We assume that you are
shopping around comparing units. In fact, we encourage it!!!
Take a look at our
entire website. Be sure to look at our calendar of events for this year. Below are
some more reasons to join our team:
We are a family! Our pictures in our members area show
what we are and tell the best story. We are PROUD of our GREAT Scout Troop and
we are willing to show it off!!! In order to be successful you have to look at
the future. Our past has been bright... our future is even
Our Web Site (of
course) Do the other
units in the area have a Web Site? E-mail your friends and relatives to show
them pictures of what you are doing in Scouts. Troop 740's website is a work in progress and is currenlty being developed towards the youths needs. The youth will keep it up to date under the supervision of the adult webmaster. Birthdays and last minute changes can be found online!!!.
We have Active Eagle
Scouts. Troop 740 has a good advancement program!!! We have active Eagle Scouts in the Troop that are happy and eager to help the younger scouts learn.
Our meeting facility is
top notch. We meet in the clean Hazelwood West Middle School. Along with this facility we have access to several other meeting
rooms. We even have free pre-arranged parking for our trailers (2) for storage of our equipment.
We have all the
equipment you'll ever need. Our Troop has enough equipment to supply several patrols!!! All equipment are stored in off site storage trailers.
We have year round
740 is one of the few Troops in the area that has year round programming. We
have activities and campouts in the winter, spring, summer and fall.
Our program is
we have a troop where the Scouts actually plan the program we have a great
time. Participate in:
- Horseback riding to Canoe trips.
- Snow skiing to swimming!
- Dogtown Pizza Fundraisers
- Camp and hike the Civil War Battlefields of
- Explore Caves and do Rock Climbing and
- Fish in the largest privately owned lake in
- Help the needy families with our Scouting
for Food drive.
Our meetings consist of
all kinds of hands on Scout activities and games. From young to older scouting, many scouts have partaken in numerous high adventure activities. Our program is built around the youths desire to grow and excel.
NO SELLING CANDY BARS
DOOR TO DOOR!!! Troop 740 has one of the BEST fundraisers!!! We sell Funnel Cakes at the Hazelwood Harvestfest, along with Pizza fundraisers through Dogtown Pizza!
We have great
leaders. Troop 740 has nearly 10 leaders at each Tuesday night
meeting. Several of our leaders
grew up in the Scouting program and are Eagle Scouts.
Scouting in Troop 740
will allow you to:
- Make some of the best friends you'll ever
make in your life!
- Go on camping trips to some of the best
places. Even places where the average public is not allowed!
- Learn some very valuable skills that can
help you in your future life!
- Have experiences that you will remember for
the rest of your life!
- Remember the time you spend as a youth as
the most enjoyable part of your life!
Troop 740 is about
learning skills that you'd never learn in any other youth group. Sure you learn
how to tie knots but you also learn First Aid, Outdoor Skills and Navigational
Skills. It's all about learning how to survive, not just in the woods but in the
real world as well! Scouting offers over 100 different topics to learn about.
They cover topics from Sports, to Indian Lore, to White Water Rafting and Back
HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO:
Swim a mile without stopping
To become a part of the
Troop 740 Team.
Hike in the southern Rocky Mts. for ten days
Camp out in one of the largest caves in the state of Missouri
Paddle a canoe down a river
Hike through the battle fields at Shiloh Tennessee
Rapel down the side of a mountain
Camp out in temperatures below freezing
Learn to save someones life
Make new friends
Play games, sports
Take day trips or fish.
Go camping & hiking
Or just HAVE FUN
Then Join Scouting, Be a part of Troop 740
(And BRING A FRIEND)
E-mail the Scoutmaster on the Home Page