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Troop 280 is an Anderson, SC troop chartered by New Hope United Methodist Church.
If you are in the area looking for a troop to join, then come on over and check us out!
We meet in the fellowship hall of the church at 233 New Hope Road each Tuesday from 7:00 -8:30 PM.

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Tuesday - July 26, 2016 - A SCOUT IS OBEDIENT

Posted on Jul 23 2016 - 11:35pm

A Great week at Camp Old Indian...I hope you all enjoyed it!!
We will NOT meet this Tuesday due to SM Glenn being on 3rd shift and I will be recuperating from some dental work. Please be in attendance on Tuesday, August 2!!
We will be discussing another car wash (need money for merit badges earned at camp) as well as a possible outing to Green River Tubing, Saluda, NC for August 13.
I know popcorn is a sore subject, but if you got an order form, go ahead and try to get some orders. We can possibly get it in September, but it will definitely come by early November.
Roxanna said she would set up some show and sell locations and be there for boys to sell, but we would like to have some commitment....Popcorn has the highest return value for earning money for the unit.
Later in August we will be doing leader elections and our annual planning, so be thinking about the kind of outings you want to do.
Have a well-deserved break and come back fresh August 2!!

CAMP OLD INDIAN= No Tuesday meeting this week!

Posted on Jul 16 2016 - 10:24pm

Leaving this morning, Sunday, July 17 for Camp Old Indian. 10 scouts and 3 adults!!
There will be no meeting this Tuesday (obviously).
Family/friends can come up to Camp Wednesday for Family Day.
Scout games will begin at 2pm at the waterfront area. Scout parade will begin at 5:30 followed by campsite picnics.
Around 8:30 the Dance Pagent/OA Vigil Callout will begin at the Amphitheater. All are welcome to come watch.
If you plan to come to eat(pizza), please text me (864-617-4603) and let me know how many will be joining us so we can make sure we have enough for all.
Otherwise, we will be back around 11 am or so next Saturday!!

Tuesday - July 12, 2016 - A SCOUT IS OBEDIENT

Posted on Jul 10 2016 - 12:33am

Tuesday - July 12, 2016 - A SCOUT IS OBEDIENT
Regular Meeting at 7pm
We will finalize plans and paperwork for Camp Old Indian. I sent out individual emails to let each of you know what is missing and how much, if any, that you still owe. Also, be sure to do online training if you are going to do ATV riding. I need the certificate and the waiver Please do your best to get this taken care of by Tuesday!!
We will also be loading the trailer with troop equipment for camp. 
Any remaining time,we will work on advancements.
Sunday, July 17, 10:30 am-we will meet at Charlean's to load up to go to Camp Old Indian. Please be on time, wear Class A shirts, and bring fast food lunch money along with all your gear for camp.

Today-Tuesday-July 5

Posted on Jul 5 2016 - 2:15pm

I could not get an answer from the YMCA, so we will meet at Angie's house on the lake for swim tests for camp. She lives off Highway 187, the address is725 Wimac Drive. We may need to help rope off area. Wear swimsuit and bring towel. Hope to see you there at 7pm....rain is supposed to be gone by then.

Tuesday - July 5, 2016 - A SCOUT IS OBEDIENT

Posted on Jul 2 2016 - 11:25pm

Tuesday - July 5, 2016 - A SCOUT IS OBEDIENT
SWIM TESTS FOR CAMP...........THAT'S THE PLAN!!
Where? is up in the air right now....it will either be at the YMCA  OR at Ms. Angie's house on the lake (725 Wilmac Dr, off Highway 187).
We will start at 7pm (not 6) We are waiting to hear from the Y for permission, otherwise it will be at Ms. Angie's.
I will send out a text and/or e-blast when I know for sure.
Just wear your swimsuit, bring a towel and we are good to go at either location. If the Y charges a fee, I will let you know.
CAR WASH REPORT: Thanks to all who came out for the Car Wash Saturday...we made $170!! Job well done!! We are hoping to do this again Tax Free weekend in August, so keep 8/6 open if possible....we will also need to confirm with Taco Bell for that weekend.

Tuesday - June 28 -"A SCOUT is KIND"

Posted on Jun 26 2016 - 12:16am

Tuesday - June 28 -"A SCOUT is KIND"
Regular Meeting=Work on advancements.
Tentative plans for Car Wash, Saturday, July 2 from 10am...location to be announced
Tentative plans for Swim Test at YMCA on Tuesday, July 5, 6pm
Camp Old Indian - leave from Charlean's 10:30 am Sunday, July 17

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