September 20, 2017

Scouting

St. Francis of Assisi Parish is home to scouting opportunities for boys.

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Cub Scouts

St. Francis is the chartering organization for Cub Scout Pack 457. There are Dens for boys in Grades 1-5. The Cub Scout program emphasizes God, family, and country. Various related activities as well as those involving nature and the environment are conducted on a regular basis. There are Den meetings, and the whole Pack meets every 4th Thursday at 6pm in the Parish Life Center. For more information, please contact the Chartered Organizational Representative, Jeff Vandewinckel at (901) 355-7410 or vandewinckel@yahoo.com or Cubmaster Jose Ortiz at (901)-493-1412 or jmortiz@hotmail.com.

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Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 457, chartered by St. Francis, strives to get boys (Grades 6 and up) outdoors at least once a month for activities such as camping, canoeing and hiking.  The boys are trained to take care of themselves indoors and out.  A variety of projects and activities are planned monthly.  Weekly meetings are held on Mondays in the cafeteria of St. Francis School at 6:45pm. For information, please contact the Chartered Organizational Representative, Jeff Vandewinckel at (901) 355-7410 or vandewinckel@yahoo.com or Scoutmaster Harold Urban at (901)-230-8105 or scouts411@gmail.com.

 

More information on the troop can be found at: https://sites.google.com/site/boyscoutstroop457/