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

Welcome to Troop 18's website. As the 2014 / 2015 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
Copyright © Manitou Springs BSA Troop 18. All Rights Reserved.

Troop 18 - Weekly Meetings

Court of Honor Ceremony: Tuesday, January 27th from 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Where: Community Congregational Church in Manitou Springs
Hey scouts, remember to wear your Class-A Uniforms!

Regular Meeting
When: Tuesdays at 7:05 to 8:00 pm
Arrive at 6:45 pm for activities in the gym!
Where: Manitou Springs Middle School (MSMS)
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

Eagle Project for Drew M.

Drew is ready for his Eagle Project this weekend!

When: January 31, 2015 at 9:00 am until complete
Where: Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) on 218 Ruxton Ave, Manitou Springs

Click Here for Details

Eagle Scout
Court of Honor
Cole C.

Celebrate Cole's accomplishment of Eagle Scout!

When: February 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Where: Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs

Reception to follow the ceremony!

Click Here for Details


Scouts who have completed Eagle Scout Service Projects in 2013 & 2014

Cole C.   Jonah B.   Sam S.   John I.  Conner J.  Jake L.

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

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

2015 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


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!
Activity: Troop 18 Ski Trip
When: February 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2015
Details: Location to be determined but expected to be Monarch Mountain.
Opportunities for Snow Sports Merit Badge and fun with scouts and families.

Campout: Campout to be Determined
When: March 2015
Details: Bring ideas to the Weekly Scout Meeting

Campout: Hut Trip to Vance's Cabin
When: April 24th, 25th, and 26th, 2015
Details: 10th Mountain Division Hut Trip to Vance's Cabin

Campout: Camp Alexander
When: June 28th to July 4th, 2015
Details: Mr. Jim Felix will lead this campout.
Troop 18 will be at the Crow Campsite. More details to follow!
Click Here for a Map of Campsites
Click Here for more Information on Camp Alexander