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Welcome to Boy Scouts of America Troop 51!
Troop 51 was originally chartered in La Mesa, California in 1921 and has been continuously chartered at St. Martins of Tours, Catholic Church since 1947.  We are a youth led troop that subscribes to the guidelines of the Boy Scouts of America and a Centennial Quality Unit.  We have an active schedule that includes at least one overnight outdoor activity each month.  Outings include activities such as: Camping, Hiking, Back Packing, Rock Climbing, Fishing, Kayaking, Rafting, Biking, Horseback Riding, Sporting Events and Skiing.

    Troop 51 meets Tuesday nights at 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall at
St. Martins Catholic Church, La Mesa, CA

Visitors are always welcome.  Please contact us with any questions at:

COMING SOON -- Indian Hills Campout

Posted by pmelcher on Sep 29 2022 - 9:03am

Troop outing to Indian Hills Campground in Jamul.  Please sign up --> link

NYLT Staff Request

Posted by pmelcher on Sep 26 2022 - 7:11am
NYLT is looking for Youth and Adult staff for their 2023 Course. 
If you have a youth in your unit who has already attended NYLT, please share the attached flyer with them. Staffing NYLT reinforced the concepts and leadership skills they learned on course, which often strengthens their leadership skills in their home unit. 

St Martin of Tours Festival -- need helpers

Posted by MElsten on Sep 17 2022 - 6:20pm

Next Friday from 5-pm to 8-pm. 

We need scouts to volunteer to help out at our Rock Painting and Raingutter Regatta booths, shared with Pack 51.

Rotary Leadership Camp

Posted by srichardson on Sep 12 2022 - 4:57pm

The La Mesa Rotary Club is taking applications for 8th grade girls and boys to participate in a 2 day/1 night leadership camp in Cuyamaca October 15-16. Please contact Mrs. Richardson at if you would like more information. Deadline is September 16th.

Adult Leaders: Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills

Posted by pmelcher on Aug 29 2022 - 4:50pm

If you are interested in learning about leading an outdoor event for Scouts BSA, please consider signing up and attending the event.

Troop 959 Merit Badge Day

Posted by pmelcher on Aug 29 2022 - 4:40pm

Troop 959 15th Merit Badge Day
Sat., Oct 8, 2022

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