Category Archives: Troop Information
The Troop will be selling Easter Plants on Sat April 4th at the 5pm mass and Sun. April 5th and 12th from 9am to 1pm. Scouts will be in front of the church and must be in FULL UNIFORM.
To all OLA Scout parents, There has been some concern expressed about what will happen with the troop if OLA does indeed close. We have been assured by Fr. Devlin that, at this point in time, there are no plans to displace the troop. We will continue to meet at OLA. Attached is the [...]
Announcing a Terrific Opportunity for Scouting Youth A Scout Is … has set up an essay contest that hopes to encourage scouts to look at their own lives and those of their fellow scouts. The essays focus on the living of the Scout Law and living Lives of Service. The essay contest was started as [...]
I don’t know if I’m ever going to make it out to Irving, Texas where the headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America is located, but I can take a virtual tour there courtesy of the National Scouting Museum. If you’ve ever fallen in love with those iconic Norman Rockwell paintings (some which I believe [...]
Besides the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) Academic Scholarship, and the NESA Merit Scholarships, which we have covered over the past two days, there are other scholarships available to Eagle Scouts. Before I get started, know that this list is no where near complete. I would encourage you to check with your local Council to [...]
Eagle Scouts who will graduate from high school in spring 2009 and plan to attend an accredited college or university that awards a bachelor’s degree can apply now for a National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) scholarship. In addition to their Eagle Scout rank, the candidates must have acceptable SAT and/or ACT scores, as judged by [...]
For an organization that turns 100 in 2010, the BSA still knows how to party. Planned as “the best, most exciting, fun-filled, safest jamboree ever,” according to John Alline, national jamboree director, the 2010 National Scout Jamboree will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts from July 26 to Aug. 4 at Fort A.P. [...]