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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.

Tuesday, May 2, "A Scout is COURTEOUS "

Posted on Apr 30 2017 - 12:29am

Tuesday, May 2, "A SCOUT IS COURTEOUS"

*Camp Old Indian cost of $270 is due by May 19 in the council office. Cards/ money are due Tuesday, May 9. Scouts that have earned that total in sales will avoid the late fee of $300. So time is short. I will have account reports ready to share with each scout Tuesday so you will know what is owed still. Also, don't forget that everyone will need the Medical forms filled out and turned in and the C form will require a doctor's authorization. 
**Scouts also decided to go to Exporee May 19-21.Cost will only be $35 per person for exporee and food.
***May 9 is  OA elections. The chapter election team will be at the meeting. We need everyone to be there and be on time!
****We have scheduled May 7to sell camp cards for the last time before payment is due. Please let Roxanna or Charlean know if you want to sell then.

Tuesday, April 18,"A SCOUT IS FRIENDLY "

Posted on Apr 16 2017 - 12:12am

Tuesday, April 18,"A SCOUT IS FRIENDLY "
*Some scouts have been working hard to sell cards to pay for camp. The cost of $270 is due by May 19 in the council office. Scouts that have earned that total in sales will avoid the late fee of $300. So time is short. I will have account reports ready to share with each scout Tuesday so you will know what is owed still. Also, don't forget that everyone will need the Medical forms filled out and turned in and the C form will require a doctor's authorization. I have attached the form below along with the permission form for Camp Arrowhead.
**We will be getting trailer ready for Camp Arrowhead trip next weekend. We will also be discussing plans for the weekend. Cost will only be $15 per person for food.
***We have scheduled Camp Arrowhead for this weekend April 21-23. Please make all effort to attend.If you want to fish, be sure to bring fishing tackle, rod & reel, and your own bait.
****We have scheduled April 29 to sell camp cards. Please let Roxanna or Charlean know if you want to sell then.

NO TROOP MEETING TUESDAY APRIL 11-Enjoy Spring Break

Posted on Apr 8 2017 - 10:28pm

No meeting this week. If anyone wants to sell cards, text me at 864-617-4603 and we will set it up. 

Tuesday, March 28, "A SCOUT IS HELPFUL "

Posted on Mar 26 2017 - 1:54am

Tuesday, March 28,"A SCOUT IS HELPFUL "
*$50 DEPOSIT for Camp Old Indian is due NOW! Those who have sold 25 cards are covered for deposit...others need to get it in as soon as possible. If you have money to turn in, please bring it Tuesday night. Also if you have cards left and are not going to sell them, please bring them so someone else can. We have one month left to sell them.
**We are still conducting the troop leadership training. This week we will look at teaching using the EDGE method. Remember boys who complete this training will earn the Trained strip.
***We have rescheduled Camp Arrowhead for the weekend of April 21St. Please make all effort to attend.
****We have the rest of March and all of April to sell camp cards. Please let Roxanna or Charlean know when and where you want to sell.

Tuesday, March 21, "A SCOUT IS HELPFUL "

Posted on Mar 18 2017 - 10:03pm

Tuesday, March 21, "A SCOUT IS HELPFUL "
*$50 DEPOSIT for Camp Old Indian is due NOW! Scouts who have sold 25 camp cards can apply it towards the deposit. Also, scouts need to let me know what they want to sign up for. Schedule and choices are posted on the bulletin board.
**We are still conducting the troop leadership training. This week we will look at planning and teaching using the EDGE method. Remember boys who complete this training will earn the Trained strip.
***We have rescheduled Camp Arrowhead for the weekend of April 21St. Please make all effort to attend.
****We have the rest of March and all of April to sell camp cards. Please let Roxanna or Charlean know when and where you want to sell.

Tuesday, February 28 "A SCOUT IS LOYAL "

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 1:47am

Tuesday, February 28 "A SCOUT IS LOYAL "
Committee will have a brief meeting from 8:00-8:15
Meeting will continue with Leader Training for the "Trained" patch and to help boys become better prepared for Boy-Led Troop.
Boys who are ready for Scoutmaster Conferences should prepare to speak with Mr. Glenn.
We will also touch base with expectations and preparations for this weekend's trip to Cumberland Caverns. I need a final count of all who are going and make sure we have proper signed forms!! 
COMING UP>>>>
Saturday/Sunday - March 4-5: CUMBERLAND CAVERNS Trip ...meet 10 AM at Charlean's Saturday Morning.
Friday-Sunday - March 24-26 - CAMP ARROWHEAD

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