Troop 97 is a boy led Troop and Pack chartered by Oak Grove United Methodist Church  4915 Old Highway 11  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

Philmont Cavalcade 2017

Posted on Nov 20 2015 - 7:44pm

Scouts interested in Philmont Cavalcade 2017  WE MUST HAVE A LIST PREPARED BY 12/14 

merit badge camp out

Posted on Nov 20 2015 - 7:21pm

Scouts/ Weblos if you are attending the merit badge campout please register on the calendar for a person count of attending.  Cost is $15.00 and you will pay in person. Please click the calendar AND REGISTER BY 11/21 SATURDAY!


Posted on Nov 16 2015 - 4:36pm

If you are going to winter camp... please click the calendar on our website then go to this website and register.. making sure you chose merit badges wisely http://www.bsa-selacouncil.org/

Order of the Arrow Weekend

Posted on Nov 16 2015 - 1:01pm

We have 5 new Ordeal members in the Order of the Arrow, and 1 new Brotherhood member!  Hard work and dedication exhibited by all.  Great job, guys!!

Thanking our Local Hero's

Posted on Nov 14 2015 - 6:02pm

Scouts from Troop 73 and 97 were honored to join our local veterans at the Columbia Waterpark for a day of celebration... Check out all the photos under AMERICAN LEGION album


Posted on Nov 5 2015 - 5:47pm

Scouts here is the link....... cost is $125.00 please register online... you will need to check your EAGLE REQUIRED badges and see what to register for  LEADING YOURSELF!     Please click our calendar and register so we can count seatbelts when you register.   http://www.bsa-selacouncil.org/event/1776750

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