Older Scout Sierra Trek 2017

A second group of scouts did a longer Sierra Trek on the western side, out of Courtright Reservoir. The trek covered 55 miles in 8 days with about 9,000 feet of climbing across two major passes (including the aptly named ‘Hell For Sure Pass’). While our historian was on the shorter trip (see his “Younger Scout Sierra Trek 2017” article) for the longer trip, we’ll just have to do with ‘a picture is worth 1,000 words: Older Scout Sierra Trek 2017 Video

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Camporee! April 21-23 2023

This year Camporee is back! Troop 26 along with many other troops in the Los Padres Council participated in the annual camporee where troops and patrols compete in activities related

Troop 26 Scouting for Food

March 14, 2023 and March 18, 2023 Troop 26 recently continued their tradition of collecting and hiking food to the Food Bank. On March 14th, 15 scouts and 5 adults

Death Valley 2023

Feb. 18-Feb. 20 2023 After leaving around 5:20 am from the Big Five parking lot on February 18th scouts had a nice long drive until finally arriving at a slot

A Scout Is Helpful

A Scout Is Helpful | Los Padres Press

Early on January 4th, with heavy rains forecast, St. Mark United Methodist Church in Santa Barbara was exposed to harm. Pastor Cynthia Huskey reached out to Boy Scout Troop 26 for help, since they meet at the church. She asked whether the troop might have volunteers who could fill, transport and place sandbags at critical points around the church structures.