Welcome to Troop 364!

Welcome to BSA Troop 364’s website. We would like you to look around the website. We meet at 109 Weatherly Rd Huntsville, AL every Wednesday at 7:00 pm. We are very active in the community and do monthly activities. Keep checking this website for reports and information about upcoming events.

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Ditto Landing Cub Challenge

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This weekend we are having our anual Cub Scout Challenge at Ditto Landing!

 

 

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PLANETARIUM

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Open House Flyer

The Troop 364 Open House is an event where troop 364 shows what boy scouting is really about. The open house is on Wednesday January 10th, at Lathum Church. The open house is open to cub scouts and boys interested in scouting. We will have four stations for the boys to go to. So come on over and see what we have to offer.

Click this link for the flyer.

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Troop 364 Open House

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Troop 364 Recognized for Assisting with Community Cleanup

On Saturday August 12 Troop 364 assisted residents with the cleanup from the recent flooding in the neighborhood of Blossomwood. News crews from both WHNT and WAFF filmed the scouts in action.

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Troop 364 Summer Camp at Skymont in Tennessee

 

The troop decided to try a new summer camp this June and the scouts enjoyed the week so much that the troop has already reserved a spot at Camp Skymont in 2018. The camp had excellent waterfront , shooting sports, cycling, and metal working programs. The outstanding efforts of the scouts and scoutmasters was recognized with top inspection scores throughout the week resulting in the troop earning the right to paint the golden skillet and receiving the “Coolest Gateway” award at the closing campfire. Pictures included are the Senior Patrol Leader receiving the award at the campfire, the “Coolest Gateway” award, the troop gateway, and the golden skillet,

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Our Scout of the Year

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New Rules for High Adventure Troop Outings

RANK: First Class or above and a registered member of BSA Troop 364. SM may waive rank requirement.

MBs: Must have earned at least 4 merit badges in the preceding twelve months. In addition, must have earned the following applicable merit badges:

1-First Aid

2-Cooking – must have completed all of the actual meal cooking requirements.

3-Canoeing & Swimming (Canoe Trip)

4-Lifesaving — at least 50% of Scouts going on trip must have earned this MB for trips involving water activities.

5-Emergency Preparedness Requirement #4 for Backpacking or Hiking trips

SERVICE: Must have worked at least 9 hours on troop service projects in the preceding 12 months – conservation drives, Eagle projects, personal SM approved projects, etc.

PERSONAL: Must be at least 12 years of age and have shown willingness to follow directions, a habit of willingly helping others, and a desire to adopt the Scouting Spirit in daily life.

MEDICAL: Submit completed medical form by 30 days prior to the trip. Medical used for any high adventure type trip or Jamboree or Summer Camp trips acceptable.

FEES: Trip Fees must be paid in full by published deadline.

PREPARATION: (Canoe Trip) – Must participate in the Canoe Trip Preparation Day(s) preceding the trip. (Hiking Trip) – Must participate in majority of trip preparation hikes.

APPROVAL: Must have approval of Scoutmaster and Trip Leader. This will include evaluation of the Scout’s participation, teamwork and leadership in all previous troop activities.

EAGLES: Eagle Scouts are not required to earn the four merit badges stipulated above. However, they must hold the required MBs listed for the trip.

CANCELLATION: If the trip is not fully set (all arrangements made, full complement of Scouts, etc) by the specified date for the activity, the Scoutmaster will cancel the trip unless there are extremely extenuating circumstances.

TRIP LEADERS: Determined by Scoutmaster & Troop Committee.

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TLT on February 12-13

On February 12-13, Troop 364 had a TLT at Camp Jackson. It was a great campout on which every scout who attended learned a great deal on leadership and had a lot of fun. The images below are of the two patrol flags made on the campout for TLT provisional patrols.

 

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2016 in Troop 364

2015 was a busy year for troop 364. December 16 is our last meeting until January 6 when we resume regular meetings. Looking forward to 2016, our troop will be extremely active and busy. Right after meetings resume, on January 16-18, we will be camping near the Naval Air Museum and sleeping in the USS Alabama. Our open house is on January 27. We have many camping events coming in 2016, which are listed on the schedule page. Here’s to a great year.

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