About Us

Boy Scout Troop 649 is chartered by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 10049, and is located in Simi Valley, California.

Troop 649 was founded in 1997 in Simi Valley, California. It is chartered and supported by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post # 10049. Troop 649 is a high adventure troop, with past and current activities that include backpacking, soaring, zip-lining, rock climbing, rocket launching, whitewater rafting, kayaking, deep-sea fishing, whale watching, and Boy Scout summer camp.

Troop 649 has a “Scout-led” program, where Scouts select their activities, plan, and conduct their own meetings. We strongly encourage our Scouts to reach the rank of First Class in 13 to 18 months. After that point, almost all our Scouts continue on to Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in Scouting. Troop 649 has a strong tradition of graduating Scouts who retain the knowledge and outdoor skills learned as they rank up.

Recent Posts

Webelos Woods 9/27/14

It’s that time of year again when we host Webelos Cub Scouts and their friendscamp fire at Corriganville Park on 9/27/14! All scouts are expected to turn out  in Class A uniforms to meet and greet Webelos Cub Scouts from Simi Valley and Moorpark packs, as they decide which troops to join after bridging in the spring. Troop 649 will again be hosting Archery, one of the favorite activities of the event. We’ll also be cooking lunch in Dutch ovens to share with our guests. More details can be found here.

 

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