Saturday, September 3 at 9:30 AM
Laurel Falls is a gem in our region. The beautiful, full waterfall is just a short hike on the Appalachian Trail in the Dennis Cove area near Hampton, TN. The hike there is an easy 3-mile round trip, and the swimming hole at the bottom of the falls is . . . → Read More: Day Hike on the Appalachian Trail
Scouts close to rank advancement or with incomplete merit badges should work hard to finish up their requirements in the next couple of weeks so that we can present our awards at the Aug. 16 Court of Honor.
Each scout has a progress report that tells them what they need. If you missed this and need it . . . → Read More: Eagle Court of Honor August 16th
Summer Ordeal at CDC — for Order of the Arrow members only (not a troop event).
More info as the date approaches. If you were nominated for OA this year, this event is required to complete your membership in scouting’s Honor Society.
Leaving from the church at . . . → Read More: Order of the Arrow Summer Ordeal
We will once again be camping on South Holston Lake later this month.
Two nights of island camping – that’s what we’re offering up, along with canoeing, motorboating, kayaking, and more! The annual camping weekend at South Holston Lake has always been one of our scouts’ favorites. We will meet at 4:00 p.m. on Friday July 29 at the . . . → Read More: Lake Camping Trip
One event that always excites the troop is for a member to get called out at mail call! This usually means goodies from home! (if you send something on Monday, it will provide a mid-week “morale boost” for campers)
Please send mail addressed:
Scout’s name, Troop 8
C/O Camp Davy Crockett
142 Boy Scout Road
Whitesburg TN 37891
Also include a return . . . → Read More: Mail A Scout at Camp