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Welcome to BSA Troop 153 in Fremont CA!

We meet from 7:00pm - 8:30pm every Monday when Fremont Unified School District is in Session.  

We meet at Mission Valley Elementary School in the Multi Use Room in the back of the school located at 41400 Denise Street, Fremont, CA  

Boy Scout Troop 153 has served boys in Fremont, CA for over 55 years.

Any boy between the ages of 11 and 18 is welcome to join us. We emphasize a strong program of camping and outdoor activities.

Parents: Friend of Scouting 2017 contribution is over due

Posted by admin on Oct 13 2017 - 6:26pm

Friends of Scouting is an opportunity for our members to financially commit to support our local council. Each month the San Francisco Bay Area Council spends about $70 on each scout to support their journey.  The council asks that you help them offset the costs and share the Scouting message by contributing a monthly donation of at least $20 (i.e. $240 for the year 2017) to Friends of Scouting.

All - Scouting for Food: Important Service Project Nov 4th & 11th – sign up now

Posted by admin on Oct 13 2017 - 5:10pm

Scouting for Food is our annual service project to help others in our community.  We expect 100% participation from our scouts on both days and will not be able to staff the event without one parent from each family driving on at least one day.

Scouts enrolled in current quarter MBs: Merit Badge Pamphlets

Posted by admin on Oct 13 2017 - 4:38pm

If you are a scout enrolled in any merit badge offered in the current quarter, you would have gotten a confirmation email from our MBC chair Mr. Gogoi).

All PLC Parents: Mandatory committee meeting

Posted by admin on Oct 13 2017 - 4:31pm

Location: MVES-Library

Date: 10/16/2013

Time: 7:15 to 8:15 pm

We are having a mandatory meeting for parents of all PLC members. If your son has a leadership role in the troop, he is part of PLC, and this meeting is mandatory for you. Both parents are welcome to attend but at least one parent for each PLC scout is required to attend.

ALL: Invitation to Eagle Court of Honor - Please RSVP

Posted by admin on Oct 13 2017 - 4:17pm

 

Dear Scouts, Parents and Scout Leaders:

As part of troop 153 CoH on October 23rd between 7 and 8:30 pm at MVES, Kartikeya Agrawal & Joshua Kingsley will be having their Eagle Court of Honor!

Staying prepared in Fremont: Wildfires and the urban interface

Posted by gghertel on Oct 11 2017 - 7:30pm

The last time I co-taught the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge, we met at Gomes School on the picnic benches. During the intro, I asked all the youth to turn around and look at the hills and consider the following. I grew up in Fremont, and nearly every two years in the 1970s and early 1980s those hills caught on fire. Back then there weren’t more than a few houses south of Driscoll along Mission, and maybe a third of the houses we have today around the Kimber neighborhood. Hundreds more houses now exist along that interface, with more built up in the hills south of Ohlone as well, and we have had few fires in that time. Same can be said up and down the area, from Hayward on down to the rim of the Silicon Valley. We are at risk of wildfire here in Fremont. With Santa Rosa, Napa, and the dozen or so fires to our north, it’s a good time to think about what you might do if that happened here.

BSA Troop # 153