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Our Mission: To build life skills into our young men in a fun and safe environment.

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Welcome to Troop 18's website. As the 2015 / 2016 scouting year moves forward, continue to visit our troop's website for more exciting news and opportunities that support our mission, which is "to build life skills into our young men in a fun and safe environment!"

Mr. Dave Dillinder
Scoutmaster, Troop 18

Troop 18 - Pool Party
When: Sep 6
Where: Manitou Springs Pool & Fitness Center
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - AFA Scout day
When: Sep 10 12:00pm
Where: Falcon Stadium
More information:https://www.pikespeakbsa.org/falconsscoutnight
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Maniboo Rebuild
When: Sep 10 8am
Where: Manitou Springs High School
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Watershed Campout
When: Sep 16-18
Where: Manitou Springs Watershed
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Court of Honor
When: Sep 20th 
Where: Manitou Springs Community Congregational Church
Food: Chili Potluck
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Adult CPR Training
When:  Sep 22 6:10
Where: TBD
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Farish Campout
When:  Oct 14-16 
Where: Farish Campground
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Zoo Campout (Possibly)
When:  Nov 4-6 
Where: Possibly Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Court Of Honor
When: Jan 31
Where: Manitou Springs Community Congregational Church
Food: TBD
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Receive Crossovers
When: Late February
Where: TBD
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Court Of Honor
When: May 9
Where: Manitou Springs Community Congregational Church
Food: TBD
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Scout Meetings

When: Aug 30th
Where: Manitou Springs Middle School
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where

Interested in what's happening at Pikes Peak Council?
Click Here for the Pikes Peak Council Calendar
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Troop 18 - Popcorn Sales
When: Sept 9th-Start Door-to-door sales Oct 20th-Final Orders. Nov 12-Final Distribution.
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
Note: We will not be using Trails End popcorn, instead we will be using Camp Masters Popcorn.
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Troop 18 - Pikes Peak Council Family Campout
When:   October 14-16 Time TBD
Where:  El Paso County Fair and Events Complex, 366 10th St, Calhan, CO 80808, United States

Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm...When and Where

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Scout Uniforms

If you need help sewing badges and patches on scout uniforms, 
Click Here for Details

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Troop 18 - Merit Badges

Click Here for Merit Badge Worksheets

Please check Troop 18's Calendar for scheduled Merit Badge meetings.
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar

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Troop 18 - Merit Badges Summer

Who: ASM White
Where: TBD
When: TBD
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where

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2016 Merit Badge Saturdays

Merit Badge Saturdays were created by the Pikes Peak Council to provide additional advancement opportunities beyond Troop and Summer Camp experiences.

Click Here or More Information from the Pikes Peak Council

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Congratulations

Scouts who have completed
Eagle Scout Service Projects in 2013, 2014, 2015 

Cole C.   Jonah B.   Sam S.   John I.  Conner J.
Jake L.  Drew M.  Ricky M.  Steven J.

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Community Service Opportunities

Keep track of your community service hours! 
The Scout Oath includes the phrase “to help other people at all times.” 
After all, it's important to give back to our community.

Click Here to email Mrs. Shiela Miller or call: 719-330-8173
Click Here to email Mrs. Traci Woofter or call: 719-290-6820

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Monthly Campouts, Activities, 
Events, and Merit Badges

For most Campouts, Scouts will...
Meet at the Manitou Springs Pool parking lot by 4:00 pm 
for a quick departure no later than 4:30 pm

Scout Masters will arrange a roll call to assure all scouts going have a ride.
The Troop Trailer has room for packs and scout gear!
Click Here for Camping Equipment Tips

Hey Scouts: always remember to bring your...
1) Handbook
2) Mess Kit
3) Water Bottle
...to all campouts!

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