Shelby, North Carolina
Welcome to the Troop 101 web site! We have several informative pages for you to browse at your convenience with links to supplement our text. You are cordially invited to explore the activities and accomplishments which comprise the performance of our troop. Our underlying purpose for scouting is explained and always accompanied with fun and adventure. Look at the photos for a glimpse of real scouting experience at Troop 101.
Troop 101 is chartered through First Baptist Church in Shelby, North Carolina and serves the Battleground District of the Piedmont Council , Southern Region. Troop 101 was awarded Troop of the Year for 2008, a prestigious achievement attained through the dedicated service and accomplishments of our Boy Scouts. This Centennial Quality Unit is comprised of self-motivated competitive young men who serve God and their community, honor the principles of the Boy Scouts of America, and develop their character to become outstanding citizens and leaders.
Troop 101 incorporates BSA trained adult leaders to advise and assist Boy Scouts through a developmental program that awards personal and group achievement with a focus on leadership and outdoor skills. Utilizing the superlative training resources at the Scouting Complex, Trop 101 maintains a rich history of awards and upholds the tradition of active group participation from its members. Our fun, adventurous, diverse and safe activities build close friendships and camaraderie within the troop as we celebrate our journey of 80 years in scouting.
Troop 101 meets Monday nights at the Troop 101 Scouting Complex behind First Baptist Church from 7 to 8:30pm. For directions to the Troop 101 Scouting Complex, Click Here .
BSA Mission & Vision Statement
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
On my honor I will do my
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.
A Scout is
trustworthy, loyal, helpful,
friendly, courteous, kind,
obedient, cheerful, thrifty,
brave, clean and reverent.
The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.
Scoutmaster’s Vision of Success
Troop 101 shall be and continue to be successful when:
- The Scouts learn and practice basic scouting skills and thus advance to First Class.
- The Scouts continue with their personal growth by advancement towards Eagle Scout.
- The Scouts plan and execute all troop activities.
- The Scouts practice the ideals of Scouting (the Oath and Law).
- The Scouts practice the Patrol Method.
- The Scouts are exposed to and associated with adults on a mature level.
Interested in joining as a new Boy Scout?
Here is some helpful information.
BSA Youth Application
Requirements to Join Scouting
All About Scouting
Rank and Advancement
Troop Duties & Responsibilities
Troop 101 General Information