07-27 -> 08-02Summer Camp - Camp Rodney
08-03 -> 08-08National Youth Leadership Training
08-07Troop Meeting
08-14Troop Meeting
08-17Canoe Training at Delmont - Depart from Epiphany
08-21Troop Meeting
08-28Troop Meeting
09-04Troop Meeting
08-17Canoe Training at Delmont - Depart from Epiphany
3 people attending
09-05 -> 09-07Canoe Trip - Delaware River
7 people attending
Register by Aug-22-14
09-26 -> 09-28Philmont Crew 3 Training Trip
5 people attending
09-26 -> 09-28Philmont Crew 4 Training Trip
6 people attending
10-10 -> 10-12District Camporee
2 people attending
11-07 -> 11-09Camping Trip - November TBD
0 people attending
12-13First Aid Rally
0 people attending
03-20 -> 03-22Philmont Contingent Backpacking trip
7 people attending
05-09Best Guess on weekend of Council Training Weekend for Philmont Contingent
2 people attending
01-01Test Event
4 people attending

Welcome to Troop 117

About Troop 117

Troop 117 is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.  The troop serves boys ages 11 through 17 from the Whitpain, Plymouth, Whitemarsh, and Conshohocken areas.  We meet on Thursday nights at 7:00 PM in the Grady Hall portion of the Holy Rosary school located at Epiphany Of Our Lord R.C. Church at the corner of Walton and Township Line Roads.  Troop 117 is made up of 4 patrols and a varsity crew, consisting of about 40 scouts and 10 adults.  Every year after new scouts join the troop, generally, Webelos, a “New Boy Patrol" is formed to create an environment for the new scouts to learn scoutcraft skills, leadership, and teamwork, before having the option to transfer to existing scout patrols.

The Varsity crew consists of older scouts who are participating in High Adventure activities while typically continuing to serve in troop leadership positions.  To be a member of Varsity Team 117, a scout must be a primary member of a troop, usually, Troop 117, out of the eighth grade, submitted a membership application which has approved by the Varsity Coach and be active in Team 117 activities. 

No Scout Meeting on August 7

Posted by bethmilton on Jul 25 2014 - 1:47pm

Meetings resume on Aug. 14

Canoe Training at Delmont - Sunday August 17 - Register by Aug 10

Posted by bethmilton on Jul 25 2014 - 1:45pm

Scouts and family members can practice canoeing skills at Delmont Scout Camp.  We will meet at 1:00 at Epiphany and return at 5:00.  Register for this event by Aug 10.

Troop Hike at Fairmont Park During July 17 Troop Meeting

Posted by michaelrueter on Jul 14 2014 - 10:25am

For our July 17 Troop Meeting, the troop will gather at Forbidden Drive for a short hike and other outdoor activities. To find our meeting point, drive on Germantown Ave to Northwestern Ave, turn right on Northwestern Ave to reach the Forbidden Drive trailhead.  If it is raining, we will meet at Epiphany in the gym.

OA Ordeal

Posted by rogermilton on Jul 14 2014 - 9:20am

Please send Mr. Milton an email when you complete nights camping away from the scouts.  Nights at OA ordeals, NYLT training, Den Chief, Jamboree activities and camp counselor activities count towards your nights camping and are often overlooked.

Water Bottles are part of the summer uniform

Posted by rogermilton on Jul 10 2014 - 8:32am

Just a reminder that a water bottle is part of your summer uniform.  It's hot out there.  Everywhere you go you should have a water bottle in hand filled with water that you drink from frequently.

Reminder - Submit health forms and paperwork for summer camp!

Posted by michaelrueter on Jul 10 2014 - 7:17am

Summer camp is just around the corner, so make sure that you submit all required paperwork.  Health forms should be submited ASAP - make sure that they are signed by the participant, the parent, and the doctor, and make sure to attach a copy of your health insurance card (front and back).   Also, please submit a permission slip if you haven't already done so.  See the links at right for "Health and Medical Forms" and "Summer Camp" to obtain copies of forms.

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