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Troop 1029


Welcome to Scouts BSA Troop 1029 for Girls

A Purpose Driven Troop: Our values are the purpose, learning is the process, fun and personal growth are the result.


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About Us:

Girls' Troop 1029 is located in the Pike Creek area of Wilmington, Delaware. We were established in February 2019 and are continuously recruiting girls ages 11 to 17 (grades 6 - 12) to be part of our all-girl Scouts BSA troop, linked to a successful 65+ year old boys troop, chartered by Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church. All young ladies are welcome regardless of home address or school. Come visit a meeting (or two) and see how our Scouts BSA girl troop is Scout-led, where the youth plan and lead the program.

Now Recruiting

Troop 1029 Unidox Patrol

To participate in our all-girl Scouts BSA Troop, contact our scoutmaster for more information or just stop by on a Monday night to speak to us directly.

Leadership

The Troop is youth-led, which means it is heavily focused on youth leadership development. With guidance of the Scoutmaster and other adult leaders, the Scouts run the troop meetings, plan the programs/activities, and provide leadership among their peers.

Troop 1029's and Troop 29's Relationship

Boys' Troop 29 is a thriving 65+ year old troop chartered by the Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in the Powder Mill District of the Del-Mar-Va Council. Our troops are linked, but operates separately (one for boys and one for girl), but we share a chartered organization and a Troop Committee. This format provides a foundation for our growing girl troop and makes it convenient for families as both troops meet on the same night.

Troop 1029 Weblo Woods

Meetings and Outings

We meet every Monday night from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church (500 McKennan's Church Road, Wilmington, DE 19808.) The scouts plan the monthly outings/campouts all year long, and participate in a week of summer camp [annually]. We camp throughout the region and have a service area of the greater Wilmington area with the scouts making the final determination.

News and Announcements

From our Scoutmaster, Michele Davis, "It is hard to believe that we are celebrating the first year of Troop 1029. The Unidox Patrol has come together as a team and the girls have worked hard to earn their ranks and merit badges."

Troop 1029 Patrol Camping

Highlights from our first year of camping/outings include:

  • Whitewater Rafting in Poconos, PA
  • Camped & Hiked 9 miles at Valley Forge Historical Trail in Valley Forge, PA
  • Canoeing in Poconos, PA
  • Studied archeology and hunted for fossils at Calvert Cliffs State Park, MD
  • Community Service Project at Cokesbury Village in Hockessin, DE
Fun things in the future:
  • Monthly camping themes and activities will include: COPE, Archery, Klondike, Canoing, Rifle, Shogun and Backpack Hiking
  • Visit to New York to tour a media center
  • Resident Summer Camp at Roosevelt Scout Reservation




Troop 1029 COVID-19 Activity Protocols Scouting Safe

Troop 29 and it's Charter Partner Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church are eager to see in person scouting resume as soon as possible. Unfortunately we do not believe that current conditions warrant the safe resumption of in person scouting and activities. This has not prohibited us from developing a set of policies and protocols around how we will operate once our partner gives us the 'go ahead'. As such the Troop 1029 Committee has created the set of policies found by clicking on the image link to the right.

To view the presentation given at our Family Meeting 6/1 please Click here.

CURRENT EFFECTIVE STATUS: As of July 13, 2020 Troop 1029 is operating under the parameters of:

Please check this location to understand which rules we are currently operating under.


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