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Boy Scouts

Boy Scouting, one of the traditional membership divisions of the BSA, is available to boys who have earned the Arrow of Light Award and are at least 10 years old or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, or who are 11, but not yet 18 years old. The program achieves the BSA's objectives of developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness

Troop 73 is charted by and meets at First United Methodist Church in Ephrata. The troop meets Monday evenings at 7:00 PM throughout the year.

If you are looking for a value based program to help your son grow to his fullest potential, we invite you to check out this troop.

Troop 73 is a boy run, value based program that follows the following set of core values.

Scout Motto: Be Prepared.

Scout Slogan: Do a Good Turn Daily.

Scout Oath

On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, reverent.

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