Boy Scouts     Troop #874
Link to an interactive page w/photos:
http://troop874.trooptrack.com

      Read about our: Troop Philosophy       Troop Advantages       Fundraising      Cub Scouts 874

For more information, call Debbie Rogers 503-348-9064
or
      Aaron Hodges, Scoutmaster aaron.hodges@nlight.net 360-518-4043
      Dan Barnard, Committee Chair dabbad_2000@yahoo.com 503-628-4235

Meetings are Mondays at the Kinton Grange Hall
Troop.................1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month, 7:30 - 9:00pm
Patrol.................2nd week of the month, TBD by patrol
Patrol Leaders...4th Monday of the month, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Parent................4th Monday of the month 7:30 - 8:30pm

About 30 boys ages 11-18 (and their parents) are involved.

Troop focus: Backpacking & Community Service
The Troop participates in the regular Grange activities such as the Easter Egg Hunt.
We have camping trips planned April - November with a week-long activity in midsummer

What We Do
2015-16 Campouts & Service Projects

2015
November

      13 - 16     Camp Smith;   Alternate: Gales Creek
      TBD         Five Guys Fundraiser -- tentative

December
      11 - 13     Mountain Dale;   Alt: Warrenton KOA
        ?            Scouting for Food
      TBD         Food Boxes (troop meeting)

2016
January
      15-17       Trillium Lake Snow Camping

February
      TBD         Aubrey Winter Lodge
      TBD         Service Project

March
      11 - 13     Spruce Run Campout
      TBD         Fundraiser

April
      8 - 10   Camp Meriwether
                   Fin Clip Service Project and Troop Shoot
      16         Kinton Grange Easter Egg Hunt

May
      6 - 8       Camporee; Jewel Wildlife Refuge
      21           Pancake Breakfast at Kinton Grange

June
      3 - 5       Ape Caves
      24 - 26   Backpack Opal Creek
      TBD       Tualatin River Days

July
      14 - 17       Backpack - TBD Location

August
      1 - 6         Summer Camp - Camp Pioneer
      17 - 21     White Water Rafting

September
      16 - 18       Crown Lake Backpack
      TBD           Service Project

October
      TBD       WEBELOS Woods (Sunset Trail)
      TBD         WEBELOS Woods (Tuality)

Troop Philosophy
  • Boy-led troop using the patrol method.
    Boy-led means that scouts lead events under adult supervision. Events have a scout and adult organizer. BSA 2-deep adult leadership rules apply.
  • Scouts organize and plan the upcoming month at a Patrol Leader's Meeting held the 4th monday of each month.
  • One camping trip per month.
  • Parental involvement highly encouraged.
  • Major out of district summer camp every 4 years. Rotate other 3 years across District camps (Meriwether, Baldwin, Pioneer, Cooper).
Troop Advantages
  • Small size, with focus on hiking and packpacking.
  • Well-trained and deep adult leadership.
    4 Wood Badge trained leaders, 6 assistant Scoutmasters.
  • Personal Attention to each Scout.
  • Very high rate of Scouts obtaining Eagle Rank.
  • Communication trhough Troop Track and Troop Facebook page.
Fundraising
  • No dues specific to Troop 874.
  • Fundraising events include metal recycling, pancake breakfast (at Kinton Grange), Christmas Wreath Sales.
Cub Scout Pack #874, which feeds into this Boy Scout Troop, meets at the Scholls Grange a few miles SW of here.


For more information call BSA Council Office at 503-226-3423



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