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Welcome to Troop 347's Website!

Troop 347 extends an invitation to all Webelo Scouts and their parents to visit us!  Our general meetings are on the first and third Tuesdays at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 16515 Luther Way in Eden Prairie (on Eden Prairie Road, two blocks north of Highway 5 - Behind Kowalski's) from 6:30 - 8:00.  Please explore this website for more information about our troop.

Troop 347 offers a number of different opportunities for Webelos and their parents to get to know us as well as to help Webelos advance towards their Arrow of Light. 

Court of Honor Dates: January 31st (Potluck)

Open House Troop Meetings:Webelos will participate with Troop 347 scouts during a typical Troop meeting and Troop 347 parents and leadership will lead a Q&A session for Webelo parents, 1/17

Visit Our Troop this Fall and Check Off your Arrow of Light Requirements!!

 To learn more about joining our troop, please contact Paul Van Fossan- - recruiting@bsatroop347.org 

 

January Lock in

Posted on Jan 13 2017 - 12:00am

Don't forget to sign up for the Jan camp out .  Phoenix patrol is hosting.  We need parent Chaperones to stay overnight.  we have 2 ,but need 4.  Please volunteer if you are available!!

Scout Sunday Feb 5, 2017

Posted on Jan 12 2017 - 11:59pm

We are looking for scout volunteers for Scout Sunday.

* Serve coffee and snacks after service

* Greeters at the door

*Donate snacks (donuts, banana bread, etc)

Paper Route Sign up 2017- OPEN for Signups!

Posted on Jan 3 2017 - 7:55am

Troop 347 Fundraiser

Please limit initial signups to 5 per scout to allow more scouts the opportunity to earn money for their scout account.  You can earn 27.50 to your scout account every week that you deliver the newspapers.

2017 National Florida Sea Base

Posted on Oct 20 2016 - 10:45pm
We have been accepted at Sea Base to participate in Sea Exploring  - see below for further information.  The anticipation is that we will be flying out over the weekend of August 12/13 and returning on or around August 20th.  This is a Scout High Adventure and, as such, only open to scouts that are 14 years or older and have completed the 8th grade. We have room for 20 participants (including adults).  Money is due quickly so we need to know ASAP who would like to participate.  A $100 deposit is required within 30 days and we may actually need to get half of the program - not trip - cost of  $425 in by that date.  The total cost of the trip is estimated to be between $1800 and $2200.  Please sign up on-line at bsatroop347.orgimmediately if you are interested.
 
Please check this link for the 2017 Sea Base Participant Guideline:     http://bsaseabase.org/filestore/seabase/pdf/HASB_2017_web.pdf
 
Sea Exploring Adventure The Florida Sea Base operates four tall ship sailing vessels more than 70 feet. This adventure is especially geared for larger crews of 18 to 20. During the weeklong odyssey, you will snorkel several reefs as you sail among the fabulous Florida Keys. Along the way, you will troll for mackerel, barracuda, and mahi-mahi, hoping to supplement the ship’s stores. Among the highlights of your adventure are sailing to a small archipelago of islands, fishing, snorkeling, and maybe even catching some lobster. If you’re expecting a “cruise” and someone serving your meals, this is not the adventure for you. It is a rugged extended voyage on a large vessel. Everyone pitches in with the sailing and cooking chores. You’ll do on-board navigation, star study, and lots of snorkeling and fishing—but you won’t be waited on. If you are up to the challenge, this is the adventure for you. This is a seven-night, eight-day adventure.

 

Merit Badge Counselors Needed!

Posted on Sep 8 2016 - 10:40pm
We are in need of merit badge counselors.  This a great way to get to know the boys and to provide service to the troop.  I have attached a list of our current badges and their counselors.   The boxes in yellow show an urgent need as we would like to have at least 2 counselors for each eagle required  MB.   I have also provided a link to the full MB list.   http://www.scouting.org/meritbadges.aspx   Do you have a special interest that you would like to share with the troop?  Let us know and we can get you started.  Unsure what a merit badge counselor does?  Concerned  you do not have enough time or expertise?   Let me know you would like more information- no commitment required!
 
Please respond to Karen  at advancement@bsatroop347.org if you can help.

 

Alumni Connection

Posted on Aug 31 2016 - 10:34pm
Thank you to everyone who attended our Alumni Picnic on August 28th.   What a fun night!  Please keep in touch and we hope to see you again at future events!
Note: In 2018 we will celebrate Troop #347's 30th anniversary!

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