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Author Archives: cwoon

2014 Bike Camping@Coyote Hills, Fremont, April 12th

From Scouts- SPL Joshua chen and Kelvin Frans, ASPL Joshua Wu: At around 9:30 on Saturday, we all grouped up at Palo Verde before departure to discuss bike safety and organize groups for the trip. We decided to break into two groups for biking to make things easier to keep track of: one of older scouts … Continue reading »

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2014 Uvas Canyon Camping Trip, Almaden Valley, Mar 15-16.

This is a quick summary of the T5 Uvas Canyon Camping Trip on 3/15 – 3/16/14. A strong continent of 17 scouts and 7 adults enjoyed camping at the Uvas County Park. We had a Group campsite for the troop and hence a large area to pitch the tents. Thanks to recent rains, the Swanson … Continue reading »

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2013 T5 Montara Lighthouse, Montara, North of Half Moon Bay, Nov

2013 Montara Lighthouse trip: Trip brief by Vish Juvvadi,  2nd Class Scout Montara lighthouse, the destination of our trip. Most of the scouts met up at Palo Verde at 11:00 A.M. We had the generic talk about the agenda and checked to be sure we had everything packed in our bags. We were not required to … Continue reading »

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Troop Scoutmasters

2014 Scoutmaster – Gary Anwyl 2014 Assistant Scoutmasters Fred Babian Zachi Baharav Thomas Chan Mark Chen Steve Chen Paul De Groot Wim De Groot Dan Gruenzer Sri Juvvadi Bruce Ling Ed Oh Vatsal Sonecha Calvin Woon Jack Zeng Scoutmasters Emeritus Dennis Maggard, 2007- 2011 Whitney Campbell, 2006- 2007 Ron Biehler – 1996-2006 Bill Straka – … Continue reading »

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2010 Del Valle Family Campout, Livermore

 

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2010 Scout Orienteering course on Stanford campus

Adult leaders and ASM:  Dave, Wim, Steve and Calvin

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Troop 5 Eagle Scouts

Troop 5 Eagles Donald Deal  ’68 Robert Kelley ‘70 Mark Noguchi ‘70 Robert Tanabe ‘70 James Vais ‘70 Mark La Valle ‘71 Steve Cobb ‘73 David Ida ‘73 John Love ‘73 Hement Shah ‘73 Ken Tanabe ‘73 Peter Sanborn ‘74 Glenn Gendzel ‘76 Doug Chalmers ‘77 Patrick Pounders ’77 Douglas Shier ‘77 David Clarke ‘77 … Continue reading »

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2013 Hiker’s hut, Sam McDonald County Park, Mar 23-24th

On Saturday March 23 2013 the following scouts departed from Palo Verde to start our hiking trip- Bryan Chan, Daniel Qu, Derek Han, Jason Han, Joshua Wu, Michael Zheng, Parth Pusegaonkar and Vish Juvvadi. The adults were Sri Juvvadi and Calvin Woon. Before we started our actual hike the leaders decided that we were to … Continue reading »

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2012 Castle Rock Climbing and Camping, Nov 3-4th

We had 14 scouts and 5 adults for Rock Climbing on a beautiful Saturday in early November. After arriving at Castle Rock we selected the proper footwear from our guides and hiked up to Shady Rock where the climbing ropes were already set up. After instruction on how to apply a harness and how to … Continue reading »

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2012 Cycling MB- 2nd 50M to SF, Oct 13th

Six scouts and six adults did the challenging 51.4 mile ride from Palo Alto to SF today. It was quite an adventure. At the end I think everyone felt they’d accomplished something special. Started at 8am in Palo Alto. Barely made it the SF Caltrain station in time for the 4:15 train home. Only two … Continue reading »

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