Summer Camp 2018 – sign up is now open through 3/21

Parents  Troop 39 leadership strongly encourage all scouts in the troop to make the most of every Summer Camp opportunity and now is the time to sign up your scouts for Summer Camp 2018.   Please do so as soon as possible.    Summer Camp offers an exciting opportunity to learn new skills and earn many Merit … Read more

Camp in review!

Troop 39 spent a great week at Camp Durant.  Check out the official video and photos from Camp!     And the official 925 photos – did you spot yourself?

Troop 39 scouters honoured at Shakori District 2016 Awards Banquet

Assistant Scoutmaster Glenn Benton was awarded the BSA Shakori District’s Assistant Scoutmaster of the Year 2016 award.  In his nomination, Troop 39 Scoutmaster Sammy Rape wrote: “Glenn Benton has done a tremendous job as our New Scout Transition Coordinator. In that position, he leads the recruiting efforts of Webelos scouts from Packs in our area. … Read more

Gear Guide: Camp bucket

Back in 2013, Nate FitzSimons went to the BSA National Jamboree.  He came back with a camp bucket!  I liked the idea and bought two – one for me and one for TomTom.  I take mine on nearly every camping trip I go on (unless I am backpacking). The bucket is a regular 5 gallon … Read more

Troop 39 has a fantastic year of adventure ahead!

Scouts and leaders of troop 39 came together at Camp Reeves in August to plan the forthcoming Scouting year.  There is a lot of adventure ahead including a trip to Busch Gardens, backpacking, hiking, wilderness survival and historic trips to our nation’s capital and Gettysburg to name but a few! The capstone of the year … Read more

Photos from UNC Spring Commencement 2015

Scouts of Troop 39 handed out 1,000s of commencement programmes today, continuing a tradition that extends over 50 years.   Here are a few photos of the Antelope patrol who were covering one of the busiest gates!  Scoutmasters received a continuous flow of comments about how smart and polite and cute the scouts were and what … Read more