COME JOIN US

Webelos IIs, scout-aged boys, and their parents are always welcome to visit a meeting.

▶ Meetings are
Wednesdays
7:30 pm to 9 pm

Los Altos Lutheran Church

460 S. El Monte Ave Los Altos

 


▶ E-mail Contacts

to arrange a troop visit or make other inquiries.

 

▶ Awards

Troop 31 has been recognized with a Gold Level Award, BSA’s highest recognition for Journey to Excellence for a Boy Scout unit.

 

 

 

 

 

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About Troop 31

bulletFUN

snow_campingThroughout the year we enjoy a number of outdoor activities, including:

■ Backpacking
■ Hiking
■ Mountain Man Rendezvous
■ Shooting Sports
■ Cycling
■ Snow Camping
■ Orienteering
■ Caving

 

The Scouts are always planning new activities to add to their event calendar. Past outings have included rock climbing, skiing, kayaking, sailing, plus Alcatraz and USS Hornet overnights.

 

bulletTRAIL TO EAGLE

Troop 31 has produced over 106 Eagle Scouts, including six Eagles in 2013.

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▶ First Year Scout Program
We work diligently with our first-year Scouts to guide them as they advance in rank from Scout to Tenderfoot, and on to Second class, with the goal of reaching First Class by the end of their first year in the troop.

 

 

bulletADVENTURE

Every summer, our troop attends Pacific Skyline Council’s resident scout camp, Camp Oljato, located at Huntington Lake in the Sierras. We also take at least one additional summer trip which in past years has included:

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■ Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico
■ Emerald Bay Scout Camp, Catalina Island
■ BSA Camp Makualla, Oregon
■ Kauai, HI
■ Grand Canyon, AZ
■ Yosemite National Park
■ Northern Tier High Adventure, MN

 

bulletLEADERSHIP

Troop 31 is a scout-led troop of approximately 50 scouts. The scouts plan and execute their meetings and events with guidance from the adult leadership team, which includes multiple Assistant Scoutmasters. Troop 31 also has adults with Snow Camping and Wood Badge Training in addition to Counselors for over 75 merit badges.


bulletSERVICE

serviceTroop 31 values service to the community. We participate in Glide Memorial Free Meals, Empty Bowls, Alpha Omega, Scouting For Food, Holiday Banner Hanging in downtown Los Altos, and a Holiday Toy Drive. Other projects include coastal clean-up, trail clearing, and Memorial Day Grave Decorating. In gratitude to our host church, we take part in Scout Sunday and site clean-up.