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 Bread pudding
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.
Patrols are the building blocks of a Boy Scout troop. A patrol is a small group of boys who are similar in age, development, and interests. Working together as a team, patrol members share the responsibility for the patrol’s success. They gain confidence by serving in positions of patrol leadership. All patrol members enjoy the … Read more #94 Patrol Method
Sports are a great opportunity to get outside and get active with your friends. The troop frequently plays basketball, football, and other games during trips and selected meetings. The games provide a release of energy and bonding for the troop.
The troop maintains the UNC Hospital butterfly garden, providing a fun, relaxing and calming distraction for patients
The troop 39 song is a way that the troop shows its spirit and unity. Many troops do not have songs, we sing ours coming home from every trip and its an unofficial requirement to get your first rank to know the song.
Capture the Flag is a traditional outdoor sport played by the Troop 39 scouts on camping trips and during scout meetings. Scouts are in two teams each have a flag (or other marker) and the objective is to capture the other team’s flag, located at the team’s “base,” and bring it safely back to their … Read more #86 Capture the flag