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

4 Wheelin Campout

Posted on Sep 1 2014 - 3:34pm

Scouts... September 12 we will camp and ride 4 wheelers on 9/13.  Scouts attending must make a menu of foods and be prepared to cook one food to share.  Registration for riding is $12.00 and is online.  (you are responsible for your menu and foods)   We will return home on Sunday September 14th.

Okatoma Campout Fun!

Posted on Aug 25 2014 - 5:56am

It was a great weekend Camping, swimming, and Canoeing.   Requirements and badge requirements completed.  THERE IS NO MEETING TONIGHT DUE TO RETURNING CAMPERS.  Rally at School is TUESDAY NIGHT.   

Woodruff 2015! BE THERE!

Posted on Aug 17 2014 - 8:03am

Scouts:   We are submitting a request for summer June 28th week.   This will coincide with Philmont,  If your not going to Philmont!  This is your summer camp opportunity,  Mr. Quinn and David planning to take a crew.   A $25.00 deposit  is placed on the website.  3 Total payments will be made the first in October.   Make Plans NOW!!    In the event we do not get this week a refund will be issued!

McWane Science Museum

Posted on Aug 14 2014 - 5:39am

Scouting planning to attend the Science Museum on December 6,  the first of 2 payments button is added to the website.   Payment needs to be recorded by September 20.   Final payment will be due by November 6.

Philmont Cavalcade

Posted on Aug 7 2014 - 7:03pm

Scouts listed in this is a link to the Philmont Cavalcade video.   If you study the video you will get lots of questions answered from weight limits to sleeping arrangements.....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDmzwqnCkrA  If you are planning to attend Philmont for 2015... Please make sure your at the meeting Monday!

Wolf Creek Colorado

Posted on Mar 1 2014 - 8:21am

Scouts:    AS YOU KNOW YOU ARE FULLY REQUIRED TO PAY FOR THIS TRIP:  A FORM HAS BEEN PLACE IN IN THE "FILES" section explaining how you can raise money and how you are to pay for this!!!!    YOU WILL HAVE 10 PAYMENTS OF $50.00 INCREMENTS!   GET BUSY!

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