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Serving area youth since 1970.

Sponsored by St. Barnabas Catholic Church.

Troop 243 meets on Wednesdays from 7 until 8:30 p.m. in Gallagher Hall, at St. Barnabas parish. We keep the "Outing", in "Scouting" - The Troop’s annual program consists of weekly troop meetings, quarterly courts of honor, at least 9 weekend campouts including a Canoe trip, day hikes, at least one HIGH ADVENTURE trip and a one-week or longer summer camp.

Our troop visits a summer camp at least one week each year. Every other year we go to an out of Council camp. Here is a list of camps we have visited

2014 - Planned Adventures - Annual Canoe Trip, Manchester Land Between the Lakes Summer Camp, Winter Northern Tier, Norther Tier Canoe Trip

2013 - Annual Canoe Trip, Camp Friedlander Summer Camp, National Jamboree @ Bechtel Reserve "The Summit", Eastern Ky. Immersion Service Trip

2012 - Auxier, Ky Hand in Hand Ministries Service Trip, Annual Canoe Trip, Philmont Scout Ranch, Camp Crooked Creek Summer Camp

2011 - Annual Canoe Trip, Summer Camp at Ingersol Summer Camp
, Coral Reef Sailing Adventure at Seabase

2010 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek
- Eight scouts and 1 leader attended the BSA National Jamboree

2009 - Summer Camp at Camp Daniel Boone
- Base to Base Canoe trek between Ely and Atikokan at Northern Tier

2008 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek
- Backpacking at Philmont Scout Reservation

Coral Reef Sailing Adventure at Seabase

2007 - Summer Camp at Skymont
- Backpacking at Philmont Scout Reservation

2006 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek
- Two high adventure trips at Seabase. Coral Reef Sailing and Scuba Adventure.

2005 - Summer Camp at Camp Mckee(Near Lexington Ky)
Eight scouts and 5 leaders attended the BSA National Jamboree

2004 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek
- High Adventure Canoe Trip at Northern Tier

2003 - Summer Camp at Camp Friedlander(Near Cincinnati, OH
- Backpacking at Philmont Scout Reservation

2002 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek
- Coral Reef Sailing Adventure at Seabase.

2001 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek
- Eight scouts and 1 leader attended the BSA National Jamboree

2000- Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek Our Council Summer Camp

1999 - Summer Camp at Woodruff Scout Reservation near Atlanta, Georgia
- Backpacking at Philmont Scout Reservation

1998 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek Our Council Summer Camp

1997 - Summer Camp at Camp Daniel Boone
- Backpacking Trip on part of the Appalachian Trail

1996 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek Our Council Summer Camp

1995 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek
Our Council Summer Camp
- Backpacking at Philmont Scout Reservation

1994 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek Our Council Summer Camp

1993 - Summer Camp at Skymont

1992 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek Our Council Summer Camp

1991 - Summer Camp at Haliburton Scout Camp, 140 miles North of Toronto, Canada

1990 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek Our Council Summer Camp

1989 - Summer Camp at Ben Delatour Scout Ranch - North Central Colorado, Historic Sightseeing

1988 - Summer Camp at Camp Crooked Creek Our Council Summer Camp

1987 - Summer Camp at Skymont

1986 - Two week trip to Hawaii

1985 - Summer Camp at Camp Covered Bridge, Our Old Council Camp

1984 - Bus tour to Florida, Space Shuttle Launch, Disney World

1983 - Summer Camp at Camp Covered Bridge, Our Old Council Camp

1982 - Ben Delatour Scout Ranch - North Central Colorado, Historic Sightseeing

1981 - Summer Camp at Camp Covered Bridge, Our Old Council Camp

1980 - Summer Camp at Haliburton Scout Camp, 140 miles North of Toronto, Canada

1979 - Summer Camp at Camp Covered Bridge, Our Old Council Camp

1978 - Bus tour of Western States

1977 - Summer Camp at Camp Covered Bridge, Our Old Council Camp

1976 - Bus tour of Western States