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PINE BURR COUNCIL TROOP 97 Sumrall and Oak Grove

Troop 97 is a boy led Troop and Pack chartered by Oak Grove United Methodist Church, located at 4915 Old Highway 11, Hattiesburg, MS. The Troop and Pack are very active and follow a calendar of events designed to teach and instill scout values of building moral character, leadership and self reliance. This troop does traditional backpacking, canoeing, cycling, and camping. Skills are taught through merit badges to improve individual skills and achievements. Troop 97 attends summer and winter camp at Camp Tiak yearly. We also frequently attend other council camps, and High Adventure camps Philmont, Sea Base and Northern Tier, as well as local and national jamborees.

Troop 97 meets at Oak Grove United Methodist located on Old 11 Highway 2.5 miles South 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

Pikes Peak Rocky Mountain National Park

Posted on Jul 21 2017 - 7:54pm

Scouts... The troop is evaluating a Pikes peak/ Rockey Mountain national park 2018 Summer 10 day adventure.   This would be primative camping and space would be limited.. .Cost would be approximately $450 per person and would include a rafting trip on the arkansas in the royal gorge,  potentially a tour of the air force academy and several days of day hiking trips!  Numbers are critical to make the trip work please check your calendar and if you know absolutely you would do this adventure please add your name to the calendar list!  Deposits would be due in October.  Dates for this adventure would be July 19th and returning on the 29th.  Most food would be included but you would be responsible for some road meals due to distance.  If you can go please add your name before by July 27th to the list!

Blackwater/ Cold Creek Canoe Campout

Posted on Jul 18 2017 - 8:43pm

Scouts we  are confirmed for Friday July 28th Saturday the 29th and Sunday July 30  we will be returing sunday pm.  Cost for your camping and food is $62.00 this includes you canoe rental.  Please complete your payment by Thursday July 20th... We have reserved canoes based on people confirmed attending.   WE WILL BE DEPARTING HARDEES at 7AM on Friday July 28th... Make sure you check the packing list!

Next Meeting is August 7th

Posted on Jul 18 2017 - 8:42pm

As several scouts are departing for Seabase, and the Canoe Trip... Our Next Meeting will be August 7th!   Make plans to attend the Church Service Day for your advancement service hours!

OAK Grove UMC Service Saturday

Posted on Jun 17 2017 - 5:40am

Troop.. Scouts,  and families... on August 12 at the BIG WOODS, Oak Grove UMC will again host the community lunch and dinner.  THis does serve as service hours you will be needed to help with everything from parking to helping serve drinks,  we will once again honor the church veterans.  You will need to form a list of life guards and rotation hours.  Scouts this is a great opportunity to recruit as boys from all over the community come.

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