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Welcome to the Troop 143 website. The Troop Committee hopes that scouts, parents, and visitors will use the site to stay up-to-date and connected to Troop events and activities. Check the site often for information on the Troop calendar, District events, forms, and other scouting news.

Wyoming summer trip

Posted on Jan 16 2017 - 9:41am

We will be offering the the Wyoming adventure. The dates will be July 28th through August 6th. Sign up deadline will be January 24th. The costs of this trip was presented at the last meeting. A service project to help pay for this event and keep costs low will be a service project . Trib Total media will be supplying us customer lists for about 22,000 homes wherehome delivery has been terminated. A portion of these homes still have the plastic "tubes" and steel posts that must be removed. We will drive the routes, remove  any tubes and then recycle the plastic and metal. Troop 143 will keep any proceeds from the scrap metal. Trib Total media may also make a donation to the troop for the efforts associated with the removal. Any proceeds and/ or donation will be divided among those participating in a prorated hours basis. I will have a sign up sheet for this trip on Tuesday's meeting.

Cat show help

Posted on Jan 15 2017 - 10:44pm

 Marlene McBain is in need of 4 to 6 boy scouts to help with the AFA cat show 

Eagle Scout

Posted on Jan 15 2017 - 9:48pm

On Sunday, January 15, another Troop 143 Scout passed his Board of Review and became the 31st Eagle Scout in the Troop's short history. In addition to joining the small percentage (5-6%) of all Scouts who earn Eagle rank, he is another legacy - joining his older brother in that elite fraternity. They mark the fifth set of brothers in the Troop (four sets of two and one set of three) to become Eagle Scouts.

Heritage Summer Camp

Posted on Jan 12 2017 - 7:55pm

Summer camp this year will be at camp Liberty   07/09/2017  through  07/15/2017. We will be at the Prospect Hill campsite.. more details to follow....

Ski Trip at Timberline

Posted on Jan 9 2017 - 5:40pm

We will be leaving Friday January 20th at 5pm at the firehall #4. I am still waiting on 2 health forms, please email me so I know you have them and will bring them to the firehall. You will need some money to eat on the way down.  The total going is 23. I need everyone at the firehall at 5pm. We will be leaving shortly after that. If for any reason, you are going to be late. I expect a phone call at 4:30pm.  Payment is due before we leave on January 20th, please bring a check with you. If you have any questions, call me at 412-389-8990.

Carnegie Merit Badge University

Posted on Dec 28 2016 - 4:13pm

Here is the actual announcement from carnegie university. It’s our pleasure to announce on behalf of Alpha Phi Omega-Kappa Chapter, that registration for our 2017 Merit Badge University Event is now open. MBU 2017 is a two-day event, March 4th and March 25th, on the Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh Campus, that offers scouts the opportunity to earn badges in a group setting with instruction augmented with university resources. This year scout’s will have the opportunity to choose between classes such as: Chemistry, Robotics, Architecture, Engineering, Photography, and many more! You can check out the full list off badges offered and register by visiting the following link (MBU 2017 Registration). If you have any questions please check out the FAQ listed below, if your question isn’t answered there, feel free to contact us by calling us at (412)701-1628 or sending us an email at aphio.mbu@gmail.com. Otherwise, we look forward to seeing you in March!

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