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Welcome to TROOP 280's WebSite!!
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.

Cell Phone, Laptop, Gold & Silver Jewelry Recycling Fundraiser

Committee & Troop Meeting = Annual Planning

Posted on Aug 17 2014 - 12:59am

Combined Troop/Committee Meeting 
Starts at 6:00 to allow more time for planning
Bring any and all ideas for next year's outings!!
Think about the things you would like to do and let's make plans to do them!!
If you haven't started selling popcorn, then let's get busy!!
The more we can raise through popcorn, the more we can do!!

Campout at Sadlers Creek

Posted on Aug 17 2014 - 12:59am

Sadlers Creek Campout on the point
August 29-31
Make plans now to attend!!
We will be camping on the point past the bathrooms on the left side of the main road.
Meet at church at 5:00 pm.
Bring fishing gear.
For guys who neet Totin Chip and/or Fireman Chit, we can plan for those.

Clemson Merit Badge University= NEED YOUR CHOICES!!

Posted on Aug 11 2014 - 6:25pm

For the 3rd year Clemson is offering a Merit Badge University (MBU) on Saturday, September 13
Registration is open now for your pick...
text me your choice or let me know at meeting (thanks Cody & Jacob!)
Below (click Read More) is a list of badges currently being offered. Notice any prerequisites and minimum ages.
Each week I will try to keep the seats available updated.
Merit Badges in red are no longer available unless they open a 2nd session....will let you know if/when that happens.

Tuesday - August 12

Posted on Aug 10 2014 - 12:38am

Meet at Skateland on Clemson Blvd at 7:00 to whenever (close at 10) with money to get in, rent skates, snacks, etc.
Scouts will be working on getting the Skating MB while having a fun night!
Wear a Class B t-shirt (troop T if you have one, we may have extras for those that don't)

Tuesday, August 5

Posted on Aug 3 2014 - 1:39pm

Tuesday, August 5
Regular Meeting led by SPL Cody
Possible activities: complete physical fitness improvement; First Aid for  TF, SC or FC
COI pictures: http://www.shutterfly.com/lightbox/view.sfly?fid=6535a81659bc996ef12f12e... sign up, its free!
I have also loaded the Camp Old INdian pictures to the troop page on Facebook: Anderson Troop 280 

Tuesday, July 29

Posted on Jul 27 2014 - 12:58am

Tuesday, July 29
Regular Meeting at 7:00 pm
I will try to have paperwork completed from Camp Old Indian and ready to share with all....So proud of your accomplishments!!
Congratulations go to Isaac for becoming a member of OA by passing his ordeal.
Also congratulations to Cody, Jacob, Owen, Shaun and Mr. Glenn for earning their Brotherhood in OA.
Congratulations to Ms. Angie for earning her Lifeguard Certification, CPR Certification, and completing the Mile Swim!
Very proud KUDOS go to Alex for passing the BSA Swimmers Test....Great JOB!!
As competitions go, Aidan brought home a 3rd place win in the Chess Tournament and Mrs. Charlean in the Scoutmaster Belly Flop!
Unless SPL has something else planned we will try to complete the remaining requirements for Camping MB for older boys (newer boys will also earn these).
Check out the announcement for Clemson Merit Badge University below and let me know what CLASS you want to take....need to get you registered before spots in the classes are taken. Just click on the "Read More" button to see the offerings. Thanks to Jacob for getting his to me SATURDAY ...got you registered already, JACOB!

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