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Troop 270 is a “CAMPING” Troop, with a strong focus on advancement and character development.

Troop 270's Winner Harry Potter camp gateway contest at the Spring Camporee

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Check for Expiring Health Forms this Summer!

Posted on Jul 18 2016 - 9:09am

Please check the expiration date of your Scout's (and parent's) health forms. Camping season is right around the corner and if your scout is planning to attend a campout that lasts more than 72 hours, he will need PART C, a physical signed by his doctor. Health forms expire 13 months from the date signed. 

There’s a Pokémon GO PokéStop outside BSA headquarters — where else have you found one?

Posted on Jul 16 2016 - 8:35pm

Good news! The statue of a Boy Scout outside the Boy Scouts of America’s national headquarters in Irving, Texas, is a PokéStop! And the excellent National Scouting Museum next door is a Gym, where you can battle your Pokémon against other Pokémon.

Keep your Scout Account From Drying Up

Posted on Jul 9 2016 - 8:14pm

As per the Troop By-Laws, each Scout's account must have a minimum balance of $50.  With Summer Camp fast approaching some accounts are drying up - please work with our treasurers to keep your account balance at or above $50.

Health Forms

Posted on Mar 3 2016 - 7:42pm

Scouts and Parents,
Your health forms are good for 13 months. Parts A and B are needed for short trips. Part C (which requires a physical and a doctor's signature) is required for outings lasting 72 hours or more. Before an outing, please check your health form dates. Dates are available on the troop website, along with links to current health forms.
Thank you!

Positions of Responsibility

Posted on Feb 20 2016 - 8:14pm

Each Scout must serve at least one position of responsibility for six months as part of rank advancement. In addition to SPL and ASPL there are a number of other positions available. Note that these positions are not just titles - Scouts are expected to be active in these roles and make notable contributions in the leadership area. Learn more about the Positions of Responsibility.

Patrol Leader Expectations

Posted on Jan 2 2016 - 11:45pm

 Patrol Leader expectations: Patrol Leaders and Assistant Patrol Leaders are expected to attend PLC meetings along with other stated responsibilities (see Troop Positions). These meetings are on the Troop calendar. If a PL or APL consistently fails to meet expectations, they will be removed from this position.

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