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Welcome to TROOP 280's WebSite!!
Troop 280 is an Anderson, SC troop chartered by New Hope United Methodist Church.
If you are in the area looking for a troop to join, then come on over and check us out!
We meet in the fellowship hall of the church at 233 New Hope Road each Tuesday from 7:00 -8:30 PM.

Cell Phone, Laptop, Gold & Silver Jewelry Recycling Fundraiser

Tuesday, May 26 "A SCOUT is COURTEOUS" >>>>Please Click Read More to see whole post.

Posted on May 24 2015 - 1:03am

Tuesday, May 26   "A SCOUT is COURTEOUS"

Tuesday, May 19 "A Scout is KIND"

Posted on May 17 2015 - 12:03am

Tuesday, May 19  "A Scout is KIND"
OA Elections....we need at least five scouts in attendance to complete election...elections must be completed this month.
CAMP CARDS!!!! Money and/or returned cards are due this week. Please bring to the meeting on Tuesday as I have to settle account with council on Friday.
Information concerning possible rafting trip in June will be available for scouts to vote on.

Tuesday, April 21 "A Scout is Friendly"

Posted on Apr 20 2015 - 1:22am

Tuesday, April 21
Regular Troop Meeting led by ASPL
Please Bring money for Exporee: $35 (camping fees and troop meals) + $5.50 per Saturday
lunch plate (choice of hot dog, chicken or pizza);

Optional costs: $15 per T-shirt (need size), $15 per cap, $6 dog tag souvenir.
Can anyone provide wood for burning in the above ground firepit?
OA scouts need to plan departure for Dixie on Friday, including needed gear (tents, etc.),
and who is driving and riding with whom.
Lower Rank scouts work on needed requirements - first aid, directions without compass,etc;
Need adults for possible Board of Review.

Tuesday - April 14 "A SCOUT is FRIENDLY"

Posted on Apr 11 2015 - 5:26pm

Tuesday - April 7
Regular Troop Meeting run by SPL or ASPL. Scouts need to plan meals for Exporee (We need to know who plans on going also...see info below for details) Lower Ranks need to work on completing SC and FC ranks. Success on Registrations for Camp Old Indian for those who turned in their choices (see chart below): If you see anything that is a problem, let me know. (Click "read more" to see chart)

Tuesday - April 7 "A SCOUT is FRIENDLY"

Posted on Apr 5 2015 - 12:06am

Troop Meeting -Tuesday, April 7
Regular Meeting led by SPL
Possible requirements: Finding way day/night without a compass, make sure ALL lashings have been learned, camp gadget, first aid for 2nd class and 1st class.
Begin planning for Exporee for weekend of May 1-3(meals, duties,etc)
If you have sold 35 or more camp cards, bring in the money and you will be entered in the weekly drawings for GameStop Card.

Tuesday, March 3 "A SCOUT is HELPFUL"

Posted on Mar 1 2015 - 12:33am

Tuesday, March 3
Webelos2 scouts from Pack 365 PLAN to visit us this Tuesday night.
SPL needs to have activities scouts can lead for these potential members. 
If possible, get there early to make sure you are ready for them.
Keep in mind the weather might not cooperate enough to be outside.
Troop scouts need to work together and exhibit a united front and show these scouts a great time!!
Some scouts still need to pay for registration($25), MBU($10), Greenville Warriors ($11) and if planning to go to Camp OLd Indian in July ($50 deposit). Please do so as soon as possible.
Lost Sea Caverns is March 7-8 ( this Saturday and Sunday) with a cost of  $35 per person (right now we have 15 going) plus supper and breakfast fast food on the road. I NEED ALL CAVE MONEY TUESDAY NIGHT TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE ENOUGH IN THE BANK FOR THE PAYMENT TO COME OUT....PLEASE PAY BY THEN! Also, print and sign permission forms and bring them if possible. Make sure you bring a good flashlight or headlamp with extra batteries and drinking water! This cave is not lighted and has no running water. You will also need a change of clothing and a plastic bag to put muddy clothing in. 

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