11-06Troop Meeting
11-07 -> 11-09Camping Trip - Hickory Run Site
11-13Troop Meeting
11-16Philmont 2015 Crew Meeting
11-20Troop Meeting
11-27Troop Meeting
12-04Troop Meeting
12-11Troop Meeting
11-07 -> 11-09Camping Trip - Hickory Run Site
17 people attending
Register by Nov-02-14
11-16Philmont 2015 Crew Meeting
23 people attending
12-13First Aid Rally
13 people attending
01-23 -> 01-25Klondike Derby Camp in Woods Lane cabin
3 people attending
02-17Philmont Adult Advisors Meeting
2 people attending
03-17Philmont Advisors and Crew Chief Meeting
1 people attending
03-20 -> 03-22Philmont Contingent Backpacking trip
12 people attending
05-09 -> 05-10Philmont Contingent Training Weekend
8 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. 

Please Submit 2015 Troop Dues - Due Date Set for Nov. 20

Posted by michaelrueter on Oct 24 2014 - 7:09am

Troop dues for 2015 have been set, with a due date of Nov. 20, 2014.  Collecting dues is a critical step in getting our troop chartered for the coming year, so please get you payments submitted promptly. If you don't plan to renew, please let us know.  This gives us accurate headcount when we submit registration paperwork.  Please follow the link "Troop Dues for 2015" in the menu at right for the details on your dues balance.  Note that everyone that paid for 2014 summer camp at Camp Rodney has been credited $25 because the summer camp trip ended up with a surplus.  

Spirit Night Philmont Fundraiser - Wed. Oct. 22 5:00-7:00

Posted by michaelrueter on Oct 20 2014 - 7:14am

Dine with your family, friends, and other Troop 117 families to raise money to help scouts with financial need to pay for the Philmont 2015 trip. Chick-Fil-A will donate 10% of your bill. Let's make this fundraiser a huge success by recruiting lots of friends, family and neighbors to participate. At the time of purchase, people must present a fundraiser coupon, which were distributed at the Court of Honor. A pdf copy of the coupon is attached.

Eagle Project - Peter O'Malley - Please Volunteer!

Posted by michaelrueter on Oct 17 2014 - 7:03am

Peter O'Malley's Eagle Project is taking place on Sat. Oct. 18 and Sun. Oct. 19, 9AM to 3PM both days, at St John's Lutheran Church in Center Square.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.  Service to the community is an essential part of our scouting program, so it is very important for scouts to support each other's Eagle Projects.  Let's have a big turnout!

Sign up for Nov. 7-9 Camping trip to Hickory Run State Park

Posted by bethmilton on Oct 13 2014 - 3:35pm

We'll visit Boulder Field and look for wild animal tracks.  Camp fires are extra special in the Fall.

Leadership requires participation

Posted by rogermilton on Oct 5 2014 - 4:09pm

Patrol Leaders must participate in troop camping trips and other troop activities to be considered for leadership credit towards advancement.  In those cases where a patrol leader misses a required event, he should request an excused absence from the scoutmaster and discuss whether he will receive any partial credit towards his next rank advancement.   RGM

Sea Base 2016

Posted by rogermilton on Sep 30 2014 - 8:41am

Scouts and the leaders necessary to support an event are prioritized for participation.  Other adults and scouts from other units often participate as well if they meet the requirements of an event.   If interested, bring a check for $100 for Thursday night. 

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