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.
Donnie Schwendeman is our current Scoutmaster. He can be reached at 253-514-0390, or submit a request using the contact form to reach him by email.
We have 3 Assistant Scoutmasters and six additional Committee Members in our troop leadership. Founding Scoutmas... Read More
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, 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.
For older teens, ... Read More