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…