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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 - April 26 -"A SCOUT is FRIENDLY"

Posted on Apr 24 2016 - 7:34am

Tuesday - April 26 -"A SCOUT is FRIENDLY"

Regular meeting with possible discussion of future events. Bring a my money you have from selling camp cards and keep selling...time is getting short, with just a couple of weeks left!

Tuesday - April 12-"A Scout is Friendly"

Posted on Apr 10 2016 - 2:02am

Tuesday - April 12-"A Scout is Friendly"  Regular Meeting

Plan menu for this weekend's Camporee...practice for events. 
Camporee fee will be $30...please bring Tuesday night along with completed Permission form (attached}.
Bring camp card money to turn in and keep selling as many as you can.

Tuesday - April 5 "A SCOUT IS FRIENDLY"

Posted on Apr 3 2016 - 1:09am

Tuesday - April 5  "A SCOUT IS FRIENDLY"
We have several scouts that need or can benefit from attending a civic meeting.
This Tuesday, our meeting will be at the ANDERSON COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING  at 6:00p.m. at the downtown Historic Courthouse - Council Chambers - Second Floor
Unless I receive several texts with opposition, we will move our weekly meeting to be in conjunction with this meeting.
I hope all will attend in presentable Class A uniforms as we represent scouting to our community.
We will meet at 5:45 outside the historic courthouse on the sidewalk and go in as a group, so please be on time. Bring pencil and paper to take notes, especially if you are working on Cit in Community merit badge.
I will send out a group text on Monday as a reminder of the meeting change.
ALSO: I need to know who is going to the camporee April 15-17 so I can register the troop. Bring $15 if possible to reserve spot, the total to include meals will be $30, but I need the $15 as soon as possible to cover the district's part.

Tuesday, March 29 No Meeting

Posted on Mar 26 2016 - 11:13pm

Tuesday-March 29. No Meeting....Enjoy Spring Break

 

Tuesday - March 22 "A SCOUT IS HELPFUL"

Posted on Mar 20 2016 - 7:47am

Tuesday - March 22  "A SCOUT IS HELPFUL"
Regular Meeting led by SPL.
Attention given to patrols: Patrol Leaders need to lead patrols in selecting their patrol name, mascot patch, patrol yell and design patrol flag.
New Scouts need to get checked off on knowledge for Scout Rank, including knots.
They can also work on Tenderfoot Rank requirements.
Bring money for any cards sold and turn in....you do not have to wait until you have sold them all!
If you have not paid $50 camp deposit and you plan to go, please pay as soon as possible...There is a chance that another troop is placed in our site if we don't have enough deposits to hold it for us.

Tuesday - March 15 "A SCOUT IS HELPFUL"

Posted on Mar 12 2016 - 10:34pm

Tuesday - March 15  "A SCOUT IS HELPFUL"
Regular Meeting led by new SPL Isaac.
Any scout that has completed the Electricity workbook pages needs to turn it in Tuesday night...Counselor Jimmy will look at them and determine if you get the Merit Badge based on what you have written down.
New Scouts will begin working on personal fitness. Older scouts that do not have the Personal Fitness Merit Badge yet will join in with new scouts to begin working on their 12 week log for the merit badge.
CAMP CARDS ARE HERE....I WILL BEGIN HANDING THEM OUT TUESDAY NIGHT! CARDS SELL FOR $5 WITH $0.50 GOING TO THE TROOP AND $2 TO THE SCOUT FOR TROOP ACTIVITIES. SCOUTS NEED TO SELL 143 CARDS TO PAY FOR SUMMER CAMP AND AN EXTRA 30 IF PAYING FOR THE ATV ACTIVITIES AT CAMP. ANY MORE SOLD WILL APPLY TOWARDS OTHER TROOP ACTIVITIES. TUESDAY YOU CAN PICK UP A STARTER PACK OF 47 CARDS OR LESS (EACH PACK WAS 3 SHORT OF THE 50). THE TWO BIG SELLERS ON THE CARD ARE WHITE JONES HARDWARE ($5 OFF OF $25 SPENT) AND INGLES ($5 OFF OF $50)....SO IF BOTH ARE USED, PEOPLE GET DOUBLE WHAT WAS SPENT ON THE CARD. OTHER SELLERS ARE PAPA JOHNS, MOES, BOJANGLES, SULLIVANS METROPOLITAN GRILL, SONIC, JERSEY MIKES, SPORT CLIPS, COI FOUNTAIN DRINK, AND GREENVILLE SCOUT SHOP(10% OFF CAMPINT ITEMS).
We will continue working on getting closet organized.
If you are planning on going to Camp Old Indian this summer, make sure to get with Charlean ouso she can register you for the classes you want.
Don't forget that everyone needs a new medical form, including A, B, and C, before camp this.

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