Troop 324 is a scout-led troop where the boys decide, lead and participate in their trips, activities, and service projects. The adult leadership guides the scouts on their path to Eagle.

Many thanks to our chartering organization, the Special Forces Association Böblingen.

The troop meets at 6:30-8:00 PM every Wednesday evening at the Patch Baracks Scout Hut, Stuttgart, Germany (located in building 2352, across from the Patch Hub).

We are looking forward to meeting you,
Steff Ockey,
Scoutmaster Troop 324
welcome

 

” A man can drive 100 miles in a car, but if he paddles 1 mile in a canoe he will be much further from where he started”… …and the troop paddled over 7 miles on the neckar river, some scouts worked on the canoeing merit badge to include capsizing …

The troop headed to Dettingen unter Teck for a cooking campout. The scouts did their magic with the dutch ovens to make some fantastic pizza, chicken and lasagne. To spice up the campout, we also enjoyed a great hike, worked on fire building for the younger scouts and built a …

Hiking Campout Our April hiking campout took us to the town of Grossbottwar. The younger scouts went on a 5 mile hike and conquered an old tower, went up and down vineyards and got to see an old mill in operation before enjoying some ice cream on the medieval town …

Snow Shelter Camping at Kandersteg, Switzerland Once again the troop was off to Kandersteg in the heart of the swiss alps to build snow shelters and to enjoy the snow…

“If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.” (Doug Larson) The troop went fishing in the Black Forest and almost a tradition – it snowed on us again…

We finished our camping at Skreens Park and visited Gilwell Park Scouting Center where we visited many Scouting Heritage sites. In Gilwell the troop was able to play many games including a new game to us Scouts called Aeroball!! Yesterday, we departed Dover, England and took a ferry to Calais, …

For the November campout, the troop went to the Black Forest to practice their fishing skills. The Scouts also got to cook the fish they caught for dinner. (And for the first time in three years, it did not snow – but it did rain…)

Parents and Scouts, As you know we will be taking the troop to Bastogne for the 70th Anniversary Memorial hike and events. This will be the last time the event is being held and is a truly one of a kind event – I highly encourage your sons to attend.  Due to …

Parents and Scouts, Congratulations to JP Watson Troop 324’s newest Eagle Scout!! JP was awarded his Eagle Scout Rank tonight at a small ceremony. Thanks to the many scouts and scouters who assisted JP on his trail to Eagle. Well done! YIS, John Cass Scoutmaster, Troop 324

The September campout took us to Dettingen to a wonderful campground owned by a German Scout group. We enjoyed practicing scouting skills on site and hiked through the scenic German countryside, visiting a local “Backhaus” (backery) and up to the Castle Teck.

Click here to watch a picture slide show of our Summer Camp at Kandersteg International Scout Center, Switzerland This week long camp was held at the International Scout Center in Kandersteg, Switzerland. Along with experiencing international scouting, the scouts also got to earn merit badges and enjoyed some high adventure …

Click here to watch a picture slide show of Troop 324 at Intercamp 2014 in Bad Lippspringe INTERCAMP 2014 was held in Bad Lippspringe (Germany), hosted by British Scout based in Germany. The camp theme was based on England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, including a Village Green, A Summer …

2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Transatlantic Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosted a Jamboree on the landing beaches in Normandy for over 4500 Scouts and Scouters. Troop 324 had the chance to see the Point du Hoc, gun emplacements in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer and some …

“Ours is the grandest sport.  It is an intriguing battle of wits between angler and a trout; and in addition to appreciating the tradition and grace of the game, we play it in the magnificent out-of-doors.” Ernest G. Schwiebert Jr., Matching the Hatch, 1955

Scouts and Scouters joined the National Jamboree in 2013 and had the chance to do some great white water rafting in Pennsylvania before the camp…

Scouts and Scouters of Troop 324 joined the 2013 BSA National Scout Jamboree in July 2013. This 18th National Scout Jamboree was the first Jamboree to be held at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. The program featured a wide variety of High adventure like whitewater …

Trip to the International Scout Center in Kandersteg, Switzerland. Activities included iceclimbing and building and sleeping in an igloo…