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Welcome to Troop 832's Website!

Troop 832 was originally chartered in 1990 out of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and over the years has transformed from a small group of eager boys and leaders to a Troop of over 60 boys operating in eight Patrols.  Our Scouting program is built around the traditions of Scouting and uses the Patrol Method in order for the young men of our Troop to have the opportunity to to learn and use leadership skills in planning outings, preparing menus, teaching outdoor skills, encouraging advancement, solving problems, handling finances, and many other activities.

“The patrol method is not a way to operate a Boy Scout troop, it is the only way. Unless the patrol method is in operation, you don't really have a Boy Scout troop.”  - Robert S. S. Baden-Powell

Reaching Eagle

Posted on Apr 4 2016 - 9:17am

If you are a Life Scout in Troop 832 and are reaching for Eagle, then this is for you. Mr. Michael Solzbach is our Troop's Life-to-Eagle Coordinator, and he and his team of Eagle Coaches are always available to answer your questions and provide any guidance you may need.  If you have recently achieved the rank of Life Scout and have not contacted the Eagle Coaches, please do so at your earliest convenience.  They will meet with you and review all the forms and steps that you need to follow to make the process easier.  You may email Mr. Solzbach at solzbach@hotmail.com once you are ready to begin.  For a concise list of all Eagle Scout Candidate resources, including a step-by-step instruction guide, please visit: http://www.powhatan832.mytroop.us/taxonomy/term/1191

Camping Gear

Posted on Nov 5 2014 - 11:04am

Here is a link to a company (not affiliated with BSA) that gives Scouts a 45% discount on quality camping gear. They have very good prices and have special sales especially around holidays: http://www.hikerdirect.com
Link to current sales: https://www.alpsmountaineering.com/alps/order

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