Troop 746 Home
Activities at a Glance

The scout-led Saint Joseph Troop 746 planned the following trips to take place in 2018. When the exact dates are finalized you will see them here first.

26-28 January 2018 – Cabin/Webelos recruiting camp – Camp Ware, PA

18 February 2018 – Scout Banquet/Court of Honor

23-25 February 2018 – Skiing/Snow Tubing trip – Ski Roundtop, PA

23-25 March 2018 – Philadelphia tour/ Battleship New Jersey overnight – PA/NJ

13-15 April 2018 – Dulaney District Camporee – Broad Creek, Camp Saffran

4-6 May 2018 – Canoe Trip, Camp Potomac, Oldtown MD

9-10 June 2018 – Volunteer Service - MD Special Olympics, Towson University

22-24 June 2018 – Hiking/Biking Trip Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool MD

14-21 July 2018 – Summer Camp – Daniel Boone, Canton NC

3-5 August 2018 – Camp Ed, Cambridge, MD

14-16 September 2018 – Whitewater rafting trip, Ohiopyle, PA

19-21 October 2018 – Webelos Camporee – Broad Creek, Camp Spencer

27 October 2018 – Orienteering Day, Jug Bay Natural Area

TBD November 2018 – Hiking – Philmont Shakedown

TBD December 2018 – Camp Vickers

The full troop calendar can be found here. The iCal version for Outlook and other calendar applications is here

For those interested in the Philmont fire and its location.

Fire map KMZ from from this morning overlaid
with Philmont camp locations in Google Earth.

Fire site says 30k acres 23% contained. Friday was 0%. Expected
containment is July 15. So it will be impacting Philmont's schedule.

Scoutmaster Erik


Ute Park Fire Update: June 3, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

Fire Update: The Ute Park Fire is currently at estimated 31,000 acres and 0%
containment. There are 511 personnel on scene fighting this fire including
our Philmont Fire Department, other local Fire Departments, neighbors, and
State and Federal agencies.

We can report that the structures at Ponil, Hunting Lodge, Cimarroncito, and
Clarks Fork have survived the fire that passed through those areas.

We have gotten official word that base camp is safe and staff will be
returning back to base this morning.

Program and Unit information - as we assess the situation we will be working
with our leadership and local authorities to determine the extent of program
we can deliver and when. Please stand by for an update on this by Monday

Our primary focus remains the safety of our team and the management of the
fire. We appreciate your patience as we work through this rapidly changing

From today on we will be posting updates each day prior to noon at and scouting newsroom. We will post photos
periodically on the Philmont Facebook. Please look at these sites for
information from us.

BSA Rank Requirement Changes

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has changed the requirements for rank advancements. These changes are official as of January 1, 2016. Some scouts did have a window to follow the old requirements, however as of January 1, 2017 ALL SCOUTS, regardless of rank MUST follow the rank requirements as printed here or in the current year's handbook.

Scout News

Troop 746 Annual Fruit Sale Fundraiser Dates

February 16-18 : Orders due 2/3. Delivery Fri Feb 16 Pickup Sat. Feb 17 Sale at School Gym Sat/Sun Feb 17-18

We will also be selling Fruit at the Joppatowne Flea Market on Sundays: 11/19, 12/17, 1/21, & 2/18.

Troop 746 Turned 60 In 2012

A couple of years ago Troop 746 celebrated its 60th anniversary. Colin, one of our scouts designed the Anniversary patch. If you would like to see a short blurb about the activities of the weekend visit this page. Thanks to everyone who helped out and also to everyone who attended. We hope you had fun, we did. Here is a link to the video on You Tube that was professionally produced by George Stover of Adventure Productions. If you would like to have a copy of the video, here is a link from our website. Use Windows Media Player to play the video if using the link from this site.

60th Anniversary Patch
Scout Corner
Next Meeting

The next meeting will be this Friday at 7:30PM. Scouts are expected to be in Class A uniform.

Photos from our recent trips are posted. You can find them in the left side navigation under link Photos of Trips - Events. As usual, click on the thumbnail and a higher resolution photo should pop up. Hope you enjoy viewing the photos from our trips!

If a Scout is going on one of our trips, it is imperative that an up-to-date Boy Scout Medical Form be completed and on file. The lastest BSA page with all the medical forms can be found here. Chris Shoul manages these forms for Troop 746.

Troop Committee

The next committee meetimg is Wednesday 13 June at 7pm. All Scout parents are invited to attend the Troop committee meeting. If there are any issues that need to be addressed please contact Mr. Chris by Email.
Chris Sklar, Committee Chair

Next Event

The next event is the canoe camping trip scheduled for May 4th-6th. Contact your patrol leader for details.

Inclement Weather Policy - According to Troop 746 guidelines, if the weather forces a cancellation of school activities, then all Scout activities will also be cancelled.

Troop Uniform Policy - Class A Uniform (including neckerchief) should be worn at all meetings except for service projects or when otherwise noted.

Troop Travel Policy - The Troop now has an official policy of traveling in Class A uniform. The troop leadership also decided that the neckerchief is part of the Class A uniform and as such should be worn to be in full uniform.

Saint Joseph Fullerton Boy Scout Troop 746

Home | Calendar | The Hiker | Contact Scoutmaster | Website Feedback | Committee Chairperson