Our Meetings Are Held Thursday Nights at 7:00PM at the Thurmont Scouting, Inc. Building, 26 Elm Street

The Troop meets Thursday evenings at the Thurmont Scouting, Inc. building at 26 Elm Street in Thurmont. Meeting times are 6:45pm to 7:00pm for pre-opening activities which include skill tests, equipment checks and turn-in, chit-chat and other non-meeting functions.  Between 7:00pm and 8:30pm is the regular meeting, and then the service patrol and the Patrol Leader's Council usually have after meeting duties between 8:30pm and 8:45pm.

In addition to Troop meetings, there is at least one monthly weekend activity, which is generally Friday night through Sunday afternoon and one day event.  Please check the calendar for this month's activities.

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Troop 270 schedules a monthly camping trip to a variety of interesting places places throughout Maryland and the surrounding states.  All scouts are encouraged to attend and parent volunteers are also welcome. We typically leave around 6 PM on Friday night or early Saturday morning.  We return by mid afternoon on Sunday.

Use The Troop Activity Calendar To See Information About Our Upcoming Camping Trips.  Check the Permissions Slips & Troop Forms menu for permission slips and driving instructions.

In addition, the Troop participates in at least one week at Summer Camp.  This trip is can range any where from Canada, New York, North Carolina to our local summer camp at Goshen Scout Reservation in Virginia. (See this year's calendar to confirm dates.)

This is an excellent opportunity for advancement and a great week or two of outdoor fun and adventures.  All scouts are encouraged to attend, parent volunteers are also welcome.  Need based scholarships are available for summer camp though the National Capital Area Council.

Website Privacy Policy
(Short Version)

  • At this time we do not collect information on visitors to our web site and have no plans to do so. If this policy changes, you will be informed before such information is collected.
  • We do not post the names of any of our Scouts in the public areas of this web site without explicit written permission.
  • We do not post photos of any Scout without written parental permission, which is granted on the annual/trip permission slips.
  • We do not publicly post the email addresses of any of our Scouts. The website CMS software is also designed so that automated robots cannot scour this website and harvest email addresses.
  • We may distribute, to registered members of the Troop via this site and/or via email, troop rosters with names and contact information. When we do so, they will be password protected or encoded, as technology permits.
  • We do use this web site and email to communicate with Scouts and parents, and recommend that parents monitor their son's use of the Internet and email. Good sites for parents to read are http://www.safekids.com and http://www.safeteens.com which deal with safety and the information highway - the Internet.

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