Welcome to Troop 3143

At Troop 3143, we create leaders. Our troop provides a program for young people that build character, train them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.


 We are very active in the outdoors and in the community. We camp monthly, including a full week of summer camp and some of the older scouts will have the opportunity to backpack for two weeks in New Mexico. Our camps are filled with fun and activities including rafting, skiing, hiking are a few to name.

Scout and Parent Feedback Needed for 2021 Winter Camp and 2022 High Adventure

Posted on Feb 2 2021 - 12:07am

Attention Scouts and Parents:  I have only heard back from one person.  Please, if you are interested in participating in a high adventure camp in 2022, we need your feedback so we can start planning.  Please work with your scouts to fill out the below survey monkey with their interest in attending 2021 Winter camp (during winter break) in addition to the high adventure in 2022.  In the survey, you can elect more than one High Adventure camp.  The high adventure base with the most interest will be chosen for 2022.  We also need adult advisors for high adventure, please indicate if you would be interested in attending as well.  Additional information can be found on the survey monkey as well as links and videos for each HA base on our website:  We will leave this survey open for a couple of weeks, so please fill it out soon.  If you have any questions, please contact Chris Price.

Summer Camp Registration

Posted on Jan 24 2021 - 1:51am

Summer Camp 2021 will be at Woodruff Scout Camp located in Blairsville, Georgia June 6 - 12, 2021 - Cost is $375 per scout with a deposit of $125 due by February 1st. The balance will be due by May 1st. We will be able to cancel until May 1st if COVID-19 is still an issue. Cost includes 6 nights camping, all meals, t-shirt, Mountaineer - First Year Camper Program, and many Merit Badge opportunities. The only Merit Badges that require additional fees are those that require a kit (Basketry, Leatherwork, Space Exploration and Wood Carving). In addition, each youth participating at Woodruff has, included in their camp fee, one offsite activity. This half day afternoon activity could be rafting the Nantahala, rafting the Ocoee, Whitewater merit badge, Horsemanship merit badge or a horse trail ride. The troop will coordinate this activity at a later time.

Virtual Troop Meeting

Posted on Jan 18 2021 - 11:00pm

Thursday's meeting will be virtual at 7:00 pm. Look for an email with the Zoom link.

No Regular Meeting Thursday 1/14 - Mandatory PLC Meeting

Posted on Jan 11 2021 - 9:02pm

No regular meeting this week (1/14/21)

PLC will have a mandatory meeting beginning at 7:00 pm (see Zoom link from Jeremiah).

Eagle Scout Sohum Rane

Posted on Jan 11 2021 - 8:53pm
On behalf of Troop 3143, we proudly announce our Troop's newest Eagle Scout: Sohum Rane.  On January 4th, Sohum completed his Eagle Scout Board of Review and became the 123rd Eagle Scout from Troop 3143. Sohum is our Troop's and District's first Eagle Scout of 2021!

Golden Eagle Lunch-In

Posted on Nov 24 2020 - 12:58am

Greetings Parents of Troop 3143,

I would like to invite you to join me at the Boy Scouts Golden Eagle virtual luncheon at noon on Friday, December 11, 2020. We are excited to host a virtual event this year with Jim Dinkins of Coca-Cola as our keynote speaker.  The meeting should only take about 45 minutes. 

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