Boy Scouts

Troop 521 meets at Ashland UMC on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. in room 119. Youth ages 11 – 17 are welcome. Scouts learn leadership and outdoor skills through Merit Badges and Rank Advancement.  Boy Scouts of America is a values-based youth development organization and is designed to guide and prepare youth in:

  • Building character according to the Scout Oath and Scout Law
  • Training to become responsible citizens                      
  • Developing personal fitness                                       

Scouts learn leadership skills, plan outdoor adventures, organize community service projects and hold fund raisers.  Other activities include:

  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • White water rafting
  • Adopt-a-Highway
  • Irmo Library book sales
  • Scouting for Flags: posting US flags in neighborhood yards                
  • Annual sales of Camp Cards and Popcorn

Experiences with other Scout troops include:

  • Camporees – Outdoor weekends
  • Summer Camps – Outdoor 7-day experience

For more information contact the Troop 521 by email