Join Troop 7!
We are very proud of
Troop 7 and extend a welcome for you to become a
part of our success.
Membership is open to boys 11-18
years of age. Our Scouts are from diverse
religious backgrounds and everyone holding a
belief in God is invited.
Troop 7 provides a safe, invigorating environment
for your boy to learn and grow in mind, body and
Get started in Boy Scouts by
contacting Scoutmaster Tom Lorkowski by email
to setup a meeting. The Scoutmaster will
meet in a public place with your boy to discuss his
desire to join Scouting and what Troop 7 has to
offer. He will also answer any questions
parents may have concerning Scouting and Troop 7.
Additional information about Troop 7 and Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts often crossover from their packs to Join
Troop 7. We welcome all Cub Scouts!
Any boy can be a Boy Scout; you need not ever be a
Cub Scout to join.
We have had boys of all ages (11 -18) join the troop
as their first Scouting experience; several have
earned Eagle rank. Troop 7 takes pride in
providing a boy-led program. The Patrol
Leader method ensures that the boys develop and run
their own program. Your child will quickly
become part of the troop through meeting and
Not only Scouts join; parent participation is a
key factor for your child's success in Boy
Scouts. We have found that Scouts are more
likely to remain and succeed in Scouting when their
parents are active in the Troop. Adult leadership
opportunities include Merit Badge Counselors,
Committee Members, chairs, Fundraiser
leaders and Assistant Scoutmasters among other
Scoutmasters help Scouts with Scouting skills
verifying that they have learned skills from the
instructors and other Scouts, and acting as adult
oversight for the Scouts in meetings and on
campouts. Committee Members help run the business
of the troop including organizing budgets,
fundraisers, interactions with our Chartered
Organization, making decisions about funding for
equipment, and holding rank advancement Boards of
Review for the boys. Committee Members can
participate with Scouts in meetings and go on
campouts as well. The adults work in
the background in support of the boy-led Patrol
Leader program. Adult membership is a fun
and rewarding way for you to grow and share
the Scouting experience with your son.
We do our best to keep fees in check and present a
Here are the various fees associated with
- Boy Scout Registration annual fee ($38 for
- Adult Registration annual fee ($26 for 2015)
- Troop 7 Annual Program fee
($25 for 2015). Maximum $50 per family
- Campout meal fee - $15 per monthly weekend
campout, $20 for 3-night weekend
- Event activity fee - most monthly
activities are covered without additional fee.
Some, such as Summer Camp or shooting
sports require Event Activity fees
- Uniform (Shirt, belt, neckerchief
- Basic camping gear (sleeping bag, plate,
Troop 7 encourages all boys to be active in the
program and will not allow a boy to be excluded due
to financial circumstances. If there is a problem
involving fees required for activities such as
summer camp, the cost of uniform items, or camping
gear, please contact the Scoutmaster or Committee
Chair so that funding can be arranged
This Troop 7 website is a great resource for
discovering Troop 7 and Boy Scouts of America.
While here, take your time and look over the
many pages for more information.
Send an email to Scoutmaster Tom Lorkowski at
Scoutmaster and get your
boy involved in the incredible opportunity of
Boy Scouts of America!