About Troop 497

Troop 497 was founded in 1976 in Coral Springs, Florida. The Troop's first Scoutmaster was Mr. Charles Robinson. Since that time, a number of men have stepped forward to serve as Scoutmaster. Our current Scoutmaster is Mr. Jeff Skinner.



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Summer Camp

Camp Powhatan

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Sugarloaf Key Annual Family Campout

One of the Most Attended events of the year.

April 20 - 22 At Sugarloaf Key KOA

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Spring Camporee

We are the defending Champs.  Lets keep the Trophy at Jeff's House!


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Brand New Website

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Updated: November 1, 2011

About Us

Weekly Meetings:

Troop 497 meets at Riverside Elementary School on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Riverside Elementary is located at 11450 Riverside Drive, on the southeast corner of Riverside Drive and Coral Ridge Drive. The last Tuesday of each month, during daylight savings time, the Troop meets outdoors at the pavilion located inside Riverside Park. Riverside Park is located at 205 Coral Ridge Drive, just south of Riverside Elementary. Check the troop calendar on this website to be sure when and where the troop is meeting.

Summer Meetings:

Over the summer, the troop meets bi-weekly at Riverside Park.




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Serving Coral Springs Since 1976

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