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Welcome to Troop 347, Brighton, Michigan!


Troop 347 meets Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm at the St Patrick Parish Life Center located at 710 Rickett Road, Brighton, Michigan.




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Can Food Drive to support Gleaners food bank -Mon Nov19

Posted on Nov 16 2018 - 2:36pm

This is a reminder that all scouts are asked to bring at least two cans or dry goods for the Gleaners Food Bank next troop meeting on Monday Nov 19. All donations are to help feed the hungry in Livingston County.  See the attached flyer for suggestions.

EMU overnight lock-in Nov 17, 2018

Posted on Nov 3 2018 - 12:25pm

Overnight lock-in in Ypsilanti at the EMU Intramurals building. Lots of fun sports opportunities. Pizza will be ordered overnight. More info to follow as we hear back from EMU with pricing details. Permission slips will be due by Nov 12.

No meeting Monday Nov 5, 2018

Posted on Nov 3 2018 - 12:21pm

Meeting was cancelled since BAS has a 4 day weekend.

Webelos Rendezvous Campout Oct 12-14, 2018

Posted on Sep 26 2018 - 4:42pm

This is the campout where Troop 347 and Troop 350 host the area Webelos scouts and their parents for a day/night of fun events to show them what our troops are all about. >>Permission slip is due back by Oct 1. That's next Monday. Cost is $20 per person, first 4 fully-trained adult leaders to sign up are free. Parents are encouraged to attend camp &/or help drive scouts to & from camp. >> Print permission slip to bring to the meeting, along with payment, and give to Valerie Haggerty. Reminder: payments may only be made by check or scout bucks. No cash will be accepted. Special thanks to Dave McWilliam for representing us at all of the planning meetings and organizing this enormous group effort for our troop! The scouts will start planning the activities they want to host at the campout during the upcoming troop meetings.

LAST CALL for Philmont 2019!!

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 12:54pm
We need to turn in the next installment payment for the 2019 Philmont trek.  Please contact Mr Balmforth to confirm your slot on this trek! We have only recieved payments from a few people.  Once the crew numbers are reduced we can not add them back.
Next installment due before Oct 1, 2018 is $435.00 (more can be payed in advance and held by the troop treasurer for the next pmt due on Match 1, 2019)
Payment should be made to BSA Troop 347.
Total Philmont fees are $970, total trip fees are approximately $1500 (Philmont fees, travel, training, supplies)
If for any reason that you are unable to attend the trek next year, we need to know immediately and will give others the opportunity to attend in your place. 
Philmont does not refund payments.
Please make sure to review the Philmont participation requirements:


Hobo Campout Sept 29-30, 2018

Posted on Sep 19 2018 - 10:33am
Payments and permission slips (attached) are due ASAP, no later than 9/24 at the beginning of the meeting. This campout will not be in tents. The scouts will bring cardboard and boxes, arriving early in the day that day, and construct their own shelters.

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