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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

McWane Science Museum

Posted on Sep 25 2014 - 6:36pm

Scouts and parents:  a few spots remain for the Amtrak trip on December 6, to the Science Museum.   We will depart on Amtrak at 9am spend the night at the Museum... Complete the online registration under ONLINE PAYMENTS... Cost is $100.00  and includes round trip transportation on Amtrak, IMAX admission, Museum admission,  Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch.   Make plans now!  A $50.00 deposit is due and is listed in ONLINE payments.  THe final will be due in November.

Cloudland Canyon Camp out and Cave

Posted on Sep 24 2014 - 6:21pm

Scouts the next campout is Cloudland Canyon We will depart school on October 10 a couple hours early and return on Monday October 12.   Make sure your registration is complete by  Thursday October 2nd! 

Wolf Creek Snow Ski Adventure

Posted on Sep 24 2014 - 6:14pm

Plans for the winter Snow ski trip to Colorado is coming up fast.   Scouts a precious few spots remain for the trip.   Popcorn sales will determine the participation for the final spots!   Make plans to depart December 26th for 3 days of skiing and boarding on the Colorado Slopes!   

Woodruff 2015 Summer Camp!

Posted on Sep 24 2014 - 6:12pm

Scouts:   Registration for Woodruff 2015 is complete  Troop 97 will be attending  June 28th and returning July 4th!       Registration is full at this time.   Details for travel, white water rafting, and the schedule will be posted online.   A great summer is planned.... WOODRUFF 2015!    You may use popcorn sales to complete your summer camp fees!


Posted on Sep 24 2014 - 6:11pm

 Scouts, registered for Cavalcade,  your 2nd payments have been forwarded and electronically sent in your name to Philmont.  Our Final payments will not be due until February 2015 and popcorn sales may apply!   Plans are to depart on June 25th and return July 4th!    Round up at PHILMONT for 2015!

Winter Camp November 21-26th

Posted on Sep 6 2014 - 8:28pm

Scouts!   The Council has notified troops of WINTER CAMP at Tiak on November 21- 26th   If you are a scout behind on EAGLE REQUIRED MERIT BADGES THIS WILL BE YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO CATCH UP  Cost is $130.00 and you may use Popcorn Sales to purchase this.    $400.00 in popcorn sales is a free winter camp!!!!    We will reschedule the Vicksburg Hike the week following Christmas and in conjunction with Wolf Creek Snow Skiing.   An online Registration is active.

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