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The boys and leaders of Troop 6 welcome you!

 

Troop 6 welcomes all boys ages 11 to 18.

We have a vigorous outdoor and advancement program including year-round monthly overnight outings.  All activities are planned BY the boys FOR the boys with minimal adult intervention.  In this way, the boys of Troop 6 grow into independent, confident, responsible young men.  Our philosophy in all that we do is "Prepared for Life".

Interested in learning more?  Join us for one of our weekly Tuesday night Troop meetings in the St Andrews UMC gym or

  Click the Contact Us link in the Menu (look on the left side of this page).

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Troop 6 is chartered and sponsored by St Andrews United Methodist Church.

Not 11 yet? Check out the St Andrew UMC-chartered Cub Scout Pack 895.

Range Safety Officer needed

Posted on Aug 2 2015 - 1:51am

Any adults interested in taking the NRA Range Safety class? A minimum of one NRA RSO qualified adult is needed in order to hold shooting sports plus instructors for the type of weapon (shotgun or rifle).  It would be great to have several people who are qualified. Here is what is needed to do shooting sports as a troop at Camp Durant. Respond to this announcement on the website. THe next course date is June 4, 2016 for Occoneechee Council. If an earlier training date becomes available, it will be announced.

Upcoming Merit Badge Opportunities

Posted on Aug 1 2015 - 8:19am

if you are interested Music Merit Badge, sign up for the August 4 Music Merit Badge class. If enough scouts are interested in Genealogy, the Genealogy Merit Badge class will be held in August before school starts. If interested contact Mrs. Johnston at 910 964-7627.

Adults Register for Wood Badge this Fall

Posted on Aug 1 2015 - 8:10am

Fantastic leadership development training to be held September 11-13 and October 2-4.  This training helps both the leader and the troop. Each participant develops their vision for scouting and a plan with 5 ticket items to complete to improve their unit. Information online on the Occoneechee website. You can also talk with leaders who have completed Wood Badge:  Penny, Mary, Dawn

Adults sign up now for the Outdoor Training Available in August

Posted on Aug 1 2015 - 8:04am

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) is a required course for Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters. 
Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is required outdoor skills training for anyone leading a Cub Scout camping activity.
Outdoor Leaders Skills for Webelos Leaders (OLSWL) is a course for Webelos den leaders, to better equip them for teaching the outdoor skills activity pins.
 
All of these course are going to be offered in August at Optimist Farm; please sign up NOW so we can ensure sufficient enrollment to have a successful course.
 IOLS: Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills
  Dates:         July 28 (Tuesday night meeting) and Aug 7-9 (full weekend)  
  Cost:          $50
  Registration:        from calendar click on the event date for details and regisrtation link

Earn the Recruiter Strip

Posted on Jul 27 2015 - 6:12pm

Invite boys age 11-17 to visit troop 6. If someone you invite joins troop 6, you earn the recruiter strip.

Please read

Posted on Jul 19 2015 - 11:34pm

Article by Whit Badgett about World Jamboree 

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