Thanks for visiting the Troop 97 website. For visitors, you can learn a little about Troop 97 and our history. For parents and scouts, this is a great resource for you to keep up with what is happening at the troop. Especially in our news/blogs section. If you would like more information on the troop, feel free to contact me at any time.

Steve Lloyd, Scoutmaster

Troop History

Troop 97 has a long history, over 60 years. Learn a little about the troop and it’s leaders.


A troop with this much history has a lot of alumni. Visit with others at our Facebook group.

News and Stories

20-Mile Hike 2020

20-Mile Hike 2020

Sunday, January 26th was a great day for a walk in the park. We had a number of Scouts and Adults Hike the 20.5 miles for the first time as well as some veterans that have made the hike 2 to 4 times in the past.  For several Scouts this is their first step in working...

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Chickamauga, Sept. 20 – 22, 2019

Chickamauga, Sept. 20 – 22, 2019

The theme of this campout quoting from Mr. Lloyd, was “A Battle of Americans”. We left for Chickamauga Battlefield National Park at 5:00 pm. Chickamauga, which is located outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee, just recently celebrated its 156th anniversary. Even though it...

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Water Carnival – August 2019 Campout

Water Carnival – August 2019 Campout

August 2-4, 2019 The theme of this campout was Water Carnival and fun. On Friday, we left the church around 3:30 and headed to Camp Sequoyah. We arrived around 5 pm, where we then set up our campsite, ate our sack dinners, and then started making plans for the water...

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Troop Calendar

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Troop 97 is part of the Vulcan District of the Greater Alabama Council  and is chartered by Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, Alabama.