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Deep Sea Fishing Trek June 15th-16th

posted May 13, 2019, 7:05 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated May 13, 2019, 8:57 PM ]

Overnight Deep-sea fishing trip on the Old Glory Target Bluefin Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Yellowtail, Dorado and other game fish. This trip gets you to offshore fishing grounds by sun up for an action-packed day! Mexican Fishing Permit included. California Fishing License additional (for ages 16+ ). Trek fee includes $20 gratuity to deck hands.

Mt. San Jacinto Hike - May 18th-19th

posted May 13, 2019, 7:02 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated May 13, 2019, 8:58 PM ]

We will drive approximately 2 hours from Encinitas to the Palm Springs Aerial Tram. The trip starts out by taking the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway almost a mile straight up into the San Jacinto wilderness. The first 2 miles of trail traverses a lovely pine forest, passing through Round Valley (where we will camp Saturday evening). Sunday morning after breakfast we will climb San Jacinto Peak. We will return to Round Valley to retrieve our packs and then make our way back to the tram and head home.

Emerald Bay Summer Camp: July 7- July 13

posted Feb 18, 2019, 1:52 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Feb 18, 2019, 1:53 PM ]

Troop 777, Here are the forms and most of the information for Camp Emerald Bay. 
You must submit a $200 dollar deposit, and Trek Forms by 2/25, so the information can be processed.

Please do not send any forms electronically, that includes the trek forms.  You can bring them to the meeting on 2/25 or send/or drop off at Tracey Kiernan's house (no cash though/checks only). 
Attached you will find trek form, camp liability forms for both adult and youth, shooting form, medical forms, parent/leader guide, merit badge guide, and merit badge scheduling worksheet.  I realize that the merit badge sheets say 2018, but that is what is available online. Merit Badge registration opens 3/1.

Rocketry trek

posted Feb 11, 2019, 11:07 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Feb 11, 2019, 11:09 PM ]

it is time to start planning for the 2019 Rocketry Trek!

The Trek will be March 9 & 10, but please get your sign ups in early as we are including a model rocket kit with this years trek fee (and will need to get orders in), we are planning for rocket building sessions in advance of the trek, and we are also looking to include a Space Exploration merit badge opportunity as part of this years trek for those that are interested!

Additional information is included in the trek announcement form, but please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions!

Thank you,

Ray Burnett
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Hawk Canyon Intermediate Backpack

posted Nov 18, 2018, 7:38 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Nov 18, 2018, 7:52 PM ]

Hello Troop 777:

Roger Adami and Vivian Lee are leading a Hawk Canyon Intermediate Backpacking Trek on Dec 1-2, 2018.  If you are interested in the trek, please complete and turn in the trek form with your payment.  Since they will not have any troop meeting before the trek, you can send the trek form to her in one of two ways:

  1. Email the completed trek form if you are using your scout account balance.
  2. Mail the trek form to Vivian Lee if you will be paying with cash/check.  Vivian's address is   509 Ocean Bluff Way, Encinitas, CA 92024

Thank you
-Vivian Lee and Roger Adami

Thank you

Annual Trek Schedule (Dates TBD)

posted Oct 15, 2018, 6:55 PM by T777 Webmaster

The Assistant Scoutmaster has held a trek planning meeting on 10/15/18 with the following information about upcoming treks.
  Annual treks being scheduled include:  Webelos outreach day, mud caves, rocketry, Colorado River canoe, Blue Angels, Scout Fair, Troop Shoot, La Jolla Shores 
           TLC requested treks are: desert and mountain backpacking, skiing, lake and deep sea fishing, snorkeling/scuba, canoeing, mountain biking, sailing, snow camping, skiing, and wilderness survival.

     The google sheet link below provides a snap-shot of treks for the upcoming fiscal/school year, and you can refer to the troop calendar to see what is already "officially" scheduled.    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Sx4BVuF131LPpTvZ1bfOfXTVkU02RNYQGGObRhr8kZw/edit?usp=sharing 

Patagonia Trek - 12/22/2018 to 1/2/2019

posted Sep 24, 2018, 7:06 PM by T777 Webmaster   [ updated Sep 24, 2018, 7:09 PM ]

  • Trek Leader - Vivian Lee
  • Phone - (760) 845-6585

  • Trek Highlights:
  • Start at El Calafate in Argentina on 12/22/2018
  • Travel by road to El Chalten ~3 hours
  • Trek in Los Glaciares National Park - see Map 3
    •  -Piedra Fraile
    •  -Pollen Glacier
    •  -Laguna Torre
  • Overnight camping in one of the campgrounds in the park
  • Take in the stunning views of Mount Fitz Roy
  • Back to El Chalten, then El Calafate
  • Day trek to Perito Moreno Glacier (ice trekking is an option here) on Christmas Day!
  • Travel across the border to Puerto Natales, Chile ~5 hours
  • Trek 6 days/5 nights in Torres del Paine National Park - see Map 4
  •  - Hike to the Grey Glacier
  •  - Trek through the French Valley
  •  - Visit Los Cuernos 
  •  - Trek through the Asencio Valley to the see the famous towers
  •  - Leave the park on New Year's Day
  • Overnight in Puerto Natales 
  • Travel by road to Punta Arenas ~3 hours
  • Fly out of Punta Arena on 1/2/2019
  • More Information can be found on the website here.

San Jacinto/Marion Mountain - Intermediate Backpack - July 5-8

posted Jun 27, 2018, 7:07 PM by Webmaster Troop777   [ updated Jun 27, 2018, 7:11 PM ]

This backpack is a night in Marion Mountain Campground, followed by a hike up the Marion Mountain trail to Little Round Valley and Strawberry Junction remote campgrounds. There will be a side hike to the peak of Mount San Jacinto (elevation 10,833’). Participants must have completed a beginner backpack and a day before undertaking this trek. The trek is limited to 15 scouts (and adults). Read the trek form for more information.
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Mt. Baden-Powell - Intermediate Day Hike - June 23

posted Jun 22, 2018, 5:44 PM by Webmaster Troop777

During the hike to the summit of Mount Baden-Powell, you’ll experience the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), a monument for Mt Baden-Powell’s namesake, Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts, a barren saddle with jaw-dropping views, and a 1500-year old limber pine. And at the summit you’ll enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Participants will also receive a prestigious (and very cool) Mt. Baden Powell patch. Participants must have completed an intermediate backpack before undertaking this trek. Read the trek form for more information.
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Domelands - Beginner Backpack - May 5-6

posted Apr 28, 2018, 1:59 PM by Webmaster Troop777

This is a Beginner back pack with total of about 3 ½ miles each way with packs, plus an additional day hike of about 3 miles in the slots and domes of the Domelands. There is some elevation gain of about 700 feet up/down total for a total of 1655 feet.

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