Troop 117 Long Beach


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School Night for Scouting - Information

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on August 23, 2013 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (115)

Here is the information about School Night for Scouting.

The Long Beach Area Council is sponsoring a huge recruitment event targeting all 74 elementary schools in our district. The primary focus in recruiting new Cub Scouts and to bring visibility to both Packs and Troop in our district.

This event will take place Thursday, Sept 26, from 6-8 pm.

Packs and Troops volunteering are each given an elementary school to host.

Troop 117 is assigned to Emerson ...

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Jaren L - Bronze Palm

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on August 22, 2013 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Congrats Eagle Scout Jaren L. for earning your Bronze Palm

Troop Meeting 8-19-13

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on August 19, 2013 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Troop Meeting Highlights

Tonight scouts worked on St Gregory Service Project - Feed Our Lambs. They made up Didi bags St. Gregory's homeless program. 

Feed My Lambs Program

Women, men and youth of our congregation participate in this outreach ministry to the local community in two principal ways.

Once a month, St Gregory's prepares sandwiches, ditty bags (useful necessities), cookies and soup and take it to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in downtown Long Beach,...

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Troop Outing- California Science Center / Endeavor Shuttle Tour

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on August 19, 2013 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Troop 117 went to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, located in Expostion Park  and toured the Endeavor Space Shuttle

See phot gallery for pics:

Both scouts and families attended.

The Endeavor is housed in its own hanger and docents are available to answer questions.

After the shutt...

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Webelos Weekend 2013

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on August 16, 2013 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Congrats to all Troop 117 Scouts that participated in Webelos Weekend, August 16-18!

Once again, for the second year in a row, Troop 117 Scouts came through and volunteered to help to staff Webelos Weekend at Camp Tahquitz. Webelos Weekend is an opportunity for Webelos Cub Scouts to come up and check out Camp Tahquitz and earn some of their Activity Belt Loops and Badges and have fun too!

We had 7 Scouts up at Tahquitz! For such a small troop, we really shined in par...

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Jaren L. Eagle COH

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on August 10, 2013 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Congrats Jaren for obtaining Eagle Scout!

On August 10, we celebrated Jared acheivement at his Eagle Court of Honor at St. Gregory's 

Boths scouts, family and frieds attended the event.

For Jaren, this was a monumental event hightlighting his hard work and his dedication and love for scouting. 

For his Eagle Project, Jaren chose to build a picnic table for Precious Life Foundation, an organization that supports single mothers trying to get back on their feet....

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Troop Meeting 8-5-13 (Coin Collecting Merit Badge)

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on August 5, 2013 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Scouts participated in a Coin Collection Merit Badge workshop this meeting. Each scout who attended taught part of the class with the help of Mrs. G and Steven H.

Nathan G, Jaren L, Jake H and Connor C. earned their Coin Collecting Meriti badge

Mr. Steidl is the Coin Collecting Merit Badge Counselor for this merit badge

Nathan G @ Thunderbird Outpost at Camp Tahquitz

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on July 28, 2013 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (3)

This year Camp Tahquitz launched a new program called Thunderbird Outpost which is designed to attrached older boys who may have been to Tahquitz a few times and have earned all the Merit Badges they wish to take.

Thunderbird Outpost is a new spin on adventure and fun. Scouts are taken to a remote part of Tahquitz and set free (sort of) to plan their own adventure.

Scouts get to choose for a variety of activities and with the help of the Tribe of Tahquitz, spend a week just having...

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Welcome New Scout Connor C.

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on July 25, 2013 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)


Please welcome our newest scout Connor C.

Connor is a Life scout that just recently moved here with his family from South Carolina.

His is 13 and a Life Scout.

Mrs. G.

Congrats Jaren for earning his Eagle!

Posted by Troop117LongBeach on July 25, 2013 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulation to Jaren L. for earning his Eagle on May 22, 2013.

Jaren's Eagle Project was to build a picnic bench for Precious Life Women's Shelter in Los Alamitos.

Scouts/families, please join he and his family for Jaren's Eagle Court of Honor on Sat, August 10th, 6:30 pm at St. Gregory's

After earning his Eagle, Jaren plans to work towards 2 Palms. Good Luck!