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Scouts BSA Troop 274 is a male only Scout Troop in the Francis Scott Key (FSK) District of the National Capitol Area Council (NCAC). Troop 274 is chartered by and meets at Trinity United Methodist Church, 705 West Patrick St. in Frederick, Maryland. The Scouts meet every Wednesday night from 7:25 to 9:00pm, September through June. The Troop Comittee meets on the second Wednesday of every month also at Trinity United Methodist Church. These meetings are the best way to learn about Troop activities, and
plan future events. All scout parents are welcome and requested to attend.

IMPORTANT: Meeting This Wednesday June 29th

Posted by bdwyer on Jun 27 2022 - 10:03am
Dear Parents of Troop 274,

Please attend a Parent Committee Meeting this Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church (TUMC). There are a few URGENT pieces of business that require our attention right away, like:
• United Methodist Church decision on Scouts BSA charters
• Walkersville Carnival - not enough families signed up Here is the sign up genius.

Summer Camp and Troop Committee Meeting

Posted by bdwyer on Jun 5 2022 - 11:22pm

This week while scouts meet, troop leadership is asking a parent for each scout attending scout camp to please attend. We have significant logistical concerns to work out. Transporting 24 scouts and their gear as well as four adults and their gear on a two hour drive will present challenges. We can work these out at this meeting. Also, please discuss with your scout if he would like to bring his bike. Knowing the number of bikes making the trip will be important to planning as well. Please note, Camp Rodney discourages first year Brownsea participants from using bikes. For scouts, summer camp attendees are encouraged to attend because we will be discussing evening troop activities as well as completing any final prerequisites. We are still in Class B for the meeting. 

Memorial Day Service Project

Posted by bdwyer on May 23 2022 - 11:11pm

In lieu of our meeting this week, we will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens off of Route 15. There we will place over 1500 flags in recognition of those who have served in the military over the years. There are large portions of this cemetery dedicated to veterans. Scouts should be in class A uniform with their neckerchief. We will meet at 6pm on this day to get the placement done during the light. Scouts should bring a headlamp just in case. Also, bring a screw driver to make a hole to place the flag. Please donate any time you can on this day. All time is considered service hours. 

Beginning Summer Camp Preparation

Posted by bdwyer on Apr 25 2022 - 8:36pm

This week, April 27th, all summer camp participants should do their best to attend. We will begin reviewing pre-requisites for summer camp. All scouts have some pre-requisites to complete. Scouts are still in Class A uniforms. Also, we will debrief the campout. 

Wednesday April 13 is Troop Committee Meeting

Posted by bdwyer on Apr 11 2022 - 3:55pm

This Wednesday we will plan for our April Campout with menu planning, tent assignments and dividing our efforts between running our station and participation. Scouts are back in Class A for this Wednesday. Parents, Wednesday is our troop committee meeting and here are some topics we will discuss: summer camp planning, campout warden help, Class B orders, May and June plans. Please try to have a parent present if possible for these meetings. 

April Events

Posted by bdwyer on Apr 3 2022 - 10:26pm

For the April 6th meeting, Scoutmaster Dwyer is asking for scouts to come prepared as if they are coming on the April Campout. Scouts will examine their equipment and practice some of the uses for the equipment as well as ways to pack efficiently. Please include the sleep system including sleeping bag. Scouts should dress in their Class B for this meeting. Some of the meeting will be spent on lashings.

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