Philmont Scout Ranch

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…

Day 5 of Backpack trip to Laurel Highlands

Day 5 of Backpack trip to Laurel Highlands

   Well, the short story is we made it. Not sure which day as the hardest.  Friday, which was 8 mi., we crossed a icy glacier at Seven Spings Ski resort, avoiding perplexed snowboarder in a man made fog.  Sunday,…

Day 1 of Easter Backpacking in Laurel  Highlands

Day 1 of Easter Backpacking in Laurel  Highlands

   We arrived in OhioPyle around 7:45 to meet our transportation that will drive us 30 mi. north. We were dropped off at mile marker 30 and proceeded to hike 2 mi. south to reach our first campsite.  From the…

Buffalo Navel Park/Niagara Falls Trip

Buffalo Navel Park/Niagara Falls Trip

After polling the boys, it appears that this trip was adequately fun. They had a great time exploring the two ships and a submarine. The Buffalo Navel Park is located on the Niagara River about 3.5 hours from home. It…

Backpacking Trip April 25-27

For those you are thinking about backpacking with the troop this coming weekend or in the future, here are three great links to check out. BasicBackpackingListBackpacking – Basic List of Gear needed Merit Badge Pamphlet 35863 – The Backpacking Merit Badge book…

Cooking Merit Badge: Req 3-4

Cooking Req 3 and 4Please print the attached file for the Cooking Merit Badge, requirements 3-4. Each Scout will need to fill in the menu plan (meals) and bring it to the next meeting for review. The amount needed will…

Webelos Camp with 3170 & 3171

Webelos Camp with 3170 & 3171

We had a great time this weekend teaching the Readyman skills to the Webelos of Pack 3170 and 3171. The Troop taught First Aid, Fire building, Flag knowledge and knots to the cubs. Some stand out moments: • Boy Scouts…