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Welcome to Troop 284! Troop 284 is located in Overland Park, Kansas. Ours is a boy-led organization that emphasizes fun and rewarding activities designed to improve technical skills and leadership abilities. Boy Scouting is a value-oriented learning program specifically aimed at building good character, citizenship, moral responsibility, and physical/mental fitness. 

Our Troop meets on Monday nights at 7:00 PM at Christ Anglican Church (5500 W. 91st Street).

 

Troop 284 February 2019 Campout - El Dorado State Park Feb 16 - 17, 2019

Posted on Feb 12 2019 - 7:36am
The plan for the Troop 284 February 2019 Campout is to attend El Dorado State Park in El Dorado, KS and check-in to the administration office for the camp ground at their facility. We shall meet at the church on Saturday February 16, 2019 at 8:00 AM and pack the trailer as necessary. Please have your son bring a breakfast as necessary. The troop shall first travel to the  El Dorado State Park in El Dorado, KS and set up for camping. After setting up camp for the evening, we shall commence with the hiking plan. The next day, Sunday February 17 the troop shall cook breakfast, clean up, and get ready for traveling home. The troop shall first travel together to the camping site at 618 NE Bluestem Rd, El Dorado, KS 67042. The troop shall set up camp at the camp out by patrol and proceed with the program for the Saturday February 16. Please sign up on the troop website to indicate the plan for your Scout to attend. It is also important for each adult Scouter planning to attend, to indicate the number of Scouts that they can transport to and from the camp out. Thank you.

FOS Presentation Adult Meeting Monday, Feb 11

Posted on Feb 5 2019 - 8:59am

Dear Leaders and Parents:

On February 11th you will have the opportunity to support the Heart of America Council’s Friends of Scouting Campaign. Learn how Scouting changes lives here! Last year Troop 284 raised $9173 to support Scouts in the council, and by reaching our goal of $9850 this year, the troop can earn free rank advancements for the Scouts. Individual contributions received at the minimum level of $180, and at designated levels over that amount, will receive varying recognition items for your contribution.

Annual Bake Sale

Posted on Feb 4 2019 - 7:14pm

During the annual pancake breakfast, we also have a bake sale.  Each family is asked to donate something wonderful and yummy to be sold at the bake sale.  Please drop of donations of baked items during set up on Friday Feb. 8 between 5:30-7.  If possible, please bag your items as this will help out the folks who are working the bake sale (2-3 cookies per baggie, 1 brownie, etc).  We are also looking for volunteers to help with bake sale setup  on Friday from 5:30-7 and also help to man the bake sale table.  If you have any questions, please email Tina Monks at tinamonks3@yahoo.com  Please use this link to sign up to help with the bake sale: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b49afa629a46-bake1

Troop Pancake Update

Posted on Feb 4 2019 - 7:14pm

Troop 284 Fundraiser

Pancake Breakfast / Bake Sale / Silent Auction

The date is fast approaching for our annual (and ONLY) fundraiser on February 9, 2019.  With everyone’s help, the event will be a great success, reducing everyone’s monetary contribution throughout the year.

How Can You Help? Pancake Day Information

Posted on Feb 4 2019 - 7:13pm

As you all know, our sole annual fundraiser takes place on Saturday, February 9th.

Adults and leaders can help out with four main aspects of the fundraiser. We ask that you please:

Merit Badge Forum - Be Prepared

Posted on Jan 29 2019 - 12:42pm

Merit Badge Classes: A list of the merit badge classes and a map of the school has been uploaded to the files section in the merit badge forum calendar item.  Please have your scout review (and possibly print a copy) prior to the merit badge forum. 

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