New Boy Scout Requirements

As of January 1, 2017 all Scouts are required to be using the new requirements. This was reviewed many times with our scouts last year. The 13th edition of the Boy Scout Handbook can be purchased at the Scout Shop. BSA has also made available a printable insert for the old book. To get the […]

Hot News – February 13, 2017

Day Meeting/Event Notes (All meetings at 1st Presbyterian unless noted otherwise) 02.13 Monday 6:45 PLC / 7:30 Troop Meeting DEADLINE! Last day to sign up for ski trip 02.20 Monday 6:45 PLC / 7:30 Troop Meeting 02.21 Tuesday Troop Committee Meeting 02.25 Saturday Pack 163 Crossover See Mr. Scherer (RScherer1327@gmail.com) 02.25 Saturday Wilmot Ski Trip […]

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The Philmont Log – 11/15/2015

On July 7th, 2016 – nearly 8 months from now – Troop 23 is sending two crews to Philmont Scout Ranch in northeastern New Mexico, and our scouts are already preparing for the outing. A trek at Philmont is a difficult endeavor, and going on practice hikes well in advance is vital. I would know. My name […]

Devil’s Lake Camp Out Report from James Mareachen​

Our October 2016 camp out was the Devil’s Lake camp out For this camp out we did many exciting things. This camp out by far was one of the best camp outs I have ever gone on. This camp out consisted of multiple things we could do. One thing to do on this camp out […]

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The Philmont Log – 11/15/2015

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Devil’s Lake Camp Out Report from James Mareachen​

Our October 2016 camp out was the Devil’s Lake camp out For this camp out we did many exciting things. This camp out by far was one of the best camp outs I have ever gone on. This camp out consisted of multiple … [Read More...]

Silver Springs Campout Recap by Tyler Anderson

On September 16, 2016 Troop 23 embarked on a journey to Silver Springs State Park where they would spend the weekend camping. We arrived at around 9:00 PM and quickly set up camp. The next morning, we woke at … [Read More...]

The Textile Merit Badge Workshop – By Paul Perrine

On Nov. 2nd a group of scouts (myself included) met in Wheaton to work on and obtain our textile merit badge. It was a fun and interesting day but we got a lot done too. First we talked about various fibers and … [Read More...]

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