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Troop 97 is a boy led Troop and Pack chartered by Crosspoint Community Church in Hattiesburg, MS. The troop and pack are very active and follow a calendar of events designed to teach and instill the scout values of building moral character, leadership and self reliance. This troop does traditional backpacking, canoeing, cycling, camping and skills are taught through merit badges to improve individual skills and achievements. Troop 97 attends summer and winter camp at Camp Tiak yearly, frequently attends other council camps, philmont as well as local and national jamborees. Troop 97 meets at Crosspoint located 1 mile North of Highway 98 on Mondays at 6:30pm Please visit our calendar for a list of upcoming events, camping, trips, and combined cub scout pack nights for questions: please email the Troop Senior Patrol Leader at: boy-scouts-troop-97@comcast.net or the pack at cub-scouts-pack-97@comcast.net

Merry Christmas TROOP 97

Posted on Dec 17 2014 - 7:33pm

Scouts, as we share this special season and we look forward to scouting in 2015 I look foward to all Christ has in store for our Troop and watching you grow and lead.  A special Thank you and Merry Christmas to the men, dads, and moms who make our Troop a great family.   Have a safe Christmas!


Posted on Dec 17 2014 - 7:32pm

Scouts Departing for WOLF CREEK COLORADO CHRISTMAS SKIING! Plans are to depart CROSSPOINT 3:30am  December 26th.   Temps are expected to be VERY COLD  Night time temps are -15 forecasted.  Make sure you have a couple layers of thermals, Gloves, and proper head gear, and warm SOCKS!    BE PREPARED!!!

Court of Honor

Posted on Dec 16 2014 - 7:02am

Scouts court of honor is next monday, uniforms class A.  If you have note please contact Russ to make sure he knows what food item you are bringing!

Vicksburg Military Hike

Posted on Dec 10 2014 - 5:06am

Vicksburg Hike,  Scouts please click on the calendar and register your participation.  Camping will be at Mr. Ben Davids Camp at Eagle Lake.  Hiking will be day hiking at the military park.  Plans are to depart on Friday, THE ABSOLUTE LAST DAY TO REGISTER IS DECEMBER 12th

High Adventure 2016

Posted on Nov 12 2014 - 6:25am

Scouts...... It is time to plan the 2016 High Adventure SUMMER..... Plans are to Hike, and Raft in Glacier National Park in Northern Montana.   Deposits for the trip will be  due by January 15th.   The adventure will be a week long camping, hiking rafting adventure and potentially a couple of museum stops.   If you are interested in this rare opportunity,  plans are being made now.  Make sure your name is on the list for traveling.  Once the trip is full additions will not be optional.   Information will be provide to you regarding the itinerary at the Court of Honor meeting!

Reminding Service!

Posted on Oct 23 2014 - 6:55pm

if you would like to receive text message reminding service. please use the link and complete the instructions

send a text to :    769-757-6181   saying: @5284f   a system is being considered for text reminders!

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