Established: 1960 as a boys program, welcomed girls into the Troop in January 2019.
Motto: The Eagle Makers.
Troop style: Scout-led. Whenever possible, Scouts lead the Troop. This Scout-led management includes Troop and Patrol meetings, campouts, and communications. The Scoutmaster and other adult Scouts monitor to ensure we give Scouts a safe place to fail, and help them learn and grow from that experience.
Values: • Honesty
• Diversity and inclusiveness
• Community service
• Fun and adventure
Meetings: Troop 466 hold its Troop meetings on the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Sunnyvale Presbyterian
Church meeting Hall.
Patrol meeting are generally held twice a month with the specific dates and times decided by each Patrol.
Camping: Troop 466 camps each month of the year. To ensure maximum benefit and enjoyment , Scouts are encouraged to
participate in at least five campouts each year.
Activities: Beyond camping, Troop 466 activities have included:
• Five trips to Philmont Scout Ranch
• A 200-mile hike across England and participation in a World Jamboree
• A 50-mile cattle drive up the Chisholm (cover story Scouting magazine) Restoration of a Civil War battlefield
• A 50-mile re-creation of the Lewis & Clark Journey of Discovery on the Missouri River in Montana
(Boy’s Life magazine main feature)
• A 100-mile Pony Express ride and sail recreation from the High Sierra to San Francisco, including the delivery a letter to the Governor of California inviting him to join us in welcoming girls into Scouting.
• The creation of four BSA National Historical Trails
Leadership: • Scoutmaster Bob Hayes
• Assistant Scoutmasters Eric Brower, Dave Holt, Mike Malone, Andy Moorwood, Rajesh Patel, Anthony Rodrigues,
Mike Sadowski, Steve Scandalis, Ray Schryver, Kurt Takara, Michael Trotter, Dave Weisner
• Committee Chairperson Creag Trautman
Volunteering: Parents of Scouts are asked to take on one volunteering job each year. Volunteers jobs range from sewing
neckerchiefs for new Scouts, to leading merit badges to troop leadership.
Join: To join or to learn more about Troop 466, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.