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Welcome to Troop 17's Website! Troop 17 meets at the Durham Lions Club (1850 Hillandale Road, Durham, NC) on Monday evenings beginning November, 2012. Our meetings start at 7:15PM and usually end around 8:15PM. Please take a look around our website and contact us if you have any questions. Members need to login to have access to all areas of the website.

Pop Corn Show and Sell/ Council Camporee

Posted on Sep 28 2016 - 8:28pm

This coming Saturday Oct 1 we will meet at Lowes to sell popcorn, Meet at front of store in uniform around 8:00 am or come when you can, will be there till
about 11:30am. You may want to bring a water bottle and a chair.. Jennifer Apisai is our Popcorn Kernel. Address of Lowes 117 William Penn Plaza Durham, NC 27704
This comming Monday we will plan for the Camporee Which is Oct 7-9 at Camp Durant. Please bring $40.00 cash this will cover camporee fee of $15.00 and food cost $25.00 for meals.   Camporee Link   http://www.ocscouts.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2016-Camporee-Ver2.pd...

Jacob Campbell Eagle Project and Court of honor.

Posted on Sep 21 2016 - 9:22pm

This Sat meet at the scout hut at 10:00am to help with Jacob Campbell Eagle project. Come early ok to leave when you need to, but should be done early afternoon
1or 2pm ? This will be a two part work day project, Day two time and Date TBA.
Also Troop 17 Court of Honor will be this coming Monday 09/26/2016 at 7:15  bring a dessert to share and invite frends and family.
Thanks, Craig Ammons ASM   
craig_ammons@yahoo.com

Notes from Parent/leader meeting

Posted on Sep 11 2016 - 8:26pm
Sept. 16-17 OA Fall Fellowship and Webelos weekend at Camp Durant
Sept. 17-Oct. 22 Popcorn sale
Sept. 26 troop Court of Honor
Oct. 1 Show and sell popcorn sale
Oct. 7-9 Council Camp-o-ree at Camp Durant - activities will include shooting sports and mud run
Nov. 7 troop meeting at downtown Durham Armory to help Lions Club with pancake meal fundraiser
Nov. 12 District merit badge college at Duke - details and registration on Mawat website
Nov. 28 parent meeting (boys will meet in the garage to prepare for camping)
Dec. 3-4 troop camping
Dec. 19 troop Court of Honor
 
Rebecca Roberts will be our troop treasurer as soon as paperwork is completed with the troop committee and the bank.
 
Popcorn kernel is Jennifer Apisai. Kick off will be Sept. 12 and information distributed to parents. Sign up for show and sell will be available that evening. Scouts will earn a portion of the profits in ScoutBucks to be managed within the troop treasury.
 
The Lions' Club is hosting a fundraising pancake dinner on Nov. 7-8 at the downtown Durham Armory. Scouts are asked to sell tickets for $8 with the option of earning 50% profit in ScoutBucks.
 
Information will be coming regarding Eagle projects that need to be completed this year. Please help as you are able. One needs to be completed before Feb. 18, and the other before June 1.
 
Summer camp at Camp Raven Knob will be June 25-July 1, 2017. Please mark your calendar now and be ready to commit by mid-March. Dates for registration and payment will be determined on Nov. 28. We want to register early so older scouts can get the merit badge classes they need before they fill up.
 
other notes:
The Order of the Arrow is the honor and service society of Boy Scouting. The local chapter meetings are the first Thursday of every month at Glendale Heights UMC on Leon St. from 7-8pm. If your scout is a member of the OA, please come check it out and give your support. This is a great program to help scouts grow, give back to their community, and it looks good on applications and resumes - but only if you participate!
 
Our partner Cub Scout pack 17 is down to one registered scout - a Webelos I. It is important to start boys young in scouting and by having scouts in 17, we have a great "feeder" into troop 17. It is important for Boy Scouts to recruit Cub Scouts!
Peace, Love, and Jesus Christ,

Troop Meeting

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 8:57pm

Welcome back, Scout meeting Monday Aug 29 at 7:15  Hope to see every one there.

Parent/Scout Leader Meeting

Posted on Aug 16 2016 - 9:12pm
Parents of Troop 17 Scouts  will meet on Monday, August 22 at 7:15 at the Scout Hut.  
 
The agenda will be to outline Troop, District and Council events through December, and further if we know the dates. Parents can then get the dates on their calendars.  
 
We can also discuss popcorn, summer camp (both past and future) as well as the possibilities of High Adventure trips like Jacob, Cade, Chris and Jeff Pitts went on.  We also have several Eagle projects coming up that we will need to plan.
 
And we can talk about any other parent concerns.

Camp Raven Knob

Posted on Aug 15 2016 - 9:28pm

Troop 17 will meet in the parking lot across from the scout hut Sunday at 9:00am (06/26/16) We will stop for lunch at wendys.
For lunch on our return we will stop at Golden Corrall in Burlington. Each scout should bring $15.00 in cash I will keep money for safe keeping
Scouts may want to bring money to spend at tradeing post at camp for snacks, drinks etc.
All scouts should be in uniform Sunday for trip to camp.
We will return to scout hut Sat around 2:00 07/02/16
All scouts will need to bring Medical form parts A, B,C filled out by Dr.( CVS on Roxboro Rd has a minute clinic if you can not see your Dr.)
If you do not have Medical Form you can not go to camp.
Please bring cash or check made out to Troop 17 for merit Badge classes listed below.
James Apisai Metalwork $10.00,  Rifle shooting $15.00
Tanielu Apisai Welding $15.00

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