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In November 2021, the BSA introduced a new merit badge, Citizenship in Society. The new merit badge encourages scouts to explore the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and ethical leadership. The badge will be required for Eagle Scouts after July 2022. Look for more information about this badge at the link below.
Troop Families, This evening Pack 39 had their Arrow of Light Crossover Ceremony before their Blue and Gold. Troop 39 was honored to accept 7 scouts from the pack. In an effort to continue to improve the transition from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts for the entire families we are relaunching the Phoenix Patrol. The … Read more
Scouts First Class and Higher, Your newly SPL has created a form for you, not your parents, to select positions for the 2017/2018 Scout Year. The email from your SPL has been forwarded on to the Parent email list. If you have any questions about the form then contact him directly. Above is a hyperlink … Read more
Scouts and adults from Troop 39 enjoyed a special prepreation meeting the Wednesday before going to Gettysburg for an educational event. The scouts were able to get an excused absence from school to take a relaxing bus ride. We enjoyed a weekend of camping on the historic battlefield. Saturday we visited the museum and were … Read more
A classic dessert and an award winner at the past camporee Ingredients 1 ½ – 2 pounds of day old bread, cubed 1 quart of milk 2 cups sugar 3 – 6 eggs (I like 6 but might be too eggy for some) 2 -3 cups of chopped fresh fruit Chopped nuts 2 TB. Vanilla … Read more
Troop 39 is a scout lead troop; the scouting adult leaders are there to provide guidance and support. Most of the teaching is done by example, allowing young men the opportunity to learn from troop leaders, in addition to their parents and teachers. The troop leaders are examples in an outdoor activity focused environment.
As a result of being one of the oldest troops in the nation, Troop 39 is authorized to wear patch with Chapel Hill, NC instead of the standard council patch. This ties to troop to its roots and tradition.
The scouts annually choose their schedule and camp-outs. Troop 39 scouts traditionally choose to overnight in an indoor climbing area to climb all day and sleep over on Saturday. This offers continuous scout led activity and rewarding physical challenges.
Troop 39 neckerchief patch is a unique tradition representing our history and association with the University of North Carolina, CH. It is loaned to the scout. When they receive the Eagle rank, the highest in scouting, they may keep the Neckerchief.