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VFW Post 845, Henry J. Thomas Memorial Scouts Skills Challenge

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Horseshoe Trail District Troops only!

10 Skills, 10 Patrols, $1,300 Prizes!

October 22nd, 2022

  • Arrival and Troop Fly Set Up 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

  • Posting Colors 9:45 AM

  • The competition starts promptly at 10:00 AM

  • The Competition Ends at 12:00 Noon and Lunch begins.

  • Free Lunch for patrol participants and 2 Troop leaders.

  • Spectators can purchase lunch

1st Place $500 

2nd Place $400

3rd Place $300 

4th Place $100


Until October 12th, each Troop will be limited to registering one Patrol of 7-10 Scouts. If spaces are available on October 12th, Troops will be allowed to add an additional Patrol. Registration for this event is FREE.

Patrols arrive at the VFW – 4601 W Lincoln Hwy, Downingtown, PA 19335 by 9:00 AM.

Each Patrol must bring a dining fly or canopy that is at least 10’x10′ and have it set up by 9:45 AM.

Stations include:

  • Knot Tying

  • Lashings

  • First Aid: Bandages

  • Nature Identification

  • Log Cutting

  • Navigation & Map Reading

  • Citizenship

  • Flag Etiquette

  • First Aid: CPR

  • Scout Basics: Oath, Law, etc.

Nothing will be asked of the Scouts that are not in the Scout Handbook.

VFW Post 845 will provide a lunch for up to 10 Scouts and 2 adult leaders from each Troop. Additional lunch meals may be purchased by others such as parents and onlookers.

Register Here:  https://scoutingevent.com/539-post845httroopchallenge2022


April 22
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Doug Pinard
610696-2900 Ext 127


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