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Our Program 
Our Mission
  • Troop 260 is devoted to teaching preparedness, leadership, and aiding in character development in the Scouts through a very active outdoor program consisting of backpacking, canoeing, service projects and fund raising coupled with active parent involvement, strong leadership development and leadership retention.
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Troop Factoids
  • Troop 260 is more than 75 years in continuous existence.
  • Troop 260 devotes over 90% of its Scouting time to outdoor activities.
  • Troop 260 far exceeds the national average for advancement with over 90 Eagle Scouts since 1969.
  • Troop 260 observes A Scout is Reverent Week every year by attending three separate and unique religious services.
  • Troop 260 observes A Scout is Reverent Week every year by attending three separate and unique religious services.
  • Troop 260 holds a 50-Miler every year as a key element of our outdoor program. Typically, the Troop program alternates every other year between hiking and canoeing 50-Milers. Hiking 50s have been held in a variety of areas including the South Warner Mountains of northeastern California, the Yolla Bolly Mountains of northern California, Santa Cruz Mountains of central California and the Sierra-Nevada Mountains of central and southern California. Canoeing 50s have been conducted in such venues as Lake Shasta and the Sacramento River of northern California, the Willamette River of central Oregon, the Upper Missouri River in Montana, the Green River in eastern Utah and the boundary Waters Canoe Area of northern Minnesota.
  • Troop 260 encourages leadership development through volunteering as both paid and unpaid staff for council and national camps and events.

     
Where & When We Meet

Troop 260 meets every Monday at 7pm at Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran church near the intersection of Meridian and Hamilton. The last Monday of the month is the night the junior staff meet for planning and schedule reviews. At 7:30 pm the Troop committee, senior staff and parents meet for conducting Troop business and planning. Visitors are welcome at any of the meetings. Please check out current TROOP CALENDAR for specifics! The address & map are below.

     
Christ the Good Shepherd Church
                    1550 Meridian Ave.
                   San Jose, CA 95125


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