Backpacking Trip

March 18th & 19th

 

 

Troop 107 braved the cold on an overnight backpacking trip to Double Springs Shelter on the Appalachian Trail.  We started our hike in the fog and ended our hike in the snow & ice.  On this trip we focused on important scouting skills:

map & compass

outdoor cooking

proper packing techniques

filtering water

& fire building

Merit Badge University

Saturday, March 11th

 

Scouts from Troop 107 participated in the 17th annual Merit Badge University.  This year’s MBU was held on the Milligan College campus in Johnson City.

Our scouts worked on several merit badges including:  Citizenship in the Nation, Citizenship in the Community, Stamp Collecting, Engineering, Fire Safety, & Geocaching.