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

4th of July in Sumrall

Posted on Jun 24 2017 - 6:10am

Scouts on Tuesday July 4th we will be carring the Flag for the Town in the morning for the parade and in the Evening preforming a Large Flag Retirement... .We need every Available Scout  The evening ceremony we will gather at 8pm for near the school.  Planning Meeting on JULY 3rd OGUMC 7PM

Canoe Trip on Cold Water Creek

Posted on Jun 23 2017 - 5:36am

Scouts check your schedule if your interested in a 3 day trip... Last weekend in July Please add your name to the calendar...Fees will be determined after you add your name as we are counting for CANOE needs... SO if you add your name your committed!  Make sure your name is on the list by Sunday June 25th at 7pm...

Fall 2017 Leadership

Posted on Jun 17 2017 - 6:28am

Scouts if you are First Class, Star or life you will need leadership for the next rank.  If you are planning to serve in any of the leadership positions.  Please submit in Letter form. (Not Email and Text) what you would like to serve.  You may send a letter attachement via email, include in your request a discription of the position you are applying for and list the duties you plan to preform from the job description.   Make sure you are committing to the troop rules of participation and campouts.  

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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