Favorite Links

Pay Online – Use this link when you need to pay Troop 39.

Alps Mountaineering – they have the Scout Direct Program where you can buy equipment at hugely discounted prices. See the attached documents. Good source for a sleeping bags and backpacking tents for adults.

Backpacker Magazine

Campmor – a great source for camping gear. For new scouts the JanSport Scout Pack – Item Number: 60307 is a great starter pack.

Campmor THE BACKPACK CHEAT SHEET (choosing the right size backpack for your trip – great info!)


Etowah District

Gorp (Outdoor tips, trips & resources)

National Outdoor Leadership School

Merit Badge Requirements

Merit Badge Opportunities

Mowogo Lodge (Order of the Arrow Lodge for NEGA)

Northeast Georgia Council

Pinetree Web (Excellent Training Materials)

MacScouter Scout Resources


Religious Awards

Scouter Magazine

Scouting National Headquarters

Scout O Rama (helps)


The Lightweight Backpacker