Service Project 6/22/17

posted Jun 23, 2017, 1:19 PM by Stuart Coulter

Scouts from Troop 158 helped clean up the yard of Eagle Scout and church representative Lowell Keel, who passed away last year. Lowell was a great supporter of our troop. Pictured are Mrs Posanka, Jay, Hayden, Benji, and Benson. Not pictured but also present were Dr. Steinle, Jim and Kim Burns, and Stuart Coulter.

Memorial Day Events- 2017

posted May 26, 2017, 3:11 PM by Stuart Coulter

Scouts are needed for two events this Memorial Day weekend.

1) from Assistant Scoutmaster Ms Elaine Posanka -

Don't forget this Saturday, 8am, memorial day flag placement at Oakwood Cemetery (corner of Wilson and Jackson). 

 Tuesday night, for our meeting, please meet at the cemetery at 7pm to pick up the flags. We will return to the scout room once we have gathered all the flags. 


2) Our sponsoring Church - First United Methodist - needs flag bearers for their may 28th church service. Please come to the main sanctuary  at 9:30 Am in prep for the 10 AM service. This is the church beside our scout room. [smc]

Jim and Kim Burns earn the Long Rifle Award

posted Mar 3, 2017, 1:50 PM by Stuart Coulter

Congratulations to Jim and Kim Burns for being awarded the Elk River District Long Rifle award on Feb 17th, 2017. Their award is for long service to the District, Pack 358 and Troop 158.

Brian Coulter Earns Eagle

posted Mar 3, 2017, 1:47 PM by Stuart Coulter

Brian Coulter had his Eagle Ceremony on Feb 4th, 2017 at First United Methodist Church. The Burns, Dr. Steinle, George Jenson, Pastor Paul Purdue, and Gary Fergus spoke. Thanks to all that helped with the ceremony. A reception was held afterward.

Multiple Events Coming up

posted Jul 26, 2016, 2:33 PM by Stuart Coulter   [ updated Dec 11, 2016, 9:46 AM ]

Saturday, December 17:
Meet at scout room at 8:45am to go on a hike at Short Springs. Bring lunch and the ten essentials. If you don't know what the ten are, look in your scout handbook or Google "BSA ten essentials". It's on Adults on the hike are Mr Coulter and Ms Posaka. 931-409-0628.  There is a sign up sheet for the hike in the scout room. Sign up by this Tuesday December 13.

We will return to the scout room around 1 or 2pm.  Then we will go to Mr Credle's farm for compass work and cooking. Bring your hobo stove and something you'd like to cook. You can get a pot or pan from the scout room. The entrance to Mr Credle's farm is across the street from the Staggerwing museum and down just a few feet. It is before the small bridge. Bear right at the entrance. Dr Steinle can give you better directions 931-409-0951. Also, a map showing the location is available on the Google Calendar entry for this event. Our Google Calendar is on the lower left of this web page. You can be picked up from here when it starts to get dark, about 4:30 or 5pm.  Adults at Mr Credle's are Dr Steinle and Ms Posanka.

January 13-15 Ski Trip, Maggie Valley NC
Leave from the scout room on Friday after school. Ski all day Saturday and Sunday morning. Return Sunday night. Monday is a holiday. You do not have to know how to ski. Lessons are included in the cost of your lift ticket+equipment rental. There are a few beginners who will be on the bunny slope with you. January is learn to ski month on the mountain. You will pay for ticket/rental /lesson (about $200), your share of the cabin we rent, and your share if the food. Bring warm ski clothes, sleeping bag, and some money for lunch on the way home. Adults on the trip are Ms Posanka and (hopefully) Mrs. Wonder from Troop 402.  You will have to sign up by Tuesday 1/3/2017.  Family members welcome too.

January 21-22 Winter Camporee
Meet at the scout room in the morning of 1/21 (time TBD) to travel to Franklin Marion State Forest. There will be a short hike from the parking spot to the camp site, so pack a backpack (you can borrow one from the troop, and a tent) Enjoy rappelling, orienteering, tug of War, make your own slingshot, cooking with the Troop, and camping. See attached for more details. There will be a small fee for the event (usually around $10) and you will pay for your share of the Troop's food. We will be making a lunch, dinner, and Sunday breakfast. Sign up for this event by Tuesday 1/10/2017.  Adults TBD. Seeking volunteers.

Troop Recharter continues for those that have not paid. Cost is $85 for a scout, $25 for adult volunteers and $12 for Boys Life Magazine for one year.

Troop 158 is going to Philmont

posted Jun 16, 2016, 2:55 PM by Stuart Coulter

Members of our troop are heading to Philmont.  Good luck and remember to always look good.  They leave Sunday 6/19/16.

Troop Elections

posted Apr 13, 2016, 5:14 PM by Stuart Coulter

Troop elections were held 4/5/16.  The election results are:
Quartermaster- pending
Chaplain's Aid- Trace
Benji- Scribe

Savage Gulf Backpack

posted Apr 13, 2016, 5:12 PM by Stuart Coulter

Scouts Ben, Seth and Brian went on a one night backpacking trip to Hobbs Cabin on 3/19/16. This was a Philmont training trip for the scouts.

Philmont Payments Due at Next Scout Meeting Feb 23rd

posted Feb 21, 2016, 7:39 AM by Stuart Coulter

Those of you going to Philmont this summer, the final payment of $385 per person is due to the troop by 23 February.  Let me know if you have questions.
Alan H.

CPR Class

posted Feb 16, 2016, 3:20 AM by Stuart Coulter

The CPR class originally scheduled for 2/16 has been moved to 3/1/16. [smc]

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