Troop 158 Scouts Serve Sponsoring Church

posted by Stuart Coulter

Boy Scouts and leaders helped cleanup after the annual Thanksgiving dinner at our sponsoring church, the First United Methodist Church of Tullahoma. We wiped off tables and stowed tables and chairs, producing the clean gym you see in the background. Scouts Taiten, Trenton, Gage, and Michael attended. Thanks to Jennifer Brunelle who captured the picture. [smc]

Fall 2018 Court of Honor

posted Nov 10, 2018, 5:11 AM by Stuart Coulter   [ updated Nov 10, 2018, 5:30 AM ]

A Court of Honor was held on 10/30/18. 

The following Scouts earned Merit Badges listed. Way to Go !

Trace - Physical Fitness

 Andrew - Communications


                            Nuclear Science

                            Small Boat Sailing

 Taiten - Athletics


                              Emergency Preparedness

                               First Aid



                               Small Boat Sailing


 Hayden – Personal Fitness

                              Small Boat Sailing

 Benson - First Aid


                     Personal Fitness

 J ("Jay")- Personal Fitness

 Benji - Communications

Credit - Taiten's COH Program

Summer 2018 Elections

posted Aug 15, 2018, 2:48 PM by Stuart Coulter

Elections were held at the 8/14/18 Scout Meeting.  The results are:
SPL                           Benji
ASPL                         Andrew B.
Quartermaster            Taiten
Librarian/Historian        Hayden
Phoenix Patrol PL         Benson
Phoenix Patrol APL       Jay
Scorpian PL                Trace
Scorpian APL               Matthew B
OA Reps                     Benji, Taiten, Andrew
Chaplain's Aid              Trace

S. Coulter reporting

Scout Meeting Location

posted Aug 7, 2018, 2:40 PM by Stuart Coulter   [ updated Aug 7, 2018, 2:42 PM ]

Starting 8/7/18, our Scout Meetings will change location and resume at the Scout Room at First United Methodist Church. 7 PM [smc]

Merit Badge Study for Summer 2018

posted Jun 12, 2018, 3:24 PM by Stuart Coulter

We will pursue the Pioneering Merit Badge starting 6/19/18.  [smc]

Location at of Summer 2018 Meetings

posted Jun 12, 2018, 3:22 PM by Stuart Coulter

The Tuesday Scout meetings will be at the Brunelle's farm at 7 PM.  Location is 3731 hwy 41a on hwy going toward shelbyville. This will continue thru the summer.

No scout meetings on July 3 and July 10th due to folks being out of town. [smc]

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.

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.

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