High Adventure - Answer the Call

posted Jul 2, 2017, 8:59 AM by Scout Masters

Troop 363 has been involved with the Boy Scouts High Adventure programs since its inception.  In the past 2 years alone we've had scouts attend Sea Base, Philmont, OA Trail Crews, and Operation Arrow at the upcoming 2017 National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve.

Nobody offers more exhilarating or a wider variety of high adventure for young people than the Boy Scouts of America. Through high adventure experiences, The Boy Scouts of America leaves lasting memories with youth and fosters development in character and leadership.

Challenge yourself at BSA's High Adventure Bases. Will you answer the call? 

Troop 363 Cleans Up at "Scouting the Zoo"

posted Jul 2, 2017, 8:43 AM by Scout Masters

"Scouting the Zoo" is an annual event offered by the Three Harbors Council where Boy Scouts can camp inside of the Milwaukee County Zoo.  Each troop makes a scout skill presentation, promoting Scouting to the public.  This year our scouts chose to make a pioneering see-saw and it was a hit!  Troop 363 had a great showing at the event.

They showed off their Paul Bunyan skills by winning the Ax Man competition. They displayed, pioneering skills, team building, EDGE and interview skills by taking 2nd place in the displays competition with the wooden see-saw display. And they exhibited their brain powers by taking first in the Founders Feud competition.

Great job Scouts!

Memorial Day 2017

posted Jul 2, 2017, 8:20 AM by Scout Masters

Once again Troop 363 participated in the annual Mukwonago Memorial Day parade and ceremony.  In addition, the troop posts flags on all of the veteran's graves in Oak Knoll Cemetery the week before Memorial Day.

Midnight Magic Marchers - 2016

posted Dec 8, 2016, 5:27 PM by Scout Masters   [ updated Dec 8, 2016, 5:28 PM ]

On December 3rd, the troop participated in the Mukwonago Midnight Magic parade again.  The weather was brisk, but good cheer kept all the marchers warm.

Special Flag Retirement Troop Meeting on July 2nd

posted Jun 25, 2015, 5:06 PM by Scout Masters

The troop meeting for July 2nd will be held at the campground for Mukwonago Park.  We will be retiring flags collected by American Legion Post 375.  Scouts will build fires starting at 6:30 pm and begin retiring flags at 8:30 pm.  Flag retirement will run until 10:30 pm.  For those who wish to, overnight camping will be available.  Overnight camping will not be formal, but open to anyone who wants to stay.  We will have a cracker-barrel following the retirement ceremony. 

Spring Trailer Shakedown Completed

posted Jun 12, 2015, 6:04 AM by Scout Masters

This past Saturday, 6 of our scouts helped clean out and organize the trailer for the 2015 camping season.  Though rains threatened all day, they held off, allowing Blake, Cody, Franklin, Jack, Skyler and Taylor to complete the task.

Summer Camp 2015 Information

posted Feb 19, 2015, 7:54 PM by Scout Masters   [ updated May 1, 2015, 5:44 AM ]

This year, Troop 363 will be attending summer camp at Camp Long Lake.  We are attending week 4, which is July 19th-25th.  The cost is $290 for the week.  You can start selecting your merit badges and submitting them to Mr. Krohn now.  Click here to see the program schedule grid which lists the merit badges available and when they are offered.  A Parent's Guidebook for Summer Camp is also available and recommended reading for all parents.  Click here to get the Parents Guidebook.

2015 Outings Planned

posted Jan 30, 2015, 6:11 AM by Scout Masters

The week-end of January 24th, the scouts held their annual electronics and planning outing. At this meeting, the scouts pick all the activities and outings they would like to do in the next year.  As a reward, they get to bring electronics to this outing, and play games, watch movies and listen to music.  We also try to get outside a little too!  You can see the results of their planning by clicking here: 2015 outings.


Backpacking Shakedown

posted Jul 20, 2014, 9:42 AM by Scout Masters

Half the boys going to Philmont this summer had a "Shakedown" backpacking trip in June.  The boys backpacked a total of 13 miles, 3 on Friday night and 10 on Saturday.  The trek was from Palmyra to Whitewater.  The purpose of the hike was to test the equipment being used at Philmont, and to get the boys in shape.  2 shorter hikes were done in March and April.  Click here to see more photos.

Garlic Mustard Pull-a-thon Conservation Project

posted Apr 14, 2014, 5:57 AM by Scout Masters

Help pull the invasive species Garlic Mustard which will crowd our native wildflowers and endanger forest ecosystems.  Garlic Mustard will take over an area by depriving native plants from nutrients. The invasive species came from Europe, and has no predators in the United States.It is then free to grow unrestricted.

When: April 27th, noon-3pm
Where: Lulu Lake Preserve (N9564 Nature Road, Troy, WI 53120) - meet at Lulu Lake Cabin

Dress for the weather and bring a pair of work gloves and a water bottle.

Contact Daniel for more information.

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