BSA Troop 153

West Chester, PA

Merit Badge College and Partial Palooza

The 2020 Merit Badge College will take place on January 11th (Snow date: January 18th) and February 8th (Snow Date: February 22nd) at the Technical High School in Pennocks Bridge. General registration will open on October 15th at 10 a.m. The link will be available at:

Got partials? Consider attending the 100th Anniversary Camporee on Saturday, October 26, 9 am to 3 pm, and you can also attend Partial Palooza. More info at!


Summer Volunteer Opportunities!

  • Diamond Rock is offering TWO fantastic day camps this summer. One is at Camp Oakbourne in West Chester. The other is at Camp Jarvis in Devon.
    • We need two things for Day Camp.
      1. Cub Scouts! Please get the word out to your families to sign up for Day Camp. Day Camp is a vital part of the Cub Scout program and we want to see more participation this year.
      2. Adult and Scout Volunteers!

Brand New Eagle Scouts Tommy T and Shane R! The info is listed down below!

Upcoming Trips

  • Philmont Scout Reservation: 7/11 - 7/25

Brand New Eagle Scouts!

  • Shane R
  • Tommy T

These Scouts have joined a long khaki line of St. Agnes Eagle Scouts on February 22, 2018.

It's the only rank designation which is forever in the present tense. "Once an Eagle Scout, always an Eagle Scout. "

Besides these two, the Troop is proud to share publicly that Gabe Gavin, Marek Kazimierczyk, Sean Bradley, Will Dolan, John Talley, Dan Redmond, Luke Ercole and John Glasser also earned Eagle in the recent months, bring Troop 153's number of Eagles to 99! Who will be our 100th Eagle?

Northern Tier: Mission Accomplished!

After almost two years of planning and preparation, Troop 153 made it to Northern Tier in the Minnesota Wilderness this past July/August. What a trip! Thanks to all who made it happen!

BSA Troop 153 Meetings

Meetings are held in St. Agnes Thomas Patrick Hall most Sunday evenings 6:30-8 pm during the school year.

Please check the calendar as we do not have meetings during holidays or when we have trips.

Thomas Patrick Hall is the grey more-modern building located in the northeast corner of the St. Agnes block. (211 W. Gay st., West Chester PA 19380 is the address of the school).

You'll be entering from the parking lot behind the school(Prescott Alley), which is accessible from New st (Southbound) or Darlington st (Northbound). between Gay St (Westbound) and Chestnut st (Westbound).