Duke Merit Badge Weekend
On May 6th the McGuire Nuclear Station in Huntersville holds the Duke Merit Badge Encampment for local Boy Scouts. This is a great opportunity for your scout to earn his first merit badge in a 1-day setting. Details of the day are as follows:
* We do not camp, but show up in the morning and prepare breakfast for the whole encampment as a fundraiser for the troop.
* Breakfast will be provided at no charge to our scouts
* BBQ Lunch is OPTIONAL Cost is $3 per scout, plus $6 for lunch option
* Time: Arrive at 7 AM for breakfast, pick up scout at 3 PM.
* We will be asking for volunteers to arrive earlier to help prepare breakfast
Florida Sea Base
This summer the troop is heading to Florida Sea Base. Our plans continue to evolve. Please revisit this article for the latest updates.
The Troop's Travel Plan Overview is now available. This is a straight forward one page overview of our travel plans this July and August.
If you have any questions, please contact our Sea Base Advisor, Sasha Timkovich.
2017 May Campout - Beaver Days
May 19-21, 2017 - Mecklenburg Scout Reservation (Camp Grimes)
The troop will be participating in Beaver Days at the Mecklenburg Scout Reservation (Camp Grimes). The scouts will provide a service to the camp to help get the facilities ready for summer camp. Following the completion of the troop's service the scouts have planned a few fishing themed activities for the remainder of the day.
All scouts that have been called out for the Order of the Arrow should plan to attend this camping trip to complete their OA Ordeal.
There are two different price points for this trip depending on whether the scout is just camping with the troop or attending their OA Ordeal. Please make sure that you register for the correct event. Registration is now open and will close Monday, May 8th.
Troop 97 Medication Slips
|Effective November, 2016, Troop 97 has a new medication policy for all camping trips and overnight events. If your scout needs medication on the trip, each bottle of medication must be submitted with a medication slip. This slip is available on the Parent Resources page of the website.|