NEW! Covid-19 Forms
The forms below will need to be completed as appropriate for all people participating in Troop 271 activities and events.
- Youth Member Release
- Adult Member Release
- Health Form Part A & B
- Supplemental Medical Permission Form (for people over the age of 60 or with underlying health conditions that make them more vulnerable to Covid-19)
Youth Protection Training
The BSA and Troop 271 take youth safety very seriously. All adults who participate in youth activities are required to complete Youth Protection Training every two years. Online training is available at my.scouting.org; you will need to create an account (or login) and click on the YPT logo on the right side of the screen.
Welcome, New Scouts and Parents!
- New Scout and Parent Handbook
(Almost) Everything you need to know about Troop 271.
- Acronyms Demystified
We use a lot of acronyms. This handy list will help you get them straight.
- How to Use a Blue Card
This infographic will walk you through the steps of earning a merit badge. Be sure to talk to the Scoutmaster or Advancement Coordinator before starting to get any Troop 271-specific details.
- Introduction to Merit Badge Counseling
Counseling a merit badge is one of the easiest and most rewarding things you can do to help Troop 271 function effectively. Here’s how to get started.
- Activity Consent Form (a/k/a permission slip)
This needs to be filled out before every outing and given to the adult in charge of the outing.
- 2018-19 Outing Summary
When and where we’re going, what we’re doing, and who’s in charge.
- Outing Planner Checklist
A handy reference for the adult/s in charge of planning each outing.
- Backpacking Checklist
A list of the things you need for a backpacking trip.
Dues and Fundraising
- Dues and Fundraising Summary
How much do I have to pay, and how much popcorn does my son have to sell? See also the 2020 Fundraising Calculator.
- Shop with Scrip
Scrip is a great way to add funds directly to your son’s scout account. For details about the program, visit shopwithscrip.com. To learn how to sign up (or link your current account to Troop 271), please review this blog post.