Philmont Trek 2019

Here’s a look at the Philmont high-adventure trek at the Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. These photos are from Expedition 701-II, the Troop 175 Philmont crew from 2019. Click Read More to see the photos! Want to see all the Philmont 2016…

Summer Camp 2019

Here are some photos of Summer Camp 2019. We earned lots of merit badges and rank advancements from Tenderfoot all the way up to Eagle. We learned about environmental science, built a wilderness shelter, practiced marksmanship with air rifles, made fire with a bow…

Eagle Scout Joel Garner: Box Gardens

Joel Garner’s Eagle project was to build kindergarten box gardens for outdoor science projects at a Grant Park Elementary school. The three boxes have wheels so they can move indoors and outdoors, as requested by the teachers. Each box was filled soil and gravel,…

50-Mile Bike Ride: May, 2019

A few of the boys needed a 50-mile bike ride to complete the cycling merit badge. A dozen scouts and adults rode the Silver Comet cycling trail from Cedar Town to Smyrna. SPL Gabe Jacob said it was a beautiful ride and the boys…

Eagle Scout Cole Baker: Bat boxes at Westchester Elementary

Cole’s Eagle project was to build and install three bat houses in the woods surrounding Westchester Elementary School. Eight scouts from Troop 175 and Troop 134 built the bat houses in one day and selected the installation sites. A tree climber installed the houses….