Troop Service

Here are some of Troop 314's ongoing and completed service projects for the community and our Charter Organization.

⭐ The Troop conducts a monthly competition to see which scout patrol averages the most service hours. ⭐

We will post Troop 314's quarterly scout service champion & yearly winner.

Recording Service Hours: 

Please send an e-mail to our Service Chair,  Mrs. Fuerst & record it in your scoutbook.

➡️ ➡️ ➡️ Individual service hour approval form: Download


GoRaleigh, the City of Raleigh's transit program, maintains more than 200 bus shelters in the Raleigh area. Participants in the program assist by removing trash in and around the shelter on a regular basis. Boy Scout Troop 314 has agreed to participate from February 2024 to February 2025.

Location: Falls of Neuse Rd. @ Carlos Dr.

Signup: Here (February-May 2024)

Signup: Here (June-August 2024)

Participant Duties:

A Scout will earn 30 minutes of service once he sends the service chair an e-mail (cc'ing a parent or guardian) confirming that he picked up trash. Additionally, if you notice any of the following, include this information in the email as well.

⭐ Note: A parent or guardian must be with the Scout at all times.


When: Spring/Summer 2024

Where: St. Raphael Catholic School Main Entrance

Signup: Here

Several years ago, there was a very special receptionist, Mrs. Propes, who worked at SRCS. Sadly, she passed away unexpectantly during the COVID epidemic. Since she enjoyed the company of song birds, the SRCS staff purchased a bird feeder in her honor. It hangs outside the main entrance of the school.

In years past, Scouts have taken care of the song birds, while school was not in session. Scouts made sure that once a week, the bird feeder was refilled.

Service Opportunity Logistics:




Special Notes:


When: Spring/Summer 2024

Location: St. Raphael Catholic Church

Signup: Here

Thank you for your continued support of St. Raphael’s Pollinator Garden.  Many of you have seen it through winter and spring and now the summer months are ahead which means the plants will need a little more attention.  We need your help so we can all continue to enjoy its beauty. Watering generally takes at least 30 minutes.  The hose and watering wand are located to the right of the garden next to the building and the spigot is on the lawn to the right.

Past Completed Troop Service


We have been invited to volunteer with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in March.

When: Saturday, 03/02/24 for the 9am-12pm session

Where: 1924 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27604

Since we are working in a warehouse with others, our reservation is for a maximum of 10 Boy Scouts. If all of the slots are not filled by February 24th, they will be released to the public. If this is a popular service activity, the reservation slots will increase next time.

Please use this link below to sign up. Registration through the link is required. Click the “Sign Up” button next to your shift, then follow the website’s prompts to create a new account or login to an existing account and register. 

⭐ Note: Parents will need to create their own account and then their Scouts account.


Come and celebrate the City of Raleigh's "Regional Creek Week". This event is designed to help us clean and preserve Raleigh waterways by removing trash and other debris from our streams!.

When: Sunday March 24, 2024 (1pm-3pm)

Location: 3009 Hiking Trail Road, Raleigh 27615 (at Simms Branch Trail)

Signup: Here


We will be using the Litterati app to measure our impact on the environment. Please sign up accordingly, if you are a Senior Scout who is interested in taking photos of the trash. Additionally, the photographer will need an assistant to help “prep” the trash.


Come experience the fun of getting your hands dirty!

Would you like to learn the art of spreading mulch (and other information) from a couple of Master Gardeners? The event will take place outside, at the Pollinator Garden, beside Saint Raphael Catholic Church. 

⭐ Feel free to bring a shovel, rake, or any other tool to spread the mulch.

There are only 5 spaces available for this opportunity, so sign up today!

When: Saturday March 26, 2024 (3:15 pm-4:15 pm)

Location: St. Raphael Catholic Church

Signup: Here


When: Saturday, 04/13/24 (9 am)

Where: SRCS (By the statue of St. Ignatius in front of Ignatian Hall)

Signup: Here


We have been invited to participate in a campus-wide stream clean-up event alongside members of the Caring Ministry. Their goal is to beautify the SRCS Campus.

Supplies Provided:


The Campus' adopted stream runs from behind the big field, across North Bend Dr. and between the two large office buildings. We will be cleaning up trash and debris from the stream. Participants ages 10 and up are welcome to participate. All children (ages 10-16) must be accompanied by their parent/ guardian. Registration is mandatory for all participants and you will need to fill out the following waiver for each volunteer  (Scout and parent).

Instructions for filling out the waiver:


CPO is the largest food pantry in the Triangle area, with over 70% of the food being donated. This organization collects non-perishable (non-glass) food items and monetary donations.

When: Saturday, 04/13 & 04/14/24 (Various Times)

Location: SRCC Parking Lot

Signup: Here (February-May 2024)

After all Masses, the Knights of Columbus will be collecting money and food donations for Catholic Parish Outreach. We have been invited to help them load their truck (30 minutes before and 30 minutes after Mass).


When: Saturday, 04/27/24 (10 am)

Where: SRCS (Supply Room adjoining Troop 314's Meeting area in St. Raphael Hall)

Signup: Here

Read and Feed is an after-school literacy program that provides meals, tutoring, and books to children from low-income families in Wake County during the school year (September through April).

One of the Read and Feed sites is located at St. Raphael Hall. In April, it is time to bring all of the supplies borrowed from the Read and Feed Headquarters (Cary, NC) back to be inventoried. As a result, Becki Rohrbach, Director of the St. Raphael site, is looking for 3 Boy Scouts to help with this task. 

Becki estimates that this event may only take an hour, but wanted to make sure there was enough time to close down the operation.


Suggested clothing:


For the 93rd straight year, Raleigh Post One will host the annual Memorial Day Service at the Raleigh National Cemetery. The service is a tribute to those who gave their lives in defense of freedom. We are looking for Boy Scouts to help place small flags and wreaths on the graves of those interned at the Raleigh National Cemetery. There are 2 separate events during this weekend:

When: Saturday, 05/25/24 (10 am) / Monday, 05/27/24 (1 pm)

Where: Raleigh National Cemetery

Signup: Here

🇺🇸 The event is usually attended by 100 to 150 bystanders, so this is a great event to show your patriotism. 

Christopher Fuerst

Christopher is Troop 314's overall service hour winner for 2023

Congratualations Christopher!!!