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Our Troop was established in 2003 and resides in the Dan Patch District of the Northern Star Council. We meet all year round every other Tuesday at St. Mark's School in Shakopee (at the corner of Scott St. and 3rd Avenue). We aim to run a boy-driven program with an active advancement program. We have monthly outings that include camping trips, biking trips, hiking trips and district camporees. We currently have 40+ active boys in multiple Patrols. We camp using the Patrol system and our own Troop patrol boxes and equipment. Our Troop Committee consists of dedicated parent volunteers who believe strongly in the aims of Boy Scouting. To date over 30 Troop 619 scouts have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.

Tree Lot Shifts & Procedures

Posted on Dec 8 2014 - 7:11am

We are still in need of tree lot workers for a number of shifts. Please contact Steve Schiffman if you are interested in any of the following shifts.

Tree Lot Open For Business

Posted on Dec 2 2014 - 9:53am

The tree lot is open for business at Southbridge Crossing between Panera and Caribou. The lot is open Fridays, 5pm - 8pm and Saturday and Sundays, 11am - 8pm. Outside those hours, customers are welcome to select a tree and leave their payment in the slot of the trailer door. Spread the word to your friends and family.

Pizza, Games and Holiday Fun

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 10:01pm

The PLC and adult leaders are working hard on planning the troop holiday party. So far we know there will be pizza, games and lots of fun for the whole family. This is not just a scout event but rather something for the whole family to come and enjoy. Here are some of the details:

Packing and Jumping

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 10:01pm

Join us for a fun filled day of packing food at Feed My Starving Children and jumping at SkyZone. We will start the morning at FMSC in Eden Prairie at 11:30am. Our packing shift will go until 1:30pm. Either eat before you come or bring something for the ride to SkyZone. Scouts are encouraged to bring a cash or check donation to FMSC to help pay for the food we pack.

Troop Photo Site Updates

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 2:23pm

Check out the latest additions on our troop photo sharing site. Includes summer camp, various activities and other camping photos.

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Move to Winter Quarters

Posted on Oct 30 2014 - 8:42pm

Shortly after the leadership transition last winter, our charter organization, St. Mark's Church, informed us they would be doing a facility study to determine the future of the old St. Mark's school we meet at. The results of that study were two fold: 1) The heating system would be replaced and only one wing of the second floor would be heated. The rest of the building would be kept at 40 degrees. Our meeting rooms are in the unheated section. 2) The building would be put up for sale.

BSA Troop # 619

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