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This is the website for Boy Scout Troop 152 in Cary, NC.   If you're a visitor to our site, welcome!

Troop meetings are held each Tuesday between 7:00 PM and 8:30 PM at:

Genesis United Methodist Church
850 High House Road
Cary, North Carolina 27513

and follow the Wake County Traditional School Calendar.

Troop History
Troop 152 was first chartered in April 2003, with six Webelo Scouts bridging from Pack 152. These six Scouts became the ‘Falcon Patrol’ and Troop 152 was born. Mr. Garrett Mears was the first Scoutmaster, Mr. Don Hiller the Charted Organization Representative and Mr. Joseph Polli, the Troop Committee Chairman.
From these humble beginnings, Troop 152 has grown quickly and currently has over fifty active Scouts, five Patrols and fourteen Assistant Scoutmasters.

Troop Vision
Troop 152 is a Scout run, adult supervised organization, with a goal to provide an atmosphere for growth, in which a Scout may develop into a young adult who is a mature and responsible citizen.

A Scout is supported by: his Patrol Leader, Senior Patrol Leader, the Assistant Scoutmaster, Scoutmaster, and the Troop Committee Chair. If there is a question, use this “Chain of Command” as a resource.

To accomplish our vision, the Troop provides each Scout with the opportunity to:

  • Be helpful and to do his best
  • Develop new interests and learn new skills
  • Develop self-esteem
  • Grow through Leadership, Skills, and Training
  • Handle the responsibilities he has to God, to Country, to others and to himself
  • Have new experiences
  • Keep himself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight
  • Learn the fundamental elements of teamwork
  • Prepare for new and greater challenges
  • Take responsibility for his conduct, his appearance, and his achievements
  • ....and foremost: to have FUN

Troop Activities

Troop 152 believes strongly that the key to the scouting program's success is leadership developed through outdoor skills and activities.  We have an active program that encourages the Scout to participate in camping, backpacking, and other oudoor adventure sports such as canoeing, kayaking, climbing, cycling and caving.  As a Scout grows in capability and strength, we also encourage participation in BSA National High Adventure activities such as Philmont Scout Ranch, Florida Sea Base, and Northern Tier.

If you'd like more information or have questions
you can reach us via the Contact Us page on the website.   Thanks for stopping by!

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Umstead Hilke is off for this Saturday

Posted on Mar 27 2015 - 5:14pm

Great trip last week! Giving everybody Saturday off to relax. Have a great spring break.

Scout Departure Ceremony - Farewell to Eagle Scout Ben Finnamore!

Posted on Mar 25 2015 - 9:38pm

Eagle Scout Ben Finnamore's Departure CeremonyEagle Scout Ben Finnamore is aging out as a Scout on his 18th Birthday on March 30, 2014.  The Troop conducted a Scout Departure Ceremony at the Troop Meeting on 3/25/15 after the Colors were retired and just prior to the Scout Benediction considering his impending departure as a Scout.  See the pictures in the photo album.

Want to get a car wash AND help send scouts to Philmont?

Posted on Mar 23 2015 - 1:44pm

Want to get a car wash AND help send scouts to Philmont? Then we have the solution for you!

I have $20 Carolina Auto Spa gift cards that will be available at the scout info table while supplies last.

Need Philmont Crew Sign-up for April and May outings!!!

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 9:58pm

Philmont Crews... we are just a few months away from the BIG departure date.  The last two backpacking trips planned for April and May will be key outings for shaking down the crews and making sure the Scouts and adults are ready to roll!!!  In order to plan ahead we need all Philmont crew members to accept or reject these dates on the Troop calendar ASAP so we can begin the planning process.  Please look over your calendars and acknowledge these dates as soon as possible.

Sign-Up is open for Apil 17th-19th combined Scout and Philmont Crew trip to Grayson Highlands (2 separate groups)!!!

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 9:51pm

We are working on the plans for both a non-Philmont (all Scouts not going to Philmont) and Philmont crew weekend on April 17-19th at Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, VA.  There is a SEPARATE sign-up on the Troop calendar for the non-Philmont as well as the Philmont groups.  Please sign up as soon as possible if you are interested so that we can begin the planning process.  Should be a GREAT trip for both groups!!!!

New parent meetings

Posted on Mar 22 2015 - 10:30am

Parents of first and second year scouts: please come to the April 14 and May 12 meetings to discuss advancement, volunteering, fundraising, etc. Bring questions!

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