Boy Scouts of America, Troop 683
Gardena, California

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Home Page

Troop 683 Photo Album
Photos of outings and activities.

Troop Information
Calendar, Meeting Minutes, etc.  This section is password protected for exclusive use by Troop 683 scouts and parents.

Boy Scout Troop Forms
Some of the common forms in use by the troop, including medical forms, applications and patrol forms.

Scouting Resources
Links to LA Council, Pacifica District, Misc. Scouting resources, Religious award resources, etc................ 
Merit Badge Information is also available on this page.

Boy Scout Mission Statement

Boy Scout Statistics
Some interesting statistics on Scouting and Leadership.

Evening Optimist Club of Gardena is the official sponsoring organization for Troop 683.


Links to Scouting Related Sites

Merit Badge Information

There are several websites on the internet that have information pertaining to merit badges and rank advancement.  These sites are all independently owned and operated and are not affiliated with BSA.  Information on these sites may or may not be updated on a regular basis.  Merit badge and rank advancement requirements can change annually.  Check with the latest BSA publications and merit badge counselors for the latest requirements.



There are thousands of Scouting-related links on the Internet which are not official sites of The Boy Scouts of America. Some of the links listed below are BSA approved sites and some are not. These links are provided only as a convenience for our users, and we cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information they contain.

Los Angeles Area Boy Scout Council

Pacifica District of Los Angeles Area Boy Scout Council

Boy Scout Equipment Stores

  • Scout Stuff - Official BSA online scout store.  They carry complete line of uniforms, patches, books, and equipment.  All the scout stuff anyone could ever want.
  • Cabrillo Scout Shop -  Our local scout shop.  This official BSA store carries the complete line of scouting uniforms and equipment.  Rank advancement can be submitted here and they can issue tour permits  Located at 3000 Shoshonean Road, San Pedro CA 90731  310-832-7139  Open Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 5:00PM, Saturday 10:00AM to 3:00PM.  The Scout shop is part of the Cabrillo Youth Center.
  • Gardena Department Store -  Carries BSA uniforms, patches, and a limited supply of BSA equipment. Patches sewn on.  Located at 1106 W Gardena Blvd., Gardena CA 90247  310-323-6242

B.S.A. National Council


Outdoor Resources

Religious Resources

Scouting Resources