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Camping

High adventure

week-end trips to state parks


join bsa troop 197

Learning life skills, leadership & citizenship

61 Scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout as members of Troop 197!


If you are interested in achieving this highest honor in scouting, we have the leadership team to mentor and support your goals.


There are more than 135 Merit Badges. You can learn about sports, crafts, science, trades, business, and future careers as you earn merit badges. Troop 197 has merit badge counselors or access district counselors to help you earn your badges and rank.

Troop 197 participates in various community activities including patriotic ceremonies and memorials, service projects, community events and conservation activities. These opportunities support leadership and citizenship.

Troop 197 attends summer camp each year, planning merit badge opportunities in swimming, boating, fishing, archery, rifle, STEM activities, ATV, snorkeling, and many more. High adventure camps are planned for those wanting backpacking


Troop 197 is Chartered through Fellowship United Methodist Church
2511 New Salem Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37128


Interested? Send an e-mail to the New Scout ASM or to our Scoutmaster.