Prospective Scouts and Parents
Welcome to Boy Scout Troop 673. We are an active Troop that is sponsored by the Methodist Men’s Club of the Great Falls United Methodist Church. Our Troop has been serving the community for over 40 years. We have an exciting and challenging outdoor program. Our troop motto is “Weather or not…” and we are on the go – no matter the weather.
Troop 673 is a boy-run troop – meaning, the boys plan and run the meetings and activities. In the true spirit of scouting the boys learn through doing. The boys are given the opportunity to lead, develop new skills, and assume responsibilities. Boys teach other boys. Boys plan which of their activities to do and how to do them. Boys make mistakes, but they learn from the process. Our dedicated adult leadership is there to provide guidance and insure safety – but the boys do run the show.
Thank you for visiting us. We’d be happy to have you join our troop – but encourage you to visit other troops in the area. We think our boy run program with its focus on backpacking, high adventure and community service is hard to beat!
We hope you’ll join us!
Community Service is how we put the Scout Oath and Law into action. Troop 673 sponsors River Bend Road and removes trash and debris several times a year. We collected over 1200 pounds of food for the homeless as part of the Scouting for Food Program during the holidays.
Recent Eagle Scout Service projects include projects at Historic Colvin Mill, River Bend Park, Great Falls National Park and the Great Falls Methodist Church. We supplied the color guard at the Great Falls Independence Day celebration and help out at many community events throughout the year.
Re-dedication Ceremony at The Grange
Scouts will provide a color guard and a formal flag ceremony for the re-dedication of The Grange in Great Falls on Saturday, March 7th at 10:00 am.
Scout Engineering Day - March 14
Spring is just around the corner...really!
March brings spring and growth. We will have two new patrols in the Troop as we welcome 19 Webelos crossing over to join us in 673.
Tuesday, Mar 10th Special event - Meet our local legislators when they appear at the Great Falls Citizens Association (GFCA) meeting at The Grange
Tuesday, Mar 17th Welcome new Scouts, packing guidance and menu planning
for military weekend and BoR night.
Tuesday, Mar 24th Last meeting before spring break - Scoutcraft and Personal Mgmt MB class.
March 21-22 : Military weekend (Quantico, VA)
The troop manual may be downloaded here.
Congratulations to Harrison Trinca on his successful Eagle Board of Review on October 22, 2014.
Personal Management MB
Scoutmaster Glenn Prickett
Committee Chair Marnie Salisbury