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Welcome to Troop 418!

Boy Scout Troop 418, part of the Boy Scouts of America, is located in Hilliard, Ohio. (A North West suburb of Columbus, Ohio)  We are a youth-led organization focused on teaching young men the skills they will need throughout their lives.   We encourage our youth to become leaders through Troop positions which help them develop life skills within and outside of scouting.

Troop 418 is an active Troop. We plan monthly camping trips and attend a week of summer camp each year.  Our Troop is also active in giving back to the community with our annual involvement with Toys for Tots and other service activities throughout the year. Our Troop attends Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimmaron, New Mexico every other year.  Philmont is the premier national high adventure camp for Scouts.

Troop 418 has been in existence for 23 years.  Since this time we have had the success of 28 Eagle Scouts. We meet at Hilliard Presbyterian Church every Monday night during the school year at 7pm.

Feel free to attend one of our weekly meetings and check us out!

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Upcoming Events

Campout @ Camp Hugh Taylor Birch
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm
Troop 418 Electronics Weekend @ Camp Hugh Taylor Birch
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm

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Time to have a great time getting together for a great gaming experience!  Troop 418 is having an Electronics Weekend at Camp Hugh Taylor Birch in Yellow Springs, February 22-24.  Bring your gaming rig, your games, and your enthusiasm as we enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow Scouts.  Feel free to bring your board games, role-playing games, or card games as well.  We'll also get outdoors and explore the surroundings of John Bryan — hiking and orienteering are possibilities. And we'll be staying at the main cabin at Camp Birch:  The Turner Conference Center! 

This is usually one of the best attended events, so don't miss it!

NOTE:  You assume full responsibility of any electronics you bring to the camp out. While we have had a good track record of nothing being damaged, we want to be clear that the Troop has no responsibility.   

NOTE:  We will NOT be eating Friday night as a Troop, so please eat before the campout.

Camp Hugh Taylor Birch
4057 Swimming Pool Road, Yellow Springs OH

Friday, February 22, 2019
6:00 p.m. – Hilliard Presbyterian Church

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Noon – Ackerman Eye Center, 4555 Cemetery Road, Hilliard


Rob Walczak (614-743-6718)

***  RSVP via TroopTrack by Monday, February 18, 2019  ***

What to Bring:


  • Sleeping gear and pad (we will be sleeping on the hard, cold floor!)
  • Outdoor cold weather hiking gear (we WILL be going outside for an extended time!)
  • Mess kit (do we need to even say this?)
  • Water bottles (or this?)
  • Other usual weekend camping gear

Electronic equipment:

  • Console, games, cables
  • TV or monitor or projector (smaller screen sizes work best for transporting)
  • Power strips


  • ABSOLUTELY NO games rated M or above are allowed (we reserve the right to confiscate anything inappropriate!)
  • Troop is NOT responsible for any damaged property
  • Put your name on EVERYTHING electronic that you bring
  • We expect you to treat cabin property with the proper respect befitting Scout guests
  • No cell phones!


Informative links:


Troop Meeting 2018-19
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Eagle Court of Honor – Seth Walczak @ Hilliard Presbyterian Church
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Please join us to help congratulate Seth Walczak at his Eagle Court of Honor ceremony.  The ceremony will be held at the Hilliard Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 3rd at 4:00 PM.  Afterwards, there will be a small gathering in the Social Hall.  No need to RSVP, just come and be prepared to have a good time! 

Troop Committee Meeting 2018-19
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Fun Facts about Troop 418!

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