Join Us

If You Like …

Camping – Swimming – Biking – Canoeing
Fishing – Hiking and Having Fun…

… Then Check Us Out !

Who Is Troop 618?

We are a Scout-led troop from Beaverton, Oregon.  Our older Scouts lead our meetings and outings and help the younger Scouts to learn the skills they need for success.  Our adults provide guidance and ensure that the boys’ program follows safety guidelines and the goals of Scouting.

Why should you join Troop 618?

Because we have fun!

But also because as boys advance through our Scouting program, they develop:

  • ·           Self-confidence
  • ·           Self-reliance
  • ·           Teamwork
  • ·           Responsibility
  • ·           Respect for others
  • ·          A great sense of camaraderie with their fellow Scouts.

What does the troop do?

  • ·        Weekly meetings
  • ·        Monthly outings
  • ·        Service to the community

Through our many activities, the boys learn Scouting values while developing their leadership skills.  They also learn simpler life skills, such as cooking, shelter-building, and how to keep their gear organized.

Some Of Our Recent Adventures

  •   Hiking and fishing at a high mountain lake.
  •   Backpacking near Mt.Hood.
  •   Horseback riding at Butte Creek.
  •   Building and sleeping in our own snow shelters!
  •   Rifle shooting atCampMeriwether.
  •   Joining hundreds of other scouts for fun at the  district Camporee.
  •   Enjoying good times on our annual Family Campout.
  •   Exploring caves nearMt.St. Helens.
  •   Waterskiing, kayaking, and swimming at Devil’s Lake.
  •   Enjoying a week-long summer camp.
  •   Whitewater rafting on theMcKenzieRiver.

Can parents come along for the fun?

Sure! Scouts with involved and supportive parents get the most out of Scouting. Troop 618 has a great group of active adults providing support for the troop. We welcome parents to join us!

Your time commitment can be as small or as large as you would like it to be.

Meeting time and place:

We meet most Monday nights from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 12405 SW Butner Rd., Beaverton.

Who can join?

Boys who are age 11 and up, but not yet 18, can join Boy Scouts. Boys who are in 5th grade and have earned the Arrow of Light award in Cub Scouts can join at age 10 ½.

How to join:

Come to one of our troop meetings, and we will give you all of the information you need. Please check with us before you visit, because sometimes our adventures take us other places.

For more information:

Contact Us !

See the New Member Guide: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P7rZTn_f61vQw5gqar7fu8kIIinlJFlvZIqc3rqdOfU/edit

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