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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 35 registered boys on our roster. Troop meetings are held at the forested Izaak Walton League-Damascus Chapter (26430 Mullinix Mill 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 ninety Troop 945 scouts have attained Eagle rank (Menu-Eagle History).

 

Scout Bucks updated 12/22/2019

Posted on Dec 27 2019 - 11:09am

Scout Bucks balances include 2019 Christmas Tree Sales and deductions for recharter.

December Eagle Scout- Nick Van Hoven

Posted on Dec 7 2019 - 11:40am

Nick Van Hoven is Troop 945's newest Eagle Scout.  Nick successfully completed his Eagle Scout Board of Review on December 6th, 2019.  Please congratulate Nick and his family.

Summer Camp 2020

Posted on Oct 30 2019 - 10:48am

Summer camp will be July 19-25, 2020 at the Laurel Highlands Council BSA Heritage Reservation in Farmington, PA.  More information to follow, contact ASM Tim Hughes. 

September 2019 Eagle Scout- Nicholas Portwood

Posted on Sep 28 2019 - 12:07pm

Please congratulate Nicholas Portwood and his family!  Nicholas successfully completed his Eagle Scout Board of Review on September 27th, 2019.

Required Parent/Scout Meeting Monday September 30th

Posted on Sep 6 2019 - 9:57am

On Monday September 30th there will be a mandatory Parent/Scout Meeting to kick-off the new scouting year (7 pm at IWL).  Bill Jones will be leading our Scoutbook training. 

Troop Court of Honor and 30th Troop Anniversary Party June 3rd, 2019

Posted on May 18 2019 - 10:26am

The next Troop Court of Honor (COH) will take place at 7 pm on Monday June 3rd, 2019.  We are also celebrating the 30th anniversary of Troop 945! 

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