Join / FAQ

Troop 314 is open to all Scouts!

Joining criteria from the Scouts BSA:

Youth can join a Scout troop who have earned the Arrow of Light rank 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.

Troop 314 requires a full Class A uniform be worn to all troop meetings and activities unless otherwise stated. A description of this uniform is found in the BSA handbook. The Scout troop neckerchief will be supplied by the troop for all new and bridging Scouts.

See the FAQ below when joining on what to purchase and what the Troop provides.  Uniforms and Scouting items may be purchased at the: Occoneechee Council Shop.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is prior Scouting experience required?

Not at all.

Do I need to live nearby?


If I or my son is  13, is it too late to earn Eagle Scout?

Not at all.  Many have joined at 13 and been successful on their trail to Eagle Scout. 

How does my Scout join Troop 314?

How often does Troop 314 meet?

How often does Troop 314 do events?


What does Troop 314 do during the summer break?

Each year, the troop rotates through BSA summer camps depending on availability and PLC choices.

When do leadership (Patrol Leader's Council) and adult committee meetings occur?