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Occoneechee Council

Troop 45 is a proud member of the Occoneechee Council of the BSA, representing Orange County and 11 other counties of north-central North Carolina.

Boy Scouts of America

Celebrating 100 years of Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts of America National Council

Boys Life Magazine

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Camping Trips/Activities/Outings

Troop 45 offers many activities and events throughout the scouting year providing opportunities to camp, work on outdoor skills, and learn about subject including astronomy, citizenship, photography, and weather.

In addition, our many Order of the Arrow members participate in OA activities including monthly meetings, Fall Fellowship, Carolina Indian Seminar, Pow Wow, and Conclave.

See below for pictures from some of Troop 45's recent outings and a list of upcoming events!

Upcoming trips and activities

Outdoor Merit Badge College - November, 2015

Indoor Rock Climbing - December, 2015

Skiing Trip - January, 2015

Indoor Merit Badge College - February, 2015

Wilderness Survival - March, 2015

National Whitewater Center - April, 2015

Canoe trip - May, 2015

2015-16 Scouting Events

Backpacking in Uwharries (after Rock Castle Gorge rained out) - October, 2015
Troop 45 preparing to hike

Scouts on the trail

Camp Asbill cleanup and bike trip to Maple View ice cream store - September, 2015

2014-15 Scouting Events

Whitewater Rafting on French Broad River - May, 2015
Scouts whitewater rafting

Outdoor Merit Badge College - April, 2015

Cooking Competition at Camp Asbill - March, 2015

Wilderness Survival - February, 2015

Skiing Trip - January, 2015

Indoor Merit Badge College - December, 2014

Indoor Rock Climbing - November, 2014
Scouts in front of climbing wall

Chopping Barbecue - November, 2014
Scouts picking and chopping BBQ

Backpacking in the Uwharries - October, 2014
Backpacking Boy Scouts

Bike hike camping trip - September, 2014
Scouts with bikes

Scouts with bikes

2013-14 Scouting Events

Philmont Crew Hiking at Hanging Rock - August, 2014
lunch on cliff

Helping with the Sunrise Rotary Club Rubber Duck Race on the Eno - June, 2014
thousands of rubber ducks

Philmont Crew Hiking on (or in?) the Eno River - June, 2014
backpackers in river

Rock Climbing and ropes course, Camp Holston, Banner Elk - April, 2014
Scout climbing

Capture the Flag, Scoutmaster Asbill-style - March, 2014
Napping Scoutmaster

Robotics Merit Badge Workshop - December, 2013
working on design

inspecting the finished product

Caving at Worley’s Cave near Sullivan, TN - October, 2013

canoe and kayak on Dan River
Canoeing on the Dan River - September, 2013
Lunch break on the Dan River

Other events

National Whitewater Center in Charlotte - May, 2014

Merit Badge College - February, 2014

Wilderness Survival at Camp Reeves - November, 2013

2012-13 Scouting Events

Outdoor Cooking Competition at “Camp Asbill”

Capture the Flag at Camp Durant - December, 2012

Backpacking in the Uwharrie Mountains - March, 2013

Whitewater Rafting on the French Broad River and biking along the river - May, 2013