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

Saturday August 8 Church Event

Posted on Jul 21 2015 - 4:27am

Scouts... Families:  Listed is events scheduled by the church  they are requesting the troop pitch in and help.  We will meet for Breakfast at Hardees 8AM... You will need Class A shirt, swim trunks, towel, sun screen, and 1 change of clothing..... We will return approximately 8pm... DIRECTIONS:  North on Jackson road Left on 4th street.  Go 1.3 miles  TURN NORTH (right) Thoreau Road  Go 1.4 miles to Gate... A CODE WILL BE PROVIDED.. GO 2 miles to CLUB HOUSE AND PARKING!  SCOUTS WE WILL HELP WITH LIFEGUARDING, MEAL SERVING,  CANOE RACES> AND RELAYS!    

Washington DC 2016

Posted on Jul 19 2015 - 5:49am

Scouts... Plans are to depart on July 25th and Return July 3rd... Plans for 2 nights on the road, meals, Camping at Pohick Bay,  Touring the Museums, Arlington....   Space will be limited!   Cost is $445.00 per person and Includes transportation, Metro fees, food, hotel, camping in DC....... A $100.00 deposit is Due By August  20.   THE DEPOSIT IS NONREFUNDABLE!   MINIMUM RANK is STAR! YOU MUST HAVE ADVANCED 2 RANKS and ACTIVELY SERVE IN LEADERSHIP>> NO LEADERSHIP DC!   YOU MUST KNOW THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION YOU ARE SERVING AND DEMONSTRATE EFFECTIVELY THE POSITION AND PASS ON YOUR KNOWLEDGE TO YOUR ASSISTANT!

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