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About Boy Scout Troop 27 of Fox Island and Gig Harbor. Find out how to join Boy Scouts with Troop 27, pay your dues, and read about how Troop 27 got started back in 2007.

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About Troop 27 of Fox Island, WA

Troop 27 was formed in November 2007, sponsored by the Fox Island Community and Recreation Association. We now have 25 boys aged 10 1/2 to 16 years old, in three patrols. We are a 'High Adventure' unit, committed to doing at least one outdoor adventure every month.

The Troop was voted 'Troop of the Year' in the Tacoma/Gig Harbor area in 2008, and we have earned the Quality Unit or Journey to Excellence Gold Award for the past 10 years in a row; for excellence in program, advancement, youth retention and trained leadership.

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Troop 27 Boy Scout Dues for 2018

Pay your Troop 27 Boy Scout dues with PayPal, and help us earn the 2018 Journey To Excellence award again.

Type your son's name in the 'Participant Name' box to the right.

$85.00 covers dues and registration fees for youth members from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

Scouts who join mid-year will pay $42.50
Scouts who transfer in from another unit will pay $39

 

How to Join Scouts on Fox Island

Troop 27 is now recruiting boys ages 11 - 17, who live on Fox Island and Gig Harbor.

We meet twice a month on the second & third Monday of the month at the Nichols Community Center, and go on one outdoor outing a month; usually camping, hiking, biking or some other cool adventure.

We have a strong focus on youth leadership and advancement, with a motto of 'Building Tomorrow's Leaders' as our guide.

We participate in a wide variety of outdoor activities, including Camping, Backpacking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Rowing, Climbing, Swimming, Archery, Rifle Shooting, Snow Camping, Survival Training, and much much more.

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Eagle Scouts Alex Ohlson and Jesse Long

Eagle Scouts Alex Ohlson and Jesse Long pass their Eagle Scout board of review on December 16, 2010, becoming the first two Eagle Scouts from Troop 27.

 

Eagle Scouts Jensen Bond and Grant Toepfer

Jensen Bond and Grant Toepfer pass their Eagle Scout board of review on December 21, 2010, becoming the third and fourth Eagle Scouts from Troop 27.

 

Eagle Scouts Max Reetz and Dallas Thornton

Max Reetz became the fifth Eagle Scout from Troop 27 on January 24, 2010, and Dallas Thornton became the sixth Eagle Scout on March 14, 2011.

 

Six Eagles Court of Honor

From left: Dallas Thornton, Jesse Long, Max Reetz, GrantToepfer, Jensen Bond and Alex Ohlson received their Eagle Awards on April 9, 2011, at the Fox Island Yacht Club, approximately three years after joining Troop 27.

Theirs was the very first Eagle Court of Honor for Troop 27, the first of 21 Eagles under the leadership of Scoutmaster and Troop Founder John Ohlson.

 

Eagle Scout Sravan Konda

Sravan Konda, Troop 27's Seventh Eagle Scout passed his board of review on April 16, 2012.

He is the first Scout in Troop 27 to earn the Centennial Eagle Scout badge, marking the 100th anniversary of the Eagle Scout Award.

 

Eagle Scout Spencer Godfrey

Spencer Godfrey, Troop 27's Eighth Eagle Scout passed his board of review on August 13, 2012 as a member of Venture Crew 27.

 

Eagle Scout Nathan David

Spencer Godfrey, Troop 27's Ninth Eagle Scout passed his board of review on December 29, 2012.

 

Eagle Scout Colin Wilson

Colin Wilson, Troop 27's Tenth Eagle Scout passed his board of review on December 29, 2012.

 

Eagle Scout Cameron Allen

Cameron Allen, Troop 27's Eleventh Eagle Scout, passed his board of review on January 4, 2013.

 

Five Eagles Court of Honor - 2013

Spencer Godfrey, Nathan David, Colin Wilson, Cameron Allen and Sravan Konda completed their requirements for Eagle Scout in 2012, and were awarded the honor at a five-way Eagle Scout Court of Honor on March 9, 2013, at Sehmel Homestead park in Gig Harbor.

These Scouts earned the Eagle Award under the leadership of Scoutmaster John Ohlson.

 

Eagle Scout Colin Rivera

Colin Rivera, Troop 27's twelfth Eagle Scout, passed his board of review on August 12, 2013.

In 2013, the Eagle Badge reverted back to the original design. All of the following recipients received this version of the Eagle badge.

 

Eagle Scout Thomas Ichiyama

Thomas Ichiyama, Troop 27's thirteenth Eagle Scout, passed his board of review on November 25, 2013.

 

Eagle Scout Ian Nation

Ian Nation, Troop 27's fourteenth Eagle Scout, passed his board of review on April 21, 2014.

Ian went on to join Sea Scouts in 2014, and eventually earned the Quartermaster's Award, the Sea Scouts equivalent to the Eagle Award.

 

Eagle Scout Mason Yonkers

Mason Yonkers, Troop 27's fifteenth Eagle Scout, passed his board of review on November 12, 2014.

 

Eagle Scout Matthew Wild

Matthew Wild, Troop 27's sixteenth Eagle Scout,
passed his board of review on December 10, 2014.

 

Eagle Scout Mitchell Baltmiskis

Mitchell Baltmiskis, Troop 27's 20th Eagle Scout, passed his board of review on February 18, 2015.

He is the first Scout in Troop 27 to complete his Eagle Scout requirements in 2015, and the last Scout to reach the rank of Eagle under the direction of Scoutmaster John Ohlson.

 

Eagle Scouts Daniel Crone, Ian Collins and Jarrett Siler

Daniel Crone, Ian Collins and Jarrett Siler all passed their Eagle Scout Boards of Review on January 22, 2015. They were the last Scouts to complete their Eagle requirements in 2014.

 
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