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Boy Scout Troop 288
(La Crescenta, California)
 
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BSA welcomes girls and young women into the Scouting BSA program.  It is the same program that has helped young men to gain leadership and outdoor skills while having fun for over a hundred years.  Troop 288 is proud to have an ALL GIRL Unit, and welcomes every girl aged 11-17 to join us.  Contact Chrissandra Sparks (Scoutmaster) for additional information. 
 

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Archery5-21-22.pdf Shooting Sports - Archery 5/21/22  
May 2022                 Camping
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
3 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Physical Fitness Part 2 @ CVHS  Mrs. Sparks ASM
5 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
6 Fri Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops BSA Swim Test @ YMCA Mrs. Sparks Mr. Sparks
9 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
10 Tues Troop Mtg Girl & Boy Troops BOR, Glendale Police Dept. Presentation Mrs. Sparks/Mr. Midgley Mrs. Bruck
13-15  Fri-Sun  Weekend Outing Girl Troop  Big Bear Weekend & Rocketry at Lucern Dry Lake Bed Mrs. Sparks  Ms. Newgard 
17 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Constitutional Rights & Obligations Presentation  Mrs. Sparks ASM
21  Sat  Day Outing  Girl Troop  Shooting Sports - Archery  Mrs. Sparks  Mr. J. Sparks 
24 Tues Troop Mtg Girl & Boy Troops COH Mr. Frinier Mrs. Sparks
26 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
28 Sat Community Service Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (All ages) Memorial Day Flag Placement @ Los Angeles National Cemetery - Westwood
RSVP - Volunteer Sign Up Link
Ms. Newgard Mrs. Sparks
30 Mon Community Service Girl & Boy Troops Memorial Day Service @ Two Strike Park
RSVP - Volunteer Sign Up Link
Mr. Kilgore Ms. Newgard
31 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Dutch Oven Cooking  Mrs. Sparks ASM
June 2022               Scouting Skills
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
2 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
4 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Day Hike (Trail to First Class)   Mr. Bomar,Mrs. Bruck
Sun  Day Outing  Girl Troop  Frisbee Golf  Mrs. Sparks  Mr. Sparks 
7 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Firem'n Chit Part 1  Mrs. Sparks ASM
10-12 Fri-Sun Camping Crew, Girl & Boy Troops Kern River Whitewater Rafting Mr. Frinier  
11 Sat Community Service Girl Troop Operation Gratitude Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks 
13 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
14 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: Firem'n Chit Part 2 Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
18 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Ice Skating Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks 
18 Sat Day Outing Crew, Girl Troops 
(All ages)
Mt. Baldy Day Hike Ms. Newgard Mrs. Dodson
21 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials, Park Hike  Mrs. Sparks ASM
23 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
25 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Day Hike Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks 
28 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
July 2022                 Merit Badges
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
5 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
7 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
9 Sat Community Service Girl Troop Community Breakfast Mrs. Sparks  Mr. J. Sparks 
11 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
12 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
16 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Go Carting   Mr. Johnson
19 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
23-29 Sat-Fri Backpacking Crew & Boy / Girl Troops (All ages) Cottonwood Backpack Ms. Newgard Mrs.Dodson,Mr.Harper
26 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
28 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
August 2022           Watersports
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
    Day Outing Crew, Girl & Boy Troops Bonfire @ Dockweiler Beach    
2 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
4 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
5-7 Fri-Sun Weekend Outing Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade and up) Water Sports in Big Bear Mr. Frinier Ms. Newgard
8 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
9 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
13 Sat Community Service Girl & Boy Troops Flood Memorial Clean Up - -
13 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Fishing    
16 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
19-21 Fri-Sun Camping Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade and up) Camp Surf (YMCA Imperial Beach) Ms. Newgard Crew Assoc Advisor
20 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Shooting at Oaktree Mr. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks
23 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
25 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
26-28 Fri-Sun VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Extreme Merit Badge @ CVO  Scott Wadler Amy Taylor
27 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Rollerskating Mrs. Sparks  Mr. J. Sparks 
30 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
September 2022     Cooking
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
    Day Outing Girl Troop Annual Planning Meeting  Mrs. Sparks ASM
1 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
3-5 Sat-Mon Camping Girl & Boy Troops Channel Islands Kayak Mr. Kilgore Mr. Harper
6 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
10 Sat Community Service Girl Troop Operation Gratitude or Children's Hunger Fund Mrs. Sparks  
10-11 Sat-Sun Backpacking Girl & Boy Troops Trail Cooking   Mr.Bomar, Mrs.Bruck
12 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
13 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
17 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Dutch Oven Contest Mr. Kilgore  
20 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials   Mrs. Sparks ASM
24 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Archery at Oaktree Mr. Sparks Mrs. Sparks 
24 Sat Day Outing Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade and up) Paddleboard @ Newport Beach Ms. Newgard Crew Assoc Advisor
27 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Second Class Rank Essentials   Mrs. Sparks ASM
29 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Sacs Amy Taylor
October 2022          Emergency Prep
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
1-2 Sat-Sun Overnight  Girl Troop  USS Iowa  Mrs. Sparks  Mr. Sparks 
2 Sun Day Outing Crew & Boy / Girl Troops (8th grade and up) Zipline @ Pacific Crest Ms. Newgard Crew Assoc Advisor
4 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
6 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
7-9 Fri-Sun VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Camporee @ CVO   Mrs. Johnson
8 Sat Community Service Girl Troop Community Breakfast Mrs. Sparks  Mr. J. Sparks 
8 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Movie Night
? Mrs. Apy 
10 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
11 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
14-16 Fri-Sun Backpacking Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (All ages - must be fit) Little Jimmy Backpack Ms. Newgard Mrs. Dodson
15 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Rock Climbing Mr. Harper Mrs. Corral
18 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
22 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Shooting Sports @ Oaktree    Mr. Sparks Mr. Dodson
25 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
27 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
November 2022      Shooting Sports
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
    Adults Only Crew, Girl & Boy Troops Adult Appreciation Dinner Mr. Midgley, Mrs. Sparks Ms. Newgard
1 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
3 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
5 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Griffith Observatory Mrs. Sparks  
8 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
11 Fri  Community Service Girl & Boy Troops Veterans Day Ceremony @ Two Strike Mr. Kilgore Ms. Newgard
11-13 Fri-Sun Camping Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (All ages) ROCstock Rocketry Ms. Newgard Crew Assoc Advisor
12 Sat Community Service American Legion Post 288 Vietnam War Memorial Clean Up - -
12 Sat Community Service Girl & Boy Troops Scouting for Food  Ms. Otto Mrs. Dodson
14 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
15 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
17 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
19 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Archery Competition   Mr. Mamujee
22 Tues NO Troop Mtg Girl Troop GUSD Thanksgiving Recess - -
29 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
December 2022      Pioneering
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
1 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
3 Sat Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Montrose Christmas Parade Mr. Kilgore Ms. Newgard
6 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
10 Sat Community Service Girl & Boy Troops Flood Memorial Clean Up - -
10 Sat Day Outing Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade and up) Go Karting or Sky High Trampoline Ms. Newgard Crew Assoc Advisor
10-11 Sat-Sun Camping Girl & Boy Troops Pioneering    
11 Sun Day Outing Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade and up) Rock Climbing Ms. Newgard Crew Assoc Advisor
12 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
13 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Class Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
15  Thur  VH Council  Girl & Boy Troops  Eagle Board of Review  Paul Racs  Amy Taylor 
17 Sat Community Service Girl & Boy Troops Christmas Caroling Mrs. Corral  
20 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Holiday Cookie Baking Contest  Mrs. Sparks ASM
27 Tues NO Troop Mtg Girl Troop GUSD Winter Recess - -

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January 2022          Snow Sports
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
4 Tues NO Troop Mtg Girl Troop GUSD Winter Recess - -
6 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
7 Fri  Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Fingerprinting Mrs. Holloway Mrs. Johnson
10 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
11 Tues Zoom Troop Mtg Girl & Boy Troops zoom Court of Honor Mr. Frinier Mrs. Sparks
15 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Bike Ride - 5 miles at Rose Bowl Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks
16 Sun  Day Outing Girl & Boy Troops Intro to Mtn Biking Mr. Harper Mrs. Jackson-Fleming
18 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle, Scout Rank Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
22 Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Urban Hike - Montrose Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks
25 Tues Troop Meeting Girl Troop Trail to Eagle, Scout Rank Essentials  Mrs. Sparks ASM
27 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
February 2022        Cycling
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
1 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle, Scout Rank Essentials, Cycling Basics  Mrs. Sparks ASM
3 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
5 Sat Scout Sabbath Girl & Boy Troops Wear Your Uniform to Temple Mrs. Snyder -
6 Sun Scout Sunday Girl & Boy Troops Wear Your Uniform to Church Mrs. Snyder -
6 Sun Day Outing Girl Troop Bike Ride - 10 Miles at Rose Bowl Mrs. Sparks Mr. Sparks 
8 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle, Scout Leadership & Rank Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
12 Sat Community Service Girl Troop Operation Gratitude Mrs. Sparks Mr. Sparks
12-13 Sat-Sun Backpacking Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (All ages) Sespe Backpack Ms. Newgard Mrs. Dodson
15 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Scout Knots Part 1, Backyard Campout Requirements  Mrs. Sparks ASM
21  Mon  Leader Mtg  Girl & Boy Troops  Committee Meeting  Mrs. Johnson 
22 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Scout Knots Part 2, Pocketknife Safety  Mrs. Sparks ASM
24 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
25-27  Fri-Sun  Camping  Girl Troop  Backyard Campout Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks
26 Sat Day Outing Crew, Girl & Boy Troops (All ages) Bike Ride - 30 Miles in Ojai   Ms. Newgard Mr. Kilgore 
March 2022             Backpacking
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
- - - - GUSD Spring Recess (14-18 ) - -
1 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: Whip & Fuse Rope, Recruiting Ideas  Mrs. Sparks ASM
3 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
Sat  Recruitment  Crew, Girl & Boy Troops  Recruiting @ Verdugo Hills Memorial Hall Mrs. Sparks  Mr. J. Sparks 
8 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR, Trail to Eagle: Patrol Yell, Cheer, and Flag Folding Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
15 Tues NO Troop Mtg Girl Troop GUSD Spring Recess - -
18  Sat  Day Outing Girl Troop  Stone Barn Nature Center - Recruiting  Mrs. Sparks  Mr. J. Sparks 
21  Mon  Leader Mtg  Girl & Boy Troops  Committee Meeting  Mrs. Johnson 
22 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: EDGE Method Mrs. Sparks ASM
24 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
25-27 Fri-Sun VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Extreme Merit Badge @ CVO Scott Wadler Amy Taylor
29 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: 10 Essentials Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks
April 2022                Fitness
    Girl Troop Girl & Boy Troops Crew & Girl & Boy Troops (8th grade & up) Leader Mtg VH Council
Date Day Event Unit Activity Leader 2nd Leader
- - - - LCUSD Spring Recess (4-8) - -
3 Sun Day Outing Girl Troop Horseback Riding Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Mayes Harper
5 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Physical Fitness - Part 1 @ CVHS  Mrs. Sparks Mr. Sparks
7 Thur Leader Mtg Girl Troop ASM / Parent Meeting Mrs. Sparks -
9 Sat Community Service Girl Troop Community Breakfast Mrs. Sparks Mr. J. Sparks
Sat  Day Outing  Girl Troop  Day Hike  Mrs. Sparks  Mr. J. Sparks 
11 Mon Leader Mtg Girl & Boy Troops Committee Meeting Mrs. Johnson -
12 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop BOR - Trail to Eagle - Physical Fitness Mrs. Sparks Mrs. Bruck
19 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Trail to Eagle: First Aid Presentation  Mrs. Sparks ASM
22-24 Fri-Sun Camping Crew, Girl & Boy Troops Joshua Tree Rock Climbing Mr./Mrs. Harper Ms. Newgard
26 Tues Troop Mtg Girl Troop Rocket Building for Lucern Launch 5/14  Ms. Newgard Mrs. Sparks
28 Thur VH Council Girl & Boy Troops Eagle Board of Review Paul Racs Amy Taylor
30  Sat Day Outing Girl Troop Scout-O-Rama @ Verdugo Park  Mrs. Sparks Mr. Sparks
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2020 Calendar (girl troop).pdf 2020  
2021 - girl troop.pdf 2021