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"Be prepared."

~ Scout Motto

The Scouting year begins each year in September, but we welcome new members throughout the year. If you or your child are interested in joining, or in learning more about the troop or about Scouting in general, please contact us. Interested families are also welcome to attend a troop meeting. See below for membership requirements.


Click here for information about financial aid.


Membership requirements

Membership is open to all who share the ideals of Scout Oath and Law.

Scout Oath

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

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. 

Age requirements
All youth is eligible to be Scouts if they:

  • have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10 years old,

  • OR have earned the Arrow of Light Award and are at least 10 years old,

  • OR are age 11 but not have not reached the age of 18.   

Parent/guardian agreement
A parent/guardian must agree to the following and must sign their child’s application indicating approval:

I have read the Scout Oath/Promise and I want my child to join Scouting. I will assist them in abiding by  the policies of the Boy Scouts of America and the chartered organization. I will help my Scout grow through completion of advancements and will help the Troop with activities, fundraisers, and assist as needed.

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Financial aid

Troop 1 believes that finances should not be a barrier to participating in Scouting. The troop makes financial assistance available to help families cover the cost of dues, equipment, and activity fees. To learn more, contact scoutmaster George Wardle.

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