The Scout Oath
On my honor, I will do my best
to do my duty to God and my country,
and to obey the Scout Law;
to help other people at all times;
to keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.
The Scout Law
A scout is: trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly,
courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave,
clean, and reverent
Scout motto: Be prepared
Scout slogan: Do a good turn daily
TROOP MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES
The Troop holds meetings every Monday from 7:15 to 8:30. These meetings include fun activities as well as rank advancement.
The troop does many activities throughout the year. Every year we hold a Turkey Shoot, a Rock Climbing Trip, and many other camping trips. We also attend the Klondike Derby every year to compete.
Every year the Troop goes down to Rhode Island to the Yawgoog Scout Camp, usually the second session in July. The boys enjoy a week of working on merit badges and time with fellow scouts.
The Troop is split up into 3 patrols with their own patrol leadership structure.
The Troop is lead by a Senior Patrol Leader and there are many leadership positions to help scouts get leadership experience.
For more information: Patrol Leaders Council
The Troop also has an adult leadership structure made up of a Scoutmaster, and a Troop Committee.
For more information: Troop Committee
SCOUT UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT
The Scout Uniform includes a button down scout shirt as well as many patches.
For more information: Boy Scout Uniforms
The Troop has it's own equipment including tents, stoves and tool as well as equipment to lend out to scouts who do not have their own.
Boy Scouting has 7 ranks of Scout, Tenderfoot, 2nd Class, 1st Class, Star, Life and Eagle. The Troop helps scout to advance through these ranks through requirement work at meetings and on trips.
For more information: Boy Scout Ranks
Boy Scouting has many Merit Badges. The troop has many parent merit badge instructors who can work with the scouts through the process of earning merit badges.
For more information: Merit Badges