12-04Troop Meeting
12-06Life to Eagle Seminar
12-06Merit Badge Counselor Training
12-11Troop Meeting
12-13University of Scouting
12-13First Aid Rally
12-18Troop Meeting
01-10Klondike Derby Prep zero additional cost
12-06Life to Eagle Seminar
0 people attending
12-13First Aid Rally
18 people attending
01-10Klondike Derby Prep zero additional cost
10 people attending
01-23 -> 01-25Klondike Dirby
11 people attending
Register by Jan-15-15
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
14 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. 

Deadline for Philmont Scholarship Applications is 12/1/2015

Posted by rogermilton on Nov 23 2014 - 5:20pm

Scouts requiring assistance to participate in the Philmont High Adventure program are encouraged to submit an application prior to December 1.  See attachment.

Please Submit 2015 Troop Dues Now

Posted by michaelrueter on Nov 21 2014 - 6:48am

If you haven't already, please pay troop dues for 2015 now.  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.  

World Jamboree 2015 Registration now open

Posted by rogermilton on Nov 5 2014 - 5:12pm

2015 World Jamboree
The World Scout Jamboree is a Scouting jamboree of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, (WOSM) typically attended by several tens of thousands of Scouts from around the world, aged 14 to 17 every 4 years.

Cold Weather camping is here

Posted by rogermilton on Nov 2 2014 - 3:11pm

The weather forecast for Hickory Run shows temperatures dropping to 30 at night with a chance of snow on Friday.  While this is not bitterly cold, hats, gloves, and winter coats are needed.  A 30 degree sleeping bag is not adequate without supplemental equipment such as sleeping clothes including hat and gloves and possibly a hostel sheet or additional blanket.    Be Prepared.

Registration is closed for camping trip, each cookmaster is responsible for feeding 10

Posted by rogermilton on Nov 2 2014 - 3:08pm

Individuals wishing to attend this camping trip must call Mr. Milton at (215)510-1724 to determine whether we have room. 

Sea Base Options

Posted by rogermilton on Nov 1 2014 - 3:51pm

Currently two options are under consideration for Sea Base in 2015.  Basically the big boat and the bigger boat. The big boat will support a crew of up to 8.  The bigger boat supports from 18 to 20.  Currently we have 15 individuals who have delivered a check to the treasurer and reserved a spot.  We are actively seeking additional participants to lower the cost and potentially give us a shot at the bigger boat.  Both are exciting adventures.  To participate a scout would have to exit the eighth grade in May of 2015.   If interested, deliver a check for $100 to Mr. Rueter as soon as possible.  We will be committing to a particular option in January.  Mr. Milton

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