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Troop 108, Fort Mill, SC | Celebrating 70 years of Boy Scouting in Fort Mill, SC ~ Sponsored By Unity Presbyterian Church

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Scouting For Food Bag Distribution on November 1st ~ Bag Pickup on November 8th

scouting for food

Scouts, we have a great opportunity for service in our community on two upcoming weekends.  On November 1st scouts will gather at the Scout Hut at 8:30am and move as a group throughout Whiteville Park (the neighborhood behind the scout hut) distributing bags for neighbors to fill up.  We’ll then canvas the neighborhood on November 8th at 9am collecting the filled bags to take to the Fort Mill Care Center.

Scouts will earn service hours for their ranks, they will have fun, but most importantly, they will make an impact on the lives of those in our community who so badly need the help and support of those that are willing to help.  Come make a difference!


Hoodies, Sweatshirts and OA T-Shirts – OH MY!

Hoodies & Sweatshirts

Tis the season for the troop to place our annual order for Troop 108 branded hoodies and sweatshirts.   These are red with a multi-colored troop logo and are both stylish and warm.   Hoodies are $25 and the crew-neck sweatshirts are $20.  Bring your money along with the desired size information to Mrs. Ludolph at the next couple of meetings.

OA Troop T-Shirts

In commemoration of the Order of the Arrow’s upcoming 100th Anniversary, the troop is making available for purchase to all dues-paid OA members who are Broherhood or Vigil members of the Order of the Arrow.  These will feature either the Brotherhood or Vigil sash on the front and a Troop 108 logo on the back.  These shirts are $10 each.  Please bring your money for these shirts, along with the desired size information to Mrs. Ludolph at the next couple of meetings.

Troop Fall Camporee Info

The Troop Scribe (E. Whitesell) has requested that the following be posted to the troop website:

Troop 108 – Fall Campout


When: 10/10/14 -1012/14  (Parents to drop off Scouts at the Greenway at 5pm on Friday at the Campsites located near Rush Pavilion)

Pickup:  Please arrive and pick up Scouts between 10 and 10:30am on Sunday at Rush Palvillion

Price: $25 per Scout – Includes Campsite Cost / Patch / food    (Scouts are to eat Dinner Friday prior to arrival).

1)      Cooking Merit badge available to those that have partials from Merit Badge College – Mr. Whitesell
2)      Aviation Merit Badge – Mr. Carter will be available to start a class.  Note: Will not finish entire badge at the campout.
3)      Orienteering Requirements:  for Scouts that did not get this at Summer Camp (Upward Bound), (for rank advancement)
4)      Friday Night – Scouts can have an opportunity to  attend Fort Mill /Nation Ford Football Game – Scouts will need to purchase their ticket at the game
5)      Fall Festival will be going on Saturday at the ASC Greenway – Scouts to bring any spending money if they wish to participate in activities.
6)      …and more.

Download, fill out and return the permission slip found at the link below:

Fall Campout 2014 – Greenway Permission Slip BSA



School Night For Scouting 2014 – Your Help Needed

Come Join Cub Scouts – Come Have FUN!

The scouts and leaders of Troop 108 will be assisting our “little brothers”, Pack 108, with their School Night For Scouting efforts at Fort Mill Elementary School (192 Springfield Parkway, Fort Mill, SC) AND Doby Bridge Elementary School (4137 Dobys Bridge Rd, Fort Mill, SC) on Thursday, September 4th, 2014.  Our leaders will be helping to inform the new Cub Scout parents about the program and make sure that all new scout’s paperwork is filled out correctly.

We need some of our scouts to show up at each of the two schools about 6:30pm to work together to lead boys interested in joining Cub Scouts through some songs, skits and cheers.  Essentially we want you to help them see just how much fun scouting can be!  You should be finished up by 8pm.

This will be a great opportunity to help scouting in our community, have fun and earn a little service hour time as well.  If you have any questions, please contact Ben Ludolph or use the CONTACT US form on this site to send an email to the Scoutmaster.

The Palmetto Council has set up a great website that contains lots of great information for potential members.  It can be found here:



Beach Sweep 2014 – Be Aware of Tight Deadlines

Our Annual Beach Sweep event is right around the corner and we’ve only got 1 meeting between now and then to get registration and payments taken care of. You’ll find the permission slip linked below. Just print this out, sign it and bring to the Aug 25 meeting. We won’t be meeting on September 1rd because of the Labor Day holiday. The Beach Sweep event is the following weekend – September 5-7, 2014.

The Troop will be camping again at Lakewood Campground in Myrtle Beach. We will camp Friday night, clean our beach Saturday morning and play in the sun Saturday afternoon.
The cost of Beach Sweep is $55.00. This includes camp fees, travel, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch and the Saturday Evening Dinner.  Boys WILL need to bring money for supper on the road going down and breakfast coming back and for other drinks and goodies they may want to purchase while at the campground.

Departure will be at 5:00pm on Friday, September 5th at the Scout Hut. We will return to the Scout Hut around 2pm (Scouts will call you when we get close to the Church) Sunday, September 7th, 2012.

The permission slip linked below is due by Monday August 25th at our Troop meeting.

Beach Sweep Permission Slip – BSA



Troop 108 Scouts Make A Difference At The Cookies for Cancer 5k Walk

Thanks to our Troop 108 scouts who came out to participate in the Cookies for Cancer 5k walk today.  Their efforts were greatly appreciated and they represented scouting and Troop 108 well.  Thanks Scouts!

Cookies For Cancer 5k Walk on August 23rd

Cookie for kids cancer 5k walk is Saturday August 23 at Walter Elijah park in Fort Mill.  Help is needed making and handing out goody bags to participants.  Meet Assistant Scoutmaster Ross at the registration table at 7:15am.  We should be finished around 10:30am.  This event is eligible for service hours to those that help.