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Established in 1989, Troop 945 of Damascus, Maryland offers opportunities for boys ages 11-17 to experience the outdoors, learn outdoor skills, provide community service and grow in leadership through a structured advancement program. We strive to be a scout-run, scout-led organization as much as possible. All new scouts are welcome; no previous scouting experience is required.  Troop 945 serves scouts from various public and private schools in and around the Damascus area. We have about 30 registered boys on our roster. Troop meetings are held at the forested Izaak Walton League-Damascus Chapter (26430 Mullinix Rd 21771), with facilities that include a wooded area for campouts, group firepit, screened-in cook house and a heated building.  While access to many parts of our website is granted only to members of our troop (by login), we would be happy to hear from any interested families (Menu-Contact Us).

Some highlights of our program include camping, outdoor cooking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, Klondike Derby, Mulch Sale, Merit Badge Weekend and summer camp.  We also regularly have boys participate in BSA high adventure trips to Philmont-New Mexico, Seabase-Florida and Northern Tier- Minnesota/Canada. Over seventy-five Troop 945 scouts have attained Eagle rank (Menu-Eagle History).

 

Newest Eagle Scout

Posted on Sep 30 2018 - 11:00am

Chris Zabriski is Troop 945's newest Eagle Scout, having successfully passed his Eagle Scout Board of Review on September 28th, 2018.  Please congratulate Chris (and his parents) the next time you see him.

Next Court of Honor Monday October 29th

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 5:54pm

The fall Court of Honor will be Monday October 29th at 7 pm at the IWL.  Completed Merit Badge blue cards are due no later than Monday October 22nd.  The last day for Rank Advancement Board of Reviews is also Monday October 22nd, all BOR's need to be requested by Monday October 15th.

Scout Bucks Updated

Posted on Jun 15 2018 - 3:21pm

Scout bucks were updated 6/15/2018.  They include 2018 mulch sales, the annual troop obligation and Northern Tier payments.

April Eagle Scouts

Posted on Apr 28 2018 - 8:07pm

Andy Eastman and Brian Sherwood successfully completed their Eagle Boards of Review on Friday April 27th, 2018.  Congratulations Andy, Brian, Mr. and Mrs. Eastman and Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood!

March Eagle Scout

Posted on Apr 28 2018 - 8:07pm

Ethan Rendelman successfully passed his Eagle Scout Board of Review on Friday March 23rd.  Please congratulate Ethan and his family when you see them.

February Eagle Scouts

Posted on Apr 28 2018 - 8:06pm

On Friday, February 23rd, Jacob Cloyd and Matthew Kopp successfully passed their Eagle Boards of Review and became Troop 945's newest Eagle Scouts.  Please congratulate Jacob, Matthew and their families when you see them.

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