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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.

Bike Shake Down Planned for May 30

Posted on May 28 2015 - 7:41pm

We will conduct a practice "shake down" biking trip to prepare for the False Cape trip on Saturday, May 30 beginning at 10:00 AM at the Great Allegheny Passage near Little Boston below the Boston Bridge (1903 Donner Street, Boston, PA 15135 - parking area for park and trail. DIRECTIONS: Take Route 48 south to the Boston Bridge. At the end of the bridge turn right, then immediately turn right again and drive into the parking area straight ahead.) Bring your bike, your helmet, your backpack with some weight to get used to the trail, and your lunch. We will complete our practice by 1:00 PM. All Scouts (and parents) are welcome even if you are not planning to participate in the False Cape trip.

Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project Work Planned

Posted on May 28 2015 - 7:41pm

For those not participating in the bike practice on May 30, a work session is planned for an Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project beginning at 9:00 AM at Monroeville Volunteer Fire Company #4. Those who can help should dress for the weather and to get dirty, and if available bring pruners, rakes, pruning saws, safety goggles, and any other equipment to remove brush.

Opportunity for Scouts - Funds for Camp!

Posted on May 27 2015 - 9:22am

Troop Committee Member Mrs. Buzzie is coordinating an opportunity for Scouts to put aside some additional funds for Summer Camp, the cycling trip to False Cape, or other upcoming Scouting activities. See the attached information and order form to participate. Please note order dates and payment information - final order date is June 2.

Room Re Sets to Continue - Next One Sunday, June 14

Posted on May 27 2015 - 9:22am

Our Gateway Hall set ups will continue in June with the next sessions scheduled for Tuesday, June 9 during the Troop meeting with the re-set on Sunday, June 14 at 1:00 PM.  After this session, we will set up on June 23 at the Troop meeting and re-set on Sunday, June 28 at 1:00 PM. Please plan to sign up and help our chartered organization.

Summer Camp Payments Needed by May 26

Posted on May 27 2015 - 9:04am

The final payment for Summer Resident Camp is now due. As of the end of the month (May 26), Scouts should have paid the Troop $310 for the full fee and adults should have paid $175 for the full fee.

Special Trip - Bicycling at False Cape State Park in June - Deposits Needed

Posted on May 23 2015 - 10:17pm

The Troop is planning for a special trip to False Cape State Park on Sandbridge Island in the Virginia Beach area. Current plans are for the group to drive to Virginia Beach, bicycle through the Back Bay National Widlife Refuge to False Cape State Park (approximately 10 miles), camp and explore the park including ocean/beach, then cycle back out to the vehicles to return to Monroeville. Dates for the trip are Thursday, June 18 through Sunday, June 21. We need to finalize our plans. $50 deposits for each participant (Scout and adult) are needed now to hold spaces. Please make arrangements for deposits with the Troop Treasurer.

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