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Troop 270

Boy Scouts of America
California Inland Empire Council
Mt. Rubidoux District
Troop 270

Chartered June 1, 1987
Riverside, California, USA

Michael McVeigh, Scoutmaster
June, 2013 to present

Melissa Perkins, Committee Chairwoman
August, 2015 to present

Linda Jenkins, Former Troop Committee Chairwoman
2012 to May, 2014

Don Herweck, Former Troop Committee Chairman
1910 -2012

Doug Moore -First Past Scoutmaster
2008 - May, 2013

Tom Gebelin, Former Scoutmaster
River Valley District Award of Merit Recipient, 1998

Troop Meetings:
Mondays, 7:00 PM

First United Methodist Church
4845 Brockton Avenue
Riverside, California, USA

Between Ramona & Terracina
across from the Central Middle School field

We meet in the "Scout House"
(a stand-alone  building behind the church)

Scoutmaster message of 9/23/15

Please sign up for the upcoming campouts. We need to have you signed up and paid at least Two Weeks before the campout in order to properly have time to put them together.
October – 16th – 18th – Serrano Campout – Big Bear
November 6th – 8th – Joshua Tree
December 5th? – Day Trip to Amusement Park
January 16th – 18th – Death Valley

Summer Camp for 2016 is currently being finalized. We are planning to go to Camp Chewanakee.  We need you to make a deposit with Mr. Grace if you plan to attend so we can know how many spots will need to be reserved. This is a Great Summer Camp and probably one of the Best in California. It is located in the Sequoia National Park with its own fresh water lake! We also need you to start making regular payments to him as well since we have a considerable payment due around January 15th. Details about the camp and actual cost are forthcoming. We will talk about this at the Court of Honor if you have an questions.

Our Court of Honor will be held THIS Monday, September 28th starting at 6:30PM. Wear your Class A uniforms with Merit Badge Sash and OA sash if you have one. Look your Best!! Please bring a dish to share for 8-10 people based on the assignments below.
A-M = Bring a Side Dish
N-Z = Bring a Main Dish

Knot of the week for the next Troop meeting (October 5th) is the Fisherman Knot (Mr. Beckwith was not at the last meeting so this knot will be done at our next regular meeting on 10/5)

Thank you,
Michael McVeigh

Troop 270 site


Current and Upcoming Events  

Troop Calendar 2015  Updated

Adobe PDF file Troop Calendar 2016   New

Adobe PDF file 3 month planner (Oct. - Dec.) New 

Photo Pages  Updated

Downloads  Updated
(including committee minutes
 and calendar)


Troop Information Package  


The Eagle's Nest  (In Development) 

Whoops!  (Things that went wrong) 

Past Projects and Events


This-n-That (Including 10 essentials) 

Invitation to Submit Content for This Site

Scoutmaster's Minute

Fun and Interesting Stuff

Scout Submissions 

In Memory of Don Hull

In Memory of George Fajardo 

In Memory of Frank Willette  

Things to consider when
selecting a Boy Scout Troop

Grandma Randleman's pancakes 
(A Troop 270 camping tradition)

Troop Positions  

Outdoor Cooking 
Submissions welcome!

History Page (Planned!)
A Scout can creat one as part of the Communications Merit Badge!
Look at the MB book and talk with Stan.

Dennis the Menace cartoon

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A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind,
Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.
(Scout Law)

On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.
(Scout Oath)

As an American, I will do my best to -
Be clean in my outdoor manners
Be careful with fire
Be considerate in the outdoors, and
Be conservation minded.
(Outdoor Code)

Be Prepared!
(Boy Scout Motto)

Do a Good Turn Daily!
(Boy Scout Slogan)

"May the great Scoutmaster of all Scouts be with you until we meet again."
(Scoutmaster's Benediction)

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