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Scouting Troop 60 is a Scouting Troop in the Okanogan/ Omak Valley in Washington State.

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2019 Crossing-Over

April 11, 2019

Cub Scout Webelos from Packs 60 & 20 crossed-over to Troop 60 this week during a ceremony at our meeting location, Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Five Scouts crossed-over, one Scout joined at the ceremony and up to 4 more are expected to join. We are looking forward to the impact our Boy Scouts can have on […]

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First Spring Hike, 2019

March 28, 2019

Kind of a spur of the moment thing, but our Tuesday evening meeting turned into a short Spring hike, given the nice weather and all. This summer will be full of more aggressive hikes that will require some serious stamina, cooperation and skill from our Scouts. But for now, this hike set us on the […]

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Soapbox Derby, Tonasket

March 11, 2019

The troop thought about participating in the Soap Box Derby this year in Tonasket on Saturday June 1st when Carlton Roos offered to sponsor the build of a car for us. However, our troop schedule for this year is jam packed with preparation for hiking and camping throughout the summer, fundraisers to prepare for and […]

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Pancake Feed March 23rd, 2019

March 4, 2019

  Pancake Feed 2019 is upon us and we are excited. We will be serving an all you can eat pancake, ham and eggs breakfast on March 23rd from 7am -11am in the Okanogan Middle School Cafetorium. Tickets are available at the event.       This is one of our annual fundraisers that takes […]

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First Aid Merit Badge

March 3, 2019

Troop 60 is fortunate to have medical professionals as active parents in our troop. From Family Health Centers we have P.A. Roy Huffstetler and from Confluence Health, Dr. Rob Weston. Their passion for medicine and safety in all we do through Scouting, making Troop 60 one of the most First Aid ready groups of people […]

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Welding Merit Badge

March 3, 2019

Troop 60 is currently working on their Welding Merit Badge with the assistance of Merit Badge Counsellor Rob Chilcote and the PUD welding shop. We’ve already reviewed two BSA welding videos from the YouTube channel “MIG Monday” (Video 1, Video 2) and have gone through a session with Rob teaching us the safety issues surrounding […]

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2019 Polar Bear Camp

March 2, 2019

It was February 2-3 when 11 Scouts and 6 Adults trekked up to Summit Lake, where the Boy Scouts in our region have a beautiful camp area with a standing lodge built to host Scouting Events such as our annual Polar Bear Camp. This is a camp during winter snow of February where Scouts and […]

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Troop 60, 2018 in Review

February 28, 2019

2018 was a great year for Troop 60. We had new Scouts join, parents participate and a whole slew of events that took place. The biggest thing I can say about Troop 60 is these young men are unified in their fun, work, humor, effort and eating! Way to go Troop 60, 2019 is going […]

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Flag-Raising for Family Health Centers

February 28, 2019

Veteran Marine, Gary Robbins noticed Family Health Centers was in need of a flagpole outside their new building in Omak. Shortly after mentioning it to one of the staff, Family Health Centers purchased and erected a beautiful new flag pole that needed an honorary raising of the American flag, so they called Boy Scout Troop […]

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