Troop 164 Philmont Adventure

posted Feb 11, 2017, 9:21 AM by Troop 164 Portsmouth NH   [ updated Feb 11, 2017, 9:22 AM ]

Last June six scouts and three leaders from Troop 164 went on a two week adventure to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.  
Philmont Scout Ranch is a National High Adventure Base where crews of Scouts and Venturers take part in backpacking expeditions and other outdoor activities.  It's a large, rugged, mountainous ranch covering 140,177 acres of wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of the Rocky Mountains of northern New Mexico.  It is the one of the largest youth camps in the world in land area.

2019 World Scout Jamboree

posted Feb 29, 2016, 2:34 PM by Steve Viens   [ updated Feb 29, 2016, 2:37 PM ]

2019 World Scout Jamboree
In just four years, the Summit Bechtel Reserve will be at the center of World Scouting.Scouts from the United States, Canada and Mexico will welcome Scouts from around the planet at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree, held at the BSA’s new West Virginia adventure base.  For details visit the World Scout Jamboree Details website or visit the World Scout Jamboree blog.

Scout Day with the Monarchs!

posted Feb 29, 2016, 12:26 PM by Steve Viens   [ updated Feb 29, 2016, 2:26 PM ]

The Daniel Webster Council is teaming up with the Manchester Monarchs to offer Scouts and families a fun-filled afternoon and the opportunity to see the Monarchs take on the 
Reading Royals at 7:00pm on Saturday, March 12 at the Verizon Center in Manchester NH.  Discounted tickets are available. See attached flyer for details.

National Scout Jamboree Rally @ Camp Carpenter

posted Feb 29, 2016, 11:58 AM by Steve Viens   [ updated Feb 29, 2016, 2:38 PM ]

Camp Carpenter National Jamboree RallyThe 2017 National Scout Jamboree Rally will be held at Camp Carpenter in Manchester NH on April 3rd.  Scouts will learn all about the DWC contingents to the National Jamboree at the Bechtel Summit Family Reserve. Visit the 2017 National Jamboree website for details or click the attached flyer and planning guide.

Historic District Spring Camporee "Throwback to Basics"

posted Feb 18, 2016, 2:05 PM by Steve Viens   [ updated Feb 18, 2016, 2:19 PM ]

ThrowbacksThe Historic Chapter of the Order of the Arrow and the Historic District is proud to present a "Throwback to Basics" at their 2016 Spring Camporee. Tentative scoutcraft challenges include Flying Pancake Challenge, Speedy Feet Dizzy Brain Orienteering, Hyper Lumberjack Buck Saw Race, First Aid Challenge and 8 Knot Flying Log Challenge.

April 8­-10th, 2016 
4pm Friday to Sunday 10am, Sunday

King Pine at Purity Spring Resort, NH
1251 Eaton Road, Route 153
Madison, NH 03849

Flatbread Pizza Pinewood Derby Fundraiser

posted Feb 17, 2016, 4:21 PM by Steve Viens   [ updated Feb 17, 2016, 7:51 PM ]

On Sunday, April 17th Flatbread Pizza of Portsmouth is hosting a public Pinewood Derby race event from 12:30pm to 4pm.  Registration is open to anyone that would like to build a car and participate. This is an All Ages event to benefit Boy Scout Troop 164 of Portsmouth.  

2016 Klondike Derby & Winter Camporee “Ice Road Sledders”

posted Nov 18, 2015, 2:30 PM by Steve Viens   [ updated Jan 14, 2016, 12:57 PM ]

The Klondike Derby / Winter Camporee is scheduled for Friday evening January 29 through Sunday morning January 31.  Overnight camping will be weather dependant.  We need to get a commitment from Scouts that plan to go because Troop registration needs to submitted very soon.  Please let us know at Monday Jan 18th Troop Meeting so that we can plan.  Competitions include Ice Road Sledding and Creative Road Kill Cooking. Click the following link for more details

NH 2015 Jamboree

posted Nov 18, 2015, 1:42 PM by Steve Viens   [ updated Nov 18, 2015, 1:45 PM by Troop 164 Portsmouth NH ]

This event will bring together Scouts, Scouters and families from throughout New Hampshire and neighboring states for an awesome event.

This year’s event is expected to draw over 4,500 participants for a weekend of fun and adventure based on S.T.E.M.(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The theme is “Build an Adventure with Scouting”.

This fun event will be held at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on October 9-11, 2015.

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