These Troop 416 Scouts made it through the Ordeal, sealing their place in what is often called the Honor Society of Scouting. The Ordeal took place May 17-19, 2019 at Hood Scout Reservation.
All eight Troop 416 Scouts and four adults braved the 45-foot cliff at Tishomingo State Park on Saturday, February 16, 2019, rappelling several times at the northeast Mississippi State Park. The day was colder than expected, but the short hike and multiple rappels warmed Scouts better than the campfires did. Videos and photos of the
Several new and experienced hikers joined us for the Sipsey Wilderness Area hike from Friday, November 30 to Sunday, December 2. Warmer-than-usual weather was accompanied by some heavy rain and thunderstorms at times, but none of that dampened the spirit of the Scouts of Troop 416. The creek crossings were challenging, and when the group
By Caleb Germany Whitewater sports is amazing. That is what I did at the beginning of the 2018 summer during Boy Scout Camp, and what this is all about. It started on Sunday at Camp Rainey Mountain when three other Scouts from other troops and I left camp after supper to go on a week-long
The Court of Honor is a biannual event where Scouts who earned them get their badges, some Scouts rank up, and Scouts vote on the next Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (aspl) who will eventually serve as Senior Patrol Leader (spl). In May 2018 there were four candidates for ASPL: Bo, Harris, Caleb, and Ben. These
The Operation Delta campout April 13-15, 2018 at Camp McCain was memorable for so many reasons. We had new Scouts, tornado watches and high winds, several inches of rain, but a very good time anyway, as seen in these photos.
Known as the hardest hike in Arkansas, five Scouts and three adult leaders enjoyed a 4-day, 26-mile trek in the Ouachita Mountains in southwest Arkansas. Great weather made the hike a lot of fun, even though mornings were in the low 30s and a few hikers slipped during the water crossings. Link to 2018 Eagle
The Scout cautiously steps over the edge of the rock cliff and the rope immediately tightens in the carabiner. Belay on, brake on, and a quick glance over his right shoulder. Jump! That scene was repeated multiple times February 17, 2018 as each Troop 416 Boy Scout took turns rappelling down multiple size cliffs. The
Patrols cooked hot dogs over fire at St. Marks on Nov. 18, 2017, as part of the Merit Badge-a-Palooza, where over the course of two days, all Scouts had the opportunity to earn several merit badges. The cooking competition included lighting the fires, cooking and putting out the fires.