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Boy Scout Troop 247
(Baltimore, Maryland)
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Recent and Future Activities


January 25-27  - Camp Rodney (WEBELOS invitational outing)
February 9 - Space Exploration MB event
February 15-17 - Invitational Inter-Troop Klondike Derby (BCMSR)
March 22-24 - Camp Horseshoe (Shooting weekend)
April 26-28 - Came Cone - FALLOUT & new scout orientation
May 24-26 - MD National Guard Reserve
June 4 -  FISH FRY night!
August 4-10 -  Summer Camp (New York)


December 8 - PLC meeting
December 15 - Day Trip to Washington, DC



January 5:  Troop meeting - knot tying/pioneering prep
January:  8-10 
Camp Rodney & Webelos Invitational  (Pioneering Projects)
January 12:  Troop meeting - Klondike Prep
January 19 - Troop meeting - Klondike Prep - MULCH PARENT MEETING
January 26 - Troop meeting - Klondike Prep

February 2 - Troop meeting - Klondike Prep
February 6 - PLC meeting 10 AM at BCGF

February 9 - Troop meeting - Klondike Prep

February 12-14:   Broadcreek - 4th annual KLONDIKE DERBY!!!
February 16 - Troop Meeting - Rifle MB (NRA class)
February 23 - Troop Meeting - Gun Safety Night (guns on display)

March 1 - Troop meeting  - Salesmanship MB
March:  4-6 Camp Horseshoe - SHOOTING weekend

April 2 -  Mulch delivery map creation

April 15-17:   Camp Cone - New Scout Orientation Camping trip WEBELOS INTRO
April  9 -  Mulch Delivery @ Ace Hardware

May 1 - Applebee's Fundraiser AM / COH at MD Game & Fish PM 

May 20-22:  Gettysburg
June 26 - July 2:  SUMMER CAMP - Sinoquipe
July 29-31: CAMP WOOD - Tubing on the Gunpowder
August 19-21:  Camping at Sandy Point State Park (tentative)
September:  Bengies Campout - TBD
October:     Girl Scout Skill Day - TBD
November 18-20:  Camping at Camp Running Bear (tentative)
December:  daytrip TBD




January:   Camp Horseshoe Cabin Camping

February:   Broadcreek - 3rd annual KLONDIKE!!!   (Crab Patrol WINS!)
March:  Camp Horseshoe - SHOOTING weekend

April:   Camp Cone - New Scout Orientation Camping trip
April 25 - Mulch Delivery @ Ace Hardware

May:  Gunpowder NG Military Training Base -
June:  SUMMER CAMP!!!  Oh yea... a whole week of camping!!!
July 31:   Wilderness Survival Weekend  (location: Camp Wood  Hereford, MD)
August:  -


September:  Bengie's Drive-in Movie over nighter  /  Towson University Merit Badge University


October 2-4:   WEBELOS WEEKEND @ BCGF  (CORRECTED DATE!)    rain date is Oct 31.
October 10 @ 10 AM:   MOVIE at Beltway 6 fund raiser

October 16-18:   FAMILY CAMP -

October 18:  2 PM -  EAGLE COH for Matt McDonald 

November 1:   Troop Court of Honor  2-4 PM
November 7:  Orienteering Outing  headed by Mr. Bryan Mackey

November 20, 21, 23:  Camp Rodney Orienteering  CALENDAR CRASH

November 21:   Bull Roast Fund Raiser



December 5:   PLC Meeting

December 12:   Day Trip - Historic Philadelphia

December 19:   PLC Meeting
December 22:  NO MEETING
December 29 - NO MEETING

January: Camp Rodney cabin camping
February: Second Annual Troop 247 Invitational Klondike Derby! Held at Broadcreek, troops from as far away as the Eastern Shore attended last year.
March: Camp Horseshoe for Troop shooting
April: First Year Scouts - Orientation Camp (Veteran Scouts give first-year Scouts a hand up)
May: Girl Scouts Skills Day - an annual event
July - August: Northern Tier Base High Adventure Camp, Minnesota and Canada. Ten days of paddling and nine nights of rustic camping.
July through December camps will be selected by the new Scout Patrol Leaders after the Nov. 2013 elections. Scout led, adult facilitated.

January: M*A*S*H  Weekend at Camp Running Bear (camping and first aid training)
February: KLONDIKE DERBY  (Broadcreek)    OTHER troops are welcome to participate!
March: Shooting weekend & Cabin Camp  (Broadcreek)
April:   Mulch Delivery (fund raiser)
April:   Camp Cone (new scout camping)
May:   Girl Scout Skill Day
June:  SUMMER CAMP at Hawk Mountain
July:   FAMILY CAMP at Mountain View Christian Camp  ( $25 per person)
August:  Patriots Point, South Carolina
September:  Camp Cone
October: Camping at Ft. Frederick, MD
October:  COURT OF HONOR  (MD Fish & Game)
November: M*A*S*H Weekend (camping and first aid training)
December: Day Trip (no camping during this busy holiday month)



February 17-19:    Tent Camping at Broad Creek (orienteering)
March 16-18:         Cabin Camping at Camp Horseshoe (rifle & TLT)
March 25:              Court of Honor at Maryland Game & Fish
March 31:              Mulch orders DUE
April 13-15:           Camping at Camp Cone
April 21 & 22         Mulch delivery weekend
April 29:                Eagle Court of Honor at Maryland Game & Fish, Dan Dipeppe
May 26-27:            Overnight on Coast Guard Cutter Tanney
June 24-30:           Summer Camp at Hawk Mountain
July 20-22:            Quantico VA - Marines Helicopter grounds
August 15:             The Pentagon guided tour
August 17-18-19:   Camp Running Bear  "Zombie Apocalypse"
September 14-16:   "WEBELOS Day" at Camp Cone
October 20 4 PM    Court of Honor
October  26-28     Appalachian Trail hikes        
November  16-18: 
Gettysburg hike and Visitors' Center tour

December:      Washington DC day trip