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.
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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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
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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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.
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.
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.