"Hitting the Trail" with Troop 649... ...includes the opportunity to participate in all of the following program activities and more! Each Summer, the scouts meet for a day-long planning conference to brainstorm ideas and decide on the calendar for the coming program year. The annual plan is diverse and exciting. Under the guidance of experienced, trained and caring adult Scout Leaders led by experienced Scoutmaster and Committee Chair, the scouts carry out their great ideas - with plenty of camping!!
Every Week: Troop Meeting and Patrol Corners, Mondays, 7:30-9:00 p.m. (all scouts) Every Month: Troop Patrol Leaders Council, designated Sundays, 7:00-8:00 p.m. (youth leaders required, all scouts welcome) Every Month: Troop Committee Meeting, 3rd Sunday, 7:30-8:45 p.m. (Committee Members required, all parents welcome)
Camping Camping Weekend every month - locations vary (Broadcreek, Henson, Assateague, Luray Caverns, Gunpowder Falls, Drive-In Movie, Mt. Vernon, Gettysburg, and more) Summer Camp - one week in June/July - locations vary (Hawk Mountain, Broadcreek, Henson Scout Reservation...) High Adventure camping with biking/kayaking/hiking/climbing/whitewater rafting/etc.
Youth Leadership Scout-led Weekly Troop Meetings and Patrol Corners Scout-led Annual Planning Conference Annual Troop Youth Leadership Training Cabin Camping Winter Weekend Teaching Scout Skills to WEBELOS at the annual District Klondike weekend and at WEBELOS-O-REE Quartermaster Inventory of Troop Camping Gear
Service Projects & Faith-based Activities "We Remember" Memorial Flag Ceremony - Honoring Veterans Our Daily Bread - Community Service - hot meal program in Baltimore City Scout Sunday - Service to Community and our chartering organization Breakfast with Santa - serving youth & families in our community Peace Light Ceremony - a worldwide scouting connection Eagle Scout Projects - Building a Nature Trail, Refurbishing a Prayer Garden, Supporting Special-needs Children/Adults #Giving Tuesday - supporting a local children's hospital Building the Scouting Community - District Open House - WEBELOS to Scout Transition events
Celebrating Success Court of Honor - quarterly Eagle Court of Honor - BSA's highest youth rank
Special Events US Naval Academy NESA STEM Jamboree Railroad-O-Ree Weekend at the B&O Museum WEBELOS-O-REE - teaching scout skills to WEBELOS scouts Black & Decker Merit Badge Skills Trade Day Mitre Corp Merit Badge Day District Open House - WEBELOS to Scout Transition event
Fitness & Health Spring Swimming Event - Training and Fun! Active games at weekly Troop Meetings BSA Historic Trails hikes Healthy Food Options included at Troop events
Troop Fundraising BSA Popcorn Sales Summer Car Wash Camp Card Sales Food services at selected BSA National Pike District (NPD) events
Governance and Adult Leadership Committed & Experienced - Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmasters, Merit Badge Counselors BSA Trained Adult Leaders - because every Scout deserves one! Youth Protection Training Registered Merit Badge Counselors - wide range of expertise Active Troop Committee Annual BSA Registration & Rechartering with St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church