Hello All! I know it’s been almost a year-and-a-half since we’ve last released a news update, but I’m glad to announce that Troop 3 is still very much alive and well! The tornado of March 3, 2020 and the Covid-19 Pandemic that immediately followed has been tough for all of […]
Join me in welcoming our newest Eagle Scouts to Troop 3 – Gabe Rice and Raef Lawrence!I am very proud and impressed with the determination and leadership these gentlemen have displayed in completing the requirements for the rank of Eagle. Congratulations!!!
This year we travelled to the Virginia Highlands for our backpacking focused HAT (high adventure trip) Each Scout had to complete three weekend backpacking trips averaging 15 miles. Those trips along with two day hikes of 11 miles prepared each Scout to take on this year’s HAT. We backpacked from […]
For our June trip we went backpacking at savage gulf. It was a very successful trip with an over-all distance of 14 miles backpacked. While the meat sweats patrol were checking out an overlook, they had a visitor. Anyways, everyone had a great and warm weekend, it was really awesome […]
Ski trip 2020 was a blast! We went to the snowy slopes of perfect north for the weekend and had a great time. We stayed at higher ground christian retreat, a very nice place with very nice rooms and delicious food. We hit the slopes on Saturday and Sunday, and […]
If ever there was a classic hike in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Mt. LeConte would certainly qualify. Sure, there are hikes in the Smokies that are far longer, gain more elevation, or have steeper climbs, but the Alum Cave Trail is unmatched in its combination of interesting geological features, […]
For our September backpacking trip, we went to Sipsey Wilderness, Alabama. It was a huge step up from the February Sipsey trips, as it didn’t rain all the time. I was in only one patrol, so we might want to ask on their report. On Friday, we arrived, had cracker […]
Troop 3 has YET ANOTHER Eagle to soar away. Our beloved Spencer Holley is Eagle. Thanks to past and present Troop 3 leadership and congrats to Spencer!!!
Troop 3 closed off the 2019 MBU season Saturday at Middle Tennessee State University. I personally like the MTSU MBU better than the TTU one, just because you can get in, and then out, quicker. Anyhow, this Merit Badge University went great! We arrived at about 8:30, got our paperwork […]
Last weekend, we started off our 2019 MBU season at Tennessee Tech! In my opinion, it was a really well organized MBU. I’ve never had a TTU MBU class with more than 15 people! The instructors always seem on top of game and are defiantly passionate of what they teach! […]