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🙋♂️ Swim Test
6/13/2022 - Sign up
This is the annual swim test so scouts and parents can participate in BSA water activities.
Contact: Ms Seppy
🙋♂️ June COH and Picnic
6/12/2022 - Sign up
Our annual Court of Honor and picnic will be at Black Hills Regional Park this year.
Contact- Ms Seppy
🏕️ Shooting Sports Camping Trip
5/20/2022 - 5/22/2022 - Sign up by 5/16/2022
Join the troop for a exciting weekend participating in shooting sports at the 230 acre Walkersville Watershed Boy Scout Camp in Frederick, Maryland. The troop will have exclusive use of the camp's archery range and test their abilities to construct and use catapults.
Contact- Mr. Bishop
🏕️ Leadership Training Weekend (Postponed)
5/13/2022 - 5/15/2022 - Sign up by 5/11/2022
This trip is the mandatory training weekend for only scouts elected into leadership positions in May 2022. We will camp and conduct training at the 230 acre Walkersville Watershed Boy Scout Camp in Frederick, Maryland.
Contact- Mr. Bishop
🙋♂️Muddy Branch Cleanup
4/23/22- Sign up by 4/20/2022
This is our annual Muddy Branch Cleanup. We will meet at the Muddy Branch trailhead off of Darnestown Road at 9 am. SSL hours will be available.
Contact- Maria Burke
🙋♂️FUMC Spring Clean-up
4/9/2022- Sign up by 4/8/2022
Join the troop for this semi-annual service project in support of our chartering organization, Fairhaven United Methodist Church (FUMC), to clean-up the property and prepare the grounds for spring. Scouts can earn SSL hours for their time.
🏕️ Antietam National Battlefield Trip
4/1/2022-4/3/2022- Sign up by 3/28/2022
Join the troop for a weekend of camping and hiking National Historic Trails at the Antietam National Battlefield, one of the most historic battles of the Civil War.
Contact- Alex Bishop
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🏕️ Klondike Derby
2/25/2022-2/27/2022 - Sign up by 2/16/2022
The Klondike Derby is a scout competition and cold weather camping trip where District Scout Troops compete against each other in crazy fun activity stations.
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🚙 Scout Sunday
2/13/2022 - Sign up by 2/12/2022
Scout Sunday is a special day of thanks when BSA celebrates its birthday and gives thanks to its charter organization.
Contact - Ms. Burke
🏕️ Sawmill Ski Trip - Canceled
2/4 - 2/6/2022- Sign up
Please signup for the 2022 Sawmill Ski weekend from 2/4 - 2/6/2022. Please see the links below for all the details
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🚙 Football Scout Day
1/2/22 - Sign Up by 12/1/2021
Attend the Washington Football Team's Scout Day. The Washington Football Team will be facing off against their division rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles. There will be group pictures at the 30 yard line at the end of the game.
🏕️ Cabin Camping
1/7/22- 1/9/22 Sign up by 12/20/21
As families, we will be staying in modern cabins at Canoe Creek State Park in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, a three-hour drive. We will check in on Friday night. On Saturday, we will go snow tubing at Blue Knob resort after breakfast, we visit the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum after lunch, and take a twilight hike to abandoned lime kilns after returning to the park. That evening, cabin campers will take part in events planned by cabin. Then, we will return home on Sunday morning.
Cost- $288 + activities (see signup)
Contact: Sean Smith
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🙋♂️ Adult Volunteer Sign-Up
Troop 291 needs all families to volunteer to run one event during the year or fill a year-round position. We also need everyone to attend the Fall Feast and Mulch Madness events. Our troop wouldn't be so great without the help of so many volunteers! Sign up to help now!
🙋♂️Mill Creek Towne Park Cleanup
🚙 Air and Space Museum Trip
12/4/21 - Sign Up
🚙 Jack and Jake's Eagle Court of Honor
🙋♂️Annual 291 Veterans Day Flag Ceremony
🙋♂️Troop 291 Scouting for Food 2021
🙋♂️Fairhaven Clean up
🏕️New Germany (Postponed)
🏕️ Sandy Spring Adventure Park Trip
🙋♂️Casey Claxton's Eagle Project
🙋♂️Culvert Restoration-Daniel Erickson's Eagle Project
🚙 Roosevelt Island Hike
12/12/2020 - Sign Up by 12/8/20
We will be hiking around Roosevelt Island, then walking around the national mall before dinner.
Contact Jake Porter
🙋♂️ Veterans Day Flag Ceremony
11/9/20 - Sign Up by 11/6/20
Veterans Day Flag Ceremony
Contact Douglas Clark or Don Seibert
🙋♂️ Scouting for Food 2020
11/7/20-11/14/20 - Sign Up by 11/6/20
Dropping off door tags/flyers on 7 November and picking up food donations on 14 November.
Contact Les Bland
🏕️ Fall Feast Trip @ Little Bennett
10/23/20 - Sign Up by 10/6/20
The fall feast will be a blast at Little Bennett Park. Scouts will be with their families and only their families. On the off chance that Covid-19 flairs up again, this will turn into an online campout.
Contact Garrett Valentine
🙋♂️ Annual Fairhaven Cleanup
10/3/2020 - Sign Up by 10/3/20
Service work for Fairhaven UMC, our chartering organization.
Contact Mr. Milo
🏕️ Virtual Advancement Day
9/27/2020 - Sign Up by 9/27/20
In order to work on advancements, scouts will be able to complete Skills Reviews, Boards of Review, and Scoutmaster Conferences.
Contact Jake Porter
🏕️ Biking on C&O Canal / Virtual Campout
9/25/2020 - Sign Up by 9/18/20
Virtual campout plus a day trip to go bike riding on the C&O Canal.
Contact Mr. Dietrich
🙋♂️ First Responder and Ledo's Fundraiser
9/21/20 - 9/23/20
Asking scout families to order pizza from Ledos on Sept 21-22 and mention this fundraiser. 20% of the proceeds and additional funds previously collected from the Troop will be used to purchase a meal with Shady Grove Hospital and potentially, QO Firestation. Requesting for a family to drive meals on September 23.
Contact Nikki Valentine
🙋♂️ Jack Campbell's Eagle Project
9/19/20 - Sign Up by 9/12/20
Jack's eagle project will be helping the organization Homes Not Borders set up a home for refugees. We will be soliciting donations from businesses and collecting donations from our community. A lot more info about the stages and the project is at the top of the Signup Genius along with more info about our social distancing policy.
🙋♂️ David Weiss Eagle Project
7/26/20- Sign Up by 7/23
Building a Gaga Pit at Westleigh Recreation Center. Social Distancing will be enforced and tools will be properly cleaned. 14900 Dufief Mill Rd, North Potomac, MD 20878
🏕️ Virtual Campout #4
7/24/2020 - Sign Up by 7/20/20
Virtual campout led by our sister troop. See signup for schedule and activities.
🏕️ Virtual Campout #3
6/26/2020 - Sign Up by 6/26/20
We will have lots of time for outdoor activities like biking. We will also be doing some fun troop activities like playing skribbl.io, and it is also a great chance to fill out requirements and get camping nights.
🏕️ Virtual Campout #2
5/29/2020 - Sign Up by 5/29/20
This trip will be a little bit different from the last, mainly being that this trip will go on from Friday night until Sunday morning. Also fill out this form.
🙋♂️ Coal Fire Lunch for Shady Grove Hospital Staff
Fundraiser to buy a Coal Fire Pizza Lunch for staff at Shady Grove Hospital. Suggested contribution is $6
Contact: Mrs Campbell or Ms. Saenz Acosta
🏕️ Virtual Campout #1
5/2/2020 - Sign Up by 5/2/20
A fun night of virtual camping. 7-9pm. This trip will feature fun patrol bonding activities, advancements and skills reviews, cooking smores (if you have the proper materials). if you sleep in a tent for the night, you can earn a camping night
🙋♂️ Scout Sunday
3/8/2020 - Sign Up
Scouts may attend service at Fairhaven United Methodist church and assist with the service or coffee hour OR Scouts may attend the church or temple they are members of and offer to help facilitate the service or coffee hour after services. This show that scouts are reverent and that faith is important to all scouts.
🙋♂️ Mulch Day
3/13/2020 - Sign Up
This is the troop's major fundraiser of the year and we will need "all hands on deck"!!!
2/22/2020 - Sign Up by 1/24
Day trip to explore a wild cave near Martinsburg, WV. We'll meet our guide, hike a short distance to the cave, get our gear, then start spelunking. We'll go inside large caverns, squeeze through tight passages, learn about geology, get muddy and have a great time.
Contact: Mr. Dietrich
🚙 Ski Trip
2/7/2020 - Sign Up
Go skiing with your friends at Ski Sawmill Family Resort in Morris, PA. Warm accommodations in bunkhouses.
Contact: Ms. Seppy
🏕️ Klondike Derby
1/24/2020 - Sign Up by 1/24
The Klondike Derby is a scout competition where Scout Troops break into patrols and compete by completing as many skill based stations as possible while surviving in the frigid... frosty... chilly... slightly-colder-than-comfortable winter weather of our DC Metro Area! This year we'll be camping close to home at Little Bennett.
Contact: Mr. Claxton
🏕️ Cabin Camping
1/10/2020 - SignUp by 1/10
Stay in heated cabins at Herrington Manor State Park in Oakland, MD. Have fun snow tubing and playing video games.
Contact: Mr. Smith, Mr. Woo