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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 2016-2017 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!"

Andy Kovats
Scoutmaster, Troop 18

Information About Troop 18
For all scouts and adults



  Upcoming Events
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Troop 18 - OA Ordeal
When:  May 5-7
Where: Camp Alexander
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Jason Sellers Eagle project
When:  May 6, 10-3pm, May 7, 8-3pm
Where: Garden of the Gods
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Spring Court of Honor
When:  May 9, 6pm Potluck, 7pm Ceremony
Bring your favorite dish
Where: Manitou Springs First Congregational Church
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Tree Planting
When:  May 13, 8am-1pm
Where: Cave of the Winds
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Radio Merit Badge
When:  May 13, 9am-4pm
Where: Aerospace Corp
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Backpacking Merit Badge
When:  May 29-31, July 21-26, or Sep 8-10 (possibly)
Where: Colorado Trail
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Swim Test
When:  May 16, 6:45pm
Bring Swimsuit, Towel, and Goggles.
Required for Summer Camp!
Where: Manitou Springs Pool
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Cub Scout Campout
When: June 2-4
Where: Buena Vista KOA
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - NYLT Training
When:  June 11-17
Where: Glen Aspen
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - San Isabel Scout Ranch Summer Camp
When:  June 25-July 1
Must Turn in Physicals By June 1 
Where: San Isabel Scout Ranch
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Bronc Parade
When:  July 29
Where: Woodland Park
Click Here for Troop 18's Calendar to Confirm When and Where
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Troop 18 - Philmont Lottery Winners!
Congratulations to Troop 18 for getting to go to Philmont in 2018!
When: June 9th, 2018 - June 21st, 2018
Where: Philmont High Adventure Base
There Is Only Room For 9 Scouts And 3 Adults!
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Troop 18 - Turn in your dues!
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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 - Scout Meetings

When: Start Aug 30th Every Tuesday At 6:45-7:45 PM
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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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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2017 Merit Badge Saturdays

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

This PPBSA site has a list of councilors and only includes those that work outside of their troop.
Click here for More Information from the Pikes Peak Council

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Congratulations

Scouts who have completed
Eagle Scout Service Projects in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 

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

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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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