Epworth United Methodist Church is chartered by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to operate Boy Scout Troop 54. Troop 54 must comply with all BSA policies. In particular:

Guide to Safe Scouting

This extensive guide covers all sorts of situations.

Arrival at Meetings (No Drop-offs)

BSA rules prohibit one-on-one contact between youth and adults in our meetings. Scouts are not to be dropped off in the parking lot. Instead, a parent or other family member should come inside to ensure that we have sufficient adults present before leaving.

Discipline Policy

This brief document lists the Troop's expectations and obligations regarding behavior and discipline.

Electronics Policy

This brief document limits the use of electronic devices at Scout events.

Inclement Weather

Find out when troop meetings are cancelled.

Refund Policy

This brief document clarifies when you might be entitled to a refund.


For the purpose of rank advancement, active participation is defined as attending at least 75% of Troop meetings and participating in at least one outdoor Troop event (not counting bottle and can drives) every other month.

Campership Policy

This document describes elgibility for financial assistance from the Troop. Use our Campership Policy Form to apply.


Unless requested or provided by troop leaders for an activity, toys (e.g., fidget spinners, Tech Deck skateboards) are not permitted at troop meetings as they distract Scouts and serve no purpose in the meetings.


Page updated 4/29/18
J. Froimson

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