
  • Pumpkin Carving Troop meeting
  • Mattos Elementary School Halloween cleanup - Service
  • Niles Elementary School Halloween cleanup - Service
  • Alameda County Fair Tree Planting - Service
  • Water Sports Camp out
  • Scouting for Food - 2765 cans picked up and donated!!
  • Niles Festival of Lights parade - Float entry
  • CPR/AED/First Aid Training
  • Troop Downhill Ski Trip - NorthStar Ski resort
  • Troop Leadership Training Campout - Pollock Pines winter cabin
  • Winter Awareness Training - USS Hornet
  • University of Scouting - Harvest Park Middle School - Staff
  • Great Jumps - Trampoline Outing
  • Mission Peak District Indoor Rally - 1st Place Overall & SPIRIT AWARD!!!!
  • Troop 269 Merit Badge Expo
  • Snow Camping - Silver Lake
  • Pack 112, 153, 176, 441 Webelos Bridging
  • Ice Skating outing
  • Rollerskating outing
  • Mission Peak District Spring Camporee
  • San Francisco Museum Day
  • Mission Peak Annual Hike
  • Annual Pancake Breakfast
  • Bryan O'Marah, Thomas Nagel, Max Casebolt Eagle Court of Honor
  • Troop 269 Merit Badge Expo
  • Mission Peak District Annual Dinner Recognition
  • Sam MacDonald Annual Campout
  • Inner-Tubing on the Stanislaus River / Beach Camp
  • Alameda County Fair Service / Fundraiser
  • Summer Camp Cherry Valley - Catalina Island (Near Long Beach CA)
  • Summer Camp Royaneh at Cazadero CA
  • Philmont Scout Reservation - Cimarron New Mexico (Troop 269 and Venture Crew 269)
  • National Jamboree - Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia  

Troop 269 at Camp Fleischmann 2014


Troop 269 Summer Camps 2013

Cherry Valley at Catalina Island CA


Philmont Scout Ranch at Cimarron New Mexico

Cathedral Rock
Philmont Scout Ranch

Royaneh at Cazadero CA 


Northern Tier - Atikokan Canada


Camp Wente


Camp Pupukea - Hawaii 2011


Camp Meriwether 2010 (Oregon)

Troop 269 at Camp Meriwether


Camp Mensinger 2009


Philmont Hike Outing 2009

75 Mile Hike at Philmont   Tooth of Time
at Philmont

Quarry Lakes: Sailing, Swimming & Fishing

What a great time we all had at Quarry Lakes.
The weather was terriffic but a little on the warm side. 
We had a great day with all of the fun activities.

Rescue Skills   Swimming in the cool water & Small Boat Sailing 

Fishing - More like learning to fish / Bait & Tackle

Fishing skills included Cleaning, Cooking Prep, and Fish BBQ

Bridger Johnson Heroism Award

Congratulations to Bridger Johnson from Troop 269!

Bridger was awarded the BSA Heroism Award at the 100th Anniversary Scout Jamboree in Pleasanton.

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