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Troop 59 is located in Plumstead,Pennsylvania and has been an active part of the community for over 60 years.

  

 

Not all Boy Scout Troops are created equal. That said, Troop 59 is a 'Boy Led Troop' rooted in:

  • History: The wonderful sense of belonging to one of the first Boy Scout troops in our area that has operated continuously and been an active member of the community.

  • Family: Troop 59 has a family feeling. We are a small troop (our average number of Scouts has historically averaged around 20 boys) and are proud of that. Being small allows each Scout's family to be an active participant in the activities of the Troop. The Boy Scouts of America has overwhelming support to back up the statement that a Scouts success is directly related to the level of involvement of his parent(s) in his scouting career.

  • Honor:The Boy Scout Oath says it perfectly:

On my Honor I will do my Best
To do my Duty to God and my Country
and to Obey the Scout Law;
To Help others at All Times;
To keep myself Physically Strong,
Mentally Awake, and Morally Straight.

 

Details for Camp Minsi Summer Camp

Posted on Jun 25 2016 - 12:49pm

Following are the details for summer camp:

-Everyone should arrive at Hidden Lake Farm by 9:00 AM on Sunday June 26th.
- Scouts should wear their class A uniforms and wear their swim suits underneath and also keep at towel with them
-   All scouts & adults need to bring their filled out health forms & copies of their insurance cards with them. They will be collected before we depart
-   All scouts should bring any required meds with them. They will be collected before we depart.
-  We will arrive at Minsi at around 11:00 AM and go to our campsite to deliver & setup our gear.
-   We are at campsite # 8 - Senaca. Camp Map & other details can be found at the following link:
http://www.campminsi.org/resources/camp-documents/61194
-  After site setup, we will plan to go out to a local fast food or pizza place for a quick lunch. Scouts should bring money for this. All other meals for the week are included in the camp fee.
-  After lunch, we will begin our formal check in (e.g. medical forms, tour, swim test, etc.) at the parking lot ; beginning at 1:00 PM
Please contact me if you have any questions.
Thanks,
Dan Loscalzo

Reminder - Camp Minsi Summer Camp - Medical Forms Need to be filled out!

Posted on Jun 12 2016 - 1:38pm

As a reminder, for both scouts & adults, you need to have the following medical forms filled out by you and your doctor:

http://www.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_ABC.pdf

Parents - please volunteer to help the troop!

Posted on Jun 11 2016 - 3:38pm
Hi Troop 59 Parents,
 
Is there a parent who would be able to be our popcorn rep for the Fall?  There is a kick-off meeting that will provide information about the program on June 15 at 7:00 pm at the Crossing Community Church, 80 Lower Silver Lake Rd., Newtown PA 18940.  Please let me know.
 
Thanks,
Randy Deihl

There is now a device requirement for tenderfoot as well as second class, first class and star

Posted on Jun 9 2016 - 6:18pm

Please see one of the scout adult leaders for additional details

For our May campout, please respond if you are attending

Posted on May 16 2016 - 9:55am

For those attending our May campout, please indicate the following in the notes section of the sign up page on our troop 59 website.

1. Whether you (scouts) will need to cook on a back packing stove at this campout to complete your merit badge?

2. What you (scouts & adults) would like for lunch on Saturday? Choices are: Turkey & Cheese, Ham & Cheese, Roast Beef & Cheese or Veggie. All are on a hoagie rolls.

http://t59bsa.org/node/2316/signup/attending

BSA Troop # 59

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