Boy Scouts of America, Troop 683
Gardena, California

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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.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.
Scout Law
A Scout is:
Scout Motto
Be Prepared
Scout Slogan
Do a good turn daily
Outdoor Code
As an American, I will do my best to
Be careful with fire,
Be considerate in the outdoors, and
Be conservation-minded.

Vision Statement

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.

In the future Scouting will continue to

  • Offer young people responsible fun and adventure;
  • Instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath and Law;
  • Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership;
  • Serve America's communities and families with its quality, values-based program.