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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

OOPS!! No Court of Honor Tuesday!!

Posted on Sep 1 2014 - 5:01pm

I am sorry to say that with the start of school and other things taking primary attention....I am not ready for a Court of Honor....
It has been postponed until September 16....
This Tuesday,
we may have some prospective members show up from a school round-up. So after putting up the tents left to dry out,
the scouts will be doing some knot-tying and possibly fire-starting, depending on weather.
Ready to advance:
Several boys are ready for Scoutmaster Conferences and possible Board of Reviews if we have enough adults to stay and run them:
Shaun is up for Life, Patrick is up for Star, and Nick & AJ are both up for Tenderfoot.
Austin has to recite oath,law, motto and slogan and then he will be ready for Tenderfoot.
Clemson MBU is soon upon us (Sept 13)
I will be sending in the payment this weekend, so if you haven't given your $10 yet, please do so Tuesday night.
POPCORN!
We will be picking up popcorn early Saturday morning(9/6) and will start selling that day....
Roxanna is heading this year's sales, so be sure to check with her for when you can sell.

Tuesday - August 26

Posted on Aug 24 2014 - 12:50am

Tuesday - August 26 - 7:00pm
Troop Leadership Elections!!
Pack Trailer & plan meal for Sadlers Creek Campout.
Scoutmaster Conference and Board of Reviews for Shaun & Patrick.
Jacob needs to plan Court of Honor for September 2 (MB requirement)
Lots to do....so we have to be focused!!

Campout at Sadlers Creek

Posted on Aug 24 2014 - 12:50am

Sadlers Creek Campout on the point
August 29-31
Make plans now to attend!!
We will be camping on the point past the bathrooms on the left side of the main road.
Meet at church at 5:00 pm.
Bring fishing gear.
For guys who neet Totin Chip and/or Fireman Chit, we can plan for those.

Committee & Troop Meeting = Annual Planning

Posted on Aug 17 2014 - 12:59am

Combined Troop/Committee Meeting 
ANNUAL PLANNING
Starts at 6:00 to allow more time for planning
Bring any and all ideas for next year's outings!!
Think about the things you would like to do and let's make plans to do them!!
If you haven't started selling popcorn, then let's get busy!!
The more we can raise through popcorn, the more we can do!!

Clemson Merit Badge University= NEED YOUR CHOICES!!

Posted on Aug 11 2014 - 6:25pm

For the 3rd year Clemson is offering a Merit Badge University (MBU) on Saturday, September 13
Registration is open now for your pick...
text me your choice or let me know at meeting (thanks Cody & Jacob!)
Below (click Read More) is a list of badges currently being offered. Notice any prerequisites and minimum ages.
Each week I will try to keep the seats available updated.
Merit Badges in red are no longer available unless they open a 2nd session....will let you know if/when that happens.

Tuesday - August 12

Posted on Aug 10 2014 - 12:38am

SKATE NIGHT!!
Meet at Skateland on Clemson Blvd at 7:00 to whenever (close at 10) with money to get in, rent skates, snacks, etc.
Scouts will be working on getting the Skating MB while having a fun night!
Wear a Class B t-shirt (troop T if you have one, we may have extras for those that don't)

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