Mark you calendars for the 2024 Touch-a-Truck event. Touch-a-Truck will be on 14 Apr (rain date: 21 Apr) at the UNC Friday Center. See the Troop 39 Touch-a-Truck website for complete details. Here is a recap of the 2023 Touch-a-Truck event — see how much fun Touch-a-Truck can be!
Troop 39 traveled to the Kandersteg International Scout Centre in June of 2023. The Troop was able to participate in the celebration of KISC’s 100th Anniversary as a center for scouting. The 30+ scouts from Troop 39 met other scouts from all over the world, hiked, climbed, swam in glacial lakes, lunched in Italy one … Read more
Troop 39 scouts contributed to the betterment of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro community via many community service and conservation projects over the last year. We want to especially note the work of our scout-organized and led Eagle projects. In the 2022-2023 scout/school year, projects included:
Each year, the Troop organizes and executes the Chapel Hill Touch-a-Truck event, a joint fund-raiser for both the Troop and UNC Children’s Hospital. The 2023 event, the first full scale event since the COVID-19 pandemic, was a huge success, bringing lots of smiles to kids, parents, and many others.
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.