SCOUT TROOP 204

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Marietta, Georgia

 

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SCOUT TROOP 204

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

Remember those words from the Walt Disney Classic Movie, Follow Me Boys, starring Fred Mc Murray?  It was a movie about traditional boy scouts learning scouting skills, how to be leaders, but above all else how to have fun in the great outdoors.

 

That's the type of troop 204 is - a traditional Boy Scout Troop re-chartered in 1993 with Roswell Street Baptist Church as its sponsor.

 

Scout master Ted Vinson (33 years as a Scoutmaster) heads up a troop that is boy run and boy led.  The key focus of troop 204 is built around older boys mentoring to younger boys and helping them to develop scout and leadership skills.

The troop has seen 17 boys attain the rank of Eagle Scout - proof that the focus has paid off in giving boys skills they will need in life.

 

Camping is key to the Boy Scout program and Troop 204 believes in camping.  Camping trips occur 11 months out of the year with December being the one exception when the focus is on the Scout Slogan, "Do a good turn daily".  The emphasis is about having fun foremost, but also working on scout skills to show boys how to enjoy and protect the great outdoors.

 

Camping highlights include trips to:  Okefenokee Swamp; Andersonville, Desoto Falls, Lake Conesauga, Chickamauga Battlefield, USS Yorktown, and the pinnacle of our year is Summer Camp at Camp Comer in Mentone, Alabama.

 

WHO:          Any boy who has completed the 5th grade, or is 11 years old, or has earned the Arrow of Light Award.

WHAT:        A Great Traditional Scouting Experience!  We camp monthly.

WHEN:       Tuesday nights from 7:15pm until 9:00pm.

WHERE:     ROSWELL STREET BAPTIST CHURCH

                      Anderson Building -2 doors east of the main   campus

                      774 Roswell Street  (at the corner of Roswell St and Aviation Rd)

                      1/4 mile West of the BIG CHICKEN

 

WHEN CAN WE VISIT:  VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!

CONTACT:    Ted Vinson, Scoutmaster 

                          404.473.8015                          

                          770.590.0334, ext 272

 

                   

 

 

  Scout Law:

 A Scout is:

Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, Reverent.

Scout Oath:
On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the scout laws, to help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong,  mentally awake and morally straight.

Scout Motto:
Be Prepared

 

Scout Slogan:

Do a good turn daily

 

 

 
   

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