Troop 697 meets at St. James Episcopal Church in Tempe. St. James is located at
975 East Warner Road on the SE corner of Rural and Warner.
Troop 697 is part of the Gila River District of the Grand Canyon Council of Boy Scouts of America.
Our troop meets Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm. We offer many hiking and camping opportunities.
Boy Scouts are between 5th and 12th grades. Boys of all faiths are welcome. Whether you are bridging from Cub Scouts or have never been a Scout, all are welcome to be our guests!
Troop 697, we are strong believers in the ability of our youth to succeed. Our programs, outings and activities are designed to help our youth reach their goals and fulfill their highest potential. We are proud of all our boys and love watching them grow
into bright-minded and confident young men.
Photo: Court of Honor ceremonies held quarterly to recognize each Scout's
merit badges completed and rank advancements.
WHAT DO WE DO?
Camp Geronimo (BSA Camp near Payson, AZ)
Cherry Valley (BSA Camp on Catalina Island in CA)
Annual Family Campout near Payson, AZ
Troop campouts throughout Arizona nearly every month
HIKING, BOATING & MORE
Aravaipa Canyon Weekend
Havasupai Falls Weekend
Sunrise Ski and Snowboarding Trip
WHICH DIRECTION ARE YOU GOING?
Whether you are looking for a group of friends to enjoy camping, hiking and water sports with or if you are a goal-oriented young man who wants to earn his Eagle rank,
Troop 697 may be right for you.
Come check us out at our meetings on
Tuesday evenings at 6:45 pm
or email us to find out more.