Boy scouts of america

Over 85 years of service to the youth of Chester County Pennsylvania

  Troop 78 is going to Philmont Scout Ranch

Summer 2018.

Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events:

The Boy Scout movement began in England with the publication of Scouting for Boys on January 25, 1908. This book was a field manual written by British army officer Robert Baden Powell.  The year before his book was published, Baden Powell tested his ideas by camping on England's southern coast for nearly two weeks with twenty adolescent boys.  The boys played games, went hiking, and learned how to cook outdoors. Scouting continued to grow in England and by its first census in 1910 there were 100,000 youth involved.  At about this same time, a Boy Scout in London came to the aid of American Chicago businessman William Boyce when he was lost in the fog.  Boyce tried to tip the boy, but the boy refused, saying he was a Scout and could not accept a tip for a good deed.  Boyce was intrigued, and after returning to America, he organized the Boy Scouts of America which was incorporated on February 8, 1910.


​stay updated

​​​​Upcoming Events

​​Summer Uniform !!!!

 May​​

​​ 31 Thursday Troop Meeting Field Day Part I  7PM

 

 June

 1 - 3 OA Conclave, (members only)

 3 Sunday Annual Field Day Part II, 3PM cabin

 5 Tuesday Board of Review 7PM

​                   Troop Committee 7:30PM

 6 Wednesday Patrol Leaders' Council 7:30PM

 8 Friday - 10 Sunday Order of the Arrow Weekend 

                       (members only)

 14 Thursday Troop Meeting, prepare for Camp 7PM

​ 15 Friday - 17 Sunday Rafting Trip to the Lower Yough

 

 Please note:

 There is no Troop meeting on May 25 due to the Memorial  Weekend Holiday or June 8 due to the OA weekend. 

  ​Uniform and Equipment Exchange   

Please bring in uniform shirts, pants and shorts you have outgrown or no longer need. 


If you have boots or other items you have outgrown or no longer need: please bring them in.


We will quickly find these items a new home!


Scouts: if you need a new uniform, check the uniform exchange at cabin before buying one.  There may be one in the exchange you can use.​​


Willistown Boy Scout Troop 78 in Malvern, PA

 All rights reserved: 2018


Get Troop 78 event notices!
Sign up for the Troop 78 text message group!

You can opt-in or opt-out at any time.
 On this message group, you will always be up to the latest information on Troop events, scheduling changes or cancellations.

Click here to sign up to receive Troop text messages.

Chester County Council Cub Scout Day Camp !!!

Click here for information

Boy Scouts are needed to help with the camp and will earn service hours.

There are four time slots at four different locations this summer.

Please sign up for our email list to stay updated on all of the up coming events and to receive our monthly  e-Newsletter.

   Every year the Council develops a wish list for Camp Horseshoe which includes mostly program supplies and equipment, most items are small, some larger.  Please take a look and see if there is anything you would consider donating to the Camp.

Troop 78 YouTube channel

New Videos Posted!