Scouting Information Night Takes Place September 20th

Information and demonstrations for those interested in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 380 at the Raingutter Regatta. Photo: Courtesy Philo Hall/Troop-Pack 380

Capitol Hill Boy Scout Troop 380 will host an information night beginning 6:30 p.m. September 20thin Providence Park (Second and E Streets SE) for all boys around the Hill interested in adventuring and scouting.

Parents and leaders will be on hand to answer questions and assist families in completing applications. Representatives from the Scout Store will be selling uniforms,and Boy Scouts from Troop 380 will be demonstrating skills such as fire building and knot tying.

Cub Scouts Pack 380 is open to boys aged 5 to 10 or in grades Kindergarten through five. Boy Scout Troop 380 works with boys ages 11 to 17, or grades six through twelve.

Pack 380 is chartered by St. Peter Catholic Church located at 313 Second Street SE. Scouts come from a variety of backgrounds and schools including St. Peter’s, Maury, Brent, Two Rivers, School-Within-A-School, and home schools.

Scouts typically participate in one den meeting and one pack meeting a month. Pack 380 is focused on preparing boys for Boy Scouts through outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and service projects.

Boy Scouts, a nationwide organization, helps teach its members the values of leadership, physical fitness, character development, civic responsibility and outdoor skills. Troop 380 meets each Wednesday promptly at 7:15 p.m. in the basement of St. Peter’s Church. The group plans camping trips, white water rafting, winter skiing, bicycle trips, mountain hiking, community service and a summer camp.

The Information night takes place 6:30 p.m. Wednesday September 20, at Providence Park in the 400 Block of Second Street SE. The inclement weather location will be St. Peter Catholic Church Hall (313 Second Street SE).

Sometimes the fun of Scouting goes overboard. Photo: Thomas Scofield/Troop 380
Photo: Thomas Scofield/Troop 380
Lasting relationships built through scouting. Photo: Thomas Scofield/Troop 380
Forging forward together. Photo: Thomas Scofield/Troop 380
Boy Scout Troop 380 and Cub Scout Pack 380 pose together after their joint clean-up service project at St. Peter’s Church last year. Photo: Max Kieba/Troop-Scout 380