Troop News

Troop 8343's Elena Crespo speaks at Leading the Way 2016

posted Sep 16, 2017, 7:49 AM by Julie Purdy /RBSU

On August 27, 2016 Girl Scouts of San Diego held an old-day leader training day at the San Diego conference center.  An evening dinner celebration honored leaders and Julie Purdy of 8343 received the Volunteer of the Year award (along with four other deserving volunteers).  The dinner event had a girl keynote speaker and Elena Crespo of 8343 was selected to provide this talk!  

8004 Creates a Fencing Badge

posted Sep 16, 2017, 7:47 AM by Julie Purdy /RBSU

Troop 8804 Fencing at Team Touché in Sorrento Valley.

The troop created their own Cadette Fencing Badge.

Two 8343 Girls earn their Gold!

posted May 28, 2017, 7:53 AM by Julie Purdy /RBSU   [ updated May 28, 2017, 7:54 AM ]

 Revati Thatte and Elena Crespo of 8343 earn their gold award and are pictured here with their leader, Julie Purdy.  They received their awards on June 13, 2015 at the GS of San Diego ceremony.  

Encampment 2015!

posted May 28, 2017, 7:47 AM by Julie Purdy /RBSU   [ updated May 28, 2017, 7:50 AM ]

Troop 8175 Visits Illumina, Inc.

posted Mar 18, 2017, 9:50 AM by Julie Purdy /RBSU

8th Grade Cadette troop 8175 had the opportunity to visit Illumina, Inc.  We toured the facility and learned all about DNA and genetic sequencing.  We had the opportunity to extract our own DNA and view some amazing technology.  Two of the employees we met were previous girl scouts themselves and were eager to tell us about their careers.   One went on to pursue degrees in chemistry while the other focused on engineering.  Overall, it was a fascinating tour and we all enjoyed it!

Elena Crespo of 8343 is San Diego's Cool Girl for 2015

posted Sep 1, 2016, 3:33 PM by Julie Purdy /RBSU   [ updated Sep 1, 2016, 3:34 PM ]

The "Cool Girl" and "Cool Women" were honored on April 14, 2015 at the Del Mar County Club. 

Troop 8771 Obtained their Old Town Fun Patch

posted Sep 1, 2016, 3:18 PM by Julie Purdy /RBSU

On March, 7, 2015 Troop 8771 participated in a docent led tour of Old Town State Historic Park to earn their Old Town Fun Patch.

Troop 8235 working on their Bronze

posted Aug 24, 2015, 8:17 AM by Julie Purdy /RBSU   [ updated Aug 24, 2015, 8:19 AM ]

Stone Ranch Troops 8235, 2193, 2197, 2095 and 8809 and 8797 (not pictured) got together to create beautiful Holiday Cards for our deployed Military Troops. The girls had fun making the cards and know they will make a soldier smile this Holiday 

Gold Award Project to Mexico: Elena Crespo

posted Jun 14, 2015, 8:50 AM by Julie Purdy /RBSU   [ updated Jun 14, 2015, 8:51 AM ]

Elena Crespo, Troop 8343, traveled to the Hospital Infantil De Las Californias in Tijuana on November 15, 2014 as part of a group
 of 50 volunteers to work with Cerebral Palsy patients. Most of the volunteers were speech pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists. Elena became involved when she donated wheel chairs, socks, and shoes to the program as part of her Gold Award.  She took three large bags of shoes donated this past week on this trip. This program is conducted four times per year. If you have used children’s tennis shoes to donate, please contact Elena at  

4th Annual Stone Ranch Pool Party

posted Mar 18, 2015, 5:20 PM by Julie Purdy /RBSU   [ updated Mar 18, 2015, 5:26 PM ]

Junior Troop 8235 hosted the 4th Annual Stone Ranch Pool Party on Aug 23rd. It was a 'cool' way for the school's Girl Scouts to start the new school year off!

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