Stories from the Trail: Backpacking Minister Creek, PA

Troop 155, with support from Modern Woodmen, was able to invest in backpacking gear. The troop purchased 8 backpacks and lightweight tents. This past weekend, our investment paid off as we had 10 first time backpackers attend this trip. The…

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Planning Meeting

Last weekend the troop had their annual planning meeting at the Sterling’s house. Outings were planned for each month through the end of next summer. The troop scribe, Preston, took good notes. After lunch, the scouts played basketball and swam….

The scouts of troop 155 elected leadership positions for rank and other obligations. The rankings and holders are as follows: Chaplains Aide: Andy Muha and Noah Samerdak Webmaster: Will Bowers Order of the Arrow Representative: Evan Wagner Troop Guide: Tyler…

Philmont Scout Ranch

Select scouts and parents of Troop 155 went to the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico for the ultimate high-adventure experience. The members of the troop had to prepare months in advance to optimize their camping experience at Philmont. The…

Sarah's Vineyard

Scouts worked four-hour shifts at Sarah’s Vineyard during their Summer Solstice Festival. They sold cold water, lemonade, ice tea and soda at the 155 tent. They walked around and sold drinks from a small cooler to make extra tips! Each…

Senator LaRose Visits Camp Manatoc

One of the requirements for First Class rank was met this morning when the scouts met with Senator LaRose [R]. Frank LaRose, representing our 27th District, is an Eagle Scout as well as a member of the executive board for…

Camp Update: Day 3 Early Morning Edition

I won’t say yesterday was uneventful, but unfortunately HIPAA laws prevent me from saying more. But this morning, the scouts won the retreat banner.  This means at dinner tonight at 5:30, the scouts will be lowering the flag at retreat…

Camp Update: Day 1

My day started at 5:30 AM when the scouts in the text next door started chatting. I didn’t know I could whisper so loud, or so Mr. Wagner told me. I’m not sure why they were up, I can only…