02-02 -> 02-04TroopSki Trip
02-05TroopCourt of Honor
02-12TroopPatrol Meeting
02-14TroopParents Meeting
02-19TroopPLC Meeting
02-26TroopTroop Meeting
03-04TroopPhilmont Practice Hike
03-12TroopPatrol Meeting
03-14TroopParents Meeting
03-17TroopPinnacles Backpacking Trip
03-19TroopPLC Meeting
03-26TroopTroop Meeting

Welcome !

Welcome to Troop 224's website ! If you are new to the troop and would like to learn more about us, click on our video:

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Troop Meeting Tonight!

Posted on Jan 22 2018 - 9:52am

It's a Recruiting Meeting - Bring a Friend!

7:30 - 9:00 At the Hut

(older scouts please get there 20 minutes early to help setup)

Ski Trip - Info

Posted on Jan 22 2018 - 9:48am

Hi Troop!   See who is going Here

Are you ready for the mountains with your skis and snowboards? It’s time to sign up for the Troop 224 annual ski trip on February 2nd - 4th, 2018.

Each year we head up to Tahoe for a weekend of skiing/snowboarding fun! This year, once again, we are staying at Granlibakken Lodge in Tahoe City and skiing at Alpine Meadows on Saturday and Sugar Bowl on Sunday. Please find below some important logistics:


We are staying at Granlibakken Lodge, arriving Friday night and departing Sunday morning. The cost for lodging based on dorm room bunk bed sleeping arrangements is $120 per person. The price includes two nights stay and two morning breakfast buffets. Adults may elect to make their own arrangements with Granlibakken should dorm style sleeping arrangements not work.


Dinner Friday night is decided by individual carpool. There are fast food options in Auburn and Colfax.

Lunches - participants bring brown bag lunches for both days, however fast food options are also available at both ski resorts.

Saturday night - we will have use of the Granlibakken ski hut and BBQ grill again this year.

Ski Lift Pricing

Alpine Meadows   

Adult (19-64 years) - $99

Youth Adult (13-19 years) - $83

Child (5-12 years) - $53

Senior (64+) - $83       

Sugar Bowl 

Adult (23-64 years) - $92

Youth Adult (13-22 years) - $75

Child (6-12 years) - $53

Senior (65+) - $75


Above pricing is for lift tickets only. Does not include ski equipment or lessons. If renting equipment, rental gear should be obtained prior to the trip (try Sports Basement for an affordable option). Scouts are required to wear helmets.



Please make your own travel plans to/from Tahoe. If you are a scout, please bring $20 for your driver to offset gas/vehicle expenses.

In order to reserve your spot, please sign up on the attached Google docs no later than Friday, January 5th and make payment to PayPal by carefully following the directions on the Troop 224 website. Be sure to include on the Google doc the age category of the participants so we can purchase the appropriate tickets.

RSVP and Payment must be received no later than by Friday, January 5th.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions at timhird75@gmail.com

Thank you, Mr Hird

Amazon Smile Program

Posted on Oct 16 2017 - 9:30am

Are you making purchases for the Holdiay Season? If you shop on Amazon - by using Amazon Smile 5% of all your purchases will be donated to Troop 224...  We purchase items on Amazon all the time - look how much impact we have had - see below... every little bit helps.. If you want to help click on the "Amazon Smile Program" listed on the menus to the right - for instructions.

Colin Porciuncula's Family

Volunteers Needed

Posted on Oct 15 2017 - 8:14pm

Dear Troop 224 Parents - As you know, we are a volunteer organization and count on everyone to take a role to help the troop function.  Currently, we are looking for merit badge counsellors.  Please let Laura Weber know if you can fill any of the following merit badge counsellor roles - at lauraherronweber@yahoo.com: 

Here's the link to download Medical Forms

Posted on Oct 11 2017 - 8:14am

Click here to get the medical forms


Northern Tier Photos - check them out!

Posted on Aug 27 2017 - 10:37pm

go here to see Troop 224's Northern Tier Triip




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