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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 7/12/16:

We leave for Camp Chewanakee this Sunday at 6:00AM SHARP!!  We need you to be at the Scout House by 5:30AM so we have time to load up. Be sure to haven eaten something , bring a sack lunch and drink for lunch later, and you MUST be wearing your Class “A” uniform shirt and have your swim trunks under your shorts or pants. If you have any outstanding paperwork – Medical forms A, B, and C, or the Permission Form, or Code Of Conduct you MUST give these to us Sunday morning or you CANNOT Go – Sorry but this is mandatory from the Camp. I will be asking Mr. Dery to be sending out a separate email just related to Camp so please be on the lookout for it. I do not want those details posted on the web page.

Since we will be at camp next week there will be no Troop meeting on Monday, July 18th. We will resume our meetings on July 25th.

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.

August 5th – 6th  - Camping /  Backpack Trip
September 9th-11th – Lake Silverwood
October 15th – 16th – Midway Tour and Overnighter on Board

We still have several Scouts and Scouters who have Not filled out new permission forms and medical forms for 2016. These forms are required to be every year per National. Information and forms can be picked up at the Troop meetings.

The Troop is in the planning stages of organizing a trip to Northern Tier in Minnesota. This is a BSA High Adventure Camp. A youth must be 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and completed the 8th grade by date of participation. We need to get commitments in order to know how many slots we need to put in for. If you are interested please sign up ASAP. A deposit is due now.

Please be sure your dues and any outstanding camping fees are paid to the treasurer. We have had several outgoing expenses lately and would appreciate your payments.

Knot of the week for the next Regular Troop meeting on June 13th   will be ???. Be Prepared.

Thank you,
Michael McVeigh

Troop 270 site

Current and Upcoming Events  

Adobe PDF file Troop Calendar 2016  (updated 2/12/16)

Photo Pages  

(including committee minutes
 and calendar)


Troop Information Package  


The Eagle's Nest  

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 (Any interest?)
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

Troop 270 logo


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(prox) Since 4/20/04

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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