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Welcome to Troop 002!

Welcome to Troop 002 sponsored by the Legacy Park HOA in Kennesaw, GA.

We serve the Legacy Park communities, the surrounding neighborhoods, and the City of Kennesaw.

We are part of the Silver Comet District within the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Founded in 2010 Troop 002 has quickly developed a reputation within the district for producing quality Eagle Scout candidates and for giving back to the community through service. The Eagle Scout projects of our candidates have fed the hungry; expanded facilities for local schools, churches, and temples; aided in the adoption of shelter animals; developed fish habitats for the Corps of Engineers; and built park and recreation amenities for the City of Kennesaw and the Legacy Park communities.

Troop service projects have included sponsoring and hosting the district Belt Look Bonanza, staffing 9/11 memorial services, staffing the City of Kennesaw Backyard Camp Out, and more.

The troop camps year round. We average 13 overnight camp outs per year including summer camp (6 nights) and annual High Adventure excursions. This year's High Adventure team is going to Philmont Scout Reservation in New Mexico. We believe in the benefits of our outdoor program and encourage every scout to camp as often as they can.

Our purpose is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

 

Jeff Higgins Scoutmaster Troop 002

Merit Badge Counselors added to the website

Posted on Sep 11 2017 - 6:00pm

A current list of Merit Badge Counselors has been added to the website.

Please contact Jeff Higgins if you see a gap in the counselor list you wish to fill!  Becoming a counselor is easy and there are lots of great badges that can be taught.

Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on May 18 2017 - 10:43am

How often do the Boy Scouts meet?

We have Troop meetings every Monday night from 7:00 pm until 8:30 all year round. There are select occassions through the year in which a troop meeting doesn't happen (during some school holidays, after a long weekend camping trip, etc) but you should always check the calendar on the web site for up-to-date information. We camp on the average of once per month and have other events through the month as opportunities arise that are for fundraising, merit badge clinics, service projects and other fun! Although we encourage the Scout to participate as much as possible, he chooses what events and trips to take advantage of based on other commitments.

New Troop 002 Website!

Posted on May 18 2017 - 10:42am

Welcome to the new Troop 002 website!

We have attempted to preserve as much information as possible from the previous site

Please feel free to suggest content that can be added to the site to improve our scouting experience:
Links to Eagle resources to help rising Eagle candidates
Links to games and activities appropriate for Scout meetings
Links to camping recommendations
Links to Merit Badge clinic resources

Please email Jeff Higgins at jeffhiggins91@gmail.com or Anne Wender at atlwender@comcast.com

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