For more than 100 years, Scouting programs have instilled in youth the values found in the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Today, these values are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full potential as they were in 1910. Scouting helps youth develop academic skills, self-confidence, ethics, leadership skills, and citizenship skills that influence their adult lives.
Troop 249 enjoys and takes pride in it’s service to it’s local community. We have participated with groups like SCAA, Great Dane Rescue, and Creek ReLeaf.
Energetic Scout Troop
We are an energetic and active troop, we meet once a week and camp every month. We participate in local service projects during the year, and in the summer we participate in camps in the local council as well as other councils.
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Scouting is a great way to have fun outdoors and learn valuable skills for life. Visit Scouting.org to learn more about Scouting.
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Scouting for Food is the official “Good Turn for America” for the Mecklenburg County Council. This is the largest food drive in Charlotte and we need everyone's help. Saturday January 28 from 10AM-12PM, Troop 249 and Pack 249 will be distributing door hangers throughout local neighborhoods to promote the effort. We ask that donations are put into paper bags or boxes. Saturday February 4 from 10AM-12PM, we will be collecting bags in the neighborhood. Please …
A few of our scouts and adults went down to Seabase High Adventure Camp this summer in the Florida Keys. For many, this is a once in a lifetime trip and what an amazing adventure we had! The adventure started by visiting Kennedy Space Center in Port Canaveral where we got to explore and learn about the history of the space program. While there, we got to talk to an astronaut and even saw a …