About Us

  • Sponsoring Organization:  St. Joseph Church, Dexter MI.
  • Date of Formation: Sep. 2009
  • Membership (2013) : 15 Scouts, 12 Adult Leaders
  • Eagle Scouts since Formation: 5
  • Theme of Troop: Boy Led, Service to Community, Have Fun
  • Merit Badge Emphasis: (Eagle required and also Aviation, Sailing, Fishing, Chemistry, Skiing, just to name a few)
  • Troop Activity Goals:
    • A weekend event or campout is scheduled for each month except December
    • The Troop attends a BSA summer camp in July
    • The Troop participates in a major outdoor high adventure for a week in August (past 2 years did SEABASE in Florida)
  • Plan for  2015: 
    • Jan - cross-country skiing, Hudson Mills Metropark
    • Feb - backcountry skiing, winter camping, Muncie Lakes Pathways, MI
    • Mar - onboarding of new scouts, local day hikes
    • Apr - backpacking warm-up, Waterloo Recreation Area
    • May - backpacking, Shenandoah National Park
    • Jun - bicycling, Wilderness State Park, Mackinac Island
    • Jul - summer camp, Cole Canoe Base
    • Aug - sailing and kayaking, St. Clair Flats, Lake St. Clair, MI
  • Meetings: Every Tuesday at 7pm until 8:30 pm at St. Joseph Church (Mast and Territorial Rds.)
  • Contacts:  Pete Potsos/Scoutmaster (ventureplay@yahoo.com),  Rick Vanden Heuvel/Cmte. Chair (hoover6543@gmail.com)