Boy Scout Troop 697
Kevin Flock, Scoutmaster
At 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 ceremony held quarterly to recognize each Scout's newly completed merit badges and hard earned advancements in rank.
Troop 697 meets at St. James Episcopal Church in Tempe. St. James is located at
What We Do
Camp Geronimo (BSA Camp near Payson, AZ)
Cherry Valley (BSA Camp on Catalina Island, CA)
Annual Family Campout Near Payson, AZ
Troop campouts throughout Arizona almost every month
Hiking, Boating, Etc.
Aravaipa Canyon Weekend
Havasupai Falls Weekend
Sunrise Ski and Snowboarding
Photo: Separating mistletoe leaves to be given away
Photo: Brodey Rivers' Eagle Project in which he repainted curb numbers in an elderly neighborhood
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 7 pm or contact us to find out more.