Welcome to Troop 288's Web Site

Troop 288 A Tradition of Excellence

Troop 288 is a service and camping oriented troop serving Ponte Vedra Beach and Northern St. Johns County, Florida. 

We meet at 7:00 p.m. most Mondays at:
Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church
76 S. Roscoe Blvd
Ponte Vedra Beach Fl 32082

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Monday 8/15 7PM Meeting Tech Chip (Must be at this meeting to earn tech chip). Prerequisite is BSA Cyber Chip
8/15 7PM Committee meeting
8/19 6PM BSA Charity Auction, Renaissance WGV Resort
Monday  8/22 7PM Meeting, ELECTIONS and request for POR
Saturday 8/27 8AM - 1PM ILST (Intro to Leadership Skills for Troops) - REQUIRED of all scouts with a POR
Saturday  8/27 1PM- 2PM PLC
Monday 8/29 7PM COURT OF HONOR
8/29 Sign up for Sept canoe trip (1 night, Sept 17-18)
8/29 Last day to sign up for Feb ski trip & $100 payment due (1/3)
Monday 9/5 NO MEETING

 2016-17 Troop Calendar Here- Annual Summary or Monthly

The PLC met Sat 5/28 and planned out 2016-17, here are the highlights

 TPC Plan 2016-17

 Aug 13    Aquatics Day Echockotee *Webelos invited
Sept 16-18                 Canoe trip                             Suwanee river

Oct 14-16                   Cooking                                 Salt Springs             *Webelos invited

Nov 18-20                  Wilderness Survival              Crescent Lake *Webelos invited

Dec 9-11                    Biking, eXtreme                    Santos

Jan 20-22                  Motorboating                         Okefenokee

Feb 17-20                  Snow Skiing                         Sugar Mountain

Mar 24-26                  Shooting/ Swimming           Camp Shands

Apr 21-23                   Archery, Climbing, Swim   Camp Echockotee                              

May 5-7                     First Aid         Fort Clinch        *Webelos invited

June 17-24                Summer Camp


 We will attend Camp Daniel Boone for summer camp, June 18-25 2016

See the files & forms, under Troop Info Tabs for the latest detailed info



 Troop Contacts:

Scoutmaster, Dick Basye - 904-333-7473

Committee Chair, Ed Turner  904-610-9651


Charter Organization
Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church
76 S. Roscoe Blvd,
 PVB FL 32082

Troop events are open to BSA registered scouts and registered adults. Camping is open to scouts and trained leaders. Courts of Honor, all family members are encouraged to attend and support a scouts achievements.

 Troop 288 photos can be viewed by clicking here