Lebanon Scouts - Upper Valley Scouting Blog

Fisher Cats

Troop 279 Scouts attended a New Hampshire Fisher Cats baseball game in Manchester. The scouts enjoyed a great game, they caught a ball thrown to them, had it signed by the players and ran...

LebFest

Troop 279 had a booth at LebFest. The Scouts had a great time attending the event and hosting their own booth. At the booth the Scouts showed interested members of the community how to...

Great Vermont Corn Maze

The scouts took a three mile hike in the Great Vermont Corn Maze. It took three hours (and a few hints) to find their way through the 24 acre corn maze.

Hike To Moose Mountain South Peak

Today Troop 279 Scouts took a 6-mile hike.  Most of it on the Appalachian Trail (AT) on the way to the South Peak of Moose Mountain and Moose Mountain shelter! The scouts are required...

Summer Camp and Raftoree

Troop 279 Scouts began the summer by spending 9 days in Maine at North Country Rivers Rafting.  The first 6 days were spent working on the Canoe merit badge on Wyman Lake.  The scouts...

Tri-District Camporee

Over the weekend the Scouts of Troop 279 participated in the Tri-District Camporee. A camporee where scouts from Montreal, Vermont, New Hampshire and New York got together for a Beach Party themed camporee in...

The Weather Rock at Camp Cole

The Weather Rock at Camp Cole

Our Scouts are getting ready for the Spring Camporee by practicing their “Pioneering” skills. BSA Scouts learn to lash staves to build useful objects for camping. The plan is to build a camp bench....

Chris Lamontagne talks about water safety on the "pirate island" on Crystal Lake

Canoeing Merit Badge at Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake in Enfield is one of Troop 279’s favorite places to canoe and kayak. This year, Chris Lamontagne, one of our Troop leaders and a professional whitewater guide, guided our Scouts through the...

Troop 279 has Re-Opened!

Troop 279 has Re-Opened, following best practices from Daniel Webster Council, based on New Hampshire requirements. Please see our CoVID-19 page for the complete set of rules, requirements, and necessary forms. We are determined...