Flag Planting – 2021

Flag planting at the Presidio for Memorial Day.

The 2021 Flag Planting to honor our fallen veterans is scheduled for Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Presidio of San Francisco. In accordance with local/state guidelines, we will limit participation to 180 participants for this year’s event. Representation from all units is encouraged. All adult leaders and scouts should be in full uniform for the event.

All participants will be required to follow social distancing rules and wear a face mask. There will be no refreshments at the event this year.

Logistics: There will be a staggered timeline beginning at 9:00 am for 3 units of 10 participants (maximum of 30 scouts, including parents and adult leaders) each serving a 1 hour shift. Each unit will be required to leave after the hour is completed.

Process: 3 units of 10 participants (including adults) may register for a 1 hour shift beginning at 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a total of 6 shifts completing at 3 p.m. Please send me your Unit (Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouts), Unit Number, Scout names, Unit Leader name and Email address. Be sure to include your desired start time 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 or 2:00.

Please send your information to Ken Chin. You will receive an email confirming your start time prior to the event. We may also need to move your start time due to availability.


Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Staggered each hour

Location: 1 Lincoln Blvd., Presidio of San Francisco


This event is an official community service project for all Scouting Units. Register your service hours

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