Camping Merit Badge
Feb 28th, 2011 by Troop110

Some scouts began a quest for the Camping Merit Badge this evening. If you need the requirements for the Camping Merit Badge click HERE and to get the Camping Merit Badge Workbook click HERE.

FYI – You can find an insane amount of Scouting information at the Boy Scout Portal of the Wiki by clicking HERE.

UPDATE – Leadership Conference
Dec 8th, 2010 by Troop110

The Leadership Conference (originally planned for Dec. 10-12, 2010) is rescheduled to Feb. 4-6, 2011.

This is our annual THINK BIG conference where we learn teamwork, leadership skills, schedule our year and have FUN. Some new events and a few surprises are being planned to get your noggin rockin’.

Don’t miss out on this great event. Reserve this time on your calendars NOW! Your troop needs YOU with your ideas and your input to keep us moving forward.

Webmaster In Training
Sep 4th, 2009 by Troop110

The current Webmaster wants to find a “Webmaster In Training.”  Over the next six to twelve months this person will learn valueable Web skills including: maintaining a website, managing regular communications goals, WordPress website management tools and few Google-based web apps.  If you have a keen interest in the Web and in helping continue its mission as a valuable troop resource, please fill out the following form.


Swim Test
Jul 4th, 2009 by Troop110

Saturday, July 11th; 11a-12p at the UNF Aquatics Center (map)
Cost: $2.75 per person

All scouts and active adults should come regardless if they are attending summer camp or not.  That way we can do the whole troop at one time and be covered on future camping trips which may involve water activities in the coming 12 months.

Mr. Crutchfield and Mr. Magee will be the lifeguards.  Two volunteers are needed to help as look-outs.

Merit Badge Opportunity
Jun 14th, 2009 by Troop110

The North Florida Council Aquatics Committee is presenting merit badge classes for scouts

Canoeing / Small Boat Sailing

  • All classes are at Camp Echockotee
  • Times for all sessions are 9A to 4P
  • Session 1 is Sat. 9/26/09 – Registration deadline is 9/18/09
  • Session 2 is Sat. 10/24/09 – Registration deadline is 10/16/09
  • Register Early – Sailing enrollment is limited to seven scouts per session
  • Cost is $20 per session

For More Current Information

Brownsea National Youth Leadership Training
May 13th, 2009 by Troop110

Don’t miss out on Brownsea July 12-19, at Camp Shands. This class is for First Class+ Scouts ages 14-17. Brownsea teaches essential leadership skills; the ability to set and achieve goals; the confidence and experience necessary to run their troop; an opportunity to share ideas and experiences with Scouts from all around the North Florida Council. And – of course – a chance to have FUN!

For more information email or visit

Canoe & Kayak Skills Camping
May 11th, 2009 by Troop110

The weekend of May 29th we camp at Ocean Pond and will practice for upcoming canoe or kayak trips. There may also be hiking available to prepare for hiking trips.

We need to know whether or not you are coming. Please complete and submit following form ASAP…

Swim Test
Apr 20th, 2009 by Troop110

WHEN – During the April 27th meeting.

WHY – If you have not completed a swim test in the last twelve months you can not participate in upcoming water-based activities.

WHO – Any scout who has not had a BSA swim test in the last twelve months.

HOW – Wear your bathing suit and a t-shirt. Bring a towel. We will go around the corner to the Crutchfield’s house to do your test. Mr. Crutchfield is BSA Lifeguard trained.

Adult Leader Training
Mar 25th, 2009 by Troop110

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills and Scoutmaster/Asst. Scoutmaster Specific Training is available at Camp Echockotee the weekend of April 24-26. Specific training will be conducted during the day on Saturday. Select specific training will also be available at the completion of respective Outdoor Training for those attending the IOLS courses. PDF applications are available on the Downloads page.

Personal Management MB
Mar 23rd, 2009 by Troop110

Mrs. Walsh will host a Personal Management session on April 6th. If you are working on this merit badge make sure you bring yourself and your materials to the meeting that night. Be Prepared… This Eagle-required badge takes a while to complete and you have limited opportunities to interact with your counselor.

Sailing Skills Class
Mar 19th, 2009 by Troop110

Any adult Scout leader, Boy Scout (First Class+), Sea Scout or Venturer has a unique opportunity to learn sailing skills on beautiful Doctor’s Lake at Camp Echockotee. Have fun and get started on Small Boat Sailing Merit Badge.

Learn basic sailing skills from Rick Kirkwood on Doctors Lake in our Aqua Fin sail boats.
Cost: $20 per participant. Includes: insurance, instruction and materials

Where –
Camp Echockotee – 2513 Doctor’s Lake Drive, Orange Park, FL

When –
Session 1 – Saturday March 21, 2009 – 1p-5p (SOLD OUT)
Session 2 – Saturday April 18, 2009 – 10a–1p
Session 3 – Saturday April 18, 2009 – 2p–5p

For more details click here.

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